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Manna Mia is a Poulet Roti

It just came to me that if I was ever asked that daft question about what was my favourite food, my answer would be one of two options depending who was doing the asking. First would be ‘any good food, well … Continue reading

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My Predictions (and Hopes) for 2012

Like one of those dungaree’d and hatted, larger-than-life heroes who appear as the Ice Road Truckers, I’m venturing out onto the thin ice carrying a heavy load with my predictions for this year. Pushing aside the gloom about how tough the … Continue reading

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Post Script on ‘Twin Beaks’

It came to me on a farmyard somewhere near the beautiful hilltop hamlet of Pomeroy in Northern Ireland early one morning that chickens know they are Free Range, but don’t know nor care, they’re Organic.  The flock was just out of the house … Continue reading

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‘Twin Beaks’ and Cherry Pie

Rolls Royce Chickens – merde mes braves – there’s more to a factory hybrid built up to huge carcase weight. This is anti-gastronomy. Stop please. The joke must end soon. Continue reading

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Berries & Cream? Non, Poulet et Cresson svp

Roast Chicken and Watercress – a classic of epic proportions. Best find the big leafed, bunched cresson, not the horridly tendrilled baby ‘cress in a bag. I saw some from the USA last week. Madness itself. Continue reading

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A New French House for London

On my way to meet a friend at the once bohemian French House (Soho) last evening, a short text came through. Could I divert and get across to Knightsbridge instead? “Pierre is going to cook dinner for us,” it said. Instead of rubbing … Continue reading

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Past 12th Night, here’s the end of my 2011 Wish List

2011 has my most ambitious Wish List ever. Here’s the final part. Continue reading

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