Saturday, May 12, 2012

Woodland Chicken with Dauphinoise Potatoes & Courgette and Vine Tomato Salad in a Lemon Sauce


An Organic Treat for a Rare Warm Summers Day

This summer sizzler is fresh and light and very quick and easy to make. Perfect for a lazy weekend!!

To serve two
Ingredients Include:
2 Free Range Organic Chicken Breasts
One Large Lemon
Four Potatoes (peeled or unpeeled; it's your choice)
Double Cream
Organic soya milk
Two Courgettes
A handful of Parmeasan Shavings
A couple of handfuls of Vine Tomatos
A drop of balsamic
And a pinch, or two, of Salt and Pepper

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

Community at its best: Avenell Road Street Party



Bouncy Castles, Food to share, Fire engines and a random stranger with a saxophone. These were some of the highlights of the Monsell and Avenell Road community street party. Stalls included a 100% recyclable card shop, an Indian massager and the standard village fete-esque face painters. A rather miserable London day was transformed into a very good spirited community event. I'm hoping that the upcoming #foodrevolution event will be a similar

Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Nervous meatballs & chicken tinsel stuffed with processed cheese


SOFIA, BULGARIA

    More than any other in Western Europe, Britain remains a country where a traveller has to think twice before indulging in the ordinary food of ordinary people. 
    Joseph Lelyveld

We visted Sofia as part of our inter-rail journey and found it to be quite a fascinating city. The history of Bulgaria is complex with neutrality from 1939-1941, an axis force from 1941-1944 and then a commnuist regime from 1945 onwards. This level of contrast is seen in the city; with street sellers selling off old war