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Food in the Forest: Memorable Bobotie

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:08pm Monday 29th September 2014

What makes a memorable meal? Is it the most expensive dish, food eaten on a special occasion or a feast shared with close family or friends?

Food in the Forest: Rampant tomatoes

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

12:04pm Thursday 25th September 2014

My cherry tomatoes continue to rampage through the summer and even though they’re being used creatively in virtually every dish we cook, there’s still plenty left.

Naseem’s Punjabi Cuisine

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:38am Monday 1st September 2014

I remember going on a creative thinking course which told us to constantly do things differently to stimulate our brain and provide new experiences e.g. don’t always buy the same newspaper or use the same route to work.  Because of the disruption at the top of Walthamstow’s High Street, I walked a different way to the nail salon and passed a new restaurant - Naseem’s Punjabi Cuisine. Point proved.

Certainly not vanilla: blue cheese ice cream to feature at Jacob's pop-up savoury parlour

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

2:31pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Blue cheese and ale aren’t the first flavours that spring to mind when you think of ice cream, but these are just two of the tastes available at the UK’s first savoury ice cream parlour.

Food in the Forest - Oven, microwaved and sun dried tomatoes

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:39am Monday 18th August 2014

Carol from E17 responded to my question ‘what to do with a glut of cherry tomatoes?’ by suggesting oven drying them. Being rather partial to sun-dried tomatoes, and knowing how expensive they can be, it sounded a great idea as I could then enjoy them throughout the year.

Food in the Forest: Win It Cook It

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:40am Tuesday 12th August 2014

Back in February, Roy and I auditioned for a new food-related quiz and cooking TV programme which was aired for the first time last week. 

Wine tasting event

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:10pm Sunday 10th August 2014

Sample the finest wines from across Europe in a friendly and fun evening.

Food in the Forest: To pod or not to pod?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

11:26am Monday 4th August 2014

To pod or not to pod that is the question. 

Sample a selection of wines at a wine tasting event

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

Sample a selection of different vinos from around the world.

Food in the Forest: No Danish bacon in Denmark

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

10:57am Monday 28th July 2014

Carlsberg, snaps, bacon, pastries, open sandwiches and herrings.  They were all on my list of things to experience during a long weekend in Copenhagen.

Dinner with William Morris in mind

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:51pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

An alternative dining experience that brings William Morris' ideas of fellowship to life.

Food in the Forest: Porkies - make them, don’t tell them

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

8:08am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Maybe it’s my Northern Yorkshire roots, but I do love a good pork pie.

What's Your Wine?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

4:14pm Saturday 12th July 2014

The Ultimate Supper Club - Do you know your Sauvignon from your Sémillon or your Pinot Noir from your Primitivo?

Food in the Forest: Force fed on a cruise

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

7:56am Wednesday 9th July 2014

It was interesting that foie gras was on the menu as I was feeling rather like a force-fed goose. 

Dessert on the menu at The Pudding Bar

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

3:27pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

Dessert is the new main course this summer as Soho's latest pop-up: The Pudding Bar, opens its doors.

Food in the Forest: Pasta with oil and garlic

East London and West Essex Guardian Series:

5:21pm Monday 30th June 2014

Food for the night before holiday

Struie Road comes to Clerkenwell at pop up event

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

4:43pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

Enjoy some of Scotland’s finest culinary treats at Struie Road with an eight course seasonal menu.

Food in the Forest: Are you being served?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: What irritates you about eating out?

5:34pm Monday 23rd June 2014

My restaurant pet hates

Supper@The Pistachio and Pickle

7:10pm Thursday 19th June 2014

For a delicious midweek supper that you haven’t got to cook, why not join the team at The Pistachio and Pickle for a supper to satisfy your appetite and your lazy side.

Fancy tucking into a juicy steak? Head to the Fat Bear Beefsteak Bacchanalia

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

5:11pm Thursday 19th June 2014

Fancy tucking into a juicy steak? If so, you’re in luck because returning to London, due to popular demand, is The Fat Bear Beefsteak pop-up restaurant.

Food in the Forest: Would you like to order? Would you like to order?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Queen's Arms, in Orford Road, Walthamstow

5:06pm Monday 16th June 2014

A girly lunch at the Queen's Arms

Malaysian cuisine at Ning Supper Club

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

4:50pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

Experiment with your tastebuds by trying the Malaysian cuisine kampung food.

Rajiv’s Kitchen: Nepalese to Please

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

1:45pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

A five-course Nepalese menu which includes goat curry, chicken and lamb meatballs.

Food in the Forest: Strawberries - to Hull and back

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Helen Jackson

10:58am Monday 9th June 2014

Where to get your best strawberries

In the wake of the spice galleons

5:20pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

TV chef and patron Cyrus Todiwala OBE has come a long way since opening his first eaterie in London in the 1980s.

