I recently presented a piece on entertaining for BBC 2's Food and Drink programme. Statistics, the BBC said, proved that entertaining is becoming more popular and that people who entertain are happier. But today I got an email, new rese...
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One of the cookbooks I've most enjoyed recently is by a blogger, Debs Perelman of The Smitten Kitchen. It's charmingly written with a dry, wry, warm, frank and chatty tone, reminiscent of my heroine Nora Ephron, another smart talented Ne...
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According to the guide at the Piran salt flats, dry salt all tastes the same. It's only when it is wet that different flavours emerge. He confirmed what I always thought, when cooking: sea salt, that is 'sweet salt', is less salty. In...
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Aquaculture, that is fish farms, have a bad name. But Fonda, created ten years ago by a family of Slovenian micro-biologists, have four 'fields' (marked by coloured buoys) in the Northern Adriatic sea, in the bay of Piran, where vicious ...
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