When In Rome Part 2: It’s Offal!…and Pasta Joke

I have an offal confession to make...I'm not keen on it. Offal that is. I can cope with a kidney, flirt with a faggot and suck up to a sweetbread,  but in general, I prefer muscle to organ. (Please no trolling from the PC elite, it's all above board). Liver is the worst for me. I … Continue reading When In Rome Part 2: It’s Offal!…and Pasta Joke

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Review: “Newsflash! Angel of the North now near Sheffield”

My birthday! Lemmy buying me lunch! How much better can it get? Well, trying to find somewhere my friend and erstwhile critic Martin Dawes hasn't beaten me to makes it a slightly more tricky proposal. But the wife wanted to take me out to the country so we settled on The Angel at Holmesfield on … Continue reading Review: “Newsflash! Angel of the North now near Sheffield”

“When In Rome”……(Part 1)

"......Do as the Romans do" I believe the saying goes. It kept popping to mind every time our waiter or waitress nodded sagely when we ordered offal of some kind or another at dinner. For that's the heart of real Roman cuisine. Not the cuisine of the tourist, oh there's lots of that around in … Continue reading “When In Rome”……(Part 1)