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Pissaladière

The Pissaladière is an anchovy, olive and onion topped flat bread, which is synonymous with the city of Nice. It’s thought that the origin of the pissaladière is likely to be Genoa (Italy), where they have been eating a Pizza … Continue reading

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‘Nduja

‘Nuduja (pronounced ‘nduya) is an Italian pork salumi (cured sausage), made with pig’s head (but not cheeks – they are use for guanciale), shoulder and belly, plus salt, roasted red chilli peppers and spices. The mixture is squeezed into a pig’s … Continue reading

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Saponara

I had lunch with Sean this week at Saponara, just a stone’s throw from where I live. In fact it’s so close I can see it from my living room window. I like Saponara so much, I’ve been meaning to take … Continue reading

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Courgette Pizza

I was inspired to make a courgette pizza base I found at the thekitchensgarden and than I liked it so much I made it again and took pictures. Today Martin, the farmer I buy courgettes from, asked me for the … Continue reading

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Pizza Locadeli

October 30th, 2015 I had a late lunch with Adrian yesterday, at Pizza Locadeli on Upper Street. I’d noticed the restaurant a couple of weeks ago and was very keen to go there, as I have a lot of respect … Continue reading

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Vico

August 25th, 2015 On Tuesday evening, Camilla took me to the soft opening of Vico, a new restaurant from Bocca di Lupo owners, Jacob Kenedy and Victor Hugo. Vico stands on the corner of Cambridge Circus, opposite the Palace Theatre. … Continue reading

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Allotment Picnic

September 6th 2013 Last week I went to help Audrey water her brother’s allotment in Acton, while he was on holiday. Allotments (Community Gardens) are small vegetable gardens, made by subdividing a larger piece of land. Gardeners have to pay … Continue reading

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Chorizo Pizza

October 6th, 2012 The name pizza comes from Greek and Latin – the Ancient Greeks used to bake flat bread with cheese, oil and herbs on top. However, pizza as we know it, is relatively modern and was invented in … Continue reading

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Mucci’s

17th April, 2012 We were on the way home from Nou Celler when Oli pointed out the empanadas in Mucci’s, a late night pizza place just of the Ramblas. Empanadas are half moon shaped pastries filled with meat, fish, cheese, etc. and … Continue reading

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Lorelei

January 14th, 2012 On Friday it was Oli’s birthday, so a big group of us went to see La Soirée at the Roundhouse. On Saturday it was time for a group drink and supper, so we went to the Coach and Horses … Continue reading

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