Food 2008 – Recipes (Lavender and Honey Ice Cream)

Monday, 22nd September 2008 – Recipes (Lavender and Honey Ice Cream) And as an afterthought to our visit to Halibut, I have in fact found a likely sounding recipe for: Lavender and Honey Ice Cream Ingredients: 6 ozs honey 1 tablespoon fresh lavender flowers or 1 level teaspoon dried culinary lavender ¾ pint double cream…

Food 2008 – Halibut, Buckingham

Friday, 19th September 2008 – Halibut, Buckingham Friday evening we wandered into Buckingham intending to eat at the Buckingham Fort (a very nice Indian restaurant) but as I’d noticed a couple of new restaurants had sprung up since last I drove through Buckingham on a regular basis, we figured we’d have a bit of a…

Travel 2008 – Brighton

Saturday, 13th/Sunday, 14th September 2008 – Brighton The weekends have been busy of late and the weeks are just so busy that I don’t seem able to find time to tell anyone about it. That said, last weekend, we finally got to visit our friend Irene in Brighton (we’ve only been trying to achieve it…

Food 2008 – The Roade House, Roade

Friday, 12th September 2008 – Italian Dinner, The Roade House, Roade Friday night was another of the ever-wonderful Roade House’s special dinners. This time it was an Italian dinner with matching wines. We arrived slightly early, in time to admire the newly-redecorated bar/conservatory, which now seems very light and airy, with lovely white walls and…

Travel 2008 – Bucharest, Day 5

Monday, 1st September 2008 – Bucharest, Day 5 By Western European standards Romania is still a very poor country, having been close to bankruptcy when the revolution of 1989 occurred. It’s still desperately poor – though apparently the city authorities had cleared out the beggars and gypsies prior to the arrival of the international racing…