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Gluten-free chocolate cake

Yummy chocolate cake – it won’t be around for long (First published March 2013, re-issued Jan 2014) I’ve been testing a wheat-free and butter-free chocolate cake over the last few weeks. I’ve really enjoyed it – getting up at 7am … Continue reading

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Chilled gazpacho soup – E17 style

It’s too hot! So it’s time for a chilled summer soup. Gazpacho is the famous Spanish cold tomato soup, designed like a drinkable summer salad to cool you down when the weather just gets too much. We have Spanish neighbours … Continue reading

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Rosemary and garlic marinated goats cheese

One of the most popular courses at our Appetite Supperclubs was the marinated cheese in a jar. We knew we were onto a winner when an enthusiastic Twitter feedback included: ‘@walthamstowfood Had a lovely evening at your supperclub…would happily eat … 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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Wild asparagus season

It has been such a long, cold, snowy winter in the Stow. We’ve been excitedly waiting for Spring to arrive with it’s purple sprouting brocolli, spring lamb, champagne rhubarb and of course asparagus. The Walthamstowfoodies needed a sunny break so … 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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Finding Rosemary in the Stow

We went for a wander around our new neighbourhood yesterday since the sun decided to pay us a well overdue visit. On our way to the Clapton Hart pub we found a brown Habitat bag full of fresh rosemary with … 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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