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Oct,

13

Dinner with the Ecuadorian Ambassador

It’s not every day one is invited to dinner with the Ambassador, odd for me as the Global Ambassador for AGA Rangemaster and honored an Ambassdor of British Food by Farmers Weekly.  His Excellency Juan Falconi Puig is a relatively new Ambassador to his post representing Ecuador in the UK.  Pro-Ecuador invited a few food journalists (myself included) to a delectable evening of the best of Ecuador.  A country with 4 regions and beautiful fine foods.

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28

Oct,

13

The day I went back to school

And yes I did learn something.
I left Portadown College in 1996 after completing my GCSE and A-levels there.  HE2 was the room I studied my beloved subject of Home Economics in.  My Home Economics teacher had moved to a new school, and her replacement Mrs Willis invited me to talk to the students.

24

Oct,

13

AGA Foodhall

Regular readers of my blog will know I love all things AGA, the quintessential Great British cooker.  You will have read about how I have travelled across the world with AGA, and I hope to see some of you at my AGA demonstrations before Christmas.  AGA symbolises all things great about home cooking and as a welcome addition to the AGA family, the AGA Foodhall has just opened.

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23

Oct,

13

Pact coffee for £1 – blog offer

What can you get for £1?  Half a frozen ready meal from Iceland according to the latest BBC series following a supermarket.  How about 250g of beautiful coffee delivered to your home in a sealed package that’s been roasted and ground within the past 7 days.  Fresh coffee in the post in a variety of flavours.

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14

Oct,

13

Edge of Belgravia

I love to write about British products on my blog, especially those ones that are unique.  You know, the ones that you look at with a private stylish pride.  I was in the most British of establishments a few weeks ago – a drinks party in Harrdos (which I assume is actually ‘the edge of Belgravia’).  I was chatting to the owner of this company and he very kindly sent me some ceramic knives.

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04

Oct,

13

British Street Food Awards

The British Street Food Awards – that have become an end-of-season institution since they were founded back in 2009 — went all European this year. The festival of vans, trucks and trailers showcased the very best of street food from across the entire continent. Traders travelled from Stockholm, Paris, Amsterdam, Brussels and Berlin to compete, but the winners were Katie and Kim from Bristol, who baked out of a converted horse box to be voted Best of the Best.

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