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Theslowroasteditalian’s magnificent savoury loaf

For some time now I have been planning to make the shortbread recipe I picked up in Bridlington lately. Typically, I stumbled across a recipe via a Twitter link that changed my mind. I definitely have a savoury rather than … Continue reading

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In search of the truly great pizza

On our Tamariu holiday there is plenty of tapas and seafood to try but, like virtually everywhere, there are also pizza and pasta restaurants. I suggest that there is so little to go wrong in cooking either that they are … Continue reading

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Coffee Architects – almost brunch perfection

On my second attempt at eating breakfast at Coffee Architects in Leamington Spa I succeeded – but only just. The first time was a sunny Sunday morning in Spring – one of the first of the year. It appeared that … Continue reading

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A Birmingham Floating breakfast

On a drizzly early summer morning in Birmingham I had some time to kill and wandered the streets looking for an interesting place for breakfast. I fancied something a little different, away from the chains. My usual approach is to … Continue reading

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Tartiflette – developing the cheese and potato theme

After this week’s experiment with Bajan Sweet Potato, I’m continuing the potato theme in this blog – specifically Tartiflette. This dish brings together the classic cheese and potato combination in a very French way. Last year we visited Clermont-Ferrand and … Continue reading

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Cheesy Bacon Egg Cups

A while ago I saw a Tasty video entitled Cheesy Bacon Egg Cups on Facebook. I’ve subsequently found other potential sources and I am not sure where the original came from. It looked a pretty, easy and clever way of … Continue reading

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Hoppin’ John and Yorkshire pudding…not so far apart

I recently read an article by Robert Moss on Seriouseats where he discussed the challenges with making a New Year American favourite – Hoppin’ John. I’ll confess that, as a Briton, I’ve never tasted it and had no idea what … Continue reading

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A welcome breakfast Escape from the rain.

  I used to think that, if you ever need a good cup of tea without paying a fortune, you should head for the market or the bus station. If you fancy some decent cake aim for a church fete … Continue reading

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Pomeroys – want something a little different for breakfast?

Breakfast is a good meal to eat in Kenilworth. There can’t be many small British towns which offer good cooked breakfasts in so many places. I’ve not been in the town long but I think there are at least six places … Continue reading

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Test driving the Best Breakfast in Derbyshire

I’ll freely admit it. I’m a creature of habit. I was introduced to Fresh Basil in Belper around ten years ago and I started going regularly about seven years ago. It’s a really friendly and knowledgeable place so I’m guessing … Continue reading

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