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James Mason’s Mason’s Mogen David Pudding

After looking at the recipe for this, Mr Rathbone said: “I’ve got a bad feeling about James Mason’s Pudding.”  I will admit, it’s very odd.      No baking temperature was specified by Mr Mason, so I did a bit of guesswork and figured I should cook it at a rice pudding sort of temperature […]

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Recipe of the Month – James Mason’s Plum Jam

Do you have a “to-do” list?  Is it massive?  Is there something on there that doesn’t get done, for months and months and months? I’m going to try and make my to-do list more like Johnny Cash’s… For me, the thing that’s been hanging around on the to-do list for far too long is sending […]

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James Mason’s Plum Jam

I have decided.  I am no good at making jam.  This was my third attempt at this jam and although I thought it was pretty much a fail, the judges at the Muswell Hill Horticultural Show thought differently and awarded it second prize. I’m not going to challenge the decision, but to my mind, the […]

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James Mason’s Plum Jam

I have had one huge success and one huge failure in the kitchen this week…  You know how it is when the hardest person to please can make you the very happiest by damning with faint praise?  I spent last week in charge of making sure my god-daughter did her homework and her piano practice […]

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James Mason’s Plum Jam

I do very much like a man who comes round to dinner with a James Mason film in his pocket that he thinks I might like to see.  I had never heard of “The London Nobody Knows” but it is a truly fabulous film.  It’s a vivid snapshot of life in London in 1968 – […]

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