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We love it when clients tell us what they want to eat

Events
At the end of June we catered at The  Suffolk Barn in  Hawstead. The couple were both massive fresh food foodies with hundreds of English and Polish ideas,  which after several meetigns  we eventually whittled down to a very client driven menu. I had always been reluctant to serve  goats…
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Making Barrel BBQS

Other
I needed to get two more large oil drum BBQs for this season for a large wedding in June  my usual supplier up north did not have any so I need to make them my self having been quoted ludicrous amounts of money by other suppliers Getting the barrels was…
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Elegant Garden Party

Food
We started the season late last year with no May weddings and it’s the first year we have not used local asparagus!  Our first large event was a large birthday party for a university research professor with a lot of intellectual friends for whom food and dancing to good music…
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Food on our sailing trip to Cape Verde

Food, Sailing trip
The fresh food I had planned was out of the question due to the weather, so we maInly ate the round passage food we had prepared in Las Palmas (in case of the unlikely event, we were told, of it “being too rough to chop and onion!” ). This was…
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Sailing from Las Palmas to Cape Verde

Sailing trip
We finally left Las Palmas with a handful of other boats. We are 4 days later than the rest of the fleet as we are hoping to avoid the rough weather forecast.  Sarah and I did some sailing over thirty years ago and despite a couple of test sails in…
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Sailing food preparation

Sailing trip
We have spent the last few days stocking up while the skipper and his wife have been doing last minute jobs including shelling out more cash, updating electronic equipment that talks to the new offshore life jackets. We have been cooking and freezing rough passage meals like lasagne, cottage pie,…
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The Canary Islands

Sailing trip
Sarah and I are in the Canaries supposedly leaving for 4 day sailing trip Cape Verde tomorrow .We are cooking and crewing on an old friends yacht but with gale force 8-9 winds we have decided to wait until it calms down a bit. Although the 45 foot aluminium hulled…
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We are crossing the Atlantic!

Sailing trip
A year ago some old friends of ours gave us the opportunity to crew and cook across the Atlantic on their sailing boat. After some trepidation and several trial sails, we jumped at the opportunity of a lifetime. After a really busy summer of weddings, we have now left the…
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Caribbean food

Events
I am spending some time cooking in the Caribbean over the winter if you have any recipies you are considering having at your event next year, let us know and I will make sure I taste them as they should be cooked and will try to recreate them while away.
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