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nando’s, earl’s court – london

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Remember when I went to London? No? Okay, well I went to London. It was en route to Omagh which is Northern Ireland which is where I was headed for a wedding between an Irish lady and a Portuguese guy who are now expecting a baby that will be raised in Singapore. You follow?

I rolled up to London with 1 piece of luggage, 1 carry on, and 1 flu and met up with 1 brother of mine named Joshua. At some point during our trip we pigged out on 1/2 a chicken and about 10 wings. This is that story.

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Written by joann

October 20, 2010 at 8:00 pm

western basics, class 1

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The breadmaking class I took a few weeks ago gave me the cooking class bug. I took the plunge and signed up for the Western Basics series which is 8 3-hour sessions. I figured this would be a good way to get some fundamentals that I can build on later and will come in handy for any future dinner parties that I feel like throwing.


The first class is all about basic knife skills. There were only 2 casualties that day (neither of them mine, although I’m sure my time will come).

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Written by joann

September 28, 2009 at 12:26 am

best (greek) meal ever

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I still have a host of pictures left from my trip to Europe, so I really need to get crackin with posting.

The best meal I had in all of Greece (and probably in all of the Europe travels) was garlic marinated chicken served with a side of rice and roasted potatoes served in a small corner restaurant in Fierostafani. The chicken so incredibly moist, garlicky but not overally so, tart with fresh squeezed lemon juice, and ever so crunchy on the grill marks. So, so, so good. If you are ever in the area, the restaurant sits on the corner near the main bus stop in Fierostafani, on the walking path towards Fira, and across the street from the church. I wish I knew the name but the sign was written in Greek. Reasonably priced, staffed with nice people, and with a pretty view of the Caldera there’s no reason not to try it.


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Written by joann

July 1, 2007 at 2:16 pm