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Hubby's Challenge!

Last week I started to feel rather guilty of being on a sugar free diet.

As I do pretty much all of the cooking, hubby likes to take over on special occasions, including Valentine’s Day.  607 more words

Food

TV Review: Italy Unpacked, Series 3: Puglia & Basilicata

Few things excite me more than the combination of food, Italy and art, so it’s not surprising that the beginning of a new Italy Unpacked… 1,028 more words

Reviews: Books, TV Etc.

Muppets eat Bologna!

I can’t believe it’s been two years since the cheesy bromance that is Italy Unpacked first hit our screens.  (see my original review below) Apparently there are still acres of… 545 more words

Italy

Fiesta friday - have your cocktail and eat it - rum and cointreau poppyseed cocktail in a cake!

I am very excited to be bringing this “have your cocktail and eat it”  boozy cake to Fiesta Friday.   In recent Polianthus family history my baking and dessert making efforts were met with “hm, I am sure this is really healthy….”  (in response to carrot biscuits with oats and honey). 616 more words

Random Thoughts And Daily Musings

Brave new world & breadsticks

NEWS that a posho West End restaurant has been forced to close its doors wouldn’t usually fill me with glumness. But, oh, how I am bemoaning the loss – temporary or not – of… 491 more words

Food Allergy

The Italian blog: Locatelli's sea bream with tomatoes, capers, parsley and garlic

Italy, unlike France, Spain and the States, has never been a place that has really tempted me. Especially not in food terms. This might have something to do with the fact that I am a tiny bit wheat-intolerant and can no longer remember the last time I ate pasta without feeling really unwell, a fact which makes me very miserable. 813 more words

One Pot

Big thinkers and bigger failures

It was a rough week for home-cooking. The Beast decided to make gnocchi from scratch on Wednesday night. We’ve been watching Italy Unpacked, a BBC  TV series featuring the Italian chef Giorgio Locatelli and art historian Andrew Graham-Dixon. 1,212 more words

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