Jubilee bunting covers much of Britain for Jubilee weekend and the weeks and days leading up to it. In the local village both the butcher and the baker have strung up little […]
Every once in a very long while, one has a meal so truly memorable that you don’t think it can ever be surpassed. This grand family dinner was enjoyed at The Old […]
Helen Keller once remarked, “Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much.” That’s what our wine scribe Jim Walker thought when he decided to take on a partner.
A trifle is to be the official pudding for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee after winning a UK competition to find a new dessert, beating out my brilliant Jubilee Mess.
Nope! This is not an advice column about your romantic status. It’s the story of how I decided I needed a new career and came up with the idea of becoming a […]
Monkfish fillets freeze well, so I always have some on hand for an emergency. Today we have unexpected guests and I’m going to offer them this tender fish that tastes a bit […]
On St. George’s Day, a holiday in Newfoundland, let’s reflect on the island’s heritage and some iconic images from The Rock, including John Cabot’s ship, The Matthew, cod and fish cakes.
There are those who think that a wine agent’s life is a great big bowl of cherries – slurping the finest wines, visiting exotic locales and dining in utter splendor. But nature […]
Three (out of four) of the most important women in my life are Aries, the Zodiac’s sign of the ram, with birthdays in April.
If the Brits can put bangers in Yorkshire pudding and call it toad-in-the-hole what shall I call green veggies in Yorkshire pudding? Frog-in-the-hole?