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    Tailored Stories : An Oral History Of Savile Row

    TV program on UK Freeview TV. Together TV, Channel 88. 1:15 AM Thursday. Also available on YouTube. https://www.tailoredstories.org.uk/film.html
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    Everything Dessert Related

    After mentioning it 25 pages ago I rustled up a panettone bread and butter pudding as dessert for my brothers birthday Sunday lunch. Fruit soaked in Marsala and with a drop of double cream, it was a hit and everyone wanted seconds. On a trip out in the wilds of Durham I encountered....eggnog...
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    The Breakfast Thread

    Howard I get good results by adding a little white vinegar to the poaching water then creating a whirlpool in the boiling water adding the egg to the centre. Adding the egg to the water in a cling film bag also keeps the egg compact. And then there's always the old egg poacher....
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    The Breakfast Thread

    Having had the last 10 days off work I have been indulging my taste for the full English with gusto, normally in conjunction with birdwatching trips. Couple of eggs, 2 toast, 2 links, 2 rashers, mushrooms, hash browns, black pudding and I'll take beans over tomatoes. Suitably reinforced , the...
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    What are You Drinking Today?

    A pint of Wylam's Jakehead IPA and on a school night
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    Everything Dessert Related

    Decided on Sunday lunch out for a change. With a distinctl breezy nip in the air I plumped for the treacle sponge and egg custard for dessert. Gorgeous! And SWMBO, who always seems to be able to conjour an extra spoon from somewhere, was in full agreement. As nice as a packet of Birds' or tin...
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    What are You Drinking Today?

    Vocation's Heart & Soul IPA and very nice it is too.
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    What are you listening to right now?

    Dave Rawlings Machine - Method Acting/Cortez The Killer
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    Everything Dessert Related

    ..smells like victory
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    Everything Dessert Related

    if your name is Hansel or Gretel.... The mother in law came up trumps for our wedding cake, topped with nuts and preserved and crystallised fruit, full of whisky soaked dried fruit and a lot of ginger for extra pep. Not too dark or too heavy. I normally make the Xmas cakes for my family but I...
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    Everything Dessert Related

    So...rich fruit (Xmas) cake and a slice of Wensleydale cheese anyone? Until our wedding I was unaware that cheese and fruit cake was a 'Northern' thing with the Kentish/London/US alliance looking askance on its arrival in front of them.i didn't dare mention that we sometimes fry fruit cake if it...
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    Everything Dessert Related

    If you are like me and wonder our loud and often enough somehow..sometimes..magically... It happens. Sometimes I get snark but thems the odds...
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    Everything Dessert Related

    Not a drop of custard in16 pages? Bring on the dark nights and chilly days and something steamed and stodgy for 'afters'. Baked Rice Pudding with just a little cream on top Bakewell Tart with a LOT of cream on top Sticky Toffee Pudding in a puddle of custard and maybe a wee drip of cream too :)...
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    The Official AAAT Music Thread: What Are You Listening To?

    Big fan of Flann myself but no connection to the man except the name.