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The legend of the Insect Eater – and Guinness Beef Pie

So I met a man at a party who told me that he once had a friend who worked at Coney Island in a curiosities show. Her particular curiosity and talent was that she was able to eat insects in … Continue reading

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“Latkes” – both food and cultural tourism

Last year, Jon and I decided that we would head over to Williamsburg to experience the traditions of Hanukkah in their natural setting. Cultural tourists to the core, we had a list of restaurants in hand, each one specializing in … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Banana Bread and the Great Banana Experiment of 2012

My Aunty Jennifer, of accidental sex grass fame, has been taking part in another biological experiment.

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Frozen Hot Chocolate

A few winters ago my sister and I put our names on the waiting list at Serendipity. Apparently it might take a while. So we went to Bloomingdales for an hour. Yeah, it was still going to take a while. … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Steaming Bishop

Back in the UK to Christmas the way Dickens surely intended it. Shopping in Kingston with my Mum, a curry with my sister, and a car ride to Edinburgh with a break in scenic Wigan to see my Grandparents and have a cup of … Continue reading

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