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Eat Like the Stars – Elizabeth Taylor

Regular readers may remember that I used to have a monthly column over at the wonderful Eat Drink Films website.  Well, this lovely intenet magazine is now an intermittant arrival in my inbox, rather than a weekly one, and I’m happy to say that the last piece I wrote for them is now up on […]

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Elizabeth Taylor’s Chicken Steamed in Wine

I’m often asked what my favourite film star recipe is.  This one would be in the top ten for sure.  It’s so easy, and so delicious.  It’s absolutely fail-safe, so I chose it for the book group when I couldn’t find my Cooking Price-Wise book… Becky had requested that I make Vincent’s Chicken in Vermouth […]

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Silver Screen Sunday – Cleopatra

In honour of the 50th anniversary of the UK release of Cleopatra Mr Rathbone and I had a screening and lunch courtesy of Elizabeth Taylor. I attempted the make up, straightened my hair and wore the most suitable frock I could find: And we put Cleo on the DVD projector with the lights off even […]

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Elizabeth Taylor’s Chicken Steamed in Wine

Being a family of one and following recipes written for 6-8 results in a freezer bursting at the seams with spare portions of delicious  but mostly unidentifiable things.  I wouldn’t usually serve something from the freezer to company but needs must.  I cannot keep buying chook after chook and trying to cram their lovely legs […]

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