Monthly Archives: January 2013

Easy wheat and yeast-free Chickpea flatbread

This cheap and simple to make flatbread is yeast and wheat free. It is adapted from Maggie Beer’s brilliant book ‘Maggie’s Harvest.’ We were given this book for Christmas and it’s one of the only cookbooks that we’ve unpacked in … Continue reading

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Walthamstowfoodies on the move (or Stow in the Snow)

Well, only we would end up moving house in the middle of a January snow blizzard! It was beautiful, but not fun. Shovelling snow so we could unload our removal van wasn’t how I had envisaged our arrival at our … Continue reading

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Product of the Week – A pound of fresh plums

In keeping with these times of financial crisis, double-dip recession, austerity and cuts, Product of the Week took on the challenge of ‘how far will a pound stretch on Walthamstow Market?’ A pound being a £1, a quid, 100 pennies, and at today’s rates: … Continue reading

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Product of the Week – Luscious Lithuanian Lollipops!

The aim of Product of the Week is that the item should have been bought locally and be in some way interesting, unusual or exciting and have inspired us to make a new recipe. However – occasionally life should be more frivolous and fun … Continue reading

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Barley, beetroot and dill pilaf

I bought a bunch of fresh beetroots from Mark’s stall which is just on the crossing by Sainsbury’s on the St James’ end of Walthamstow market. I often buy typical British veggies from him, such as potatoes, parsnips, cabbage, Brussels … Continue reading

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The best of 2012

Happy New Year everyone! As the sunset on 2012 it felt like the right time to review our first year of blogging. We do get some amazing sunsets in E17, this cracker was taken on our street. Well we got … Continue reading

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