Category Archives: Terence and Vicki Conran

That’s total scallops!..

It is hard to imagine that the man in this picture, well known forhis even temperament, could be so tormented by an intransigent still life, otherwise known as dinner, and the vagaries of a camera self timer: and yet, it … Continue reading

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A red cabbage is not just for Christmas…said the Ghost of Christmas Pissed

Benjamin Franklin mooted that guests are like fish, beginning to smell after three days, which is uncannily similar to my feelings about Christmas fare, thoughts of which arrive like unwanted guests some weeks before, and some days after, the event. … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, 2014, Christmas, Cookery Writers, Cooking, Digital photography, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, Humour, Recipes, Red Cabbage, Terence and Vicki Conran, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 69 Comments

The relief of La Moussiere……

Leek and potato soup is a very comforting dish indeed and comfort was what we craved last night. Hanging over us was the threat of abluting under a ¬†cold shower in the morning unless the relief column, which hopefully included … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Chicken, Cookery Writers, Cream, Cuisine bourgeoise, Digital photography, Expectation, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, France, Humour, Leek and potato soup, Photography, Recipes, Soup, Terence and Vicki Conran, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 44 Comments