Wednesday, 13 October 2010 08:30

    The Restaurant Show 2010

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    A great day out of free tastings and sous-vide immersion into the world of culinary arts. There were olives, ice creams, huge parmesans, coffee, pastries, salami and of course plenty of wine and we tried it all.  I correctly matched a Pinot Noir to Jimi Hendrix in the completely mad music-with-wine tasting by Mickey Narea - the sommelier at Launceston Place, and afterwards went to eat at beautiful Benares for their early supper at £25 for three courses. Not much Suffolk in this show though.

    Thursday, 14 October 2010 08:29

    Proper Farmers

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    Ruth's grape harvest on the way to be made into juice at the pressers - who doesn't like his picture being taken so we can't post it on here.

    Friday, 10 December 2010 08:28

    Oh well…

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    Looks like they have chosen someone else to represent 'outspoken food blogger' on the Market Kitchen tv programme I was asked if I was interested in doing. They are focusing on Suffolk with the Chilli Farm Palmers Bakeryand Stark Naked's pesto  so I am not going to get to taste any of those with hunky Celebrity Chef Michael Caines. If I had had a chance to look at his picture first I might have been more enthusiastic about the dawn trip to London to start filming at 8am.

    Sunday, 24 October 2010 08:26

    … and supper at my mum’s house

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    Roast leg of lamb with onion sauce, loads of vegetables and a proper home-made cheesecake.

    Monday, 25 October 2010 08:26

    Woo hoo – a lunch club and we’re going!

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    Sunday lunch round a big table with people you don't know - how exciting is that? If you want to go to too, you can see the menu and book here -  http://walnuttreefarmlunchclub.blogspot.com/p/lunch-dates-and-menus.html

    Thursday, 28 October 2010 08:24

    Dhal for lunch

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    So easy, so delicious, so nutritious, so warming and so cheap. A sweet potato and lentil dhal with naan bread - didn't make the bread but I did use coriander seeds out of the garden.

    Monday, 01 November 2010 08:24

    Cakes in the window

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    What we love to see... if only we had more time!

    Monday, 01 November 2010 08:23

    Something for everyone at the Gardeners Arms

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    After football what you really need is a big old plate of roast beef, half a bitter shandy and a chance to read about Arsenal/X Factor in the News of the World - and they serve Sunday lunch here in Tostock until 3pm.

    Friday, 05 November 2010 08:22

    I love George Debman butchers

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    Because he said the piece I wrote about him in last year's Christmas edition of Suffolk magazine was 'sensational'. And he says that if I go to his butchers he will give me a bit of free bacon.

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