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Tuesday 31 January 2012
by Wulf
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Witch Hazel

I had been worried about my Witch Hazel (Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Diane’) plant at the start of this month as it hadn’t shown any flowers but, as this picture from the middle of January shows, that did resolve itself: It … Continue reading

Monday 30 January 2012
by Wulf
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Faking Masa Harina

Following up Saturday’s monkfish fritters from Rick Stein’s Spain, I then made two further dishes from the book yesterday. First was Oviedo-style beef stew which, unlike most beef stews, uses white wine rather than red as the liquid addition. Skipping … Continue reading

Saturday 28 January 2012
by Wulf
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Monkfish Fritters

It was my turn to cook up a delicious dinner today so I popped down to visit the fish market that opened on a local industrial estate last year and selected a monkfish tail. Cooked up following Rick Stein’s Asturian … Continue reading

Friday 27 January 2012
by Wulf
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Delicious Dinner

Jane and I went out for lunch today at the Oxford Brookes restaurant. Delicious food, reasonably priced and well judged portion sizes (going for all three courses was suitably filling but not uncomfortable). I had previously been for a Christmas … Continue reading