Lowry & Baker (and a thank you brunch)

Lowry-and-Baker-cafe-Portobello-Road

If you’re in the Portobello area of London this weekend and casting around for a good breakfast, lunch time salad or afternoon cake and a cup of tea, you could … Read the rest


Louisa’s spiced cauliflower

Spiced cauliflower recipe

I always look forward to a spell at The Worm’s house in Northamptonshire as I know I will get a marvellous feed, cooked up by Louisa, his not-so-evil step mother.… Read the rest


The Bridge Inn Dulverton (and a weekend at The Mill)

The Bridge Inn Dulverton beetroot and ricotta tortelloni

Having abstained from a cooked breakfast, rustled up by Frave at the tardy hour of 12 noon this Bank Holiday Monday, I was in a strong position to argue a … Read the rest


Food Idiom (Cooking Up a Storm)

Food idioms - cooking up a storm

After a flurry of activity last week, I’ve been a bit off the boil (spot the idiom) in terms of doodling this week, only managing one that is vaguely decent. … Read the rest


The Crown and Goose (and a Friday night get-together)

Crown and Goose wood tables

Our high-flying advertising guru friend, Kelsey (a.k.a Chelsea, a.k.a Gail the Whale) flew in from Boston for ONE NIGHT ONLY this Friday prompting an old-fashioned gathering of pals in one … Read the rest