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#LoveBorough

  Today, Borough Market in London’s Southwark, reopens for the first time since the dreadful London Bridge attacks 11 days ago.  The market has been here continuously for over a … Continue reading

June 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

New Bar/Restaurant from The Oystermen – Summer 2017

“This summer, seafood specialists The Oystermen are set to open the doors to their first permanent restaurant in Covent Garden.   The Oystermen “Seafood Bar & Kitchen” in Henrietta Street … Continue reading

May 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

It’s a Stroopwafel Easter!! 

As you may, or may not, already know – I love Stroopwafel. As in I really LOVE Stroopwafel.  I ❤️ Stroopwafel!  It won’t be a suprise then that I got … Continue reading

April 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

House Concert Season Begins

As we head towards the 1/2 way point in April, the first The Big Gay Al Presents House Concert is approaching rapidly.  May 1st features John Statz here to promote his new … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Gone Fishing

Ok – maybe I haven’t been fishing but I am away that I’ve neglected the blog somewhat.  It’s been a busy couple of months, it’s peak season at work which … Continue reading

July 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Deli Sandwich – Catford Style

Wholemeal bread with some of my homemade salt beef, dill pickle and a mayonnaise made with the confit of shallots. Simple good food and so delicious.

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Nanfeng Mandarins

These Nanfeng Mandarins imported from China really are the most beautiful little citrus fruits. Also known as Cherry Orange or Mukaku-Kishu in Japan. They are super tiny, packed full of … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

SA + CL = ?

This just arrived. Can’t wait to play this weekend!!

August 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

I dream of squid……

I love squid. Adore it. Generally if it appears on a menu in a restaurant then I order it. It’s a compulsion, similar to how I imagine being a crack … Continue reading

August 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

El Bulli: Cooking in Progress

I just watched this movie. A documentary that follows Ferran Adrià as he experiments, plans, develops and eventually serves a menu at El Bulli. The film has literally had me … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

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