Monthly Archives: February 2013

Shepherds Pie with an African twist

We love Ethiopian and Eritrean cooking – so when faced with half a kilo of lamb mince (no horsing around I hope from Akdeniz supermarket!) we took this on as a challenge – an exciting Shepherds Pie. After frying the … Continue reading

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Broccoli, Gorgonzola & Buckwheat Pilaf

All this talk of horse meat has made me want to eat more vegetarian dishes. This is an adaptable, simple one-pot recipe. It made a great vegetarian dinner main course, but would also be ideal as a side dish served … Continue reading

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Beef and pinenut burek

Our foodie weekend commenced this morning as we finally began to get the hang of living in a new house. We started with a civilised breakfast of a pot of fresh ground coffee, hot brown pitta bread with boiled eggs … Continue reading

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Il Guscio – pizza restaurant in Clapton E5

We went exploring this weekend outside of the Stow (which meant we felt disloyal so we just had to lunch at the Ye Olde Rose and Crown yesterday). Booked a table at a restaurant I had seen a few times called Parioli, but we … Continue reading

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E17 designers at the William Morris Gallery

Yesterday we went to the William Morris Gallery for the E17 designers Valentine’s event. I was on a quest to find a birthday present for the other foodie and some art for our bare walls. There was a range of stalls with local artists selling their wonderful, creative … Continue reading

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Friday night burgers

I don’t really know how it happened, but I ended up on Friday night in Westfield Stratford. Not being a lover of escalators or crowds this was not my idea of fun. I was on a quest – the other foodie had asked … Continue reading

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Bocadillo de Guayaba – South American food in E17

Today we were out searching for dried barberries following a query about where to find them in Walthamstow – we failed in this mission but were amazed along the way to find a shop with South American foodstuff that we … Continue reading

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