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The Monday Treat – Margherita-inspired Puff Pastry tarts

Something that Never Happens totally Happened this weekend. People have been talking about 900 Degrees, (the new pizza restaurant to hit the Village) all last week, and that led me to assume that it was open. So Jon and I … Continue reading

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Wednesday Tipple – A Blushing Lady gets twisted with Parsley Pesto

I am prone to blushing, and not in a sweet fresh faced English rose sort of way. Unlike Amazing Grace, who generally looks like a commercial for Benefit tint. Things are going well with Alex. Blush. He’s basically living with … Continue reading

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The Monday treat – Warm pear and gorgonzola tart with arugula salad

I met Lizzy in Columbus Circle for wine and macaroons and to offer my opinion on which of two Coach bags was the cuter, and found her in a rather more than usually agitated state.

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Tarte Tatin and a brush with the New York City Fire Brigade

One thing that my London friends want to know about life in New York; is it true that people use their ovens for storage? The answer is a resounding yes. The picture at the top of this blog is my … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Hot Apple Martini (with cheddar cheese apple tart)

Godson Arthur turned seven this week and hosted a fantastic medieval themed party at the local scout hut attired in a sequined tabard with a shield, helmet and sword. One of his cousins came as a dragon. Jon, looking over … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea (with Palmiers)

After the Americana fest of Labor Day, and with the weather taking a turn away from the brutal to the more civilized, I’m left feeling ever so slightly homesick for an imagined England of afternoon teas on chamomile lawns, of … Continue reading

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