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Caerphilly - Welsh cheese in the vein of Lancashire or Wensleydale, but less crumbly and more buttery   Calamari - Calamari are a Mediterranean dish of deep fried squid rings More...
Calvados - A strong spirit or brandy made by distilling fermented apples or cider, hailing from Normandy in northern Frnace   Camembert - A soft, round cows milk cheese from France
Capers - The unopened buds of a Mediterranean plant resembling a rose bush, usually preserved by salting or pickling   Carnaroli Rice - A kind of risotto rice grown on the plains of the Po in northern Italy
Carpaccio - Carpaccio : best beef fillet sliced thinly and served uncooked More...   Ceviche - French dish of (usually) fish marinaded raw in an acidic liquid, or alcohol, which chemically 'cooks' the fish
Champagne - A sparkling wine produced in northern France, considered by many to be the finest available   Charlotte - A waxy variety of potato, usually harvested as new potatoes. Good in salads and roasted
Cheese - Food made from the results of curdling milk by the introduction of rennet or other acidic substance   Chervil - Chervil is one of the French fines herbes More...
Chiffonade - A method of finely slicing herbs by rolling the leaves into tight cylinders before chopping   Chinois - A very fine seive, usually conical in shape
Chivers Delight - A fairly rare dessert apple developed in the 1920s by a member of the jam-making company from which it takes its name.   Chorizo - Chorizo is a cured sausage of Spanish origin, highly flavoured with paprika More...
Choucroute - The French version of pickled cabbage or sauerkraut, popular in the parts of France bordering Germany and Switzerland   Cilantro - A fragrant eastern herb also known as coriander
Cobnut - A type of hazelnut mainly grown in Kent, cobnuts have a very short season but can be preserved for use through the winter   Cold Smoked - Referring to foods which have been preserved by smoking in cool smoke rather than directly over burning sawdust, cold smoked meat or fish needs cooking before consumption
Coley - An environmentally sound alternative to cod or haddock More...   Conchiglie - A shell-shaped kind of pasta
Coriander - Coriander is a herb and spice that is widely used in eastern cooking More...   Cornish Sardines - Cornish sardines are, in fact, pilchards More...
Court Bouillon - A stock used in classical French cooking to add flavour when poaching fish or seafood   Cowslip - Cowslip flowers are used to make wine and in salads More...
Crayfish - British Native crayfish are under threat from the American Signal crayfish More...   Cromer Crab - Cromer, in Norfolk, is famous for its crabs More...
Cucina Povera - Italian term for peasant-style cooking, favouring thrift and flavour over sophistication and technique   Cumberland Sausage - Cumberland Sausage : spicey, coiled sausage made in the English county of Cumbria More...
Curing or Cured - Cured meat or fish is preserved by salting or smoking More...   Curly Kale - Curly Kale is a member of the brassica family along with cabbage, cauliflower etc More...


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