Monthly Archives: July 2011

Recipe: Plaice with samphire pancake and sorrel sauce

Brighton Aquarium has a 70 year old turtle called Lulu in residence.  I’d like to think she was named after the singer rather than the prostitute who gets murdered by Jack the Ripper in Alban Berg’s eponymous opera.  She’s overweight … Continue reading

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Review: The Fat Duck

On Thursday I had lunch at the Fat Duck to celebrate a friend’s birthday.  Not so long ago, it was “The Best Restaurant in the World”.  It is still amongst The Best, but the foodie crowd are hard to please … Continue reading

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Wine: Dinner with the Oxford Blind Tasting Society

It’s a darn good thing that MasterChef has already staged a cooking task at New College Oxford (vegetarian Jacki struggled to get her rabbit done in time; Sara ran out of chutney for the starter – remember?)  Thank goodness they … Continue reading

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