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On November 30, 2015 By ginandcrumpets
You’ve heard of Padstow, haven’t you? Of course you have. It’s a small fishing village on the North Coast of Cornwall with just under 3,000 inhabitants and, staggeringly, 500,000 day trippers every year. The reason they come? Rick Stein.
It started in 1974, when Rick and Jill Stein bought a nightclub on the […]Continue Reading →
I know what you’re thinking: Bonfire Night is over. You don’t need Bonfire Night recipes any more. What you need are recipes for aspirational homemade gifts, chutney and festive spirits. Then you can file them away till a week before Christmas, when you’ll remember your good intentions, panic and sweep round the shops buying novelty socks, […]Continue Reading →
The infection finally settled in my chest on the same day the fog covered London. I’d been sick for a week by then. Dripping nose, wheezing cough, a throat like hot gravel. A typical cold, in other words. But something had prompted the virus to make a leap for greatness. So it crept into my lungs […]Continue Reading →
On October 26, 2015 By ginandcrumpets
On October 22, 2015 By ginandcrumpets
On October 18, 2015 By ginandcrumpets
Chocolate Tart with Poached Quinces
For the chocolate pastry:
115g plain flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
30g good quality cocoa powder
30g icing sugar
75g cold butter, chopped
1 egg, separated
For the chocolate filling:
200ml double cream
1 tsp caster sugar
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On October 14, 2015 By ginandcrumpets
We had a regular roster of meals when I was growing up. If there was roast chicken on Sundays, then there was always chicken soup on Mondays, with fat cloudy dumplings bobbing in the stock. One night would be shepherd’s pie night. A triple layer affair, with a pool of mince and gravy topped with […]Continue Reading →
“There’s a guy at work who makes amazing food and is doing a pop-up. Can you come and then tell everyone about it?” As far as requests go, this one is flattering, puzzling and carries a faint whiff of danger. Friend’s recommendations aren’t always to be trusted.
I get emails from friends all the time […]Continue Reading →
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