He had so many questions, but none of them were suitable to ask someone he'd only just met. "Will there be cherries on top of the trifle? And what jelly are you using? I prefer strawberry to raspberry, really."
"So many questions," Cook said. "Your father always wanted to know what was cooking too, but then he was always one for stealing biscuits before they'd had time to cool. I won't stand for that, just so you know. If you want anything, you can ask for it."
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