Category Archive: Weekdays

Spinach & Ricotta Filo Pie

This is a mish-mash of a few recipes, with┬ásome 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

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

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


In my office we are lucky enough to get fruit delivered twice a week, thanks to the Swedish taxpayer. I put this nectarine on my desk to ripen, and the next day it… Continue reading

Off the Wagon – Street Food

I fell off the wagon and ate a big dirty rib meat roll (from a wagon) – on a Friday. I was doing so well until this point, but I’m not beating myself… Continue reading

Putting Peas in Things

During my childhood, peas were always a side dish to be had with fish fingers or chicken nuggets. Since then I’ve been awakened to the many other possibilities of frozen or fresh peas,… Continue reading

The First Week

A quick update at the end of my first meat free week. Firstly, I have discovered that I actually eat more fish that I realised, and as such have been surprised by how… Continue reading