Ruby, Ruby, Ruby, Ruby!!- As The Kaiser Chiefs put it

Note, May 2020. Since I wrote this piece almost three years ago, Ramadan is now in May and there have been changes in the Sheffield curry scene. The Gulshan is now, sadly, Big Daddy's Burger Joint and the Kebabish is a pale shadow of its former self having changed ownership and position in the intervening … Continue reading Ruby, Ruby, Ruby, Ruby!!- As The Kaiser Chiefs put it

When God grants you lemons….make lemonade!

If you read my last post you'll have a good idea what this one's going to be about and, provided I haven't had a brainstorm in the intervening days, you'd be right. Firstly an apology. I'm going to (un) wax lyrical about a lemon that only grows in one place on earth and, unless you … Continue reading When God grants you lemons….make lemonade!

Cucina Povera??….Not Likely Mio Amico!!

Mi piace MOLTO l'Italia. OR...I like Italy....A LOT. Italy is changing though. But in many places, and especially if you keep off the well mentioned "beaten track", the old traditional Italy is alive and well, even in places like Venice, Florence and Rome. I've just got back from my annual trip (or should that be pilgrimage?) … Continue reading Cucina Povera??….Not Likely Mio Amico!!