I’ve decided to do a monthly round-up to show you all what a busy and, ultimately, cultured individual I am. Each month I’ll list a few places I’ve been to that have made me smile.
Believe it or not even bloggers like me can succumb to embarrassment when taking photographs in restaurants. For this reason, I have not included any photos of the food I ate on my visit to London last weekend, even though both meals were totally and boringly bloggable. On Saturday night I enjoyed my first tasteContinue reading
As a sucker for indie magazines I was pretty sure I would enjoy a ‘foodish-themed’ quarterly from Washington DC, but when my copy of The Runcible Spoon arrived dressed in shiny purple foil, I felt my heart melt and I was certain my review would be skewed in its favour. Opening the packet, I worriedContinue reading
I am late publishing this post because I haven’t been able to justify popping open a bottle of Cava during daylight hours in order to take a half decent photograph. I’m not sure I can justify this today either, but it is December, and it’s about time I told you all how much joy youContinue reading
Istanbul by Rebecca Seal is possibly the neatest cookbook I will read this year. It looks beautifully understated, illustrated with unpretentious photographs by Seal’s partner Steven Joyce and with turquoise foil blocking on a cool white cover. It’s also refreshingly cleanly compiled. Simple: a collection of traditional Turkish recipes collected by Seal, a journalist, onContinue reading
Melt, the debut cookbook by Claire Kelsey of experimental ice cream van Ginger’s Comfort Emporium was published in April this year. At first I cursed my tardiness in writing this but then I forgave myself, for there is little joy in reviewing a book about ice cream when you’re still making good use of yourContinue reading
I booked to eat at CanTina supper club on the strength of a pork empanada I bought from Tina’s stall at Brighton Food Festival. I am not disappointed I did; this woman can really cook. Tina launched her supper club in September 2011 and even in this short time, she has served over 1500 dinersContinue reading