Jacob the Angel

Jacob the Angel

Expectation can be a heavy burden. Why, I can remember a friend who had built up his culinary skills to a great extent while he was seeking to increase pent up anticipation.  When everyone and their dog inundated him with requests to try his food, […]

Yen

Yen

Attenuation. That’s what was said at the start of the meal.   I had no idea what it meant.  I was subsequently educated. It apparently means the reduction of something, often used in relation to radio waves.  That’s why you don’t get mobile phone signals indoors […]

Yorica

Yorica

There are many weird food-related events I have come across in my life.   There was the time that I ate puffin in Iceland.  Or perhaps it was the time I saw coal-flavoured ice cream.   Yet, what has to take the cake was the time I […]

Pizza Pilgrims

Pizza Pilgrims

What words would you associate pilgrim with? Wanderer? Drifter? Or my personal favourite, hobo? As usual, I am being particularly felicitous.  Although such words appear in my head when I think of the word “pilgrim”, it actually describes a far more noble purpose.  It is […]

Kiln

Kiln

I had often idly wondered, what was the worst thing that a restaurant could do to its clientele.  Every so often, this wondering is not so idle as unhappy things happen to me.  I have by turns been fed food with glass shards, rope and […]