Monthly Archives: June 2013

Respect to the slow cooker – amazingly soft pulled pork belly

I’ve cooked pork before in the slow cooker, but not pork belly mainly shoulder, so this was a first. I love my slow cooker – it’s great for soups and stews plus it needs very little attention. From our experience make sure … Continue reading

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Summer pears poached in red wine

This week we were going to write about the Harringay Sunday market and a Green Lanes Turkish restaurant. But after a Saturday night Supperclub we were tired, we couldn’t find the market and when we got to the restaurant we forgot … Continue reading

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Elderflower cordial

Foraging on the Walthamstow Marshes is one of our favourite pastimes. This year the elderflowers are absolutely amazing, so aromatic and abundant. We picked two carrier bags full in only half an hour, our hands were turning yellow with the … Continue reading

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Handmade noodles in Leyton, Dim Sum cafe – NOW CLOSED

* April 2014, this restaurant in Leyton has now closed however the same people run Panda in Leytonstone. We decided at the last minute to join some friends for the preview opening of the Leyton Technical pub, it is going … Continue reading

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Our 1st Supperclub as part of the Appetite food festival 2013

There have been two momentous occasions this week for the Walthamstowfoodies. This is our 100th post; and we’ve survived the first of our Appetite 2013 food festival Supperclubs, so we thought we’d update on how we got on. The day … Continue reading

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Zahraa – new Indian restaurant in Chingford

We never go to Chingford. It is 10 to 15 minutes drive or bus journey away yet we never go there, how ridiculous is that? We’re still confused by the difference between Chingford Mount, Hatch and North – and I thought … Continue reading

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