- Food & Drink
A great evil is upon us: the evil of the Brussels sprout. Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a giant serving dish of miniature brassicas being brought to the table and then being politely ignored for as long as possible.
Normally I do my best to avoid the […]Continue Reading →
Last week Leonard held a Christmas Mull. A bucket of red wine seething with port, brandy, sugar, spices and orange juice was kept at a constant, mouth-melting simmer and, for once, we didn’t accidentally set it on fire.
Because the Mull was a powerful beast, Leonard needed […]Continue Reading →
It’s the night before the night before Christmas and if Father Christmas has any sense, he is fitting snow chains to his sleigh and fog lights to the reindeers. If he has a lot of sense, he’ll fill out a billion “Sorry You Were Out” cards […]Continue Reading →
Because I have no mercy on my guests, people who come to our house’s Christmas party next weekend will be subjected to mince pies made with beef mincemeat. Reactions to my plans have ranged from: ‘Ooooh, interesting,’ to ‘But there will be real mince pies, won’t […]Continue Reading →
A tsunami of cheese and meat is just 22 days away. Less if you’ve already started going to Christmas parties and eating bits of goats’ cheese on toast, mini Yorkshire puds stuffed with beef and all the other tiny party tidbits that conspire to make your […]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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