Monthly Archives: September 2006


Final feast photos

Wickaninnish Inn’s gorgeous tomatoes. Wonderful Feys & Hobbs caterers came up with these clever sweetcorn soup shots with mushroom tuille. Camille’s Restaurant presents venison carpaccio.. assembly line seldom looks like this!

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Feasting in Fields

By some miracle I was in a conscious state and near my radio on Friday morning when Paul Vasey offered a chance to win tickets to the sold-out foodie event of the season, Feast of Fields; and by some further … Continue reading

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Black Stilting

Susan and the Angels All kindsa poetry fans… The official launch of Planet Earth Poetry last night brought forth a monster medley of poetry lovers — all shapes, sizes and ages — and some fine musical accompanyment by Flat Lightning … Continue reading


Smoked salmon ‘n spuds

As my mission to clear out the deep freeze continues, I laid my hand upon a lovely package of alder-smoked sockeye salmon; first I made a moderately successful smoked salmon quiche, and then tried a good smoked salmon gratin. Sort … Continue reading

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Food in poetry

Here’s a funny thing, from a year ago. As a National Poetry Day project last year, the Poetry Book Society had set up a food page allowing you to search poems by ingredient (or browse by author or title). How … Continue reading

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