Chin-chin, it’s World Gin Day on Saturday. The Portly household never needs an excuse to down a G&T but for anyone less steeped in alcohol, this is a safe way to sup the spirit that kept the Empire afloat. Continue reading
My food blogging friend Jane, from Fromage Homage, came to visit recently for a tour of various cheesy venues in Suffolk. Although she writes about British cheeses, her foodie interests are wide-ranging and she gave us a very welcome present of home-made limoncello and arancello, the lemon- and orange-flavoured Italian liqueurs.
“It’s entirely up to you,” she said modestly, “whether you drink it or use it to clean your floors. But it’s good poured over ice cream.” Continue reading