Category Archives: Recipes

Drunken cookery competition

One of my favourite ways of spending a rainy weekend is to cook a time-consuming though not particularly complicated dish whilst slowly getting drunk. Something like a Bouef Bourgignon with one bottle of wine for the dish and one for … Continue reading

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¡Salud Carajo! Pairing Our Peruvian Table

I’m delighted to introduce a guest on World of Booze. Originally from Louisville, Kentucky  Danielle Bell now lives in Brooklyn with her partner Pablo Osorio where they run a dining club called de Porres . She’s been having a lot … Continue reading

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The Breakfast Bible

In 2005 a meeting was held somewhere in Kentish Town or perhaps Peckham that would reverberate down the ages. The meeting was chaired by a shadowy figure known only as Malcolm Eggs. His aim was to fight mediocre breakfasts within the … Continue reading

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Pass me the cooking Barolo

My wife* is reading a book called Angelina’s Bachelors by Brian O’ Reilly. It’s billed as ‘a novel with food’ because it contains recipes by his wife or maybe mother, Virginia O’ Reilly. One in particular caught my eye, ‘Gorgonzola Beef … Continue reading

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Swarthy Chicken for Magical Realists

World of Booze is branching out into food. Man cannot live on booze alone; I know cos I’ve tried. This week we have guest writer Misti Traya cooking with Marsala. She is using Florio’s Terre Arse which is really too … Continue reading

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A Confederate confection

In anticipation of what will hopefully be a long weekend of sunshine, we have a guest writer, Misti Traya, with her take on a classic drink from the Southern States of America: Several years ago, I suffered from back-to-back incidents of … Continue reading

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Spiced buttered cider – an American winter warmer

I don’t like mulled wine. I think it goes back to the time when I stored some precious wine in my parents’ garage and my mother mulled my 1995 Condado de Haza. I was bloody furious especially as I never … Continue reading

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