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  • Julia Harding MW
  • Richard Hemming
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  • Richard Hemming,
  • & Julia Harding MW
17 Jul 2012


Too often, the end of a meal is glossed over, condensed into a final paragraph, an afterthought. There is always mention of the first impression, but rarely mention of the last. Great detail is made of aperitifs, amuse-bouches and starters, but rarely do digestifs, petits fours and coffees get equal billing.

The fact that by…