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Entertaining With Food

DINNER PARTIES Skilful hosts will choose a menu which has been tried out before, successfully. For preference, choose a main course which can be prepared in advance. Balance flavours, colours and textures, using fresh fruit and vegetables in season. Where possible, offer a choice of dishes. A simple. Cold starter is best served before an…

Types of Solid Floors

Types of Solid Floors

We have so far dealt with coverings for hollow floors where boards are nailed on to joists which in turn are nailed on to plates standing on low sleeper walls so that air can circulate through airbricks let into the side walls of the house. An alternative is solid floors built up from concrete laid…