Kind of Two Restaurant Reviews, More Just an Ode to Food in Novelty Recepticles

A couple of weeks ago we had dinner at Bucket in Notting Hill, a seafood restaurant where prawns, mussels, whitebait and all sorts of other ugly sea-dwellers are served, surprisingly, in a bucket. The bread was free (and served with a gloriously soft salty butter that I treated like a dip), the sofa seats had … Continue reading Kind of Two Restaurant Reviews, More Just an Ode to Food in Novelty Recepticles

A Guide to Sourdough Making By Someone Who Has Never Made Sourdough – Stage 3 (The Birth)

I’m back from my holidays, and after two weeks in Thailand and Cambodia I return no more tanned (monsoon season is not the time to go if seeking sun) although slightly burnt after falling asleep on a sunbed on the one day we did receive sun; depleted of blood from the number of mosquitoes that … Continue reading A Guide to Sourdough Making By Someone Who Has Never Made Sourdough – Stage 3 (The Birth)

A Guide to Sourdough Making By Someone Who Has Never Made Sourdough – Stage 2 (Plus Another Unrelated Recipe)

Right, I have an exam this afternoon so writing a blog post is definitely not what I should be doing this morning. But, I’m aware that you’ve probably been in a state of anticipation for weeks waiting to find out how Keith, my newborn sourdough starter, is fairing (I know you haven’t, I just need … Continue reading A Guide to Sourdough Making By Someone Who Has Never Made Sourdough – Stage 2 (Plus Another Unrelated Recipe)

A Guide to Sourdough Making from Someone who has Never Made Sourdough (Plus Unrelated Recipe)

My first law exam is tomorrow, so naturally I chose this bank holiday weekend to embark on a project I’ve been meaning to do for years; I’ve finally taken the plunge into the weird, nerdy world of sourdough making. A difficult decision, to create life at this stage in my life, but one I feel … Continue reading A Guide to Sourdough Making from Someone who has Never Made Sourdough (Plus Unrelated Recipe)