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Diwana Bhel Poori House, Euston

The Diwana Bhel Poori House restaurant on Drummond Street in Euston is an Indian institution, loved by locals, tourists, vegetarians and bargain seeking students and cheap-eaters. It’s been years since I last visited, but a couple of weeks ago I … Continue reading

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Ezo Gelin Corbasi – Turkish red lentil soup

Today was supposed to be the E17 Cook Book Club summer picnic – cue torrential rain! So a quick Plan B re-think led to an indoor get together and suddenly a warming lentil soup seemed more appropriate than cucumber sandwiches. … Continue reading

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A little local knowledge goes a long way – Quattro Stagioni

Local knowledge is an amazing thing – at our Big lunch street party back in June we were privileged with a local secret – take-away pizza shop is ‘good for grills’.  On Sunday, tired out after a long drive back … Continue reading

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Homemade sunblush tomatoes

Our usual Saturday walk down Walthamstow Market seemed to take forever this week with all the disruption from Thames Water digging up the road. But there were lots of bargains on offer, strawberries are flooding in at 2 or 3 … Continue reading

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Seasonal Cypriot salad

Love them or hate them, it is fig season. I like most fruits but this is my favourite with its velvet coat hiding a luxuriously enticing sticky centre – ok so I really have to stop myself eating too many! … Continue reading

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