Category Archives: Food

Pancakes Again

Back in South Africa, the trimmings around Easter, such as Lent, Ash Wednesday and Shrove Tuesday are only really observed in the Catholic community. I was vaguely aware of Lent, but all the others were only found in the pages of … Continue reading

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Black and Scruffy Food

It’s been a while since I mentioned anything on the food front, so here are two new things I’ve come across in the past month or two. Firstly, there’s Jersey Black Butter. A friend brought some back from a Jersey … Continue reading

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Curds and the Way to Happiness

There are some things relating to food that stick in my mind more than they ought to. For no particular reason, I’ll have a quiet little obsession about certain things that I can usually trace back many years. Nachos, for … Continue reading

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The Lancashire Bomb – Cheese Review

I had a few questions about the cheese mentioned in yesterday’s post, so I thought I’d provide a bit more info. However, before I get started, I should mention that in certain circles, I have a bit of a reputation … Continue reading

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A Bike Ride in Three Acts

Sometimes things don’t work out the way you think they will. You start out following a certain script, but somewhere along the line, the set changes, and you find yourself on a slightly different stage. Today, the script involved a … Continue reading

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Ignoring the Peanut Gallery

Hands up all those who like peanut butter? And those who like peanut butter and chocolate combinations? I’d wager there’s a fair few back in South Africa (and a decent proportion of those in the US). But here in Britain, … Continue reading

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Soreen

When moving to a new country (as you do), you expect to get presented with new food. Whether it’s interesting ways of cooking fish (Norway), soft biscuits (Russia), fifty shades of rice (Japan) or pumpkin pie (America), there’s always something … Continue reading

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