Category Archives: British

iPhone Presto Pronto App

Another Google results listing for ‘Presto Pronto!’ caught my eye recently – a cookery app for those with a pressure cooker (possibly a hard-core minority today methinks?). I was taught how to use a pressure cooker by my Mum as part of … Continue reading

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£5.99 Carvery at The Lion Of Kent

Mr Surridge prepares to demolish a lunchtime ‘snack’. Don’t be misled by the proportions, Chris is a veritable front-row barn door of a man and those ‘chipolatas’ on the edge of the plate are in fact full size Cumberland sausages. … Continue reading

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British Pie Week falls flat

Image by StrudelMonkey via Flickr As a HUGE advocate for that stalwart of the British diet I am a big pie enthusiast – so I was chuffed to discover we are slap bang in the middle of the ‘official’ British … Continue reading

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Qype: Taywells in Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells Just opened (yesterday) so too early to give Taywell’s a rating (so the one star is only because I can’t leave the rating blank!) . Occupying the former futon shop ‘Shao Lin’, Taywell position themselves as a shake, … Continue reading

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‘Best bangers in Britain’?

Image by avlxyz via Flickr Pork and sage sausages from HMP East Sutton Park have been named as ‘supreme sausage’ taking honours at the Smithfield Meat and Livestock show. The prison farm shop has become a mecca for sausage aficionados, … Continue reading

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A winter warmer – hot apple toddy

This addition to the alcohol free recipes is a straight adaptation of a Scandinavian winter ‘toddy’ that is traditionally served with alcohol. (Calvados  and cider are typical additions.) My version is alcohol free – so a good choice for the … Continue reading

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St. JOHN TV – DOUGHNUTS, PORK PIES and MORE.

http://www.stjohnrestaurant.co.uk/st_john_tv/ A couple o f quirky snippets from Fergus Henderson’s kitchens.

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