- start with a cold pan and the skin of your fish doesn't burn
- you can cook radishes (treat them like little turnips)
- Not all food bloggers can cook. Some of them are more gifted at going to restaurants and eating other people's food.
"we have a phrase in French about English food ...'if it's cold it's probably soup, if it's warm, it's beer'"
3) Mimolette Francais, Extra Vieille, dark orange, a bit like Edam
4) Crayeux de Roncq, creamy pungent, strong
"Why is the food so bad?"
"I mean you can understand it on a plane but on a train. How hard can it be to do tasty food?"
"You don't like it? Normally coming from the Brussels end it's pretty good"
"I know I'm not paying for this, it's a press trip, but why tinned olives?"
"We will pass your comments on..." he says nicely "have some more champagne"
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