“It all started with Stilton cheese…” Thus did Stephen Hallam of Dickinson & Morris Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe begin the tale of how the famous Melton Mowbray pork pie came to be. According to tradition, in 1730 a local farm woman was making a savoury blue cheese that came to the attention of the … Continue reading Mmmm, pie…..
Here is my ongoing list of why England is still a civilized country: Towel warmers. Even in summer, there's nothing that feels as cozy as a warm towel when you step out of the shower. Lack of cursing in public. Yes, I'm sure if I were hanging around groups of teen boys, I'd hear cursing. … Continue reading Why England is still a civilized country