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Fabulous modern British cuisine (and just right on the ‘ponciness’) – Carter’s of Moseley

  For my wife’s birthday I planned a surprise day of events beginning with lunch. She loves good food she also wants to eat healthily and doesn’t want to worship it in the process. The word she uses to describe … Continue reading

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Berlin sunshine and the finest pork I’ve ever tasted

Sunday’s are interesting days in Germany. The shops are generally closed in a wonderful traditional move. People are out on the streets though – tourists, families, young groups of friends alike. This weekend in Berlin it is encouraged by a … Continue reading

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Rick Stein’s Long Weekends – passion TV

Rick Stein is becoming to food TV what Sir David Attenborough is to the world of wildlife. He’s on his umpteenth series combining a passion for simple flavours with travel and, to his credit, not always the sunniest destinations. For … Continue reading

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TransAtlantic Pudding and Souse

On my recent Barbados holiday I tried Pudding and Souse and vowed to give it a try when I returned. Last Friday I had the opportunity. This fascinating dish is a Bajan Saturday tradition. It uses cheap ingredients to make … Continue reading

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Bajan pudding and souse – traditional Saturday lunch

I’ve had to wait a week to write this blog. It was only after we’d been on holiday for a couple of days in Barbados that I saw the little cafes saying that they served pudding and souse. After a little … Continue reading

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Autumn Orange Pork with Autumn Ratatouille.

This post summarises most of my cooking and also where I get the most satisfaction from it. I cooked a meal which I will entitle Autumn Orange Pork and it had some key characteristics: 1. Leftovers 2. It was unplanned … Continue reading

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Kenilworth Free Range – meat on our doorstep

I believe that food is important. The decisions we make about where we get food from and which food we buy really matters. Personally I don’t understand why anyone would buy meat, fruit and vegetables from supermarkets. It is an … Continue reading

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What is it with Germans and beer?

Oktoberfest is in full swing and is drawing thousands of people to Munich. I’ve never been but a few weeks ago I was lucky enough to get a glimpse of what it is like and what it’s about.I’ve been to … Continue reading

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Ego, Lichfield, Staffordshire 8/10

I’d wanted to visit Ego in Lichfield for some time. It was recommended by a former Chef friend of mine and the opportunity arose as we needed somewhere north of Lichfield for a small family get together. I liked the … Continue reading

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El Chupitos, Newlands Avenue, Hull 9/10

When we brought our daughter back from University we made a trip along Newlands Avenue in Hull and came across The Boathouse and had a thoroughly disappointing experience. Well this week we took her back again and headed along Newlands … Continue reading

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