Category Archives: Memories

Salt Mashes, Inter-Allies and Cold Gigots

Part of my time in food has been in the red meat trade – helping take across to France and Belgium the best beef and lamb that British farmers reared. Our clients were importers, butchers and chefs in France, Belgium … 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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Fox Tail’s the Family Favourite

Not beating around the bush, but Junior once asked for a special meal of fox tails. We’d been pheasant shooting all day on the edge of the New Forest and also taken two foxes. He’d been fascinated to see one … Continue reading

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