Category Archives: melanzane

How I came to like a Brown Jolly

It took me many years to come around to liking aubergine. Moussaka in Camden Town taverna’s never helped, nor even Ratatouille on Provençal camping sites. Perhaps Fate had decided I should not get to eat a good one of either. The name … Continue reading

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Addomme’ and the Pizza Ambassador

When the Italian Ambassador to London wants pizza what does this Neapolitan diplomat do? Does he ask the Embassy kitchen in Grosvenor Square to prepare one, or does he go elsewhere? The answer is that this true gentle man travels 30′ across … 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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