Food in the Forest: Little or Large - just as nice

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Helen's Thai burgers

11:24am Monday 2nd June 2014

Thai burgers or fish cakes

Feed your Appetite at the E17 Art Trail

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Feed you Appetite at the E17 Art Trail

12:04pm Friday 30th May 2014

With the E17 Art Trail in full swing, we take a look at the pop up events taking place as part of celebrations.

A Walthamstow Wander

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Posh sandwich or tart? Order a Trail Lunchbox to find out!

2:00pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

Join tour guide Joanna Moncrieff on this predominantly food and drink themed walk around Walthamstow.

Kids Kitchen presents: Family Feast!

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Posh sandwich or tart? Order a Trail Lunchbox to find out!

12:00pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

Got an inquisitive, creative toddler? Want new ways to excite their minds and tastebuds?

Food in the Forest: Colombian with a hint of us Brits

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Helen's meal at E17 pop up

11:59am Tuesday 27th May 2014

Enjoying a touch of south America in E17

Posh sandwich or tart? Order a Trail Lunchbox to find out!

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Posh sandwich or tart? Order a Trail Lunchbox to find out!

10:32am Tuesday 27th May 2014

Fancy a posh sandwich or tart? How about a slice of cake? Or a fruity treat?

Food in the Forest: spicy spring clean

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Helen's spice rack

11:33am Monday 19th May 2014

Helen Jackson reveals the contents of her spice rack

Kathmandu and Cocktails Part II: The Saga Continues

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

12:00pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

Enjoy authentic home-cooked Nepalese cuisine with a four-course meal, at pop up Kathmandu and Cocktails Part II.

Stimulate your senses at Noche Argentina

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

12:00pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

Tantalise your tastebuds by taking a culinary trip through Argentina.

Taco, taco, taco

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

3:50pm Monday 12th May 2014

Tasty tacos, scrumptious sweet potato wedges and refreshing margaritas are all on the menu at Club Mexicana, a different kind of supper club experience.

Pizza Speed Tasting

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Pizza Speed Tasting

11:57am Monday 12th May 2014

Challenge your pizza palate this month with pizza speed tasting.

Food in the Forest: Christmas in a bottle

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Sarah Moore's Sorrel cordial

8:00am Monday 12th May 2014

A touch of Christmas in the spring

Japanese cuisine at Monograph London

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

9:00am Friday 9th May 2014

Experience a selection of unique contemporary Japanese dishes in delightful tasting portions.

Experience the Amerikorean Dream

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

5:20pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

East meets west street food at The Amerikorean Dream pop up as big, bold Korean ingredients are mixed with American diner classics.

Learn how to make your own Dim Sum

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

2:30pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

Impress your friends and family by learning how to make a variety of Dim Sum.

Exotic delicacies on offer at Pop Up Barbados

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

12:40pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

If a holiday to a far flung destination is out of reach this year, then take your tastebuds on a trip courtesy of Pop Up Barbados.

The London Whisky Weekender

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

11:41am Wednesday 7th May 2014

This month the London Whisky Weekend festival hits Oval Space near Bethnal Green.

The King of Gnochi’s Spring Supper Club

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

5:19pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

If you fancy a spot of fantastic Italian food, then head over to Hackney where Adha, the King of Gnocchi will serve up a seven course spring feast.

Celebrate Italian culture at the House of Peroni

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Apple Core Beatles

4:20pm Monday 5th May 2014

Hosted over four floors of a Holborn townhouse, Peroni’s showcase of contemporary Italian culture is back for 2014.

Calling all Cornish pasty connoisseurs!

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Calling all Cornish pasty connoisseurs!

9:00am Thursday 1st May 2014

A new night is set to start in Soho, celebrating all things Cornish.

Latin American food aplenty from Casa Sabor

3:00pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

Latin American food experts Casa Sabor are back with three days of pop-up food events.

Months of feasts from Street Feast

1:01pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

Running throughout May and June, this new gastronomic event from Street Feast provides foodies with months of Friday night feasts.

Tantalise your tastebuds with some Spanish fine dining

9:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

Stimulate your senses with a selection of delectable Spanish dishes including Salmorejo, empanadilla and tortilla, courtesy of the good folks at E17 pop up.

Fork to Fork: Seasonal Supper Club

12:43pm Friday 25th April 2014

Indulge in a vegetarian feast with locally sown, grown, picked and cooked food on offer.

Jerk chicken, phad tahi, halloumi souvlaki, schwarma and sushi among culinary delights at Urban Food Fest

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Tantalise your tastebuds in a Shoreditch car park over the next few months, with a selection of global cuisines.

9:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Tantalise your tastebuds in a Shoreditch car park over the next few months, with a selection of global cuisines.



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