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Slider

January 10th, 2014 I can remember going on a solo bus trip age 10, to Talley Ho Corner where I bought my first LP, The Slider by T-Rex. Fast forward many years and I’ve come across two more sliders – small burgers and my … Continue reading

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Sloe Gin

November 5th, 2012 While most of the country is outside burning Guy, I’m in the warm, drinking sloe gin from 2004. It’s my last bottle, so this year I’ve made some more. Sloes are the fruit of the blackthorn bush … Continue reading

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Pastry

August 16th 2010 Pastry is considered to be quite difficult to make and cold hands are prized as good for the art. I read a delightful book called Countryman’s Cooking, by W.M.W. Fowler, containing fantastic tips and recipes for cooking … Continue reading

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