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 […]

28 & 29 Jan – Potato Days in Hampshire

Sat 28 & Sun 29 Jan 2012 10am – 3pm Testbourne Community Centre, Micheldever Road, Whitchurch RG28 7JF Whether you grow them or just enjoy eating them, if you love your spuds don’t miss this. Heritage seed sales, seed swaps, copper garden tools, organic vegetables, plants and seeds and green manure. Q & A sessions, […]

Tesco’s ‘medallion’ steak? My rump it is.

Tesco’s meat ain’t good, and neither is their customer service. I bought a pack of their ‘medallion steaks’ this week. Medallion my rump. This was low grade stuff. The two steaks in the pack looked lean, and I really fancied a nice piece of steak for dinner. The first steak looked good but when cooked was as tough […]