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Erin Mellor
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Wittering on.
Wittering on.

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This recipe makes a great autumnal dish, with oodles of flavour and a nice comfort feel.  It’s vegetarian, yet uber easy to make into a vegan meal – just leave out the feta.  You can add a few toasted pine nuts if you like, just to boost the protein…

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If you wanted a Prosecco for Valentine’s Day then this one certainly looks the part.  The label features a heart, the name is Heart.  Quite why they didn’t make the label heart shaped I don’t know.  I’m pretty certain that if pink Prosecco was a real…

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I’m a sucker for a cheery label, or a grim label, really I’m just a sucker for any kind of effort that’s been made to make a label stand out on the shelf.  That said I have learned through the years that the effort put into the label is not always…

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Costco sells more wine in the USA than any other retailer.  It’s not in the same league in the UK, but it does now get a share of my wine buying budget.  On our latest shopping trip I wanted to stock up on Raven’s Wood Californian Zinfandel because it’s a…

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The United States Presidential election last year was probably the most interesting one ever in terms of twists and turns, rabbits out of hats and gotchas. A fascinating battle, the likes of which we haven’t seen before wit social media, “alternative…

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This quick and easy vegetarian pasta dish can be on the table in the time it takes to boil the pasta, and you can make it vegan simply by leaving out the last minute feta sprinkle. It was born of necessity.  After Christmas there’s so many half packets of…

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Francis Ford Coppola Diamond Collection "Claret" 2014

I spotted this in a Publix supermarket and having never tried a Coppola wine, I had to have it.  These wines aren’t easily available in the UK, although I’ve since found you can buy it from Amazon UK so I picked it up to bring home.  Publix supermarkets…

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The Tour De France is on its way, and will be starting from London this year, bringing the colour and excitement of professional cycling to Britain. Lance Armstrong won’t win the race, he won’t be riding in it. Last year’s winner and others who would have…

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is so well known that the names of the characters are regularly used as verbal shorthand for a certain personality style. The novella doesn’t take long to read and the writing style keeps the reader gripped, even…

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I was staying in a pub up in Lancashire, the purpose of my trip was a funeral, but as ever on such occasions it was good to get together with family for a meal and some fond reminiscences. With a big table of diners all choosing different dinner options…
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