Tag Archives: St. John

Art Car Boot Fair

June 19th, 2011 I spent most of last week making edible art biscuits with Catie (of the Outside World Gallery) for the Art Car Boot Fair. The boot fair itself is an annual event in Brick Lane Yard, featuring affordable … Continue reading

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Brawn

May 19th 2011 Last week I ate at Brawn, with Oli and Catie – the name of the restaurant suggested that it could be my kind of place and I certainly wasn’t disappointed. The interior is clean and white, with … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns

April 22nd, 2011 I went to the St. John last Friday, for my usual loaf of brown sourdough bread. I must have been going there once or twice a week for a couple of years, so all the staff are … Continue reading

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Ox Heart

April 10th 2011 I had some amazing Ox Heart with watercress and pickled walnuts from the St. John barbecue, at the Art Car Boot Fair, two years ago. The ox heart in a bun, tasted like a delicious steak sandwich … Continue reading

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Suckling Pig

March 12th, 2011 Oli returned from Barcelona on Saturday with a suckling pig in his suitcase – promptly named Perceval. I was amused by the thought of customs officers looking at an X-ray image of the case – Perceval looked … Continue reading

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Sourdough Bread

August 10th, 2010. I’ve been to the St. John this morning to buy sourdough bread. It’s huge, tastes amazing and stays fresh for several days. Pleasingly, it’s cheaper and superior to the bread from farmers market and supermarkets. I do … Continue reading

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Tufty the Squirrel

August 4th 2010 I’d wanted to try squirrel for a long time – especially since friends of mine had eaten it at the St. John in Clerkenwell. Squirrel pot roast recipe: I jointed the squirrel, coated it in seasoned flour … Continue reading

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