Category Archives: Foodstuffs

Devilled Kidneys

There are a bunch of variations on devilled kidneys, this one is mixture from several sources, with options for dialling up the richness. It includes onion, which some might regard as heresy, but I quite enjoyed. There’s lots you can … Continue reading

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puerco pibil – Mexican pork to kill for

Here’s a post about a stag weekend that Luke and I went on earlier this year. Not a common starting point for an interesting post on food, but bear with us. Being old, wise and averse to pain and humiliation, … Continue reading

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Karim’s Hot Sauce Recipe

Here is a guest post from my husband, Karim. Note that all measurements are very approximate; feel free to to alter to your taste.  You can alter the consistency and thickness of the sauce towards the end if you need … Continue reading

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Blackberry, rhubarb and apple crumble

This was written back at the end of July, and I never got around to posting it:   Blackberry season is in full swing, and Hackney & Walthamstow marshes are groaning under the weight of fruit. Enterprising individuals have cut … Continue reading

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Birthday Tea

It was my 32nd birthday at the weekend and as I’m pregnant with twins, the thought of an adult late night boozy party filled me with a) nausea and b) seething jealousy. I felt the only reasonable response was to … Continue reading

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A recipe in focaccia

I love this bread. Everyone I know loves this bread. This bread doesn’t keep, but that doesn’t matter as there won’t be any left after half an hour. I’m being serious. There is nothing so good as its salty, yeasty, … Continue reading

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Gizzards with Simian Mobile Disco

My day job involves managing the musical careers of professional synth-twiddlers James Ford & Jas Shaw, otherwise known as Simian Mobile Disco. Last year they started a record label, called Delicacies, to release their own more techno orientated productions, where … Continue reading

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