Category Archives: Honey

cross dressing….

Happily, we have not only passed the age when Victorian modesty demanded a frilly covering for naked table legs, but also the more recent era when ” nicely brought up ” folk would protect delicate sensibilities from the disagreeable sight of a pristine roll of lavatory paper … Continue reading

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Ca me donne la peche….just peachy.

Peaches are forever associated with superlatives, be it with regard to a ravishingly  beautiful person, an exotic vehicle or a perfect uppercut. The expression of  this perfection is often quantified in terms of “peachiness”. Having skin like a peach is … Continue reading

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A cute accent…..

Corn Flakes have appeared in my life again after many years absence.  I had them for breakfast this morning, admittedly in a sort of de- constructed, self conscious “foodie” way, but they were very good and served to reawaken childhood … Continue reading

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Fire up the de Lorean….

We arrived home without the expected three explosive flashes that accompany the moment of return from voyages back to the future. The sharp intake of breath as we entered our glacial stone house created more of a whimper than a bang. … Continue reading

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A taste of honey….

Details of dreams, on occasions, stay clear in my mind long after I have started my waking day.  Yesterday’s remnant was honey covered piano keys which, at the time, seemed to be such a perfect recollection of the bliss that … Continue reading

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Tagine recipe that I forgot to post,,,,

The key to a tagine, in my view, is the Chermoula. If possible make it the day before; marinade whatever meat you’re using in the chermoula in the morning and give it a first cooking that evening so that the … Continue reading

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Je suis absolument “Hank Marvin” et je pourrait tuer pour un “Ruby Murray”

These are the words Parisian restaurateurs would be hearing if the rugby world cup was taking place in France. Ethnic food is the lifeblood of English cuisine. Take away, an apposite word indeed, the Indian, Chinese, Thai, Korean, Mexican, Italian, Spanish, Lebanese et al, … Continue reading

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