Red Cross Foodie Fest dinner

A while ago now, I saw an ad for the Red Cross Foodie Fest. You send them a text, they send you a spice pack, with recipes, place mats, and information. Win! (It’s finished now, but keep an eye out for future events.) Explore a world of flavour with our unique world food tasting experience …

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Hope and Forever Greenwood

Most of you will have noticed the BBC series called Sweets Made Simple, with the lovely animations and scrumptiously naughty sugar mice.  It had the same aura of The Great British Bake Off, the scent of an era that we wish had happened, with flowery tea towels, and clipped vowels, when received pronunciation was the …

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Turkish Breakfast Rolls – acma

I love bread. Almost all bread. But there is a special place in my heart for sweet, tender, yeasted doughs that yield to the knife with just the merest hint of resistance and accept the butter graciously.Turkish breakfast rolls are one such bread. I love them, I wanted to make them, and I found a …

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Easy Hollandaise with Wild Garlic

Every so often I get to London Bridge very early before work, and I simply can’t resist heading in to explore Borough Market before getting the bus to Aldwych. It starts the day off nicely, and I also get to catch up with some of the traders. I am honestly never happier than when I …

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Trinity Stores, Balham

I’ve been following the @TrinityStore Twitter account for a while now. I can’t remember how I found them, but their feed usually makes me laugh, and also makes me very hungry. I was waffling on about how I’d brought some beautiful lemons back from Cyprus, thin skinned and almost a cross between lemons and oranges, …

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Green Tomato Chutney and why I love Nigel Slater

I appear to be on a roll with the blogging. This is, truth be told, the first time that I have actually had the chance to sit down and write things out. Life has been fairly hectic of late, but I have done an awful lot of cooking – and an awful lot of eating …

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