Living on bread alone…

where food is more than fuel

Lamb leg and dreams fulfilled…

Some readers might remember Bread, Butter and Shattered dreams where I bemoaned the existence of the Turl Street Kitchen in Oxford for being too perfect. Its insistence on having simple, … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

Happenstance…

Kate insisted that my Birthday not be overshadowed by Friday’s upcoming nuptials and so she made point of ensuring that I found an excellent place for dinner. I spent a … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Stag…

While much of what happened on my stag trip must stay a secret, thankfully nothing prevents me from sharing the more gastronomic delights with everyone. As I am sure you … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Round two…

The reputation of Woolwich has taken something of a hit recently as national tragedy and the aftermath of it led some people to believe that it is an area fraught … Continue reading

July 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Odds and Sods…

Sometimes after a couple of weeks of interesting and inventive dinners you find that your fridge and cupboards are full with odds and sods, these are not exactly leftovers, which … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Round one…

I feel no shame in admitting that when hungry and on the move I often make use of a the lunchtime meal deal at Subway. The truth is that while … Continue reading

July 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Schools out…

I can only imagine that the teaching year is a little like childbirth, both in the growing weight of expectation before the extremely frantic and painful day when everything is put on … Continue reading

July 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Meat list…

Beneath the red brick arches if Maltby street sits Tozino, a dark ummame scented cave, lit by heat lamps; its music provided by chattering voices that pause sporadically, their owners … Continue reading

May 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Overcoming cynicism…

Having attended the launch of Michael Palmer’s new book on atheism my arrival home yesterday was later than usual. A stimulating talk about overcoming the cynicism of a world without … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · Leave a comment
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