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A Taste of the Homeland

Traveling home from our Argentine Tango class on Sunday, I was deep in thought about what we had learnt that week. My mind was assessing the subtle nuances of tango music, the variations in decorations performed by ladies during an ocho block, and  pondering the intricacies of the molinete. 960 more words


The Cornish Pasty. A lesson.

So here’s a lesson for you. If you walk into a bakery here and ask for a Cornish pasty they think you’re deranged. It’s like walking into a Greggs and saying ‘I’ll have a pie’. 216 more words

New Life

In My Pastry Kitchen

I seem to have gone pastry mad this past month, particularly with a new enthusiasm for making my own flaky, buttery puff pastry. All sorts of flour – plain, spelt, rye and (of course) bread flour are perpetually on the shopping list. 981 more words

In My Kitchen

Giving Thanks # 3 & 4 - Sainsbury's Cornish pasty

When Old Man Winter arrives, he blesses the UK with miserable grey skies, snow that other countries smirk at and sun so weak it forces you to debate whether to use your car side lights or full beam, sometimes even in the middle of the day. 1,773 more words

Dave Farmer

Dublin Pasties and Cornish Protectionism.

While I was researching Cornish Pasties, I discovered that the former tin miners are a pretty defensive lot. They have the humble pasty protected under European legislation. 792 more words