Tag Archives: Capri

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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Wise Words / Crazy Fish

When asked how one tells the difference between farmed and wild sea bass (right), our man Bob Fish of Deptford Market replies: “Take one home.”  Repartee is Bob’s stock in trade as much as “I’ll have a tea” after 30+ … Continue reading

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