Hackney Harvest Feasting & Chickpea Paneer Curry

I am currently in the final stages of moving back to north-east london from my temporary south-eastern home. So, my brain is a bit fried, but I really wanted to mention this event, and share… Continue reading

Spinach & Ricotta Filo Pie

This is a mish-mash of a few recipes, with some of my own additions. It was sort of inspired by my Greek holiday, but also by Jamie Oliver’s salmon version in last weeks ‘Jamie’s… Continue reading

‘A Table’ at Hackney WickED

This happened about a month ago now, but I wanted to share it anyway. In August I went to Hackney WickED Art Festival with a few friends and ended up unexpectedly going to… Continue reading

Alice Gao – Food Photography

I discovered the food photography of Alice Gao today. I am also enamoured with her travel pictures. If you want to know more,there is an interview with her at the infinitely interesting Industry of… Continue reading

Three Months On

Wow, it’s been around three months since I decided to become a weekday vegetarian. I’m quite proud of myself! I can’t say my dedication has been always at 100%, as, I must admit,… Continue reading

Food Documentaries

A still from Food Inc showing how chickens have been modified for modern tastes and large appetites. Although I’ve been faithful to my weekday vegetarian diet, it’s been a little while since I’ve… Continue reading

Rasa Travancore – Stoke Newington Church Street

We went to dinner at Stoke Newington’s Rasa Travancore for a friend’s good bye meal. Now there are a few Rasa Restaurants in existence. In fact there are two on Stoke Newington Church… Continue reading

I went to the Lambeth Country Show, and all I got was this lousy burger …

Unfortunately, or perhaps fortunately for your eyes, I neglected to take a photo of said burger. It was one of those cider and sun fuelled moments where you just NEED to eat something… Continue reading

Tad Ocakbasi – Mare St, London Fields

Living around East/North East London there’s no end of really great Turkish Restaurants, or Ocakbasi’s (meaning ‘to stand at the grill’) to give them their correct name. In the year I’ve lived in… Continue reading

Aubergine, Mint & Chilli Burgers

I have been meaning to make some kind of Aubergine burger for a while. It seemed to me that it was the kind of vegetable that would have the right consistency for being… Continue reading