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Je mange bien tous les jours….the story of a book

I once bought a book at a butchers. It was a very wonderful butchers’ shop called Randall & Aubin which has now become an equally wonderful fish restaurant called Randall & Aubin, and is to be found in Brewer St. … Continue reading

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Don’t even think about it……

On my recent visit to London I came across a reference book which featured a handy guide for those who don’t know how to hold a knife and fork, two implements that are fast becoming expendable at the table as … Continue reading

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Do you believe in magic….

The trouble with Spring is that we, of the Northern hemisphere, eagerly await a beautifully orchestrated season filled with soft,warm weather that draws up legions of palely beautiful flowers, still yawning, from their comfortable winter beds to carpet the bosky … Continue reading

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Brown soup in the ring, da di da di da…

Unusually for a photographer I very much like cookery books without photographs. Photographs of food can be very misleading in that the reader may assume that the image on the page reflects the recipe writer’s view of the intended appearance … Continue reading

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