Category: Dining

  • The Leftovers – season 3

    The Leftovers – season 3

    A number of years ago I wrote about a tv programme that basically dealt with those left behind during the The Rapture. That was part or season 1. Season 2 was inspired by my old friend Simon Cooper, who asked what do you do with the leftovers? The truth is we have to be really […]

  • Fly TheLatestSupper Economy Class

    Fly TheLatestSupper Economy Class

    Some travellers prefer to visit a place once. Some prefer the beach and others the interior. Some want a tan whilst others are culture sponges – soaking up as much as they can. I am a mixed bag of sweets. A true example of ‘pick ‘n’ mix’. I like to visit more than once and […]

  • Andalucian Chicken Stew

    Andalucian Chicken Stew

    Most things taste like chicken and so should chicken! Here in Andalusia you are spoilt for choice in terms of local ingredients. The abundance of fish fresh from the Mediterranean, or the luscious cured pork variations to the chicken and beef. Together with the cornucopia of fresh vegetables and wines, it is a very special […]

  • la ensalada que no era ensalada

    la ensalada que no era ensalada

    After you get over the sheer pleasure of a Spanish menu comes the next instalment of “The Wow Factor” – the names of the dishes in the native tongue. Covid hasn’t done much for my dexterity both physically and when it comes to ‘Habla Espanol’. My Spanish is improving by the moment and that’s a […]

  • Swedish Cannonballs

    Swedish Cannonballs

    Whether ABBA, Ace of Base, SAAB or Nobel Prizes, think Sweden and you’ll be forgiven if your thinking is more IKEA. Add cooking to the maelstrom of memory then the first ambassador of Scandinavian cuisine is a right muppet. ”The Swedish Chef” no less. A throwback to childhood and the customs, flavours and delicacies, once […]

  • Handi to Know

    Handi to Know

    An aspect that makes where I live so good is diversity. Whether it is in heritage or business. Add to that diversity in business a flair for authenticity, then stepping out in Pembrey & Burry Port is a real adventure. At the western extreme of Pembrey, at the end of a stretch of road known […]

  • Burger That!

    Burger That!

    It seems a while ago since I last made a dish worthy of inclusion into the Pauper’s pantry, & purely by accident I come across one. You don’t have to be a financial expert or city bull to know the world has gone mad since the covid 19 pandemic. Food shortages, spiralling inflation, & fuel […]