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Mike Morley read Experimental Physics for four years at Trinity College, Cambridge, and is now undertaking a PhD in the Fracture and Shock Physics group of Cambridge's Cavendish Laboratory. He once worked as a BBQ Chef, but doesn't like to talk about it.

Engaging drinks

We'd travelled to Cambridge for drinks with friends to celebrate our engagement; the venue was the Allhusen...

Special occassion wines

I'd been saving these for a special occassion: Penfolds Koonunga Hill Autumn Riesling 72, and Heidsieck Monopole...

Mincemeat lattice tart

To finish the jar of meaty mincemeat, I made a lattice mincemeat tart. The pastry was a...

Chili with a difference

This was a good chili con carne, taken from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's meat book. In order to avoid...

Marmite chocolate

I was browsing through the delightful Firebox website when I found something marvellous: Marmite chocolate! It sounds...

Home-made mince pies

These mince pies are the first to be made from the mincemeat I mentioned before. As it...

Christmas preparations and other stories

I must confess to, of late, having been rather too busy to find time to write here;...

Two meals at d’Arrys

A recent trip to d'Arrys was a significant improvement on my last visit there. We started by...

Quinta de Ervamoir 10 y.o.

We spied a bottle of Ramos Pintos's Quinta de Ervamoir 10 y.o. tawny port in the Chop...

Rabbiting on about something fishy

After being told to expect a forty-five minute wait at Jamie's Italian in Cambridge, we were called...

Number 7 Fish Bistro

One doesn't have to go as far as Nice to find fantastic fresh sea food, and I...

The end of an era

Bad news, everyone: Fitzbillies, home of delicious Chelsea Buns (and delicious Chelsea Bun ice cream) has gone...
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