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I often have cravings for what I hazily think of as Middle Eastern food, a term I use to cover a culinary and geographic area stretching from Turkey through Syria, Iran, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and nibbling into North Africa and the ‘Stans at either […]Continue Reading →
Looking back at the reviews I wrote of my Trans-Mongolian train trip, I see I’ve written up 5 meals in Ulaanbaatar and just 2 in Beijing. This needs to be corrected. Even the bad meals in Beijing were a sensory explosion compared to the bland meat’n’wheat fare we stopped up our […]Continue Reading →
I have an excellent memory for birthdays. If it’s your birthday and I know you, you can be sure that I’ve bought you a birthday card and maybe even a thoughtful gift if we’ve known each other long enough. But you may not get the card and […]Continue Reading →
Before I started food blogging, I didn’t think about hamburgers much. In the summer, when barbecue smoke is drifting from everyone’s balcony and back garden, I’d think about burgers. I’d imagine a burnt slab of mince in a bun with some ketchup, a can of lager and a fat hot dog […]Continue Reading →
On March 5, 2010 By ginandcrumpets
The natural home of the underground restaurant is North East London, in particular Hackney. There’s something about living rooms in Shoreditch, Daltson and Stoke Newington that suit mismatched wooden tables, charity shop dinner sets, folding chairs and fairy lights. Pop up […]Continue Reading →
On February 7, 2010 By ginandcrumpets
On January 31, 2010 By ginandcrumpets
The geography of the London in my mind and the London that really exists doesn’t always match up. When I think of Shoreditch and Old Street, I think of small, twisting streets; dark, leaning buildings held together with scaffolding; and a howling strip of traffic bulldozing its way through them. Restaurants […]Continue Reading →
My name is Jassy Davis and I'm a freelance food writer, recipe developer and food stylist. I write for magazines, websites and I'm the co-author of The Contented Calf Cookbook.
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