This gallery contains 26 photos.
I’ve been lucky enough to visit India three times. The first was as an 12-year-old with a bad fringe and even worse bum bag: awkwardly chubby, pale and privileged and utterly gobsmacked by the smells, colours, craziness and social disparity … Continue reading
A few weeks ago I came upon a glut of glass jars (thanks to a frantic clean out of my mother’s fridge, which seemed to be stocked for the end of the world with preserves that went off in 2003), … Continue reading
T’other night I had an impromptu gathering, and needed to pull something yummy and filling out of the bag, on a pre-Christmas budget. Inspired by a dish cooked for me once by my good friend and fellow Brixtonite Liz Marvin, I … Continue reading
Posted in Brixton, ingredients, Recipes, Spanish food
Tagged Brixton food, Brixton food shops, Brixton market, Brixton shops, fabda recipe, morcilla, morcilla recipe, sausage casserole recipe, Spanish food, Spanish recipe
I love broccoli. It’s one of the foods I really crave when I’ve been overindulging, which, as you know, happens fairly regularly. I came up with this recipe after a couple of days of eating, when I got back to … Continue reading
As you might have noticed from my rather oyster-centric Twitter feed, last week I spent a few days in Denmark snuffling out oysters. The trip coincided with Denmark’s Oyster Week – an event aimed at raising awareness about the country’s … Continue reading
This gallery contains 8 photos.
A few days ago, I was here: Now, I’m here: Brixton, I love you, but in the words of Cat Power, “you’ll never be, never be, Manhattan.” So I was blue to be home after one very tasty and informative … Continue reading
This gallery contains 5 photos.
Anyone who’s seen my Twitter feed lately will know that since April I’ve been working on a project called @LondonFrenchDip with my friend Andrew. Since moving to Brixton in December I’ve been bowled over by the food culture here – not … Continue reading
This gallery contains 15 photos.
One of my favourite things about being in the US is having access to really incredible, authentic Mexican food. During last year’s trip to LA I feasted on birria (stewed goat’s meat) at Carnitas Michoacan in Lincoln Heights, which you … Continue reading
This gallery contains 14 photos.
A couple of weeks ago, during a visit to the Isles of Scilly, I came over all Famous Five – posting Instagram pics of ‘a beautiful hidden cove – great for a secret picnic!’ and ‘fisherman Graham relaxing after his … Continue reading
This gallery contains 4 photos.
Those of you who follow me on Twitter will know that I cooked a massive smoked gammon a few weeks ago. I love gammon – I find its savoury depth very comforting, and, as someone rightly pointed out, it’s the … Continue reading