Category Archives: prawns

Soft prawn….

I was engaged in the dexterous removal of clothing from some beautiful prawns which action brought to my mind the name of Dan Greenberg, the author of “How to be a Jewish Mother”, but also the author of a small … Continue reading

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Shellshock

Loving to be by the seaside is all very well as long as one is not a crustacean. Being beside the sea is as much fun for them as being under the sea would be for us. How is it … Continue reading

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I say “potato” and you say “something I don’t understand”…..

It’s early and the world outside my window, which is very quiet and still, is softly lit by a morning sun that promises a good day. Looking at the calendar and realising that we are fast approaching the end of … Continue reading

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And the meat goes on…..Parthenaise cote de boeuf

The question “What would you recommend for a barbecue?”so often results in a tired litany of burgers and the like, whereas  a butcher in France will immediately recommend a côte de boeuf ( prime rib) of the best available local … Continue reading

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