Happy Turkey/Tofu Day

Andrew reflects my opinions on the mysterious need of Americans for TWO successive family feasts that almost always end in tears. While I enjoy a celebration to cheer us all up in the darkest days of winter1, it really depends on who you spend it with. Don’t get me wrong; I like spending time with […]


2nd bbq in a week

It’s Turkey Day in America. I’m no fan of turkey. It’s a pointless meat unless you go the whole hog and prepare stuffing, roast veggies, roast potatoes, brussel sprouts with bacon and chestnut, chipolatas and all the other turkey trimmings you’d normally have for a British Christmas lunch. Over here, they do creative things with […]