Category Archives: Rare ideas

“Goodbye 2013!” Gastronomic Pop-Up – Sunday 29th December

We are very excited to be handing over our Brixton kitchen to talented friends of F&G, James Murray & Josh Pollen, for a gastronomic farewell to the year gone by. James Murray has been cooking for 10 years, working his … Continue reading

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These little piggies went to market

Hello. Hello. And apologies for abandoning you and your rumbling bellies for quite this long. If it’s any consolation, we haven’t been sitting around watching Loose Women and twiddling our thumbs. Since last we wrote, Rosie got hitched, the next … Continue reading

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Year of the (crispy) Rabbit

While it may seem safe to remove one of those winter layers and turn the thermostat down, we’re still wrapping our food up tightly in blankets here at Salad Club. Like our tasty summer rolls from last week, hundreds of … Continue reading

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Woodcock on toast

Every now and then I feel like getting my hands bloody and cooking a meal totally from scratch, including all the gruesome stuff you would usually leave to your butcher. It seems only fair, as a carnivore, to go through … Continue reading

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A rare idea

This is just a slip of a blog post, but one that makes no apologies for being so. I could eek out a few paragraphs on this eye-opening dish but I’d rather let its simplicity speak instead. There is nothing … Continue reading

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Apologies

I’m so sorry it’s been such a horrendously long time since either of us posted anything up here. There are reasons, which I hope you will understand. The amazing Rosie has a legitimate excuse, having given birth just a few … Continue reading

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Guatemalan Cacao Cake

We were lucky recently to be offered a pound of pure Guatemalan cacao beans by a friend with a contact on a plantation. It all felt a bit covert – she emailed, we chose our weight, transferred the money and … Continue reading

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Kitchen Club now open!

On Sunday we opened Rosie’s beautiful kitchen overlooking the allotment and welcomed in a bunch of hungry strangers and a new era for Salad Club. Kitchen Club is now officially open and its first installment was a resounding success! Thank … Continue reading

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Love Tart

This probably should be called Love Tart on account of it being lent to us by Rosie Lovell and being universally adored at the last 2 secret suppers we’ve had. Rosie knew it from her school dinners as Gypsy Tart … Continue reading

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Supper news

Saturday saw us embark on yet another secret supper journey which, we have to admit, was slightly more stressful than usual. Ellie managed to cut herself and come over all queer whilst being filmed by German TV channel ZDF – … Continue reading

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