Tag: Holland

Asparagus: Edible Gold

Asparagus: Edible gold April in Europe can mean only one thing in the vegetable world, asparagus.  That wonder of the chef’s table, speared, doused in butter, poached egged or just plain steamed.  It is a thing of beauty and taste.  Time to find out where most of our asparagus comes from and how to eat

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Leiden & The Hague: Holland

High Art in the Low Countries Leiden & The Hague   In this vastly visual world sometimes it pays to go back to the source material.  I’ll try to explain what I mean today we have logos, adverts, even films and icons that draw on the world’s vast heritage of art.  Let’s face it you

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Arnhem: Holland

Arnhem Holland   Sometimes slow is the way to go. I could have flown to Holland in an hour from any of London’s airports but they are stressful places full of angst and worry. For this trip I ventured into the world of the overnight ferry and what a joy it was. From Harwich International

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