The Salopian Inn – Giving Gin Palaces a Good Name!

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If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! When once asked about her longevity, that splendid woman Julia Child attributed it to “red meat and gin”. When it came to gastronomy old Julia wasn’t wrong about much and I’m happy to take my guidance from her in [...]

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Wish You Were Here Postcards – Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris

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Construction of the Notre Dame Cathedral was begun in 1163 and the building wasn’t finally completed until the mid 14th century. It has weathered riots, revolutions and war and has been broken, but not beaten – still standing proudly on the Ile de la Cite in the heart of Paris. Subscribe to Lambs’ Ears and [...]

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Filipino Street Food – Barbecue Heaven!

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To say that I ate well while in the Philippines for the KitchenAid Gourmet Summit earlier this year would be a gross understatement. Every time I turned around there was another fabulous dining experience waiting for me – and I’m talking gourmet dining three times a day -  so I didn’t really have the stomach [...]

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Sponge Cake – Easier Than I Thought!

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While I’m reluctant to air all of my shortcomings as a cook – and there are quite a few, believe me – I’ve decided to come clean on something that I’ve felt a little guilty about for some time. I’ve waxed lyrical about the comforts and joys of baking before on this blog and I’ve [...]

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Wish You Were Here Postcards – Tannery in the medina, Fes, Morocco

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Very little has changed in the Fes medina for hundreds of years. The narrow lanes house a vast range of merchants and craftsmen selling their wares in the various souks. The leather souk also contains a tannery – one of the oldest in the world, and one you smell well before you see it. Subscribe [...]

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Discover Adelaide & Win a Night for 2 at the Hilton Adelaide!

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Some people seem to think there’s not much to do in Adelaide in the winter time and the cold weather certainly persuades lots of us to hunker down of an evening. But, with the help of Hilton Adelaide, I’d like to encourage you to poke your nose out the door and check out what is [...]

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