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Wiblog - Paul's Wibblings

15/07/17

We went to Inverness Tesco recently and I weakened and bought a Rankin Barmbrack and it was delicious, reminding me a lot of lardy cake (only without the sugar crust).  read more ...

06/09/14

Miranda Summer Light Shiraz I've wibbled on before to people about how, despite there being some very drinkable lowish alcohol rose wines about there are no reds worth drinking.  read more ...

02/06/13

I am notoriously bad at leaving food festering at the back of cupboards and treating use by dates as merely indicative if they're in months rather than precisely dated. ...  read more ...

23/02/13

I have made focaccia a couple of times before using Paul Hollywood's recipe from The Great British Bake Off. It's a lot of work doing it his way and messy too and we've speculated in the past that our bread machine might be able to help simplify things. ...  read more ...

17/02/13

It's a standing joke in our house that I'm not the world's biggest fan of broccoli and when I heard it mentioned on "Old Harry's Game" on BBC Radio 4 Extra I did this edit. The setting is Hell and main speaker is Mordecai, who was one of the writers of the Old Testament.  read more ...

06/02/13

One of the joys of being on anti-seizure meds is that I can't drink a lot. Officially I'm not meant to drink at all but like many people with epilepsy I still drink a bit. The rule of thumb I use, based on comments from other sufferers, is a maximum of the equivalent of one pint of beer every other day. If it's a mild (or at least sub 4%) I'll stretch that to 1.5 pints.  read more ...

27/01/13

I bought a "Willow Farm" chicken from Milton Tesco yesterday. Today Beth got it out of the fridge to roast it and got suspicious about the weight so she put it on our scales.  read more ...

29/10/10

I do like my pork, but as Beth can't eat it these days I don't eat a lot of it either, but if I do I like to but outdoor reared, as I figure at least that way they've had a good life outside until they're slaughtered. ...  read more ...

12/10/09

Haslet is once of those meats that's been around since my childhood. My mother used to buy it regularly and I rediscovered it when ...  read more ...

09/10/09

I've probably blethered on here before about how we do 90% of our food shopping via WaitroseDeliver and very good they are too...  read more ...

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