Monthly Archives: March 2018

It’s lovely rice pudding for dinner again (and a nice soup for spring)

After a recent bout of illness, I craved rice pudding; its creamy warmth, its puddingy comfort. Perhaps seen as one of those Victorian, nanny-knows-best types of pudding (see also semolina and tapioca), rice pudding in the UK can trace its … Continue reading

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Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical – review

This review first appeared in British Theatre Guide Royal Shakespeare Company presents Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical book by Dennis Kelly Music and lyrics by Tim Minchin directed by Matthew Warchus Curve Theatre, Leicester Despite what her deeply unpleasant parents … Continue reading

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