Chocfest 2017: A Retrospective

I’ve begun planning Chocfest 2018, otherwise known as my birthday weekend, in earnest.  My birthday is on a Thursday this year, but hey, I’m not going to concern myself with such minor technicalities.  With planning for this year’s activities well underway I thought now would be a good time to reflect upon the success of… Continue reading Chocfest 2017: A Retrospective

Letters to my Food Heroes #3: Rachel Allen

Hi Rachel, How’s it going?  I expect you’re super busy with family things, the cookery school and restaurant and what not.  I’m assuming you haven’t heard about my Food Heroes series so I’ll just give you a bit of a run down.  I’ve not been going long with it as you can see, as I’m… Continue reading Letters to my Food Heroes #3: Rachel Allen

Soup for lunch (and other times) with annotations for the home cook

2018 shall henceforth be known as the year I got my act together. I know it’s only February but I’ve got high hopes for this year. Please don’t let me down.  You’re wondering what on earth soup has got to do with getting my act together.  Well, I’ll tell you.  It’s about making sure I’m… Continue reading Soup for lunch (and other times) with annotations for the home cook