Monthly Archives: May 2018

An evening in

With risotto ai carciofi, vitello tonnato, cheese (yes cheese – passim) and cake! we spent Saturday evening in. Lest they be forgotten there were also four friends. It was all white on the night: 2016 Greywacke – Sauvignon Blanc 2015 … Continue reading

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Cheesed off

France 2018 is all change. (Tout est rélatif). But among all the réformes and inevitable lutte sociale, is there not another more visceral cultural tsunami? Une véritable crise existentielle de proportions pharaoniques? A threat to the very foundation of gallic … Continue reading

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Bad Language

Am I wrong? but it was always drilled into me that consequences are owing to an action rather than due to an action. I guess it’s like the split infinitive. Acceptable in modern life…but like a pebble in a shoe, … Continue reading

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It went something like this…

Asparagus always comes in two services. It’s sometimes hard to decide which is best; that often depends on the sauce or the vinaigrette. But what to serve with Asparagus? Some swear only to beer, but I confess that I have … Continue reading

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