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sumptuous

Expensive and impressive. Old French “somptueux”=made at great cost < Latin “sumptu”=expense < “sumere=to spend, consume.

Etymology

Nutritious and Sumptuous Shrimp Dishes at Numerous Seafood Restaurants


There’s no denying that the Gulf of Mexico offers breathtaking views. But aside from jaw dropping vistas, another great feature is its abundance of seafood. Indeed, the area serves as home to renowned seafood restaurants in Orange Beach, such as Tacky Jacks, where you can count on one item always remaining a staple: shrimp. 85 more words

Sumptuous

For Attila, there was nothing more sumptuous than pushing the limits of sanity.

Writing

The Innocents

Jack Clayton’s “The Innocents” is a dark and warped little feature, made with extraordinary prestige, that manages to be genuinely horrifying, and leaves the viewer reeling with all sorts of hidden implications and grotesque subtleties. 864 more words

Red Riding Chick


Last week I discovered I had a five-litre ‘bag-in-a-box’ South African red wine stashed away in the ladder. It smelt all right, even for a wine novice like me – so I used it to ‘dress up’ chicken pieces in it. 153 more words

Food

WHITER THAN WHITE

If in some future place or time, I find myself shipwrecked and marooned on a desert island, I would survive quite happily with one proviso – the island has a White Company store.The White Company has to be without doubt my most favourite retailer on the planet. 261 more words

LIFE