Review

Mermaid Tagliatelle With Seaweed Pasta

Seaweed is going through some intense popularisation these past few years, with thousands of articles claiming it is the BEST THING EVER for your health. There’s this Marie Claire article selling me 8 reasons why I should eat it. There’s this Daily Mail piece claiming Jamie Oliver lost loads of weight on a seaweed diet. Heck, Read more

Recipe

Comté and Mushroom Blobs

What could be more satisfying than a blob of cheese erupting inside your mouth? The wonderful people over at Comté sent over a selection of their cheeses and I spent one lovely lunchtime biting through every single block with pure delight. From there I decided that the stronger, more mature Grande Reserve Comté would be magical if combined Read more

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Gourmet birthday meal…for a cat!

I’ve decided to do a food post for cats – because why not? I think too many people get hung up on not wanting to sound like a crazy cat lady, but since when was it perfectly acceptable to pamper your dog but not a cat? Our fluffball Ripley turned 1 year old today and Read more

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That time my mum fed me lamb testicles

As some avid readers of SWIN might already know, my mum is an exceptional cook and I relish the chance to go home for visits and be spoilt. She cooks up quite the feast, and yesterday was no different. Mum presented a selection of curries for us, Lamb and Asparagus (yum) and some new concoction that Read more

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Cheese Porn: Gruyère

Welcome to the first in my series of cheese porn videos! This week, we’re kicking things off with Gruyère – hot off the Raclette grill. Silky smooth and ever so moreish. Let me know which cheese you want to see next!

Recipe

Meet the Palebi, a cross between Pancake and Jalebi

You’re walking down the road and suddenly the instant smell of syrupy sweetness hits you, filling the air. As you walk closer it begins to get warmer. Soon, you’ve been enveloped by the smell of freshly cooking Jalebi’s as you gather around the huge pan and watch the orange beauties fizzle in the oil. You simply Read more

Review

Banc Brasserie is the latest hidden gem in Tottenham

Since moving to Tottenham many years ago, I’ve always hopped on a bus to nearby Stoke Newington in order to get my fix of simple, homely, intimate little cafes. I’ve longed for my area to have something similar, and then one day, like magic – boom – The Banc Brasserie opened up its doors on Read more