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Eating Out

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

After talking to two north London milkmen, Kerstin is inspired to make a ‘flower of the milk’ gelato and offers recipes for non-dairy oat and soya milk as substitutes

The Michelin-starred Mayfair restaurant has now extended its home deliveries to Hampstead and beyond so we chased down the delightful Dragon Menu to North West London

Recommendations from the Pays d’Oc include a Northern Rhone viognier a classic corbieres and a ripe fruity minervois

Wine expert Liz hails the grape that’s the main ingredient of priorat, chateauneuf-du-pape, and now delicate Yalumba reds from Australia’s Barossa Valley

Crusty, chewy bases with an inspired sprinkling of Japanese ingredients, it sounds as though it shouldn’t work but it really does

Kerstin uses the Italian corn porridge to make chips and dips, an alternative to pizza and a delicious lemon and rosemary cake

Wine expert Liz rounds up the best pinks from Italy France and Spain - and encourages staycationers to enjoy a picnic in an English vineyard

July and August are a cornucopia of pleasure with pale, paler and palest southern French wines - but serve them cool says expert Liz

Lisa from Hackney’s Weeknight Diner Cookery School serves up a fuss-free meal to share with friends

A bun stuffed with a juicy patty laden with cheese and dripping with sauce, served with hot salty fries - anytime is a good time for a burger. Here’s where to find the very best in Islington.

One of the best meals of the week, a leisurely brunch can’t be beat – however you like your eggs. Here are the best cafes and restaurants in Islington serving up full English breakfasts, eggs benedict and all the brunch options in between.

Here are some of the best beer gardens to have a pint in around Islington, now that pubs are reopening.

Now that bars are reopening, drink in London’s skyline as well as some expertly made cocktails at these rooftop bars and terraces in and around Islington.

The tart fruit of the gooseberry bush is ideal for a creamy fool or sugary pavlova says Kerstin, or turn seasonal Picota cherries into a chilled Summer Pudding

The Ham&High’s wine expert makes her recommendations for summer drinking

Liz talks to several producers in the Languedoc-Rousillon who put sustainability and the environment at the heart of their wine-making

Regent’s Park couple Ahrash Akbari Kalhur and Nyisha Weber are now posting out their nitro-frozen desserts to fans who can’t come to their Camden Town parlour

Kerstin cooks up a tasty recipe from her regulation government food box and compares its contents to the rations doled out during World War II

Zoom tasting sesssions with accompanying bottles reveal three female winemakers from three different regions creating memorable wines from white grape varieties

Alex Perez-Davies is cooking up the comfort food in his kitchen and delivering locally by bike

Lisa Cowling from Hackney’s Week Night Diner cook school offers a quick and tasty lockdown lunch that you can conjure from your store cupboard and freezer

Supper club chef and food blogger MsMarmiteLover lent her skills to transform donated supplies into meals for Whittington Hospital staff - and shares her recipes

Check wine is in stock, seek out star ratings for merchants and don’t be afraid to ask questions

Ham&High resident wine expert Liz recommends the ex Ham&High bartender’s beautiful book and the websites to source bottles and wine info

North West London nutritionist Antonia advises us to get to grips with how our bodies fight infections and offers an immunity-boosting recipe for onion and garlic soup

Tending your sourdough is now a lockdown staple with some complaining their partners give more time to their starters than their relationships, Kerstin meets a Cricklewood baker who is making a living from his.

Vegan Wine

Thursday, April 2, 2020

The Ham&High’s wine expert explores the difficulty of finding out whether your favourite tipple is free of animal products

Baking with children or for a neighbour? Frances’ recipe for an Easter afternoon tea treat will cover all occasions as she lists some ideas for store cupboard cooking

Lisa from Dalston’s Weeknight Diner Cook School on a sweet treat you can make without a fancy ice-cream maker

After self-isolating following her return from Japan, Kerstin Rodgers advises on store cupboard essentials and recipes for a long confinement

A total of 80 environmentally friendly businesses are housed in shipping containers including Adrian Martin’s seasonal and foraged food restaurant Wildflower

Islington-based vegan cook, blogger and TV presenter known as Kirly Sue has just released a plant based recipe book encouraging adults to make meat free meals with kids

Scotland’s finest whisky producers head south of the border for the festival’s first London tastings at the Clapton venue

Ad Feature Cauldron Foods Comedy Night Dispels Vegan Myths

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Cauldron Foods’ comedy night will give vegans the last laugh as Vegan comics dispel vegan myths.

Hot May Pot Pot is putting on a special three-course detox menu this month, and it includes China’s take on fondue.

“How do they make watermelon look like tuna?” my son pondered as we sat in Wagamama’s new Old Street branch, waiting for the new vegan dish to be served up.

If you’re looking for classic French fare cooked to stunning perfection, look no further than Petit Pois Bistro.

After success in west London with Raj of Kensington, Salim Sheikh launches a second restaurant specialising in authentic Indian food and gin cocktails.

Rotunda in Kings Cross recently launched its Sunday Beef Club – a lavish four-course meal brimming with canapés, seafood, aged beef and fruit-filled desserts.

Barge East is a 114-year-old Dutch barge turned floating bar and kitchen docked upon the River Lee. Its seasonal menu and casual take on fine dining offers comfort and warmth to those who step on board – a little culinary escape from the hustle and bustle of east London life.

Good service makes or breaks a restaurant.

Fresh pasta and creative flavour combinations from different Italian districts are on offer at Officina 00, which opened on Old Street back in September.

When he first settled in London, Taewoo Kim spent five years working in Japanese restaurants like Gilgamesh and Sake no Hana before launching his own venture celebrating his Korean heritage.

I’ve always been a bit suspicious of calzones.

Superb news if you work near Old Street, or if you just like good food and artisanal coffee in general.

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