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Ginger Wine

Ginger Wine is a very popular, warming alcoholic drink, first produced in London, by Stone’s of Finsbury in 1740. The drink’s popularity rose during a 19th Century cholera epidemic, people mistakenly thought that ginger offered protection against the disease – … Continue reading

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Pickled Chillies

I went to see a friend on Monday who was picking the last of her summer vegetables – chilli peppers, capsicum peppers and green tomatoes. I came home with a handful of small green and red chillies, which look to … 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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