I love my flat. I really love it. It's perfect and isn't a tiny craphole and it has a lovely kitchen and it's close to work and I need to keep saying this because I REALLY, REALLY, REALLY wanna ziga-zig-ah. Ha! Just kidding. But I really, really do want a barbecue. I have no outdoor … Continue reading National BBQ week recipe: Cheatin’ Slow Cooker BBQ Beef
Straight up - let me tell you. The food is amazing. I was going to tease it out, maybe fool with you a little. But, much like the place itself, there's no mucking around here. It starts relatively inauspiciously. You either take the train to Peckham Rye or the bus to some place near there, … Continue reading Review: Peckham Bazaar
At the beginning of the year, I started my friend Boo's famous 52-book challenge. It's pretty simple - a book a week for a whole year. As a kid, I was a voracious reader, to the extent that whole summer days could be spent curled on my bed lost in a book. Some of my … Continue reading 52-book challenge: update!
You think you know satay? You don't know shit. That's Momma Lewishambles' approach to satay, though of course she'd never be so coarse as to swear at you. She'd simply raise her eyebrows and say "oh that's interesting" before mentally noting that you're a pervert who uses peanut butter in a satay sauce instead of … Continue reading Recipe: Real Satay Sauce. Not for Wimps!
For the Lovely One's birthday, I planned to go French. My friend the Restaurant Expert recommended highly the fabulous Bistrot Bruno Loubet at the Zetter Hotel in Clerkenwell. I bloody love the Zetter and particularly like the bar at the Zetter Town House - smashing cocktails and charming bartenders and the most delicious nibble parmesan … Continue reading Review: Grain Store Unleashed at the Zetter
Have you ever watched Moonstruck? Probably not, you've seen The Godfather, though, right? Or Big Night? I love italian food, but I think I may love the idea of Noo Yoik italian-style delis more. The kind of place you can buy a billion types of pasta and really runny gorgonzola and crazy expensive ham and OH … Continue reading Local Treasures: Gennaro’s Deli