Friday Pot Luck | Week 11

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I’m becoming more and more of a magpie, like a deranged Elizabeth Taylor. It’s been aggravated by a recent visit to see the crown jewels at The Tower of London. So many gold sceptres, gold spoons and that enormous Koh-i-Noor Indian diamond set in the Queen Mother’s crown…… 

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Friday Pot Luck | Week 10

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Overheard in Waitrose. A source of endless amusement:

“Noah, you’ve had enough Manchego for one day”
“Darling, do we need Parmesan for both houses?”
“Don’t rummage in the reduced bin, someone from the golf club might see you.”… 

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“It does what it says on the tin” – so the saying goes. But it’s amazing how a bit of lateral thinking can take this to a whole new level. From pantone beer packaging to spreadable butter which comes with an inbuilt knife, this week’s Pot Luck is all about food packaging with a pretty cool twist.

food packaging


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Friday Pot Luck|Week 8

Food Craft

Craft is cooler than ever. The other week, I came across new website Brit + Co – an American craft collective, which recently received $6.3 million backing. From DIY Pinata to How to Turn Your Pumpkins into a Stack-O-Lantern to 10 Ways to Repurpose Cake Pans. It makes me feel twelve years old again, with this overwhelming urge to whip out scissors and glue and make scrap books and papier mache vases and sock puppets. … 

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