Category Archives: Foodie Finds

Happy Chinese New Year at Sheng High

  Happy Chinese New Year – welcome to Year of the Rooster! Have you tried Sheng High at the E17 Village Market? Felix Tse has been cooking outdoors every Saturday since October, and he’s still there braving the freezing January temperatures … Continue reading

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Little Saigon – Leytonstone

At the Green Man end of Leytonstone High Road, amongst the delights of Matalan, Wetherspoons and McDonalds, there are some great new foodie places including the Wild Goose Bakery for a delicious brunch, All You Read is Love – Danish … Continue reading

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Walthamstow Wild Garlic Pesto

What’s this? Wild Garlic!… well, I say wild, it grows in pots in a shady corner of our little back garden in Walthamstow annually from March until about June. After a bit of googling to make sure I wasn’t poisoning … Continue reading

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Wild Walthamstow Jam

We love foraging – or “scrumping” as a friend still calls it. Free food, endless recipe possibilities, a chance of food poisoning if you get it wrong and the reminiscent childhood thrill of adventure! I’ve always got a carrier bag … Continue reading

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Brazilian food & football fever

With the football fever of the World Cup 2014 about to kick off, I thought this would be a good time to post about our local Walthamstow Brazilian butchers and deli, Boi Na Brasa and Ki Delicia. Everything seems to be … Continue reading

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Gluten-free bread workshop

It was one of our Supperclub nightmares – a gluten-free guest! But I know now that we’d manage if it ever happened, because when one of the Walthamstowfoodies had to go wheat-free for a while, we decided to sign up … Continue reading

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Our top 5 favourite cook books

The Walthamstowfoodies LOVE cook books. We have hundreds – one of the reasons we moved was to re-house all these books in a bigger kitchen space. A perfect summer Sunday morning is lazing around in the garden with a pot of fresh coffee, a … 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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