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The Wednesday Tipple – Cucumber Collins and Raita

Back in New York and back on the balcony where there are now distinct winners, notably the peas and the herbs, and losers – yes, you, strawberries and asparagus and cucumbers. I have no idea why. What can I tell … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Slow Cook Chicken Tacos And Margaritas In Anticipation Of Cinco de Mayo

“Mostly I would like an actual pet gecko” said my Godson Arthur as we tucked into our pizza before heading into the Science Museum. “Not a glow in the dark plastic one” (like the one I had just given him … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Tandoori chicken with a yogurt pomegranate raita

The Royal wedding is over. No more dress speculation, no more gossipy documentaries, no more newspaper specials and magazine picture spreads. No more wearing the QVC ring in public without looking a bit odd. It’s such a downer. A double … Continue reading

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This Dinner will Get You Laid – Salmon with pea mint puree and new potatoes

It’s been a week full of wedding anticipation – and the dinner that I have in mind is in keeping with the mood. Elegant food, old fashioned flavors, perfect with champagne and a silver candelabra.

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Victoria Sponge Wedding Cupcakes

“That’s right,” said the man in front of us in the line for the tills in Selfridges. “A Buckingham Palace jelly mold”.

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The Wednesday Tipple – London Ice Tea and Cucumber Sandwiches

  Back in London, back to beautiful spring weather – suck it New York – and back to proper tea. I hadn’t realized the extent to which I had gone native in America. Starting the day with a latte, picking … Continue reading

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Royal Wedding Breakfast / Afternoon Tea ideas

Royal Wedding Breakfast Eggs en cocotte with boiled asparagus soldiers for dipping Lemon scones / Blueberry lemon scones Fresh berries Cups of tea / Glasses of freshly squeezed orange mimosas     Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea Smoked salmon on cucumber … Continue reading

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The Monday treat – Lemon scones in anticipation of the Royal Wedding

Mere days away from the Royal Wedding, I can’t understand why people aren’t making more of a circus about it in the media. Nevertheless, I’m looking forward to it with great anticipation, especially since I’m back in London, which is … Continue reading

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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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