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Alistair Shearer on cuisine in Kerala

Alistair Shearer on the cuisine of Kerala

My daughter and I arranged a trip to Southern India just before Christmas last year, finishing with a flourish at a five-day wedding ceremony, A hectic year had...
recipe for poor knights' pudding

Poor Knights’ Pudding

“To make Poor knights Pudding. Cut two penny loaves in round slices, dip them in half a pint of Cream or faire water, then lay them abroad in a dish, and beat t...
history of belgian frites

A History of Belgian Frites

Following my post on Belgian frites, I found the history of the Belgian frite was a minefield of controversy, misunderstandings and vying between neighbouring n...