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Store cupboard | Things in jars

Quick pickled peppers and a little Valentine’s Day love from me to you in the form of a documentary series about cooking Happy Valentine’s Day Eve. Now, have you ever a smelt a ferment that’s gone wrong? No? You lucky thing. In my ambition to give A. something homespun in a jar for his birthday, I attempted to ferment some butternut squash. Something went wrong. Luckily, the fantastic Annie Levy (do pay […]

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Growing food in London

new order lyrics I currently live in a flat in London’s Zone 2. I’m well aware that despite the apparent distance between my table and where my food is produced, raised, and grown, whenever I eat I have the opportunity to exercise my convictions about myriad food questions and issues – cross-reference Wendell […]


Review | Carioca, Market Row, Brixton

“How soon can we go back without it being weird?” Carioca is a sparkling gem in Brixton’s Market Row offering delicious and bright Brazilian-inspired dishes for brunch, dinner and everything in between. Run by brothers Maurilio and Eusebio (Tony) Goncalves, the vibrant hubbub of this busy little place is the […]