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Foodie Penpals June

I should be ashamed of myself.

Not necessarily for ignoring this blog – I was quite busy going on vacation (and realising I would really really like to live in an area where fresh crabmeat is affordable) – but for not presenting you the most thoughtful foodie penpal parcel I’ve received until now. 227 more words


Foodie Penpals June: Swiss Spectacular

This is a bit late, but with good reason as my parcel this month came from Marina in Switzerland but posted from Germany because it’s cheaper. 655 more words


Foodie Penpal

When I was a little girl, my mother, who was my teacher, came up with creative methods to teach me English and geography and appreciation of culture. 436 more words

Food Is Fuel

#12: Pho

I’ve been itching to try pho since I read about it as a hangover dish on the Guardian website. But the only Vietnamese restaurant I’ve known of in the area (a lovely little place on Bristol’s Gloucester Road) seems to have vanished without trace. 191 more words

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Foodie pals June

It’s another foodie pals reveal day today. They seem to come around so quickly don’t they?

This month my box went to Sally in London. 70 more words


Foodie Penpals May

My Moroccan postman was very suspicious of the parcel he delivered about two weeks ago.

‘There’s a powder coming out of this parcel,’ he said accusitive when my partner opened the door. 277 more words


Foodie penpals - May 2014

Whoops –  I am late again with my Foodie Penpal post. Last month I blamed the kitchen refurbishment, this month I blame the bathroom refurbishment! Next month I promise I’ll be sharing my post in a timely fashion! 594 more words

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