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Book Review: Waddle – A Book of Fun for Penguin Lovers

Today I’m letting you lucky readers know about a lovely collectible book. It’s called WADDLE which is one of the adorable collective nouns for a penguin. This is what they’re called on land (also a colony or a huddle) – on sea they’re known as a raft. All perfect descriptions as they definitely waddle and huddle […]

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Recipe book review: Savage salads

It’s always exciting to acquire a new recipe book for my ever-expanding collection. And I was certainly inspired as I started paging through Savage Salads to decide what to cook for dinner. The book is the brainchild of Italian chef Davide and Swedish food expert Katrina and the recipes came about because of their highly successful […]

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Book review: A Modern Guide to the Wine World’s Best-Kept Secret: Sherry

I’m always inspired by Spain which was one of the reasons I couldn’t wait to get my teeth into this beautiful book telling the story of one of the country’s most important products – Sherry.  I had no idea what a huge subject it was and all lyrically explained here by author Talia Baiocchi whose […]

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Recipe book review: Great British Cooking

It’s time to continue my series reviewing recipe books. I guarantee to make three recipes from every book I review, so I get a good feel for what it’s like. Despite a lot of disparaging remarks when I was trying it out:  “Great British Cooking, that’ll be a short book”…I found this book inspiring to cook […]

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Time for a drink – and some education

The world of food and drink is a constantly changing experience. New things popping up everywhere, it’s a challenge to keep up and important to admit that you can never know everything! I’m always keen to learn and two new reference books on beer and wine have given me something to focus my learning on…and […]

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Recipe book review: LEON: Family & Friends

I love recipe books and am always looking for new additions to my collection. So I’ve decided I should share any new discoveries that have inspired me. And this is a lovely one. It comes from one of the co-founders of LEON which is a chain of wholesome, fast food restaurant/cafes in London. LEON’s menu […]