Carolyn Hart

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"

Game night

“Game is autumnal, more or less fat-free, organic, sustainable and currently very Covid-friendly. You can wander about a grouse moor with a gun in the company of 29 other toffs and still be completely legal”

Breaking a few eggs

"Before anyone had even thought of hen-rehoming as a thing, my mother had become an inadvertent rehomer of escapees from the nearby broiler house"

Roast mutton and other stories

"I had lately acquired a leg of gigantic lamb, last in the shop, a birthday treat capable of feeding at least eight hungry revellers, destined for a sad lockdown twosome"

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"
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