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As Fall colors start to paint the country in shades of fire, two friends of our recently returned from a hiking holiday, which they described in glowing terms apart from one small setback:
Too hot to walk quickly through the muggy Manhattan weather, I strolled along behind a couple of girls and listened to them chatting.
I’d never heard of Pumpkin beer until I came to New York and bought a selection of Autumnal bottles because I loved the Halloween themed labels. Yes, I am a marketer’s dream.
Once you can make tomato sauce, you can make tomato soup – just add stock to the sauce, and a swirl of cream for added awesomeness. And from tomato soup it’s a tiny step to minestrone, which is a much … Continue reading
1 large white onion 2 cloves of garlic 1tsp cumin, 1tsp cinnamon, 1 tsp ginger, 1tsp turmeric Zest and juice of a lemon 6 – 8 bone in skinned chicken portions – I use a leg thigh portion per person … Continue reading
Jonathan and I officially “don’t do” Valentines Day. We will not be taken in by cards with kittens on them, or by Snoopy-themed chocolates. No set price menus including duck, a chocolate dipped strawberry and a swirl of raspberry coulis … Continue reading
This Dinner Will Get You Laid – An Arabian Nights Feast – Moroccan Chicken Tagine with Lemons, Cous Cous with Pomegranates and Green Salad with Oranges
“It may well have been the most depressing day of my entire life,” said the woman to her friend sitting next to me while water bubbled around our feet and manicurists took up their pumice stones and files with sadomasochistic … Continue reading
I love the pink iridescence of red snapper, and its opal white flesh. It just seems to me such a beautiful fish that it makes me happy to buy it and cook it on purely aesthetic grounds. The fact that … Continue reading
New Years Eve is a time for elegance and extravagance. It’s pretty much the only dinner party of the year where black tie doesn’t feel like a crazy dress code. And much as I usually like to mix low brow … Continue reading