I’ve created another blog dedicated to recipes and all things cooking. You can find it at the imaginative URL http://cuisine.roberthallm.org. My hope is to build up a collection of recipes that will cater for [har har] the needs of everyone – from the quick, cheap and simple; to the long, opulent and grand. I might even be able to persuade my family and friends to post to it with their suggestions.

And for those of you wondering, I threw out the pâté this morning. I was slightly suspicious of the slight grey tinge yesterday, but by this morning it had spread…

Plain old toast and butter for me!