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Ethnic origins

As well as the rise of sherry, Famale has witnessed the rise of the ‘flat white.’ This strong white coffee with a leaflike pattern on top originated in that cultural desert otherwise known as…Australia. Whether gap-year kids brought it back … Continue reading

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Northern soul

Last night Mamma Famale was treated to a special pre-Mother’s Day dinner. This is a good one for today if you’re stuck for ideas. All mums love chicken and lemon and rosemary.┬áIt makes them think they’re in Lake Garda when … Continue reading

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Convention rights

The rules on Italian pesto should be laid down in the European Convention on Human Rights. In fact, I’m surprised they’re not. My experience of pesto pre-Italy was when we discovered it as first year art students and put it … Continue reading

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You can never be too rich or too thin

The problem with blogging baking promises is that you actually promise ‘to the world at large’, which in lawland is a big mistake. In the words of Girls Aloud… “Promise I made, promise I made, starting to fade.” Well, I … Continue reading

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