Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Cook Wayne Macauley

Nothing prepared me for the ending. And while of course I would never divulge it here, it is to the author’s credit that he twists his tale so subtly and with such craft that the denouement delivers a force quite mighty. Largely … Continue reading

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Sweet endings

Cooking for others is never more pleasurable for me than in winter. It is indeed during winter that I seem almost permanently to be thinking of food – well, even more than I do anyway! Plotting dinners, planning menus, leafing through … Continue reading

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Big soup for cold weather

Those who love cooking, or even just cook regularly, have their repertoire of tried-and-true favourites, those dishes wheeled out when the desire to experiment or try something new has been superseded by the need for reliability and the sweet ease of … Continue reading

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