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Review: Etihad A380 Business Class Food

January 3, 2019

I’ve been able to fly Etihad Business Class a couple of times now, so this post is the amalgamation of a few flights all on the same route between London Heathrow and Etihad’s hub Abu Dhabi. Right up front I’ll say that the Etihad Business Class experience is WAY above that of British Airways (the airline I fly with the most). They’ve removed it now, but at the time of…

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News/ Special Ingredients/Products

The Cheese Advent Calendar!!

November 17, 2018

Food blogger Annem Hobson, from So Wrong It’s Nom is launching her sell out Cheese Advent Calendar for the second year after creating a frenzy on the internet with her initial prototype. After trending on Facebook for more than two days and garnering celebrity support, over 11,000 people signed up to give the campaign their support in four days alone.  An alternative to standard chocolate advent calendars, the Cheese Advent…

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Events/ London/ News/ UK

Auction Against Hunger London 2018

September 11, 2018

On Tuesday 25th September, Auction Against Hunger is once again bringing some of the UK’s most exciting chefs and streetfood traders to Borough Market for the most ecclectic menu of the summer. YouTube favourite DJ BBQ will host the 6th annual Auction, which has raised more than half a million pounds since it began in 2012. Auction Against Hunger Restaurants and Chefs Lyle’s, Anna Hansen, Nieves Barragan Mohacho, Yauatcha Patisserie,…

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News/ Restaurants/ UK

The Good Food Guide 2019 is Out!

September 8, 2018

I love The Good Food Guide. As explained by themselves, its been around since 1951: “The Good Food Guide was first compiled by Raymond Postgate in 1951. Appalled by the British post-war dining experience, Postgate formed The Good Food Club, recruiting an army of volunteers to inspect restaurants anonymously and report back. His aims were simple, among them, ‘to raise the standard of cooking in Britain’ and ‘to do ourselves…

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Drinkies/ Events/ London/ Reviews/ UK

We Visited Meatopia Festival (Lateshift) 2018

September 4, 2018

Marking its sixth annual event in the UK, starting Friday 31 August is the first day of the three day festival Meatopia. “Meatopia is a festival of high quality, ethically sourced meat, all cooked over ethically sourced wood and charcoal by some of the world’s leading top chefs”. Founded in the US by the late great Josh Ozersky and brought to the UK by chef Richard H Turner, Meatopia is…

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London/ News/ Special Ingredients/Products/ UK

Thermomix!

August 30, 2018

A word up front that is is a massively overdue post! I’m hoping to make it the first of many Thermomix themed ones, but for now just a quick intro… I first learned of the Thermomix from watching MasterChef the professionals. This crazy device that seems to be able to cook things in such a way that wasn’t possible (or certainly wasn’t easy) with normal methods. Bright green or bright…

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London/ Restaurant Reviews/ Restaurants/ Reviews/ Shoreditch & Brick Lane/ UK

A MasterCard Priceless Meal at Lyles London

August 24, 2018

This year in the world’s top 50 restaurants was Lyle’s restaurant in Shoreditch, London. One Michelin star, and now number 38 best restaurant in the world – with them saying the “daily menu is micro-seasonal, showcasing what’s best on any given day in London and the UK” The Guest Series, as described by Worlds50Best was setup because “With little time on his hands to travel, James created The Guest Series,…

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