Monthly Archives: November 2007
Getting lunch. Lunch isn’t allowed after 2.30pm in this idyllic looking country pub that we called at today. It may only be one minute, but that one minute is obviously of critical importance when you run an almost empty Derbyshire pub.
I was in two minds about what to cook for a relaxing meal so turned, as I always do these days, to the internet for some searches on the ingredients I’d already bought – chicken, cream, mushrooms.
A Mayfair millionaire has left £10m to the owners of a Chinese restaurant. And why not? They obviously gave Golda Bechal a lot of pleasure in her life and the money will undoubtedly change the lives of Kim Sing Man … Continue reading
The role of tea in politics continues to be an important force as guest blogger Amitava Sanyal from the Hindustan Times finds in this look at the development of our favourite cuppa.
As I endeavour to pull together the ultimate playlist to cook to, you’ve been letting me know your favourites. And a very intellectual bunch you are too! I’ve had several mentions of Radio 4 programmes – including the Today programme … Continue reading
WITH Spinningfields steadily coming to life it seems like our new business district is becoming a replica of ‘high street Britain’, with the now mandatory selection of chain restaurants popping up left right and centre. Mark Richardson went along for this review.
So Delia is coming back. But what I want to know is whether she’s going to be keeping her clothes on?
Over on the M.E.N website, we’ve launched a foodie newsletter – which means you can now keep up with this blog by email. In addition there’s also offers for restaurants, video cooking tips from Channel M and food and wine … Continue reading