Nigel Slater: welcome to OFM’s December issue
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Then there is the new year to think about. A lot of people are now treating New Year’s Eve as the buy canada goose parka cheap time to produce something wonderful in the kitchen (it’s a good start), so we have assembled feasts from everywhere from China to Scandinavia to intrigue and inspire.
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