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Shah’s in Burnham – bright everyday curry

On a recent trip to Somerset we ended a lovely sunny late Autumn day with a trip to Shah’s in Burnham on Sea. I’m fond of a curry but increasingly I am finding restaurants which serve exactly the same menu … Continue reading

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Restaurant Ca La Manela – Cheeky Catalans

The town of Caldes de Malavella is probably not familiar to most British people. Set in rural Catalonia it will usually be sped past by tourists driving to Tossa de Mar, Llloret de Mar, Llafranc and the other beaches of … Continue reading

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The heart and head restaurant loyalty

Service is a matter for heart and head. I have boycotted a Thai restaurant which served excellent food because they let me down badly with a family celebration even though my head tells me I’m cutting off my nose to … Continue reading

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Lamb #4: A Sunday Roast leg of lamb with merguez marinade

So far we’ve had about one twelfth of a lamb and made 11 plates of food. Last Sunday we had a family get-together and so I decided to use one of the joints. I was once told by a butcher … Continue reading

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Lamb meal #1 – Autumn Lamb Stew

My first lamb meal using my Kenilworth Free Range supply is an easy one. The neck piece is not big enough to serve three of us and the bits and pieces are made for stock. I certainly don’t want to … Continue reading

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Al dente adjustment to a Jacques Pépin lentil, cabbage and bacon salad

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Red Velvet Pancakes

Originally posted on Microgalactic:
Happy Valentine’s day in advance! I love all things red velvet and since Valentine’s day is tomorrow, I thought I would share a breakfast recipe of red velvet pancakes. To make these, I used: 2 cups all-purpose…

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The recipe for disaster

I recently tried a recipe for Paleo Chocolate Studded Pear Bread from http://www.forageddish.com and had an experience which is quite typical for me. It turned out OK – tasted nice enough but didn’t look like the photo on the blog … Continue reading

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Food is about so much more

I enjoy writing about food for many reasons. It is far more than just the experience of taste sensations. At one end of the spectrum it represents life itself and at the other it reflects our identity. Along the way … Continue reading

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Belper Crowned Best Market Town in Great British High Street Competition

Originally posted on Visit Peak District & Derbyshire:
We are delighted to be able inform you that Belper has been crowned as the Winner of the Market Town category of the Great British High Street and also the Winner of Winners…

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