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Wartime Stew Recipe

After the last recipe I shared that mentioned my great-grandmother’s Irish Stew, I have had a couple of messages asking for the recipe so I decided to share it here for all of you. 680 more words


In My Kitchen - February 2016.

I’ve been so busy with my nine month old Alice that I can’t believe it’s IMK time again.  Somewhere between feeding, changing nappies and teething nightmares i’ve managed to throw something together, so here goes.. 250 more words

Fun Stuff

Alexis Soyer - Famine Soup

Today I would like to share a recipe I have found, which belongs to Alexis Soyer. After I started writing my dissertation about Food Media, I came across the history of Soyer. 520 more words

Alexis Soyer

Irish Adventures

2014 we were able to meet up with my Aunt and Uncle in Ireland for a week after spending the previous week in Sicily for a wedding. 24 more words

Telephone Killer – 2

Meet the man who in the last post had the audacity to call a TV station and tell them that he had planted a bomb. Here he’s going into a coffee shop where he can watch what happens. 747 more words




The humble carrot
        first recorded in English
around 1530
        its name derived
from the Indo-European root ker
        signifying horn
Ancestors of the plant… 100 more words


Anecdote - Pig’s, sheep and stew

Pig’s, sheep and stew


I was a poor student but I’ve never been richer. I had everything I needed – good friends, incredible music, a euphoric scene that was full of optimism, a girlfriend who I was in love with. 776 more words