Nothing very exceptionable about this small coffer but for Anthony J Sargeant it has some sentimental value because it was the first piece of antique oak furniture that he ever bought before he went into business as an antique dealer. It has since moved with him on a number of occasions. It was bought in part because of the original and interesting carving to the front panel but mostly because of the original c. 1600 owners initials TS – (standing for Tony Sargeant in the 20th Century).
Anthony Sargeant cooked a small joint of beautifully marbled beef earlier in the week. Quickly sealed in a hot pan then into a fan oven at 60 degrees Celsius for an hour and a half. What was left after the first meal was very thinly sliced and served cold with chips (french fries to Americans) a salad and a few spicy stuffed red peppers.
Supper a few nights ago for Anthony Sargeant was a delightful and decorative crusty pizza baked on a stone. Mozzarella chunks with choriza, halved black olives, and spicy small Macedonian peppers on a tomato base made from the last of the Shropshire gardens home grown tomatoes. via Home made Pizza – Looked good – tasted […]
Anthony Sargeant cooked these fillets of Hake in an open foil tray on the barbecue with Apple wood chips and a little cider to keep the fillet moist and sweet. A delicious result -served with petit pois and braised Baby Gem lettuce and crushed new potatoes. via Hake fillets cooked in foil over apple wood […]
Anthony Sargeant took this photograph earlier today 22nd November 2016. After torrential rain these past few days the River Corve just below Tony’s home in Shropshire has burst its banks and flooded the surrounding meadows. Fortunately the house sits on a rock outcrop well above the level of the river. via Shropshire water meadows under […]
Like all cats Shorty spends a lot of time sleeping. Anthony Sargeant inherited Shorty from his daughter when she left home to move into an apartment with a friend. He is no real trouble but … via Shorty the cat relaxes on the sofa — Tony Anthony J Sargeant via Shorty the cat relaxes on the […]
Photographed by Anthony Sargeant on the 22nd November 2016 from the bedroom window of his Shropshire home. The River Corve has burst its banks following heavy overnight rain and flooded the surrounding meadows. The normal river bed lies just beyond the line of small bushes running diagonally across the picture beyond the hedge. via Heavy […]
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