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Pizza da action

ready for the toppings !

The pizza like the mumma makes or in the case the ever cookingful Paul… gem of a gourmet chef always in the kitchen. Here we have a prime example of his super culinary skills … homemade pizza .

Now ,not only is the wonderful pizza tomato sauce made from our own tomatoes , but Paul also makes his own very special hot pizza oil : garlic, homegrown chillis, black peppercorns, rosemary, oregano, top quality olive oil.

The secret to the amazing tomato sauce is all down to long slow breakdown of tomatoes cooking for hours on end until they are concentrated into a heavenly quintessence of  tomato –yness. Hours later the whole house smells of tomatoes (in a good way I hope) … you can get these amazing candles that smell of bruised tomato  leaves … but why bother when the unsubtle perfume of cooking tomatoes pervades the whole house anyway… our long suffering b and b guests had had a lot to live through this week… starting with the fridge shelf falling mysteriously in the early hours, to impromptu sheep herding (getting roped in ) and the crazy cook at his best !

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