A dear friend pulls up stakes and heads off to the West Coast. Our wine scribe Jim Walker reminisces about the many vinous adventures and good times they shared.
CAN FONDUE MAKE A COMEBACK?
In my first cookbook, How to Eat Well and Stay Single, I wrote about this communal dish that was popular in the 70s. I think everyone had a special fondue pot, with a burner in the stand and a set of long fondue forks.
The English law that says a man’s home is his castle is now even more relevant as the UK descends into further restrictions, locking us up in our homes. Luckily, I was able to take a couple of side trips to real castles, that were for many centuries homes as well.
THE LAST HEROES
This Remembrance Day, as we remember the fallen and salute those men and women who have served and continue to serve their country during times of war, conflict and peace, I honour my Uncle, who celebrated his 100th birthday on July 31, 2020, and served with distinction in World War II.Continue reading “THE LAST HEROES”
We all know that pizza was invented in Naples, Italy. Another of their amazing and popular dishes is eggplant parmesan, and although their claim to its creation is not quite so certain, the Neapolitan version is a tasty dish indeed.