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LONG PAST, LOST LEGACY – FOODS OF THE OTHER TURKEY

There are some dishes you can identify by their region, and not their nationality. Bourek is one of these dishes. People say if you...

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Europes Sugar Daddy

It’s early 19th century France: you live in a country unhinged by the greatest revolution of all time, and your needs are ignored by...

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Where to eat; Fish & Chips

OK, let’s start with full disclosure: your Where To Eat author is a Yorkshireman. A Yorkshireman who has lived in London for 23 years...

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Planting the seed

Opened on 26th February 2008, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault (otherwise known as the doomsday vault) is located 800 miles from the the North...

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What you can do with…Sunshine

Why learn to light a fire, when high in the sky the good Lord has set a burning ball of gas, way good enough...

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On The Pans – The Foreshank Redemption

February this year is the 100th anniversary of the battle of Verdun between French and German soldiers. Verdun is pretty close to Germany, as...

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Midnight Cowboy’s

We lived with this dude who was trying to impress a girl by cooking a romantic dinner for her at our home. We all...

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D.I.Y Fermentation

Fermentation! It’s responsible for beer, for pickles, for kimchi and sauerkraut and relish. It’s all down to micro-organisms, present on the surface of the...

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Dinersaurs

Last March, professors at a university in Liverpool successfully cloned a dinosaur. Or so my flat mate tells me. This same flat mate however...

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Silver bullet for the silver screen

I walked into a bar the other day and was greeted by a strange scene. If I’m honest I hadn’t really expected the place...

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Midnight Cowboys

Ketchup soup – This is another of those ski bum gastronomic creations where all expenditure at the ski lodge, food and sustenance included, is...

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Postcards from Outlaw Country

So, here we are. Summer. The very thought of it conjures up lovely images of lazy day spent on barbeques, picnics, trips to the...

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Midnight Cowboys

Honey, Honey. I once worked in the logging industry in Canada with my friend ‘Sticks’. We were stationed at a remote logging camp on...

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Insider Trading: Fried Chicken

Butchies is one of our favourite providers of fried chicken in London. We asked the founder of Butchies, Garrett FitzGerald, where he likes to eat...

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Monosodium Glutamate

We Brits love our grub and our shops and supermarkets are stacked high with food from all over the world. But how much do...

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Where to eat – Roti

Originating in the Indian sub continent, this unleavened flat bread has more stamps in its passport than even the most bronzed gap year traveller. It has become a...

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Edible Flowers

“Let’s get eating flowers!” is what we’ve been hearing and seeing en masse on Instagram and top notch food blogs. With restaurants like El...

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London Allotments

Humans always want what we can’t have, don’t we? A scarcity of gardens and balconies in London has given rise to widespread group fantasies...