Brad Barnes

My six of the best Lincolnshire dishes

We play ‘Desert Island Dinners’ in our family. It’s a bit like its Radio 4 namesake, but rather than being hypothetically marooned on a desert island with a gramophone and your nine favourite discs, we choose our favourite dishes (writes James Waller-Davies).

Spicy spam fritters with chips and egg.

A slice of nostalgia in a tin.... spicy spam fitters

Nostalgia, as the saying goes, just isn’t what it used to be. This long, hot summer has evoked many familiar reminiscences, not least the drought summer of 1976. There’s even something vaguely nostalgic about an England semi-final exit, with echoes of 1990 and the ‘football’s coming home’ summer of 1996.

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