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Lunch at Petersham Nurseries, Richmond

The weekend before last my foodie friend Anna was in London and we had a lovely long wine-fuelled lunch at quaint Petersham Nurseries in Richmond on the Saturday. 199 more words


Happy Birthday To Us

Join us at our first anniversary dinner on Wednesday 22nd April 2015 and celebrate a year of Stepney Supper Club. Once again our resident chef Celia has designed a menu to tantalise your tastebuds, using the freshest of seasonal ingredients. 98 more words

Nettle Soups

The Boy and the Nettles – Aesop

A boy came home crying, having been stung by nettles, wanting relief and comfort from his mother. “I only touched it ever so gently” he cried. 1,173 more words


March 2015: nine cheap, local and seasonal foods

March: first of the Hungry Gap months. Nowadays, most of us deal with that by buying foreign or greenhoused fare. But in fact there is enough to be had locally: from the garden, or from the farmers’ (or even super-) market fresh or stored, to keep you nicely filled. 1,161 more words

Picking Nettles

“The world’s a nettle, disturb it and it stings. Grasp it firmly and it stings not.” Edward G Bulwer-Lytton

Harvesting Nettles

The first shoots are usually seen towards the end of February. 799 more words



Nettle is my favourite of our cordials. It’s pretty pink colour and wonderfully refreshing taste will quench the thirstiest among you.  I prefer to drink the cordial in a long glass, mixed with sparkling water and ice.  458 more words

An Autumn Meal in Summer at Forest Grill

I had this meal back in Michigan this summer, and somehow never wrote about it. There had been an unseasonably cold snap, and so even though the heavy and warming items on menu seemed out of place for July, they were welcome on that particularly strange, chilly day at the… 280 more words