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BEER VS WINE EVENT RECAP!

BEER VS WINE EVENT RECAP!

Last week we hosted our first virtual event. What an evening it was too! Thanks to all who came along, we are chuffed to bits with the response and cannot wait to go again. After NYE 2019 Beer VS Wine, ended up with beer pipping wine to the finish in the final round, wine wanted to come back this year with a bang. And that they did. Beer & wine drew overall, but when it came to the final deciding vote, wine took home the crown by ONE VOTE! A true thriller that will be remembered forever.  Here is a...

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Cooking with FRAM: Green Olive Tapenade (V)

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Cooking with FRAM: Green Olive Tapenade (V)

Known for changing the hearts of men about the love for olives, I personally think it is safe to say that these Gordal Olives from Perelló are one of the best olives you’ll ever taste. While they are lovely to nibble on with a glass of wine or a beer, creating a tapenade out of these olives with the lovely Arbequina Olive Oil from Brindisa makes it a true winner as a starter for every dining table. 

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Cooking with FRAM: Carne Salata Carpaccio

Cooking with FRAM: Carne Salata Carpaccio

Found in our seasonal box this month, here is a quick and super easy recipe showing you how to elevate this delicious salted semi-cured beef! Fun fact, Carpaccio was invented in 1950 by Giuseppe Cipriani. 

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Into The Cellar: Garden Path Fermentation - The Dry Hopped Streams Well

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Into The Cellar: Garden Path Fermentation - The Dry Hopped Streams Well

We have been building a great cellar collection at Friends of Ham for some time now. Scouring beer lists for hidden gems & being the fastest finger on the hottest lambic pre-orders has led to us having an extensive yet eclectic mix of incredible beers. From rare American wild ales to some of the best Belgian Lambic, we are proud with what we have built. But with that being said and with transparency, we always find some of the beers, no matter how delicious just don’t sell themselves. So, to help us change this and give you guys a touch...

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Cooking With Fram: Artisan Sourdough Tuna Melt Recipe

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Cooking With Fram: Artisan Sourdough Tuna Melt Recipe

This recipe is inspired by certain ingredients that are currently available in our online shop. Pick of the week is Ortiz Bonito Del Norte Tuna in Olive Oil! During the coastal fishing season these tuna fish are individually line caught with live bait.

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