Tag Archive: food

Veganuary round-up!

Well, it’s the 1st of February which means that Veganuary is officially over. I’ve eaten a vegan diet for a whole month, and as of today I can go back to eating whatever… Continue reading

Veganuary update (and why you must never pet a baby cow)

Well, it’s mid January and my Veganuary experiment is halfway done. I am so pleased with how its going so far – I feel great, I’m cooking and shopping much more purposefully, and… Continue reading

Not a New Year’s Resolution 

Well here I am. I haven’t written anything for a while but you know how much I love the New Year. Nothing like a new year to get me all riled up into a… Continue reading

Sri Lanka – Colombo and Kandy

Because we flew with Emirates airlines, we were able to make a very quick stop in Dubai in the middle of our flight to Sri Lanka. We got a taxi from the airport… Continue reading

Drinking in East London (Part One)

I’ve lived in London for almost three years now, and I’m starting to feel like a real, proper Londoner. My Oyster card never leaves my sight, I can get across the city at… Continue reading

24 Hours in Paris

You know what they say about Paris? All that stuff about how it’s romantic and beautiful and always a good idea? Well if you believe all that then maybe you should stop reading… Continue reading

Dinerama

‘This is so sick guys, I’m totally going to blog about this’
– Something I actually said this weekend

Dirty Burger – Shoreditch

This busy little burger joint is actually tucked away half way down Bethnal Green road, but the whole place, from the high-celinged, candle lit interior, to the selection of craft beers on offer, just screams… Continue reading

Roast chicken seven ways – eat for a week!

Being a thrifty student, I’ve always struggled to find affordable ways to get meat like chicken into my meals. It’s full of protein and goodness, but can be very pricey, especially if you… Continue reading

23/52 – Borough Market

Hidden just beyond London Bridge is one of London’s true little treasures – Borough Market, possibly the capital’s worst kept secret, is frequented by tourists, locals and pedestrians from far and wide finding… Continue reading

Brizl.

This past weekend I was lucky enough to get a couple of days off work and be able to travel to Bristol to meet with my dearest friend Kati and her little sister… Continue reading

Sweet French Toast

Whenever I drink Apple juice, it reminds me of being six years old and visiting my Nanny and Grandad. Nanny just adored us kids, and would keep us topped up with apple juice,… Continue reading

French Toast Roll Ups

I’ve recently discovered this amazing technique for delicious cinnamon french toast, and I thought I’d share it with you lovely people. It’s quick and easy, and turns out absolutely yummy. You will need: White… Continue reading

Brick Lane Top Ten

After many, many mentions of the lively and eclectic Brick Lane, I decided to give you a bit more of an in-depth look at everything this tiny area of East London has to… Continue reading

9/52 Columbia Road Flower Market

Every Sunday, a ten minute walk from Bethnal Green Tube Station, Columbia Road becomes a riot of colour and noise as the famous flower market gets underway, just as it has done since… Continue reading

2/52 Brick Lane

Brick Lane, deep in the heart of Shoreditch, is pretty much everything I love about living in East London. Even though I’ve visited quite a few times this semester to explore the famous… Continue reading

Pair of Hearts Chopping Boards – DIY

I bought this pair of small sturdy wooden chopping boards from IKEA (these APTITLIG 24x15cm Boards) for £4 each. I wanted to upgrade them to a kind of whimsical-Jamie-Oliver-chopping-board affair, adding a simple design… Continue reading

Have a Delicious Christmas – Part Three: Fancy Food

I had to rope in Rob to help me with this one, seeing as I am a pathologically lazy chef. Boo. That being said, these little filo treats are actually very easy to… Continue reading

Have a delicious Christmas – Part Two: Lazy Days

I know, I know, it’s Christmas and you don’t want to get up off the sofa for anything, in case you get cold, or you get your onesie in a tangle, or in case… Continue reading

Food Friday: Bagels Five Ways.

I fricking love Bagels. They’re like bread rolls but better. I was talking to an elderly lady the other day and she had never even heard of bagels, and that’s how you know that they are… Continue reading

Food Friday: Roast Vegetable Chips

Isn’t this exciting?! I’m not exactly fantastic at cooking, but I recently found an awesome recipe which even I can manage, and it only takes about fifteen minutes to prepare so I thought… Continue reading