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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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As a super-duper organised bod, I find it hard to understand how anyone could make it through day to day life with everything jumbled up. Whilst many people do manage rather sucessfully, I am an advocate of running tight kitchen … Continue reading
I LOVE garlic bread as a side, forget that, I flipping love garlic in general. Luckily so does my other half, so it’s all okay, we have stinky breath together! Pro tip for dealing with garlic – wash your hands … Continue reading
I spent 3 weeks with my lovely other half after Christmas and vowed to cook a new recipe for dinner every night, this was one of the successes. I found it a bit fiddly, however I think the more you do it, … Continue reading
This a super quick and really filling meal that is delightful on it’s own or with garlic bread. You will need: saucepan, oven proof dish, colander, knife, chopping board. Ingredients: 2 packets of gnocchi (250g each) 1 mozzarella ball (125g), sliced 1 … Continue reading
I was stuck for dinner ideas and this came together with literally the few remaining items in the fridge. Really yummy and dead easy!! Serves 2, double/quadruple as necessary. I served with asparagus but any veg would go nicely. You will need: … Continue reading
This is another one of the first recipes I learnt to make (taught, again, by my Mummy) and you have the option (as with Lasagne) to choose whether to cheat slightly or make all the sauces from scratch see the … Continue reading