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The Future… and the Rice Porridge

I attended (virtually) the Oxford Symposium on Food & Cookery again this year, with much less time available to spend perusing the papers and attending the followup question and answer sessions, but it was delightful to spend some time with … Continue reading

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Over and Out: BC Seedy Saturday 2021

Well – long in the preparation and now over! Some 450 people from around the province registered for BC’s Virtual Seedy Saturday, and there were audiences of around 150 for each session. I attended most of the events, with growing … Continue reading

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Nose Diving

I’ve yet to get my hands on a copy of Harold McGee‘s latest book, Nose Dive: A Field Guide to the World’s Smells, but I revere his classic work, On Food and Cooking: The Science and Lore of the Kitchen. … Continue reading

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Seedy Saturday, Pandemic Style

I’m back online after a long absence! It seems right to pick up the thread here with news of this year’s Seedy Saturday. Autumn is the time gardeners and farmers are starting to pore over seed catalogs, and community organizers … Continue reading

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London eating

It’s been quiet here at the Iambic Cafe lately, but only because I’ve been so busy frequenting a few of London’s eateries and drinkeries. Last week for example I made a joyful visit to Ottolenghi whose pastries look as beautiful … Continue reading

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