Monthly Archives: October 2012

Learning To Bake Bread at Le Manoir Aux Quat’ Saisons

This summer I won a charity auction in aid of The Manna Society. The main prize was the fabulous Simon Rogan Dinner, but there were a number of other prizes including a one day cookery course at The Raymond Blanc … Continue reading

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Bubbledogs – it’s all about the champagne

Like good old Ronseal, Bubbledogs does exactly what it says on the tin. There are bubbles and there are dogs. The bubbles are delicious, carefully chosen, grower champagnes and the dogs are gourmet hot dogs. Admittedly, there are one or … Continue reading

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Bocca Di Lupo

Bocca Di Lupo opened in 2008 and immediately received rave reviews. I can remember earmarking it as somewhere I wanted to go at the time but there are always so many places that I want to go, it sometimes takes … Continue reading

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Macaron Making Class at On Cookery School

Thanks to my lovely friends Ruth and Gemma, I spent last Sunday afternoon learning how to make macarons. I was quite nervous as I’d always imagined that macarons were made only by master patissiers in fancy French kitchens. I therefore … Continue reading

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Maltby Street Market

Around ten minutes walk from London Bridge, you will find a long row of industrial units (on Druid Street), which back onto a tiny road called Maltby Street. A food market is held here every Saturday and it is the … Continue reading

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