Archives for the 'eating' Category
Sunday, February 28th, 2010
I’ve been wanting to make sausages after being inspired by the Around Britain with a Paunch series on sausage making. Then I fell in love with a fennel salami from Trealy Farm (anyone coming to our wedding in May will get to taste it!) and have an ongoing obsession with chorizo. To top it off, [...]
Monday, January 5th, 2009
I was lucky enough to receive a copy of The Handmade Loaf by Dan Lepard for Christmas. I’m a big fan of Dan’s, especially since he complemented the (South) Chelsea buns that I made for last years Brockwell Bake. Inspired by reading his book, I decided to cultivate my own sour dough starter (or leaven) [...]
Saturday, September 13th, 2008
I dislike these list things, but am strangely drawn to this one. Courtesy of Sarah and The omnivores hundred. 1. Venison 2. Nettle tea 3. Huevos rancheros 4. Steak tartare 5. Crocodile 6. Black pudding 7. Cheese fondue 8. Carp 9. Borscht 10. Baba ghanoush 11. Calamari 12. Pho 13. PB&J sandwich – it’s wrong [...]
Thursday, November 1st, 2007
Some time ago I came up with the idea of a recommendations site where you, me and anybody else who cared could recommend things, specifically in the area of food. I wanted to know where to find the best chorizo, or the best olives, or the best bacon in London. I would invite the public [...]
Sunday, October 7th, 2007
I particularly like the idea of working on a credit risk project for baked bean loans.
Sunday, July 1st, 2007
Although our window box gardening efforts have not been entirely successful this year (not helped by a week-long trip to France..), we have been treated to some lovely strawberries. Although you don’t get the joy of eating them, you can enjoy them with your eyes:
Sunday, April 15th, 2007
Despite technically being in leafy Herne Hill, we live on the fringes of Brixton and Camberwell, and our flat is a stones throw from Coldharbour Lane. This is one of London’s most notorious roads, at least according to (the unverified facts on) Wikipedia. It was with great excitement that the other week I spotted (from [...]
Thursday, March 22nd, 2007
Last night Sarah and I went to a preview of Fast Food Nation at a cinema just off Leicester Square. The highlight for me was a girl in the queue waiting to get in eating a McDonald’s.
Wednesday, July 12th, 2006
Friday, May 5th, 2006
I like the idea of local food. I just discovered bigbarn.co.uk which facilitates searching for some local food, close to where you live. Nice.