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Don’t be squeamish about squid

The late Alan Davidson was an amazing man. An Ulsterman by birth and a British diplomat by profession, he developed a passionate fascination with food, became an expert on North Atlantic seafood and, after he retired, compiled the Oxford Companion to

21st February, 2009

The late Alan Davidson was an amazing man. An Ulsterman by birth and a British diplomat by profession, he developed a passionate fascination with food, became an expert on North Atlantic seafood and, after he retired, compiled the Oxford Companion to Food, a huge book that is just shy of 1,000 pages.

He had away with words, which I suppose you need when you’re in the diplomatic world. And I love what he had to say...

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