I have made an amazing new kulfi-related discovery. I was having friends over for New Year's Day lunch and making chicken biriyani. I do this a lot up my mountain. As you all know, Italian food is carbs, carbs, roast meat, overcooked vegetables done from frozen and more carbs. The puddings, cakes and croissants are all made days before they're sold and invariably have some kind of orange-essence in them...
A friend of mine came to stay and said she had something shocking to tell me. She told me that her doctor said that having sex actually makes your vagina bigger. In my house we call it a flowy. This is not some cute thing about flowers, it’s just that we had no idea what to go for when my daughter was little. I talked about it a lot and...
My husband thinks you are cretins. He wrote me a skype message (instead of coming downstairs) telling me that he loves me even if I think it’s meaningless and even if I tell the details of his life to everyone who reads my blog and my column in the Saturday Times. Well, he didn’t say ‘everyone’. He said ‘all the cretins.’ Obviously, it’s me he’s cross with, not you three....
London in the 1970s wasn’t wildly inspirational in terms of food. Everyone was thin because the food was so crap. If you had wanted to get fat you would have had to have eaten more of it and that would have been insane.
‘Another ladleful of greyish, dryish mince?’
However, my dad lived in New York. In fact, New York in the 1970s was run down, poor and dangerous but, compared...
Anna Blundy is the author of the Faith Zanetti quintet a series of five books about a war correspondent with a passion for the truth, men and vodka. Anna is a journalist herself, former Moscow correspondent for The Times, and she lives between Italy and London. She has a black dog called Marmite