Category Archives: Musings

Birthday Tea

It was my 32nd birthday at the weekend and as I’m pregnant with twins, the thought of an adult late night boozy party filled me with a) nausea and b) seething jealousy. I felt the only reasonable response was to … Continue reading

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A recipe in focaccia

I love this bread. Everyone I know loves this bread. This bread doesn’t keep, but that doesn’t matter as there won’t be any left after half an hour. I’m being serious. There is nothing so good as its salty, yeasty, … Continue reading

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Lancashire Cheese Board

On a recent trip up to the northern wilds, I stopped off at the really rather good Lower Sizergh Barn farm shop, which is the kind of place you go in thinking “I’m just here to get one thing…” and … Continue reading

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How do you like your recipes?

The process of actually writing down recipes and having to explicate cooking methods has brought up a point of style that I’ve never really had to think about before. Do you prefer to read a recipe where the list of … Continue reading

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A sense of futility

“The poor on the borderline of starvation live purposeful lives. To be engaged in a desperate struggle for food and shelter is to be wholly free from a sense of futility” Eric Hoffer Welcome to our new food blog. Wherein … Continue reading

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