Category: Food

Another day, another Oxfam find (or two)

My Oxfam haul includes a paperback copy of both A Year in Provence and Toujours Provence by the late Peter Mayle, creator of Wicked Willie. Bought them for The Husband so that he can crash out on the sofa in his study and read on a wintry Sunday afternoon. Another photo frame for the sitting room. Brand new, Italian and hand-made. And for the…

Seeds of Italy

Royal Mail just delivered a small box from Seeds of Italy which will please The Husband, because it contains two 60g tubs of his favourite Italian seasoning, Ariosto Aglio e Peperoncino. If you want to get some more heat in your pasta (or other Italian dishes) without going completely burnt mouth, I recommend this. The Husband has NCGS (Non-Coeliac Gluten…

Abel and Cole plug plants

Have been a happy customer of Abel & Cole since 2012, and I hope to continue buying all our organic milk and eggs from A&C, Brexit or not. New in, are organically produced herb plug plants, £14 for seven. I received apple mint, salad burnet, marjoram, oregano, thyme and two types of basil. The plants arrived well packaged and suitably…

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