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My best Facebook Suppliers of 2012 – with a Big Thank You

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When I first started this blog, one of my earliest posts recommended some of my favourite food suppliers who understand social media and interacting with their customers. In the two years since then, Twitter and Facebook have become more and more essential for any business wishing to succeed. Why, even the BBC tweets these [… More …]

Oh, please… have a heart…..

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One of the exciting things about Farmer’s Markets is picking up unusual hard-to-find meat from the farmer who is doing the producing. Walthamstow has some very interesting meat, [… More …]

A Jack to catch a Mackerel

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There is an excellent fish stall at the Walthamstow Farmers Market, Sea Fayre, fish very fresh, up from Dungeness. Not very cheap, but then fresh fish never is.

So I was astonished to find a fish I had never seen before at an astonishing price of £1 per fish. Horse Mackerel. Or Jack. Or [… More …]

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 …]