Roof top street food comes to West London

The opening of Pergola on the Roof in West London this week confirms it’s no longer just something for East Londoners to enjoy. The new pop- up roof top venue is on top of the old Television Centre roof in Wood Lane and features some of London’s fanciest restaurants. There’s a lot to choose from with food from Salt Yard, Rabbit, Patty & Bun and Le Coq on … Continue reading Roof top street food comes to West London

Frank’s is open again for the summer

Ready, set go… everyone’s favourite rooftop bar, Frank’s in Peckham, has reopened for the summer – queue Instagram meltdown. Looking forward to getting high @frankspeckham rooftop reopening tonight… #Peckham pic.twitter.com/wlX0TBxMpY — Nicholas Davies (@NckDavies) 19 May 2016 We well as the new brunch service at the weekends, it’s also had a bright pink paint job to brighten up the stairway making it a whole lot … Continue reading Frank’s is open again for the summer

More than 90,000 sign a petition to save BBC Food before it’s axed

As news of the BBC’s plans to axe BBC Food along with host of other services including Newsbeat, angry user took to social media to vent their frustration. More than 90,000 people have also signed a petition on Change.org to try and block these plans and keep the food website running. The reason for the BBC’s review of its services is to cut costs and … Continue reading More than 90,000 sign a petition to save BBC Food before it’s axed

Today’s lunch from a telephone box

We all know space is at a premium in London but converting an old red telephone box into a salad bar is a first. It comes from the genius folks at Spier’s Salads who have taken the phone box and created a tiny salad shop in Bloomsbury Square in Holborn. There’s a choice of five every day depending on the season and the salads on offer … Continue reading Today’s lunch from a telephone box

Matcha matcha everywhere

Matcha has taken the place of kale, spirulina and so many quinoa salads before it and has popped up across London in cafes, bars and restaurants across the city. Famed for its superfood qualities, the Japanese green tea is the next trend in healthiness and well-being and to celebrate its popularity a six-week pop-up matcha cafe is opening in Liberty from 20 May. The pop-up … Continue reading Matcha matcha everywhere

White Chocolate And Orange Loaf Cake

Loaf cakes are a favourite of mine as not only are they easy to make and relatively straightforward, they’re easy to transport across tube and train journeys. This one is from Ruby Tandoh’s book Crumb but I have changed it slightly with a few extra additions such as flaked almonds  and pansys, and a few things taken out including the extra orange and lemon. The taste … Continue reading White Chocolate And Orange Loaf Cake