Category Archives: Hearty fare

“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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Menus, menus, menus

Just a quick post to keep you updated on the changes to our menus – in our Brixton restaurant (if you’re thinking of booking us out for a private party), at our Camden hatch and on our glorious, colourful street … Continue reading

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Hungry? Here’s why.

You poor, hungry people. We know – we left you, totally abandoned, discarded like the dirty wrapper on a late night kebab. We’re sorry. We’re hungry too. These last 2 months, since our sojourn in Italy (seems like years ago … Continue reading

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Hot Chorizo

There’s nothing we love more than a hunk of hot chorizo.Vegetarians aside, who can resist the punchy scent of paprika and garlic smoking in the air and the tantalising ooze of bright, rusty-red oil in the pan? Chorizo features consistently … Continue reading

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Fuul

The last couple of months have been frugal for the pair of us. Since excitedly sitting down to write and shoot our book, as well as plan madcap adventures for the latter stages of the year, our money matters have … Continue reading

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Breaking new bread

Now the business of book scribing is well and truly underway, we’re having to embrace the laborious acts of weighing, measuring and recording every little pinch, splash and handful going into our pots. As regular readers will know, we tend … Continue reading

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Three Christmas suppers, some snow and a lot of oxtail stew

Hello everyone. Don’t worry, we haven’t frozen to death in our gardens, we’ve just been run off our feet with Christmas suppers and their attendant duties. Ever since last year’s excellent adventures in Brixton and Shoreditch, we’ve been looking forward … Continue reading

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Sweet sticky ribs for cold hands

As promised, I thought I’d slip in a recipe more in keeping with the Siberian winds and sheet ice outside. In this harsh climate, the thing to do is embrace your inner cave woman, abandon cold cutlery and devour plates … Continue reading

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Feast in the Middle East

There’s this great place I know where the food is just right; it’s called Syria and right now, the skies are blue and the ground is a happy 28ňö. The last couple of weeks there and in neighbouring Lebanon have … Continue reading

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Best beef stew

I wanted to draft this before going on holiday so that you’d have something ideal for these increasingly bitter nights while I’m away. It’s confusing to be packing summer clothes and sunscreen at the same time as writing up a … Continue reading

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