Monthly Archives: July 2012

Bulgarian Goat’s Milk Cheese (Sirene)

Our foodie weekend adventure involved making homemade Sirene goat’s milk cheese. We had this recently in Bulgaria on a Shopska Salad – I’ll post about that another time. After watching a video on YouTube and scanning a basic cheese recipe … Continue reading

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Lovely coffee

I must admit that I really like good coffee. I’ve often ordered it online from Grumpy Mule but now they sell in wholefoods so I’m a happy bunny. When I first moved to Walthamstow it was difficult to get a … Continue reading

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Sizzling Tandoori Mixed Grill

Update – Restaurant now closed/Feb 2013 The Olympics are only a few days away. I must admit that I’m not quite sure what to expect – will I be able to get to work? Will the tube be pushed to … Continue reading

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Nigerian Suya Chicken

I bought a bag of Suya spices from Ridley Road market in Dalston at the weekend. It is a really good place to buy fish and Afro-Caribbean foods. So what is Suya? Well thanks to Wikipedia – it is a shish kebab … Continue reading

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Lovely sweet honey mangoes

I must admit that I didn’t used to like mangoes. I guess as child of the 80s I only knew mango-flavoured drinks which were packed full of additives and preservatives. I never liked anything that didn’t taste natural. Well, my attitude … Continue reading

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Octopus salad

I know that Octopus isn’t something that English people rush to the shops for but it is eaten a lot on the Med. I first had it in Greece as a stew and more recently I ordered it in Portugal … Continue reading

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