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Pale and Interesting

March 27, 2014

A dish of polenta, sopressa and buratta, well, that’s my suggestion.  A seemingly impossible combination, but so delicious that it sold our souls to the Veneto. The quest for the best continues as Northern Italy gallops swiftly into spring.  Baby broad beans and peas, freshly podded in a hill town market, consumed at once with […]

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Transience

March 18, 2014

It’s taken me years to find a suitable replacement for the many things that I have started, and ultimately failed to continue to collect – action men, football stickers, other people’s stamp collections, Smurfs, Tintin and Asterix books (hardbacks only), beer mats, hats, ornamental knives…you get the idea. What is it with boys and collecting […]

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