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Chocolate, churros and cheap things

I don’t believe there are enough churros places in the UK considering how delicious the pastry and chocolate combination is. It seems that there are others who agree with me. The Evening Standard recently mentioned a boom in Spanish-style eating … Continue reading

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Hallou-mi or not to be

You would be forgiven for initially thinking that this is a flippant article about not very much. But do not be fooled for there is a fierce debate going on in Breakfast Land – namely, is halloumi a valid breakfast … Continue reading

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30 Second Guide to Cheap and Delicious Wine

It’s been a while since I’ve written on this blog and I thought what better time to talk about budget wine than the lead-up to Christmas? Whether you are about to get tipsy at a work Christmas Party, currently nursing … Continue reading

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Budget Stuff Part Two

Food Firstly, I hope I didn’t mislead anyone into thinking this would be about cooking. I do not cook unless pushed. I have various several variations for cheese on toast (with tomato purée base, or Marmite or chilli oil, with … Continue reading

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Cheap London Part 1 – Slap Happy

In an exciting departure from just talking about food, this series of blog entries explore a more holistic look at living in London on the cheap starting with Beauty. (Day 2 looks at food though obvs…)   London College of Beauty currently … Continue reading

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Summer Food Festivals

I’m excited about having won tickets to Taste of London later this week. But I’m even more excited about Rioja Tapas Fantasticas on 25th and 26th June (a wine and Spanish food festival sponsored by Rioja Wine unsurprisingly).  I went … Continue reading

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Tea and Coffee Festival this weekend and South London’s Best Delis

Firstly, this weekend at Southbank – huge amount of tea and coffee tastings. There was even mention of macaroons. Say the ‘M’ word and I’m yours. http://www.teacoffeefestival.com/whats-on/ Secondly, the website below shows some of the best delis near Brixton. I … Continue reading

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Budget Thai

This article by Guardian food critic Jay Rayner discusses one of the restaurants in the newly regenerated Brixton village (right by Brick Box of the amazing pancakes): http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2011/may/01/jay-rayner-restaurant-review-kaosan I’ve not tried it but it is now top of my list for … Continue reading

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Yum

Cafe/ ‘arts hub’/ place of interactive installations ya-di-yah – basically this place is ALL ABOUT THE CREPES. http://www.thebrickbox.co.uk/ I would recommend the cheese and garlic mushroom galette followed by ‘hazel choc’ – a crepe of delights, wafer thin pastry encasing … Continue reading

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