Dakos – Cretan Bread Salad with Tomatoes, Olives & Feta

Many countries have a form of bread salad. The Italians have panzanella; in Lebanon and other Middle Eastern countries you will find fattoush; while many salads, like Caesar Salad, contain croutons – fried bread cubes. I was introduced to Dakos by Liquid Gold Cave when I did an olive oil tasting course last year; it was […]

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An Olive Oil Tasting Workshop at Liquid Gold Cave

It was a perfect morning to head down to the Richmond riverside and Liquid Gold Cave for a course that would teach me about tasting olive oil and also its health benefits. The sun was shining, glistening off the water of the River Thames that runs just outside the cave (indeed it’s not accessible sometimes […]

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