From city centre hot spots to rural hidden gems, Nottingham has it all and more! Nottingham's thriving independent food and drink scene has gone from strength to strength in recent years. Its rich cultural heritage combined with the county's agricultural landscape has created a vibrant and diverse table of culinary delights, from homemade ice cream to signature cocktails and scrumptious pies to craft sauces! Following their introduction to this unique city with The Nottingham Cook Book, the publisher is truly excited to present you with Second Helpings. Featuring many of the finest restaurants, pubs, producers and cafés who let us peek behind the scenes of their success in the first book, this edition also showcases some of the most exciting and innovative foodie businesses springing up across Nottinghamshire. Whether you're looking for a recipe to indulge in from a favourite lunch spot, or a fascinating guide to the city as seen through the eyes of its makers, bakers and chefs, pick up your copy, roll up your sleeves and get stuck in!
A celebration of the amazing food & drink on our doorstep - featuring over 45 stunning recipes. Full colour book featuring more than 45 local restaurants, cafes, delis, pubs and producers. Ideal for Nottinghamshire residents.
Foreword by Alex Bond of Alchemilla who also contributes a stunning recipe for black pudding, smoked eel and beetroot.
Featuring Nottingham favourites such as Annies Burger Shack, Bar Iberico, Mem Saab, Zaap, Homeboys and many more.. not forgetting Sauce Shop of course!
Recipes include: Lobster mac'n'cheese, Lemon and poppyseed brioche rolls, Chocolate orange bread and butter pudding and Zaap's incredible stir fried chilli and basil minced pork.
Along with the new cook book this includes our 5 Great Taste award winning sauces.
A Great Taste Award is a clear marker that a product has been judged to be outstanding in terms of flavour and quality. The judging process is very rigorous and winning these awards is far from guaranteed when entering. In 2017 over 500 judges, including specially trained food writers inputting judges’ comments, came together at 62 judging days from March through to early July. The judges, from all corners of the food world, blind-taste in teams of 3 or 4 ensuring we get a balance of expertise, age and gender.
In total 12,366 products were entered and only a third achieve this accreditation.
This collection contains the following:
The judges comments.
Smoky Chipotle Ketchup:
‘This is certainly hot and smoky - the chipotle comes through strongly on the nose and the palate. It is definitely a barbecue sauce with punch. We think it lives up to its description. It is hot, it is smoky, but the depth comes through slowly and lingers and the sweetness enhances it. It has a long finish that remains warm and slightly sweet.’
South Carolina BBQ Sauce:
‘A lovely enticing smell to this sauce. It has a great consistency for marinating. We love the mustard and acidic elements married with the BBQ smokiness. We could see this working brilliantly with chicken. The balance of sweetness and acidity is just right.’
Lime & Coriander:
‘A fresh aroma of coriander, mint and lime to this product. We really like the combination of flavours in this product. The coriander, lime and mint all shine and the heat is very mild so the other delicate flavours aren't overwhelmed. We can see this being used as a drizzle over foods or for dipping.’
‘A lively zingy heat with citrus notes - very long lasting and quite multi-faceted. The fermentation lingers and keeps delivering on the back of the palate.’
'An attractive looking sauce. A lovely chilli aroma with an intense flavour which delivers a good punch. The flavours were well developed and balanced with a natural sweetness.'
At Sauce Shop we make craft sauces. That means no thickeners, stabilisers, or other fake ingredients. Mainstream sauces are bland and gloopy, industrially produced and full of rubbish. We're daring to be different where mediocrity rules. Care to join us?