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Escape to one of the world's most exciting culinary destinations for a free three-night food adventure, from its bustling back streets to the historic sights at Hong Kong Island, courtesy of Asia specialist Wendy Wu Tours and the Hong Kong Tourism Board
Enjoy 35% off a gourmet break for two in the Forest of Dean
Offer: 35% OFF
Pitt Cue Co. The Cookbook
Offer: Buy it for £13 (RRP £20, Mitchell Beazley), including free UK p&p. Call 01903 828503, quoting PittCue/MB554.
Pitt Cue Co. The Cookbook, hailing from the inimitable venue in London’s Soho, has a more inventive take on barbecue fare, such as devilled eggs and roast chicken skin.
Michael Chiarello’s Live Fire
Offer: Buy it for £18.99 (RRP £21.99, Chronicle Books), including free UK p&p. Simply call 01903 828503, quoting 50388.
Michael Chiarello’s Live Fire, by the chef and owner of Napa Valley’s Bottega, combines all-American grill techniques with a Mediterranean take on flavours, with recipes such as ember-roasted aubergine purée and Lechón-style pork shoulder.
Charred & Scruffed
Offer: Buy it for a special price of £15.99, including UK p&p. Simply call 01206 255777, quoting MPS135.
American grill-master Adam Perry Lang, co-founder of London’s Barbecoa, opens up a whole new world of cooking over an open flame in Charred & Scruffed (RRP £17.99, Artisan).
Take advantage of a free 60-days tastecard membership
Offer: A free 60-days tastecard membership
A tastecard enables you to enjoy 50 per cent off your total food bill at more than 6,500 UK restaurants, pubs and cafés. Simply book ahead at participating venues, then show your card for this fantastic offer. Dine at the likes of AA Rosette establishments from Marco Pierre White, Gregg Wallace and Mark Baumann, as well as family favourites from Zizzi to Gourmet Burger Kitchen. All you have to do is supply your name, email address and postal address details and your free tastecard will be dispatched to you. To take advantage of this no-strings trial, simply visit http://tastecard.co.uk/trial/2/foodandtravel
Enjoy 20% off stays at hotel la tour in Birmingham
Offer: Save 20%
Save on ‘stay and dine’ packages at Birmingham’s newest luxury hotel. For just £139, two people can stay in a luxurious City Room and receive £40 to spend on food and drink anywhere in the hotel. Enjoy an indulgent afternoon tea, sample the cocktails in Alvar bar or book a meal at hotel restaurant Aalto, where classic British dishes are served with a modern twist and inspired by Michelinstarred chef Marcus Wareing. Offer subject to availability. Please call 0121 718 8000, quoting Food and Travel. hotel-latour.co.uk
The opening e-book in the “Tales of a Coffee Expert” series, realised by an enthusiast who has dedicated his life to what he calls the ‘magically energising’ drink. It will reveal to coffee lovers such quirky details as why the coffee tree needs caffeine, and how coffee can be used to forecast the weather. Who is “The Virgin of Coffee” and what exactly is speciality coffee? Is coffee a drug? Is it an allergen? Why should smokers drink more coffee, and how can liqueur coffee be used to treat stroke victims? How did coffee help perfect the sailboat, and how might drinking coffee save your life? All the answers to these, and more questions, await…
For buying: http://Book-Coffee.com
Amazing Coffee Travels
The second in the fascinating series “Tales of a Coffee Expert” – the very best coffee stories from the author’s trips to various different lands where he immerses himself in the countries’ coffee traditions. Coffee lovers will enjoy reading about cups shared with the Mursi tribe in Africa or spiced with coca leaves or marijuana in South America. The author also sips Russian and Sicilian coffee, takes a coffee massage, and a dip in a coffee swimming pool.
For buying: http://Book-Coffee.com