Insert pun here: my favourite ice cream shops in Hamburg

Guys, I have seen the review title “Eis Eis Baby” or variants thereon so many times I may well scream. Which will add to the screaming I’m already doing because it’s HOT AS ALL HELL out there. It’s sweat-pooling-in-your-crotch hot, it’s muggy and thick and the sun is relentlessly pounding the joy out of summertime.  … Continue reading Insert pun here: my favourite ice cream shops in Hamburg

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Nordische by Nature: a new home

It’s been a while and a few recipes since I last did any “propa blogging,” largely due to inherent laziness and incipient feelings that maybe I was not made for the blog life. Maybe I wasn’t interesting enough, maybe there wasn’t anything left to say about Lewishambles?  But the blog life seems to have chosen … Continue reading Nordische by Nature: a new home

A cake to celebrate: Schokolade Kirsche-Wolke-Kuchen (Chocolate Cherry-Cloud Cake)

It's been a time of miracles in the Lewishambles household, and much change. Housemate has hit the road and is now safely settled in her lovely new flat in Streatham and suddenly I have to take two busses to get a decent cuppa round here. We're also finally looking at doing up the kitchen and … Continue reading A cake to celebrate: Schokolade Kirsche-Wolke-Kuchen (Chocolate Cherry-Cloud Cake)

Cooking lessons with Chef Anthony: my Kenyan souvenir recipes…

Oh, hey y'all. Did I mention I went to Kenya recently? I went out to assist our pal Laura in running her fourth medical camp with her wonderful charity Patchworking Against Poverty which helps provide front-line treatment to patients in southwestern Kenya. It was a truly humbling and wonderful experience and I got to see … Continue reading Cooking lessons with Chef Anthony: my Kenyan souvenir recipes…

Spanish Steps

What comes to mind when I say "Alicante"? Straw donkeys, strange sticky bottle of green booze left over from a long-forgotten hen weekend? The dubious delights of Benidorm, perhaps? Forget Benidorm. We were invited to the heart of the Valencian Community, the heartland which includes the Costa Blanca, but also stunning mountain ranges, wild cliffs, … Continue reading Spanish Steps