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One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating. ~Luciano Pavarotti and William Wright, Pavarotti
And I find chopsticks frankly distressing. Am I alone in thinking it odd that a people ingenious enough to invent paper, gunpowder, kites and any number of other useful objects, and who have a noble history extending back 3,000 years haven’t yet worked out that a pair of knitting needles is no way to capture food? ~Bill Bryson
I have long believed that good food, good eating is all about risk. Whether we’re talking about unpasteurized Stilton, raw oysters or working for organized crime ‘associates,’ food, for me, has always been an adventure. ~Anthony Bourdain
Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all. ~Harriet Van Horne
There is no love sincerer than the love of food.
~George Bernard Shaw
A hen's egg is, quite simply, a work of art, a masterpiece of design and construction with, it has to be said, brilliant packaging.
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If you want a change from the customary vodka, try mixing up these rum cocktails. Christmas Coffee – pour 2 tbsp white rum in a coffee cup, top up with black coffee and stir in 2 tsp of brown sugar, … Continue reading
If you’re cracking open the bubbly, let your drinks do the talking! Champagne Cocktails – place a brown suger cube in the bottom of six Champagne glasses and soak each with a drop of Angostura bitters. Top with Champagne and … Continue reading
Entertaining can be a nightmare, so here are 20 quick canapé ideas which will help you on your way to flawless entertaining!! Salt beef on rye bread with mustard sauce – Cut out 18 small squares of rye bread (about 3 … Continue reading
I love cheese, I will quite literally go in the fridge and have a nibble off the block. My particular favourite is a extra extra mature cheddar from M&S which makes you smack your lips in yumminess!! New cheeses are … Continue reading
And finally, part 3! 21. As you cook try and get a sense of what flavours work well together: peas, mint and feta; basil and tomatos; pork and garlic. 22. Perfect the skill of cooking a 2cm steak: remove … Continue reading
Part one received some great feedback so here’s part two! 11. Use your freezer! I always, always, always would advocate making double or triple and freezing the leftovers. This idea works for everything from lasanga, spag bol, soups, stocks, bread. 12. Cheeseboard … Continue reading
A fantastic piece in Good Food with some really good tips. Hope they help! 1. READ the recipe from start to finish before starting it. Make sure you have all the ingredients and the equipment. 2. When you go food … Continue reading