Category Archives: Lamb’s Testicles / Lamb’s Fries

The Little Twists and Turns

‘New moo read’ is what I swore Valentina Fortunato said, leaning across from the back seat in the mud-spattered 4X4  as we bumped and wove through flooded roads from a farm to restaurant – we were talking meat and we’d … Continue reading

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Eating Real Brindisiani Down South in Apulia

‘Sorry Mr Gareth, I been back in Brindisi to eat orecchiette della Mamma‘ came a mail this week just as I thought about eating around Brindisi. It came from my new friend Vincenzo of whom more later. Orecchiette figures across Puglia … Continue reading

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Marika Hanbury Tenison on Cooking, Writing and Unicorns

“Food was her way of loving people” a close friend of Marika Hanbury Tenison’s told me. What a wonderful opening to this celebration of Marika (1938-1982). who was a food & cookery writer who’s work is largely forgotten by too many of … Continue reading

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