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Brunch is a conundrum of a meal. Essentially a large, late breakfast for lazy gourmands, it still retains a dash of urbane sophistication years after it swaggered across the Atlantic and astonished everyone by making pancakes acceptable on days other [...]Continue Reading →
Last Sunday I had people round for brunch. It’s a modern, trendy thing to do. I think. Keeping
up with the kids is quite hard these days, especially since my bad back manifested itself and I went a bit deaf.
Anyway, I have gained the [...]Continue Reading →
The 24th–30th October is Avocado Week. It’s the week when shadowy organisation the Avocado Brotherhood tiptoes through the British Isles whispering: “Why not have an avocado? In particular, a Hass avocado grown in Chile”, into the ears of the populace. If you’ve woken up with an inexplicable desire for [...]Continue Reading →
Apparently, I am now taking requests.
At the end of March Alistair got in touch with a tale of savoury muffin woe. He’d been on holiday to the Antipodes and had enjoyed the fine cafe culture they have down there. But returning to the UK he was faced with [...]Continue Reading →
A few months ago Bellerina was going through a second-hand book sale like a (very attractive and elegant) pig in search of truffles when she caught a whiff of cookbook gold. Elbows out, head down, she emerged from the sale triumphant, clutching a copy of Continue Reading →
Today is a day of purges. Or, at least, it is the day before a day of purges. One final fry-up and a fistful of painkillers to deal with last night’s excess and then tomorrow, tomorrow the diet will begin. Tomorrow there will be jogging.
Nothing [...]Continue Reading →
At the Gin & Crumpets homestead, Pa G&C is known for his breakfasts. It’s the meal he has most control over, as Ma G&C is medically unable to get up before she has eaten. She received strict instructions from her doctor when she was pregnant with me that [...]Continue Reading →
Breakfast, breakfast, breakfast. The first meal of the day and my second thought of the day. My first being: ‘Just five more minutes.’ Cue duvet being flipped back over head.
My regular summer breakfast is Bircher muesli, but occasionally I mix things up and have something else [...]Continue Reading →
My name is Jassy Davis and I'm a freelance food writer, recipe developer and food stylist. I write for magazines, websites and I'm the co-author of The Contented Calf Cookbook.
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