Category Archives: offal

Who called the cook a c…t?.. Who called the c…t a cook?…..

Apparently mackerel skies can herald an approaching depression in the same way that the look in my wife’s eyes heralds her approaching depression at the sight of a bag of charcoal in my hand. With our fridge ┬ápacked with mackerel, … Continue reading

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Je mange bien tous les jours…..another week of good food.

Les oeufs meurette are an intense combination of eggs, lardons, mushrooms, shallots, garlic and red wine that has the power to revive me when I’m not at my best. It has nothing to do with the wonderful recipes from Laurence … Continue reading

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At last, a cookery book for the working classes….

We live in a time when soon, to be working class, will be a state to which we will aspire. The carefully crafted plans of elected, and unelected, politicians and economists across the globe are managing daily to reduce the … Continue reading

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2 across: what connects tripe, ears and trotters? 3 letters.

This morning I became acutely aware of a personal weakness, one that may be called enigmatic in that this particular weakness is ambivalent. The Pauline moment was upon me as I read a post filled with tripe and piggy offal … Continue reading

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