Monthly Archives: May 2013

Cafe Bonito – beyond the hot chocolate!

A trip to the now trendy Wood Street is a regular Saturday event for us. We love the indoor market – packed with local creatives selling a range of second hand books, records, vintage clothes, jewellery and antique/retro  furniture. But … Continue reading

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Local veggie box scheme

I’ve only recently started to understand why people use supermarkets and the benefits of a ‘one hit’ shopping experience  – I now get that it’s all about time and convenience. In the past I’ve dismissed this argument, preferring to happily … Continue reading

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Walthamstow’s first food festival

We’re really excited to be associated with Waltham Forest’s first food festival which kicks off in June. The Appetite Food Festival will be opened by Gennaro Contaldo, celebrity TV chef of Two Greedy Italians and Jamie Oliver’s mentor, on 1 … Continue reading

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Handmade Croatian skampi ravioli with buzara sauce

While in Croatia we spent a couple of fun packed days with EatIstria who introduced us to some of the food specialities of the region including visits to various wine producers – it was a delight (more on the wine in a later post). We … Continue reading

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Street food in Walthamstow – Peppe’s Pizza

If you follow our blog you will know that the Walthamstowfoodies have no business even sniffing around a pizza due to various allergies and intolerances. But at the end of the day we do love an authentic, wood-fired pizza. Warm fresh … Continue reading

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Istrian traditional dishes – eating out in Pula and beyond

With its Italian, Venetian and Austro-Hungarian influences, Istrian food has rich culinary traditions which are passed down through each generation. Istria, in the north of Croatia, is already hailed as the new Tuscany for foodie travellers. With a bit of … Continue reading

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Wild garlic pesto

I was so excited when I spotted wild garlic for sale (£1 each) at the Sunday Farmers Market this weekend – so of course had to buy two bunches. I love supporting local shops and markets but I felt a … Continue reading

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