Category Archives: Citrus Fruit

Fruits from the Fifties

I have stepped ashore in Sicily just once – as a 6-7 year old off a cruise liner from a time when children were to be seen, not heard and grown-ups dressed for dinner. I remember three things only – … Continue reading

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Blood from an Orange

The blood orange has struggled for acceptance outside its areas of production. Only those daring to trial or in the know seemed to buy them in quantity when they arrive in the shops from January on until mid-April – some … Continue reading

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Mercy be, No Compromise Shopping in Italy Sud

£25 single is the going rate for a London to Brindisi flight right now and landing there is the gateway to a place for all who are passionate about ingredients. No bonus points needed for witnessing artisan ways being taking … Continue reading

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