If only we could send aromas over the internet. Slow cooked lamb shank casserole with garlic, onions and gai lan greens in cooking sherry filled my apartment with tantalizing, mouthwatering, complex aromas. '

Before you read any further, it is necessary that I explain that I am not renowned for my prowess in the kitchen. My qualification for food-writing lies in the fact that I am a dedicated foodie  who loves eating "not wisely but too well".