Archives for January 2012

Lamb shanks in ale

Cooked until the meat’s practically falling off the bone, served with a sticky, dark gravy infused with the taste of dark ale, and topped off with a fresh mint dressing, most people love lamb shanks done this way. Based on a recipe from Jamie Oliver. Serves 6 3 red onions, peeled ves 6 Olive oil […]

Food on Film 2012 – Scottish Highlands

2nd – 5th Feb 2012, various venues in Kingussie, Scottish Highlands This is brilliant – a celebration of food with celeb chefs, short films, documentaries and features. Kingussie Food on Film is a community group based in the Scottish Highlands and they love watching films about food, making films about food, and they love their food, too. […]

The Viva! Incredible Veggie Show

Saturday 4 Feb 2012 10.30am-4.30pm, Cambridge Guildhall, 3 Parsons Court, Wheeler Street, Cambridge CB2 3QB. A food festival for anyone who’s ever wanted to know about going, being or staying veggie or vegan. A great family day out, with food tastings, cookery demos, talks, free advice on diet and health, stalls, beauty products, books, vegan food […]

Best bubble I’ve eaten in a long while

Tommy’s, 801 Lea Bridge Road, E17 9DS I’ve just been to Tommy’s Irish caff in east London; egg, bacon, sausage and the best bubble and squeak I can remember eating in a long while. Smashed spuds, greens and onion, all mashed up and fried until it has a golden crust. Luvvly jubbly. Along with a […]

Real Food all weekend in Southwark

27 – 29 Jan 2012, Southbank, London Do your taste buds a favour this weekend and get along to the Real Food Market on London’s Southbank. Try some really good coffee from Ethiopia, where the coffee is grown at high altitude in the perfect coffee-growing climate. Only the green beans are then chosen for roasting by hand […]