Monthly Archives: April 2012

Housebites: not quite bitten by this posh takeaway (yet)

Housebites is a new home delivery service offering “gourmet takeaway from great chefs in your local area for the price of a pizza“. Quite some promise, eh? Housebites delivers food cooked by local amateur and professional chefs, offering menus that … Continue reading

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Spring feast: braised little gems and peas with mint

It’s grey, cold and raining outside, certainly doesn’t feel like Spring at all.  L But I did manage to capture a great shot of proper Springtime London and keep referring to it longingly just to cheer myself up. Also to … Continue reading

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Recipe Test: Momofuku Pork Buns

Curiosity and greed finally got the better of me.  That, and the offer to use a friend’s new kitchen with, as one observer put it, “an island the size of a car!”. I decided to make the most of the … Continue reading

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La Bodega Negra: hip and hipper

MJo is a huge fan of Mexican, so huge that dangling the prospect of Mexican food for dinner is sometimes the only way I can entice him out of the flat. So I get super excited whenever a new Mexican … Continue reading

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Leon: fun, healthy and tasty!

nce upon a time, I worked in Investment Banking which meant many late dinners at my desk.  The novelty of a dinner expense budget soon wore off and after a pizza too many, I started seeking healthier food.  Sushi did the … Continue reading

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Foodie postcards: Hoi An, Vietnam

TravellingTummies received a postcard recently from one of our foodiest friends who is currently travelling in Vietnam and we thought we would share it with you. ************************* Dearest Tummies, Tom and I did a cooking school on an island today … Continue reading

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Koya: Umami and high fashion

I love noodle soups. Actually I love soups, especially the Asian clear but umami-packed broths for which noodles provide the right foil, adding texture and flavor contrast. I heart soba, I heart ramen, but somehow I never had a thing … Continue reading

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