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The best I’ve ever eaten.

I love food, which is why I’m so fat, and I’ve tried a million dishes in a thousand different places, but the fish amok that I ate at Frizz, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia was without doubt the best fish dish … Continue reading

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There can be only one

There are many things in Cornwall that can claim to the best ever. But forget them. Forget St. Michaels Mount, The Eden Project, Tin, China Clay, Surfing, Lands End, Banjo Pier, Fistral Beach, Tintagel. Dont even think about John Nettles, … Continue reading

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It’s such a beautiful horizon

Any trip to Barcelona means at least a line or two from the song of the same name beautifully sang by Zanzibar’s most famous export and Montserrat Caballe. A city I was revisiting after many years, Las Ramblas was where … Continue reading

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That tastes schnitzel.

After a rather festive evening amongst the fleshpots of Vienna some serious sustenance was required the following lunchtime, even after a reasonable breakfast. A quick coffee in the Vienna Opera House cafĂ© was taken, where it was decided that as … Continue reading

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What time’s the starter?

A few friends round last night for a snack and a small sweet sherry. They all seemed to appreciate the timely arrival of the first course. Fiddly but easy to make.  

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Spicy Meat Balls.

I’m home for a while, the Laydee of the house is in work, thus ’tis up to me to provide the evening sustenance. I can cook, I actually enjoy cooking, my problem is that when I look in a fridge/freezer/cupboard … Continue reading

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Sweet tooth.

Some people are born with a sweet tooth, my own children have inherited this. My son is still incredibly thin, as I was at his age, able to eat whatever he likes without fear of getting bigger. (I know this … Continue reading

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Will I ever learn?

In the nicest possible sense, I’ve been around a bit. I’ve travelled far more than I ever dreamed would have been possible as a young kid and I’ve seen some incredible things over the years. One thing that I really … Continue reading

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The posh neighbours!

There are many advantages to living in the countryside, one of the more fantastic ones is that neighbours don’t tend to be on your doorstep or just over the fence. There is only one inhabited house near me, a youngish … Continue reading

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Hugh, Jamie, Michel, move over!

I was cooking last night. Its something I enjoy, the laydee of the house also enjoys it, as its generally “interesting” and rarely something she’s eaten before. On Saturday night we’d had some friends round for a drunken evening and … Continue reading

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