Food

In defence of cauliflower cheese.

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On two occasions now I have drafted posts about cauliflower cheese while working through the exercises in Will Write for Food. The first was to compose a paragraph about a passion for a certain food. The second was for a post about a dish that I didn’t like as a child, but have since come […]

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Food Writing Exercises: Limiting Adjectives

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I continue to work through ‘Will Write for Food’ as a way to improve my food writing, although progress has been halted slightly due to work (got to pay the bills!), travel (for work) and Magic of Christmas commitments (oh crikey Christmas is coming, fast!). Returning to where I had gotten to, I found that I […]

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A Second Path: Getting into Food Writing and Blogging

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Alongside my day job, and the writing of a few novels (The Magic of Christmas is progressing well, and a few other things are in the pipeline), one of my big interests has always been food. Writing about food has been a dream that has lurked within the deep corners of my mind for years now. It […]

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Anticipating Autumn: Is It Pie-Time Yet?

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Autumn food: pie

They are the days of fading summer, when grey clouds blanket the sky and bring with them the persistent drizzle and gloom of autumn. When the lights are needed by mid-afternoon. They’re the days that stir in me a dormant, almost primal, desire to bake pie. To savour the richer, more comforting foods that my […]

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A History of Royal Food and Feasting

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So far on this blog, I have focused mainly on my passion for writing fiction. This has naturally led to me discussing one of my other big interests – Star Wars – as something which motivates and drives my writing. Another equally distracting topic when I’m trying to work is cooking. I could spend days reading […]