Monthly Archives: May 2011

Babbo: 39 Abermarle St, Mayfair

Babbo: 39 Abermarle St, Mayfair Babbo means daddy in Italian. Nestled deep in the heart of Mayfair, Babbo’s website promises “tradition, family, perfection and warmth” and was awarded the Zagat guide’s Best New Italian Restaurant for 2011. Our expectations run … Continue reading


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Beer writer Pete Brown on Wales’ national beer, the future of pubs and the next Abergavenny Food Festival

When Martin suggested I meet the legendary Pete Brown for a beer I jumped at the chance. After all, it’s not every day you sit down with an ex-marketing guru-turned-award-winning-beer-blogger-historian is it? At the bar Pete orders a pint of … Continue reading

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Simon King’s Asparagus Recipes

Asparagus and Poached Egg Salad 6 spears of asparagus per person 1 duck egg per person Selection of garden leaves Bring a pan of water to the boil add a pinch of salt and a splash of vinegar. Crack the … Continue reading

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What’s your earliest food memory?

What’s your earliest food memory? A visit to my hometown of Sidmouth in East Devon over the Easter weekend has inspired this question. I’ve two very early memories of food. The first is of my sister running dipping her forefinger … Continue reading

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