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The Fresser

The JC’s food blog, written by our Food Editor, Victoria Prever

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Spread a smile

Children's charity, Spread a Smile, did just that last week, with Itamar Srulovich and Sarit Packer.

Sunday, November 19, 2017
Spread a smile
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An empty place at the table

I was so sad to hear the master of Italian cooking left the table today. At a recent dinner he was on fine form.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
An empty place at the table
Tonka bean panna cotta, strawberry jelly, marinated strawberry, honeycomb, meringue and micro basil
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Lunch with two views

Earlier this autumn - or is it winter now - I ate with Celia Clyne in Manchester, and at Galvin at Windows. Both memorable meals.

Monday, October 30, 2017
Lunch with two views
Blind baking guards against soggy bottoms
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Pastry really isn't so scary

Pastry took centre stage in this week's GBBO. Don't be scared to make your own — it's easier than it looks and you'll get a balaboosta buzz when it works.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Pastry really isn't so scary
Jacob the Angel cakes
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September highlights part 1

It's been a food-filled month — even more than normal. As well as festival meals, there are have been some deliciously exciting outings.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
September highlights part 1
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This picture tells a story

September is a busy month for many, with a birthday in the house too, it's crazy Chez Fresser

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
This picture tells a story
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Why I'm clubbing again

Rosh Hashanah entertaining inspiration from a London club.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Why I'm clubbing again
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Getting to know you, honey.

Not all honey is equal. For a special New Year, which are best for apple dipping?

Monday, September 18, 2017
Getting to know you, honey.
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Rosh Hashanah menu and table decorations

With just over two days to go, are you ready and cucumber-like or more headless chicken? Read on and find some zen.

Monday, September 18, 2017
Rosh Hashanah menu and table decorations
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The nicest honey cake

At Rosh Hashanah time everyone is looking for a recipe for this Ashkenazi classic. Here's the one I've chosen this year

Sunday, September 17, 2017
The nicest honey cake