Why Jason Statham is Making Me Fat


So, I was innocently watching The Ipcress File as I pottered around the kitchen. I love the fact that I can watch telly on my iPad while I’m doing the dishwasher! Anyway, back to Ipcress: as you may know Harry Palmer (Michael Caine) is a bit of a foodie. The movie starts with him slowly and precisely grinding his own coffee and making a fresh caffetiere of coffee, which would presumably have marked him out as a real gourmet in the Sixties.

I’m not being a coffee snob, I just have a cosy vision of everyone in England drinking Camp instant coffee in the Sixties, and I’m sticking to it.

And it got me thinking about having a nice fresh cup of coffee and perhaps something sweet to go with it, and so we’re back to Madeleines and Jason Statham

I had half a lemon left over so I decided to try a variation on the original recipe. I added the grated rind of a lemon and a few chocolate chips to the mixture, and by the time Harry Palmer got to talking about champignons in the supermarket we were scoffing freshly baked Madeleines…

I MUST give that Madeleine tin back to the friend I borrowed it from, it’s obviously not good for me to have one. Madeleines are just too easy to make (and eat)!

Anyway, here’s Michael Caine making pedantic 1960s coffee…



3 thoughts on “Why Jason Statham is Making Me Fat

  1. Pingback: This Week in Short: Baking and Breakouts | Nice Like Nigella

  2. Invdrareta-, unul este judecatorul, dar mai presus de judecata divina, trebuie sa trecem si printr-o judecata particulara, o spovedanie, o marturisire pentru a ajunge la Judecatorul Suprem!

  3. Das selbe gilt für deine Äußerung, aber das liegt vermutlich daran dass heutzutage alles runter gemacht werden muß. Sicher gibt es da Kritikpunkte, aber das Leben ist zu kurz um sich darüber auszulassen.

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