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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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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, Mike Reid…

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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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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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Stay Up to Date with London Pop-Ups

August 5, 2018

One of my favourite ways of knowing what pop-ups are going on in London is Dan Calladine’s excellent site – London Pop-Ups.  His site has been going for years, but I’ve never got round to posting it here. The best thing that Dan’s done is to get all the pop-ups plotted on a Google Map that he’s always keeping up to date: You can also follow London Pop-Ups on Twitter…

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The Last Meat Auction

January 25, 2014

As Smithfield market faces redevelopment, another London tradition passes One of the reasons why London is the best city in the world is that its store of secrets and quirks never runs dry.   One such secret, steeped in centuries of history is Smithfield market’s annual Christmas Eve meat auction. Greg Lawrence of Harts Burtchers has been hosting the event for the last 30 years out of Hart’s premises on the…

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Noma Pop Up comes to London…Jelly gets some tickets

May 8, 2012

This morning, pre-order for pre-registered tickets for a London popup called Noma went on sale.  It’s a 2 week popup, being held at Claridges in August. In case you haven’t heard of Noma… Worlds Best Restaurant 2012 Worlds Best Restaurant 2011 Worlds Best Restaurant 2010 Best Restaurant in Europe 2012 2 Michelin Stars The chef is in Time Magazines Top 100 Most Influential People http://www.claridges.co.uk/atasteofnoma/ 100% of tables/tickets sold out,…

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