Something to note when you next go into the supermarket that durum wheat spaghetti you picked off the shelf for a really cheap price probably has a more local flavour than Milan or Turin Although they’ve stuck to recipe – noted chefs will tell you – the product hasn’t seen hair of a Dock orContinue reading “Authentic”

Challenge 30 – No10

Food…..or should I say Foooood! I could be some time with this particular part of the challenge !(sic) I mean where to begin – I’m a bit of a foodie. I enjoy my food – not just the meats but the pasta and vegetables as well. Christmas time sees a smorgasbord of delights, from SpicedContinue reading “Challenge 30 – No10”


Oh Happy and Humble tomato! In your youth you joined the ranks of the horticultural army labouring on your leaves in the summer sun Rewards a plenty as the best recruits are picked for display in a culinary tattoo in a Salad or Pasta dish Numbers in your ranks depleted but new recruits appear ready forContinue reading “Formation”