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A Brief BBC “MasterChef” Rant…

I do have some very interesting recipes queued up, but have not published latterly because photography is lacking, will remedy this soon.  Meantime, I would like to make a comment about bloody MasterChef, the BBC TV competition for amateur cooks.  The new series is underway in the UK with a huge set, multi-kitchen stations, limited larders and bright, harsh spotlighting and so on.  Last night on the show these two geezers, pretty much unheard of by the general public outside of presenting this programme, were whittling the number of contestants down from 20 to 12.  The new… Read more A Brief BBC “MasterChef” Rant…

“Can Jaffa Cakes Make Me High”…Er, Wot?

Before I started all this blogging lark, I had no idea that when you land on a blog/website, the search term typed to get you there is visible to the authors/designers of the site.  Most searches are just sensible and to the point, phrases like “giblet gravy” or “roasting a chicken temperature“.  A few do stand out though, sometimes because they are sad/cute/revealing or all three: “Why can’t I make soup?”  Oh, bless. For a while, I had a rather grand and regular searcher who seems to have given up on my site now, Hampshirecook was not… Read more “Can Jaffa Cakes Make Me High”…Er, Wot?