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Do we want to be the next Brixton?

    I went to Brixton this week for the first time in over a year and couldn’t believe how fast the place has changed. Brixton is racing through it’s gentrification, as shops, market halls and houses are redeveloped, bringing increasingly affluent folk to this once dilapidated urban area. There’s the cafes and … Continue reading

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Exploring the Turkish bazaar – the International Supermarket

Fruit salad anyone? I’m not sure how long the International Supermarket has been in business (about 15 years ago it was an antique’s shop) but it’s a great place to buy bargain priced fruit and vegetables, herbs and spices, olives … Continue reading

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Real Bread part 2

In Walthamstow we’re so lucky to have bread from across the globe available on our doorstep; Turkish bread from International Supermarket and Yildrim Bakery on St James’ Street, and Moroccan bread at Maghreb on Hoe Street. We love the Fresh … Continue reading

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Giant couscous

I love Giant Couscous. I buy it from the International Supermarket at the end of the High Street, Walthamstow, from TFC in Highams Park or the kosher shops in Stoke Newington where it is known as Israeli Couscous. Is it me or is … 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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