Cheers The Dish and The Spoon

I’m a tiny bit late on this one, so let’s pretend it’s the 6th November. Because on the 6th November The Dish and The Spoon was 6 months old – a momentous occasion that deserves party hats, balloons, cake and a timely [...]

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A Sunday morning espresso at The Dish

It’s been six weeks since The Dish and The Spoon opened in Nunhead. Six weeks of panicked scone baking, exhausted espresso mainlining, sweary finger slicing and mopping. Lots and lots of mopping. The learning curve hasn’t been so much [...]

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The Dish & The Spoon

So, the food blogging shoe is finally on the other foot. After a couple of years of offering my opinion on other people’s cafes, restaurants and bars I’m finally pulling on some whites and going to work in a kitchen. The cafe I’ll be pouring [...]

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Chocolate and orange hot cross buns

I’m getting in early with some Easter baking over at Aol this week, and I’ve come up with something for that oft forgotten minority: people who don’t like dried fruit. How they suffer during traditional British festivals, like Christmas and Easter, when sacks [...]

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Rhubarb, almond and polenta raybake

Calling all gluten-free bakers. Take yourself over to Aol Lifestyle right now because there is a gluten-free traybake recipe there than I am absolutely certain you will want to make. 100% sure.

Made with that magic combination of ground almonds and polenta and [...]

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Nunhead American Radio

On March 18, 2012 By

Last Monday I spent half an hour talking nonsense about Nunhead, The Contented Calf Cookbook and stapling posters to trees on the Nunhead American Radio Show with Lewis Schaffer on resonance fm. If, for some strange reason, you weren’t sat at home listening to resonance and missed my stella turn, you can [...]

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Chicken Kiev

The retro recipes season over at lovefood.com has reached my all time favourite chicken dish: the chicken Kiev. Read about its stateless history and how it helped to make ready meals respectable here, and click here for a recipe.

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Jamaican ginger cake

Some weekend baking for you over at Aol Lifestyle and it’s a cake that will warm your cockles on this especially grey and dreary spring Saturday. So click here for a Jamaican ginger cake recipe that’s made with fresh, dried and stem ginger along with a [...]

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  Rhubarb tarte Tatin

There’s blossom on the trees, daffodils and crocuses in the lawn and birds are stealing things to ornament their nests and attract a mate. It’s time to celebrate spring and what better way than with a rhubarb tarte Tatin? Well, arguably there are many better [...]

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Prawn cocktail

The retro season over at lovefood.com has reached its apotheosis with the prawn cocktail. Shredded lettuce, diced cucumber and plump prawns in proper Marie Rose sauce, made with ketchup and everything. Click here for the recipe, and to read all about its glamorous history, [...]

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