The week has passed Septemberily, arguing fiercely with itself about whether it should turn the heating on. Yes, it’s autumn, so here’s a recipe for a really fantastic apple sauce. You will need: Kumar Sangakkara Two spoonbills and a great white egret A hard-working and diligent spouse A metric fucktonne of apples (ok, let’s say … Continue reading First take your Sangakkara
The week has passed holidayingly, pausing only to upload smug photos of obscenely picturesque coastlines to social media with the sole purpose of irritating everyone stuck in an office. Aware that no holiday is complete without a dose of unnecessary drama, I obligingly slice the tip of my finger off while preparing supper on the … Continue reading Slice of life
The week has passed goutily. I know. I’m sorry. There’s nothing more tedious than people moaning about their ailments. But the trouble is that as a result of said gout, I’ve been more or less housebound all week, and able to do little more than fester on the sofa watching cricket. How does this differ … Continue reading Plums and berries and gout, oh my!
You know what I want? What I really really want? A cookbook that tells it like it is. The marvellous writer Julian Barnes has written very entertainingly on the subject of recipes, the frustrations inherent in trying to follow them, and how they fail to meet the expectations of one who wants to be told … Continue reading Recipe Shmecipe