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Sheepish in Meatloaf Battle or … Cottage Pie à l’Italienne

This was sunset over Rome less than two weeks ago, the sky lighting up with crazy colours that just beggared to be oooh and aaahed over.  Quite quite stunning, it had me in transports of delight over the wonder that … Continue reading

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Meat and two veg – and the special one of the two veg (Mashed Potatoes)

      When I was growing up, dinner was nearly always about meat and two vegetables.  Even when one went out to a restaurant (we’re talking the early seventies here), there would be an hors d’hoeuvre or starter followed by meat … Continue reading

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