Judging a Restaurant by a dish

Today my children fancied chips and curry sauce, a bit unusual for a Sunday but I thought I would indulge them especially since my Northern hubby loves a good haddock and chips from a proper chippy. So after quite a long google search trying to find a good sit down fish and chips restaurant open …

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Good Ole Christmas Pudding

I believe in father Christmas and I also believe that 20% of people don’t like plum pudding while 70% love it and the other 10% don’t give a plum duff. It is assumed that the origins began as a dish called Plum Pottage a sweet and savoury beef broth, thickened with bread, enriched with fruits, …

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Tipping – the balance

There I was on one of my Food & Drink Walking Tours, enjoying some succulent plump Moules in creamy yumminess in the beautiful Art Deco restaurant of St Giles Hotel and the subject of tipping came up. To tip or not to tip that is the question, 5%, 10% more percent, add it to the …

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Mean Foodies

I remember when I was very young and we lived in Barnaby in Suffolk, that a neighbour invited us round for a BBQ, when asked if there was anything we could bring – they replied “Meat”. My parents thought this mean, if we ever had anyone round for dinner we would feed them ourselves and …

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Blogging Food !!!

I love food – I love eating it, I love cooking it, I love teaching it, I even love wearing it – – – but thats another blog (yer, Lady Ga Ga, your not the only one who can pull of a serrano ham skirt stitched together with strawberry laces) I must admit to being …

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