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    How The Other Half Cooks

    Welcome, food fanciers! This weekend was slightly different to the norm, as our devoted chef Clive was away in Glasgow. My lovely husband Duncan (for whom I am ghost-writing this week’s blog) stepped in as the chief cook (and bottle…

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    Autumn Pumpkin Soup

    This is a pumpkin soup that includes mostly fresh in season British vegetables, which makes the taste and flavour far more sumptuous than if all the ingredients were out of season. Included in the recipe are mixed peppers as we…

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    A process of elimination

    It was an ordinary Tuesday night after closing time. All was quiet apart from the odd noise from the shop floor where shelf-stackers toiled till light of day. A peaceful hush had descended over the ‘Staff Only’ areas. Then quite…