Posts Tagged ‘food’

The Pasty: great British food. There has been a bit of confusing lately about what a Pastie or Pasty actually is. A writer from the New York Times had never had a pasty and attempted to correct The Economist when they referred to them. He thought that ‘Cornish Pasties’ was a misspelling of ‘Cornish Pastries’ […]


I have been looking for summer holiday ideas as a method of banishing the post-Christmas blues. When it is gray and wet outside it is nice to look at brochures and online for holiday inspiration, if you look at sunny summer photos for long enough you can even forget about how cold you are and […]


Giles Coren’s Rant at The Times. Giles Coren is my idiot of the week yet again. Last time he was slagging off the Great British Breakfast, this time he has lashed out in an email at the editors at The Times for editing. Seems strange as this is their job but Mr Coren seems to […]


Idiot of the week: Giles Coren *for Giles’s latest controversy read my latest post about his email rant to The Times newspaper* Finding an idiot on the internet is never hard work. This weeks idiot is Giles Coren was probably acting up for the publicity but I couldn’t resist. I shouldn’t really encourage such blatant […]


Tesco Finest Espresso: A Review. This ‘Espresso’ is far from fine. In fact I think It might be the worst coffee ever. I should preface this by saying that I understand that by paying very little money (compared to other coffees) for pre-ground coffee made by a supermarket I was never going to get an […]