Category Archives: Seasoning

Fatted Calf for First Born

What a day that was – 24 hours unfold from being tipped by First Born that he was coming home four days early from near three months in a Welsh seaside town. Instructions were clear – must be driven home … Continue reading

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Good to Go Down an ‘Eel

Jellied eels, jellied eels Wogg-a-ling about like wonky wheels / Why d’ya frown and look so sickly / Slide ’em down your throat and quickly / Don’t bring up any empty cup Though I knows just how ya feels / When … Continue reading

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Cod’s Confit Zone

Salty fish tales rise up from the market and talk turns to seasons – what’s in and what’s out. Off-shore cod will be off menu in a couple of weeks – early April – as the fish migrate from the … Continue reading

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