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Blue Flame – hot, pure, fast, and full of treasure.

Blue Flame – hot, pure, fast, and full of treasure.

It’s the kind of flame that comes from a gas cooker – shaped like a lotus, perfectly rigid until a pot is slid across it, then it too opens like a flower, and spreads, stretching always up – trying to find the highest point. It’s contained in a blowtorch – […]

September 19, 2012 ×

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O happy biscuit

O happy biscuit

“You are going to have a very comfortable old age” That, I seriously doubt. With my love of Champagne, Bouche D’affinois, chocolate truffles and many other vessels of alcohol, sugar and saturated fat, combined with my complete lack of willpower, I am probably going to spend my old age unable […]

March 31, 2011 ×

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Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmare

Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmare

more about the show here I love the food channel. Back in Melbourne, before my kids grew up and commandeered the television, Saturday mornings would provide 4 hours of back-to-back entertainment by the way of Masterchef and Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares. It’s the perfect way to clear the hungover brain – […]

January 16, 2011 ×

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The early bird catches the fish

The early bird catches the fish

It’s more than a little too early… I can hear the muezzin to the north, and he is soon joined by the east and south. It can’t be more than 16 degrees, and my heat-accustomed body is shivering despite a cardigan, jeans and boots. It is predawn, still dark, and […]

January 8, 2011 ×