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Jerusalem Artichoke, Comte, Shallot & Sage Fritters

Tweet Well, one thing’s for sure, I did not lavish much time or attention on this blog in 2015. Not intentionally, I love having a personal space on the internet to put stuff. Life got in the way; work got … Continue reading

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Doughnut Takeover @ Bruno’s Bakes & Coffee – Take 2

TweetI encountered Bruno, as is often the way these days, through a community of friends and acquaintances on Twitter. We met for the first time, in actual real life, at one of the South Bank food festivals and bonded subsequently … Continue reading

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Glasgow

TweetI don’t now about you, but my preconceptions of glasgow revolved simplistically and mainly around that thick, almost unintelligible at times, accent along with a bunch of misinformed ideas of a faintly rough neighbourhood, deep fried mars bars and Iron … Continue reading

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World Duty Free End Of Summer Cocktails – Blood Orange Cointreau

TweetI’m not in the habit of turning down hampers of booze. So I welcomed World Duty Free’s offer with open arms. Well, sort of. They asked if I’d like to recreate one of their Summer Drinks Festival cocktails. I actually … Continue reading

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Lardo & Smoked Salt Pretzels

Tweet I got my days all skewed last week. Why did I squander a balmy Friday evening slaving away in a humid kitchen when Sunday was so miserable? Oh well, with our unpredictable weather, these things can’t be planned, and … Continue reading

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A brunch twist on Panzanella for the onset of Autumn

Tweet I struggle with raw tomatoes in this country. Unless plucked directly from our allotment, still warm from the sun’s kiss and sweet from the caress of fresh air and goodness, they just don’t taste good; bitter, wet and sour … Continue reading

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N’duja Focaccia

Tweet One of my favourite places to take brunch these days is Salon in Brixton Village. I hear they do a cracking evening service but, well, brunch is where my heart is, and after a tough session at the gym, … Continue reading

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Pancetta, Peach, Bourbon & Thyme Breakfast Buns

Tweet This is a bun that shoehorns everything I want for breakfast into one neat package. Sweet, savoury, peach and porky, spikily salty and sugary with a herbal twist. Umm, and booze… I based this on Felicity Cloake’s chelsea bun … Continue reading

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Summer’s Here – Of Peaches, Figs & Elderflowers

TweetA sudden craving to be pottering around in the kitchen means – oh there it is –  a new season has arrived, bringing with it fresh produce and inspiration renewed. I’m as ever predictably whimsy. I had, not a small, … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Dining – 161 Kirk & Fields Cafe

TweetIf you asked me which of the many, many restaurant, cafe and bar openings I was most excited about last year, I wouldn’t hesitate with my two answers – Fields and 161 Kirk. As I’ve grown more meh about proper … Continue reading

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