But, more likely, he has decided it is less of a PR risk to leave a journalist eating a solitary crab pasty in the drizzle than to be trapped alone with her and - God forbid - a tongue-loosening bottle of wine.
We dressed for action by a mucky duck pond, more layers than so far this season, the butchers useful for a pasty .
Cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, about 12 minutes, until the mixture is pasty but not dry.
The young men can often be spotted nipping across the road to the garage to buy sweets, biscuits or a Ginsters pasty , and a Daily Star or Sun newspaper to look at the pictures while eating.
I close my eyes and I see Mark's pasty face, his stupid spiked haircut, sweaty face.
I saw my less than perfect figure, pasty face, and emotionless green eyes.
Whereas Christopher, a writer, should be pasty white and horribly pale, like a baker, not tanned like some playboy off a yacht.
Someone dared to broach the subject of seasickness at the breakfast table, and a few pasty faces glowered at the culprit.
I found myself, a 10-rouble bill in hand, in front of a kiosk selling chebureki, the Crimean meat pasty . ‘And heat it up, will you?’
Samuel Pepys recorded that on 6 January 1660 he was entertained to dinner ‘which was good, only the venison pasty was palpable beef, which was not handsome’.