Monthly Archives: November 2010

Wine: Fox Creek Vixen

It’s almost Christmas and the food and wine press is brimming, as always, with “how to” columns to help you make the perfect roast turkey and Christmas pudding, recommendations for what to drink, what to do with leftovers, exercise regimes … Continue reading

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Review: Euston Tap

How would you like it if I told you about an unpretentious bar in central London housed in charming Georgian stone lodge, where you can walk in at 10pm on a Friday and get a seat, choose from over 150 … Continue reading

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Recipe: Caramelle with cheese, spinach, and roast vine tomatoes.

An easy Sunday night supper for you.  All right, I might be a bit out of touch in claiming that an “easy” meal involves making your own filled pasta from scratch, but really, start cutting corners in that department and … Continue reading

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Review: “Plenty” by Yotam Ottolenghi

Yotam Ottolenghi is someone I admire greatly in the world of food, principally for two reasons.  First, he is a “give up your day job to follow your dream” success story.  Formerly an architect (not so bad in the first … Continue reading

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Wine: 2009 Molí dels Capellans Conca di Barberà

When I eat out with others it’s very likely that I will be given the job of choosing the wine (unless I’m dining with fellow wino friends, in which case there is a delicate and lengthy negotiation, resolved in the … Continue reading

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