Some 100 years after it was completed, “The Big Ditch” remains an engineering marvel that can best be viewed from the deck of a cruise ship.
Much to my surprise, the most downloaded ‘how to’ video on the web is how to boil an egg*. Who needs a video? I’ll explain right here in a few easy steps.
My friend and colleague David Moorcroft will be writing a regular column on cruising and ports of call for Gentleman’s Portion. His first column relates the story of his recent trans-Atlantic voyage […]
RECIPE: Eggs Portobello, a new take on eggs, bacon and mushrooms, not your usual full English breakfast. DIARY: A feudal jewel of an island in the English Channel.
DIARY: Cruising topless down to Niagara at the height of peach season. RECIPE: Peach tart
DIARY: Sailors always get it right because the alternatives are unthinkable.
DIARY: Checking out a new veggie cook book from River Cottage. RECIPE: Cauliflower cheese, by a writer who cooks, not a cook who writes.
DIARY: The pros and cons of ethical food. RECIPES: Cooking with organic bacon and free-range eggs.
DIARY: Travelling around Niagara looking for farm-to-table food. RECIPE: Arctic char.
DIARY: Driving around in the countryside, antiquing. RECIPES: Apple crumble and apple crisp.