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Chablis and a Take Away Dilemma…

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It is always nice to asked to join in, and I was rather pleased to be invited to join in a competition to pair Chablis with a take away meal. Chablis is a lovely easy tempered wine, so I expected it to be easy to find something interesting and tasty to match it.

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Newby Tea – an old favourite updated

Newby Tea Bags

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Newby Tea Bags

 

 

I don’t drink English black tea with milk, I really hate how the milk leaves a sort of greasy film in my mouth. So I drink [… More …]

How I learnt all about #understandingblackberries …..

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It is the end of home grown summer fruit now… so sad, but it has lasted longer than usual this year with the mild autumn weather we have been having. And among the last to leave the supermarkets were the blackberries.

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pssssst… fancy a quick discount?? Union Hand-Roasted Coffee

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Ooops! I completely forgot to tell you that Jeremy and Steven at Union Hand- Roasted Coffee have generously offered my fabulous readers* a 10% discount on your next order.

So if [… More …]

East London Food Heroes – Forman & Field, E3

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H Forman's Smoked Salmon

 

I love fish. Especially smoked fish. And I love salmon. So faced with a pack of smoked salmon, I am in seventh heaven. It was [… More …]

East London Food Heroes – Union Hand-Roasted Coffee, E16

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It is fabulous to be able to get so much good food from small, local producers these days. It wasn’t such a long time ago that in London, apart from basic foodstuffs from greengrocers, butchers, bakers, you were only able to buy goods packaged by major manufacturers. At luxury West End grocers such as [… More …]

The Fab Grapefruit Challenge

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It has been such a busy month, August, on the personal front I mean. No time really for any interesting foodie things, though I am hoping September will pick up somewhat, with various food festivals on the calendar for later this month.

But one of the interesting things that DID happen in August was [… More …]