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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Detox Coronation Turkey Salad

Yes, it’s been thanksgiving, but there’s also been a lot of Royal engagement fun occurring. Kate’s blue dress has sold out, the Tesco fake blue dress has also sold out, and the dress in Macy’s that I was intending to … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Mean Margaritas (with sweet corn fritters)

In slight resistance to the New Year feeling that’s been in the air all week I’ve been regressing, clinging onto the last of the summer; turning on the chili fairy lights, cranking up the Buena Vista Social Club. It’s not … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Gin Fizz (with Cucumber Sandwiches)

I first drank a gin fizz in Calcutta , where, more English than the English, the local officers club would serve them on the veranda overlooking the polo field at sunset. They were, and probably still are, served in highball … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Frozen Watermelon Martini (with Mozzarella and Mango Chutney Wonton Parcels)

I have recently re-taken up swimming, and potter up and down my lane in a fairly pedestrian breast stroke, trying not to give in to chlorine-induced hallucinations about losing the locker key in a drain or swallowing a stray floating … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Gin and Tonic (and roasted zucchini “chips” with curry yoghurt dip)

In the middle of a muggy week a sharp effervescent gin and tonic can be relied upon to lift the mood. Other than Pimms, (and a hot cup of Earl Grey tea, of course) nothing quite has the power to … Continue reading

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