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Pimm’s jellies: jelly is not just for kids

My mum used to humour me as a kid and let me make grapefruit and vanilla jellies from scratch for her dinner party desserts. I know that all sounds a bit pretentious, but really, I just happened upon a recipe … Continue reading

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Falafel Hut at Shepherds Bush Market – a surprise find

One of the things I love about London is that it’s actually made up of many small areas, each with their own sense of community, culture, flavours, distractions and individuals. Last Saturday was quality time for Chun and me in … Continue reading

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Food marathon: St John Hotel and The Sportsman

In the interests of trying not to look like a stuffed sausage during the Great London Swim, I have been trying (halfheartedly) trying not eat out for more than one meal a day. Pah! Epic fail, with my recent double dinner … Continue reading

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In a pickle

Today I read about the Animal Inside Out exhibition at the Natural History Museum. Real, dead animals. Skin peeled back, muscles and capillaries exposed but perfectly preserved. Visceral stuff, and oddly fascinating to me.  It’s the animal equivalent of the famous … Continue reading

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