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What’s the best supermarket?

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

There are a select few who can wander down to their field, pick some fresh asparagus and on their way back, slaughter a chicken or two. To those I stand in awe and salute your fortunate position, for the rest of us, there are supermarkets. Whether you love them or loathe them, life would be […]

The best biscuit in Britain?

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

There are three basic ingredients in biscuits – flour, sugar and fat. Tweak the ratio of these three basics, add a few bits and bobs and you end up with thousands of variations of tea’s favourite companion. If you read all the other posts on this site – and I thoroughly recommend you do – […]

The 10 worst chocolate bars

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

As a rejoinder to my post of The 10 best chocolate bars, here are my choice for the worst. I simplified my reasons why – the less time I have to think about these the less queasy I feel… Turkish Delight Like eating an overly scented Yankee Candle Snickers We all know peanuts exist – […]

The 10 best chocolate bars

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

Scrivens sat at the end of an elongated red brick shoebox row of shops. There was a hardware store, a greengrocers, a hairdressers, a rather strange woman’s clothes shop – which for some reason sold toys – and finally Scrivens, a strange L-shaped grocery cum newsagents. It was here where you spent your pocket money. […]

Epicurean’s Answer Polls – archive

Thursday, January 1st, 2009

Here, in a single bite-size chunk, are all the polls I’ve run on Epicurean’s Answer, a thermometer up the collective consciousness, checking for food fever.