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Snax part 3917: Curried Bean Toast
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Snax part 3917: Curried Bean Toast
This is easier to make than the “curry in a hurry” recipe I posted yonks ago. You mix a can of baked beans in tomato sauce with a spoon raisins and a teaspoon of green curry. While you heat the beans, yo[…]

Two important facts about peanut brittle:
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Two important facts about peanut brittle: 1.) It is easy to make great peanut brittle. 2) It is easy to make terrible peanut brittle.
To make the great stuff, boil together three cups of sugar, one cup of light corn syrup, and one-half cup water. US[…]

Exotic indelicacies #1: Super Piratos
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Exotic indelicacies #1: Super Piratos
The horse sausage was indeed fried and eaten, and very good it was too, though the meal’s success relied on the addition of a small amount of super-zingy red chilli relish. As part of the transaction which […]

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The rabbit has been cooked now – he/she got fried and then casseroled in cider, along with lots of carrots and some fennel, onion and red pepper – num num. Fiddly to eat though, the main meat of a rabbit seems to be a barre[…]

Some people might say that I deserved exactly what I got
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Some people might say that I deserved exactly what I got when I decided to go and see an Argentinian Lesbian Road Movie. And for the first forty five minutes of Suddenly, I would have to agree with them. Despite the pleasingly grainy black and white […]

Club Freaky Trigger
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Club Freaky Trigger is back on the 24th March. We haven’t got a flyer yet, it will be posted here in due course. The venue is the Chapel Bar in Islington, free entry, 4 hours of fine pop, etc etc. There are two especially good things about this[…]

Great Words In Science Number One: Martingale
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Great Words In Science Number One: Martingale
In modern probability theory, a martingale is a random process which has an expected value equal to its current value. So if you are betting on someone flipping a coin over and over again and you are give[…]

Science Questions Yr Sister Asks You
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Science Questions Yr Sister Asks You (That You Don’t Know The Answer To):
“What does the word ‘turbo’ mean when it’s on a packet of disposable razors?”[…]

Now, I know I was blathering on about this in the pub last night,
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Now, I know I was blathering on about this in the pub last night, but it really does need blogging. The second best thing about “The Ultimate Popstar” on Channel 4 last Sunday was Shakin’ Stevens being in the top 15 best selling si[…]

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Juicy quotes:
The reviewer died of boredom while attempting to find interesting lines from this book.

MACROECONOMICS Olivier Blanchard.

Okay, so the link between ‘economics’ and ‘science’ is pretty thin. But here we have i[…]

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