Archive For December 2011

The Great Book of Rhubarb review

The Great Book of Rhubarb review

This is another one of those foods that crosses the divide between vegetable and fruit. We have that same complication with the tomato, which is technically a fruit but which is more often than not served as a savoury. Rhubarb is classified in the UK as a vegetable but in the US it’s a fruit….

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1000 Places to See Before You Die review

1000 Places to See Before You Die review

Travel – it’s like a drug. If you have never travelled then perhaps you can’t understand why anybody would. Home is cosy, safe and you speak the language. But many of us have had the pleasure of taking a trip, and that sparks something within. And there are 1000 Places to See Before You Die!…

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The Silver Spoon Cookbook New Edition

The Silver Spoon Cookbook New Edition

The Silver Spoon Cookbook story has lasted for 60 years and it continues with this latest and largest edition. It still has a battery of over 2000 authentic Italian recipes but now they have been joined by 400 new photographs. The thing that doesn’t change is the quality of dishes. It has great visual impact….

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Rosemary Shrager’s Yorkshire Breakfasts

Rosemary Shrager’s Yorkshire Breakfasts

The combination of Rosemary Shrager and Yorkshire Breakfasts is just about unbeatable. She is a lady that glows with passion for food, garnished with great good humour and generosity. Breakfast is my favourite meal of the day and I have been known to graze for several hours on a copious spread of morning delights. Yorkshire…

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