Monthly Archives: April 2014

My life with my new flatmates, part VII: we didn’t really think you could cook

Just when you least expect it, people will come out with the most horrible things. Just as I thought I had found the most gentle loving souls in my flatmates, Blenderman said something that really offended me there the other … Continue reading

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The rustic nightmare that is the hazelnut

People always want what they can’t have, and idolize that which they don’t really understand. This is the reason that ‘agritourism’ exists, and that people will pay more to pick their own fruit, than for ready-picked fruit. We pale city-dwellers … Continue reading

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Honey against hay fever

Finally, spring has properly arrived. Not that feint that The Weather likes to pull on us every single year in late March, that “Sun’s out – ooohh now it’s raining, in your face!” type of stuff, no, it’s the real … Continue reading

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No country for vegetarians

Italians, being the Mediterranean and passionate types that they are, seem to nurture irrational but ardent feelings of hatred for the most unexpected things in their hearts. For instance, vegetarians. What’s so offensive about vegetarians, I ask? They’re nice to … Continue reading

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My life with my new flatmates, part VI: yoghurt

Everyone has their quirks, and here in the flat, the three of us are no different. Specifically, we all have products that we must have in the house at all times, or we freak out. My product is eggs. What … Continue reading

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