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Life's Necessities: Champagne Barons de Rothchild

The world of Champagne is rattled by an exciting new entrant.  Three branches of a wine-making dynasty join to create a fabulously fresh and prestigious cuvée – all nonvintage. 105 more words

Life's Necessities

Devil Chutney

Following up on previous delicious chutneys, an Anglo-Indian condiment known by a few names: Devil Chutney, Hells Fire Chutney or Hells Flame Chutney.

The bright red colour of the chutney leads many people to think it is very hot. 46 more words


That time of year ...

“… when we tend to rest more on the couch then we have ever before,

where thick socks and boots are your wardrobe staples,

a time we frequent our local cafes more than ever .

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Key To Making Any Good Meat

1) Fresh meat – remove excess fats, wash with tap water and any flour. Flour removes the “meaty smell”.

2) A good marinade, with a base of garlic, shallots, salt, pepper, olive oil. 125 more words


When celebrations are in order: an epochal ruling and a tomato and provolone risotto

The saying goes that everyone is entitled to their opinion. I do not completely agree. I think that everyone is entitled to their opinion as long as it is respectful and mindful of the fact that other people’s opinion may be different and – still – totally worthy to be expressed and listened to. 1,137 more words


Food - leeward - food

Yesterday, E started a four-day holiday weekend, so we decided to go on an excursion to avoid the crowds that are sure to be huge over the holiday. 516 more words


Pulpo and a maze in Cudillero

For some reason I insist on thinking that cudillero means purse. It doesn’t, purse is bolsa or monedero in Spanish. I guess it will take some time to sink in. 179 more words