Bachelor Dinners #2 – Anchovy Stuffed Olive Pizza

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in Food | 0 comments

Bachelor Dinners #2 – Anchovy Stuffed Olive Pizza

You know those nights when you know you should eat, but you don’t feel like eating a ready-meal (this blog was written during a period when the UK food supply chain was full of pre-packaged meals that contained horse meat labelled as beef). Luckily my Tesco Metro (a kind of mini-supermarket designed to render the art of cooking useless – but more of that some other time) is only a short walk away, so I took a few minutes to browse the isles for a quick, but not totally mindless meal. The solution was the...

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Peregrinate

Posted by on Mar 6, 2013 in words | 0 comments

Peregrinate

There are people that say the rise of e-books and being able to read a ‘book’ on the small screen of a mobile device will somehow lead to the downfall of society and the end of reading. I’m worried about the longevity of the books in my electronic collection – especially because I have books on several different platforms that didn’t exist five years ago, let alone in five years time – whereas the paper books I bought as a student will exist in hundreds of years time. But back to the idea that the media by...

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Bachelor Dinners #1 (The Origin Story)

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013 in Food | 0 comments

I’m not a bachelor anymore. However, I’m glad I spent some time fending for myself, because that’s how I learnt to cook. Actually, now that I think about it, that statement is factually incorrect. I moved out when I started my first job, aged 21, but I knew how to cook before that. In fact, as a scout, I participated in competitions that required the ‘patrol’ to prepare a three course meal from fresh ingredients in a camp kitchen over an open fire. Most teenagers can manage sausages on a BBQ, but the rules of the...

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