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Most people are torn between heart and mind. Take me to Port Eliot Festival and I am torn between belly and mind, constantly on a relay (uphill) between the walled garden for my literary fix and the food tent, this year sponsored by Fortnum and Mason.
My doctor told me I had to stop throwing intimate dinner parties for four unless there are three other people – Orson Welles.
Local and seasonal are two of the most over-used, abused, and misused adjectives in the world of food. Last Saturday however, Nick and Sioned Rudlin from Merchants’ Manor Hotel, Falmouth took the concept to dizzying new heights.
Food fads are never good. Sensible culinary countries such as Italy, France and Spain seem immune to our tabloid-fed paranoias about what to eat. It’s boring. And mostly funded by companies with a vested interest in selling us the food in the first place. Doh.