Roasted Red Peppers with Salsa Verde & Pine Nuts

It was lovely to have my daughter Nicola with me for the night, en route from Birmingham to a week-long course in Tunbridge Wells starting this morning. Birmingham to Tunbridge Wells for a 9.00am start isn’t great; Birmingham to Mum’s in Twickenham for a night and supper and on to Tunbridge Wells the next morning […]

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Rosemary & Garlic Sausages with Parmesan Polenta & Roasted Tomato Sauce

However busy I am during the day, what I’ll cook in the evening – assuming I’m in, of course – is never far from my mind. Today I thought I should use up some of the sausages I made on New Year’s Eve (click here) that were in my freezer. I decided they’d go nicely […]

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Twickenham’s ‘Little Italy’

There have been a lot of Italians  – Italian restaurants and delis – in Twickenham for as long as I’ve lived here. And that’s well over 20 years. But it’s only since writing the blog that I’ve stopped to wonder why. When I was searching out some sumac a few months ago, my friend Elsa, […]

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Blogging Highlights of 2013

About this time last year I wrote a post about the 10 bucket list new destinations I’d like to go to over the next couple of years or so. Well, I’ve only managed to tick off one this year – to Istanbul – but I’ve still had a fantastic year of travel and eating, and […]

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