Cambridge food memories

Can a dish overcome a man so richly that he faints?

I asked myself this when eating with my family in the Tickell Arms in the mid-seventies. This was an elegantly scruffy blue painted Georgian house with ornate white windows and stone lions perched either side of the front door. This village pub and restaurant in Whittlesford just outside Cambridge was a legend for eccentricity. The …

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What do you remember your mother cooking when you were a child?

My best food memories are from France when I discovered the fascination of food aged ten. My parents were determined to broaden our food horizons. We had our first holiday abroad  in the west coast of France and I remember the beautiful pale butter, the little pots of redcurrant and yellow plum jams, warm croissants …

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