Tag Archives: savoury

Lamb Shanks

I went to the butchers to buy a cornfed chicken and immediately noticed a pile of lamb shanks in the window, priced £1.50 each. Steve the butcher said, “At thirty bob – we’re going pre-decimal this week.” I laughed and … Continue reading

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Poacher’s Pie

August 13th 2011 I went to the butchers, yesterday, to buy some lamb for Sunday roast. I also wanted something hearty to last me for a couple of days and they had some pie veal, ready prepared. Veal’s very good, … Continue reading

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Pancake Day

March 8th, 2011 In Britain, Pancake Day is Shrove Tuesday, an annual Christian feast day, relative to fasting for lent, which starts tomorrow on Ash Wednesday. On Pancake Day you use up all the rich food left in the house, … Continue reading

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