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A London Favourite | Enoteca Super Tuscan

Mozzarella, artichokes, olives and fresh basil are some of my favourite ingredients to cook with, so it’s no surprise I’m a lover of Italian food. I love the variety, the taste, and of course, the simplicity of it all. 309 more words


Fondu Friday

For me, the hardest part of marathon training can be the long-run prep. Doing the long run on a saturday is great in that it’s out of the way, but a pain in terms of foodie Friday. 239 more words


A weaver's wife finds it all too much

Mary Hall lived in Bethnal Green in East London. Mary was married with a large family and was in her ‘sixtieth’ year. Her husband was a hard-working silk weaver but Mary had a tendency to drink. 247 more words

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Vagabond in Spitalfields market

I had a glass of pinotage from Franschhoek in Vagabond the other day.  It’s so funny – I love pinotage but hardly anyone ever sells it.   10 more words


Swedish Hasbeens x

So I’m running away to the sun today a week earlier than expected as my father has broken his elbow – there’s no time to write new blog posts, instead I offer you summer re-runs..some of the best posts from times gone past.   525 more words


Follow the hipsters and join the queue...

Growing up, I was such a fussy eater. I know I caused my mum endless embarrassment. Like when my dad regularly ordered “6 ’99’s’ and an ice lolly ” from the ice cream van… I just really didn’t like ice cream (grew out of that phase, thank God), and our treat from the Chippy on holiday, “6 fish and chips, and a small ‘just chips’, no salt and vinegar on the ‘just chips’…” (obviously). 470 more words


Trade Made: Spitalfields, E1 6BD

From the outside looking in trade made appears like any other Shoreditch coffee shop, all wood and stools with the menu scrawled on a blackboard. Passing though the café though transports you into another world with a large open dining area backing onto a small and secluded garden, set up for the early sunshine. 82 more words