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Iced Chocolate Wine – My First Heston

I love Heston Blumenthal because he’s the antipathy of the power chef.  Self taught, a bit of a nerd, he’s had a few famous disasters (food poisoning at his Michelin starred Fat Duck restaurant to name one) and is a bit of an average looker. Yet, he’s hugely popular, much of it on the back… Read more

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Things Aren´t Always As They Appear

I´ve had the pleasure of visiting lots of supermercados in Spain including the national biggie Mercadona.  My favourites though are Eroski (just the name conjours up something exotic – sort of a Russian adult show) and Consum (conjouring up a vision of consumerism at it´s best).The other day I was wandering down the aisles of… Read more

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