Gin ramblings

gin rambling

Recently we’ve seen scandals tear through politics, the police and press. We’ve been rioted, we’ve been looted, we’ve been screwed by hikes and strikes. And bankers. We’re living off less but everything costs more. There’s an apocalyptic mood lingering over the city, and it won’t go away…. 

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Real recession cooking: Ham hocks

I don’t have a problem with recession food. I’m happy to eat trotter or tongue.

The problem is that restaurants seem confused about the concept of recession food. Surely the point is that they don’t pay as much for the meat, so we get charged less for eating cheap cuts. More than often though, you find ox cheek priced like it’s beef fillet…. 

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