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Wednesday 03 June 2009
Friday 15 May 2009
In entries from "bitterness" ("Fernet Branca is... a weird and wonderful way of mitigating a robust meal") to "offal" ("the ritual sequences of feast and fast connected with pig killing is... a glorious argument against the tyranny of the 'balanced diet'"), Gillian Riley shows that a hefty, authoritative work on the world's greatest domestic cuisine can also be personal, entertaining and readable.
Sunday 08 March 2009
Sunday 08 February 2009
Sunday 01 February 2009
Sunday 16 November 2008
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/independent/2008/10/spending-powe-2.html">Spending power: Pasta Hut, huh?</a>
Monday 06 October 2008
Pizza Hut is being re-named Pasta Hut to give the business a healthy, modern makeover. Or is it?
Saturday 12 July 2008
Friday 02 May 2008
Admirable in every respect but the clichéd cover, this book is learned, enjoyable and wonderfully readable. Dickie explains the rich variety of Italian cuisine in this most regionally diverse of Western states.
Saturday 15 December 2007
Are you racking the noggin for an answer to the perennial problem of what to buy the man in your life for Christmas? Well, rack no longer. The object on the table before me will get the testosterone surging in any gent. The sleek shape of its motorhead owes somethin to Raymond Loewy’s streamlined design for the 1938 Broadway Limited loco. Its double row of cooling vents is like the radiator grill of an early John Deere tractor. Its raked motorhead support column suggests the soaring tailfin of a ’59 Caddy. In short, it is the ultimate boy’s toy.
Wednesday 24 May 2006
When Humphrey Langridge began brewing ale 425 years ago in the Elizabethan village of Wandsworth, he chose the "pugnacity and bravery" of the ram as the symbol for his business.
Tuesday 14 March 2006
Wednesday 26 October 2005
Saturday 23 July 2005
Saturday 25 June 2005
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