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The Marmite Cookbook - Book Review
Love marmite? If so, you will adore this cookbook. The book contains fifty-two flavoursome recipes – imagine, you could try a new marmite dish every week! There are pictures from old marmite adverts, contributions from people who love and people who hate marmite and sprinklings of marmite facts.
Many Christmas songs come and go, famous for a season; four of England's lasting Christmas songs are Do They Know It's Christmas, Mistletoe and Wine, Walking In The Air and Wherever You Are.
The Hobbit - Film Review
The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey, first of a trilogy that could be seen as a prequel to The Lord of the Rings, is both epic and simple. The film is faithful to JRR Tolkien's story of a hobbit taken far beyond his own comfort zone, in adventures that help both change and mould his world.
A lot of vegetables are in season in England in winter. They are ideal for making creatvie and colourful salads, for use either as accompaniments to hot dishes or as meals in themselves.
Famous Chefs Ainsley & Antony
Ainsley Harriott and Antony Worrall-Thompson are two chefs who enjoy communicating their expertise and love of food. Ainsley specialises in fast, fresh food; Antony draws on years of experience managing successful restaurants. Both are prolific authors and engaging television peronalities.
The Young Visiters
The Young Visiters was written by Daisy Ashford when she was nine years old. For years the notebook containing The Young Visiters lay forgotten in a drawer, until one day in her mid-thirties the author unearthed the story from her youth. It went on to be published, more or less as written, in 1919
JRR Tolkien - author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings - was an academic who created a hugely detailed mythical world in which to set his stories. Tolkien was born towards the end of the nineteenth century - a Victorian by birth - yet his novels are still hugely popular today.
Queen Victoria was Britain’s longest reigning monarch, ruling from 1837-1901. She gave her name to the people of her era – the Victorians.
England is home to a wide variety of cheeses, some of which have been made for hundreds of years, many of which take their names from the village, town, city or county where they originated.
Barbara Erskine writes substantial novels which weave together the present and the past, providing insight into different periods of history. She is a mistress at creating word pictures which vividly evoke both time and place.
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