Overheard in Sainsbury's:
He: Maybe they'll have vegetarian sausages or something.
She: The don't make vegeterian sausages.
Tomorrow, January 21, is reckoned,by those who know that sort of thing, to the most miserable day of the year. National-Be-Miserable Day? But it's reassuring to think that it's not compulsory.
A guest brings a litre bottle of wonderful wallnut oil. It comes from Huilerie J Le Blanc of Iguerande in the upper the Loire Valley. For a start, it inspires a salad with warm goat-cheese and a few wallnut halves to be liberally dressed with it.