Tag Archives: Sweet Potato

Brixton fishcakes

Buying fish in Brixton isn’t a particularly relaxing experience. If you end up in the wrong place you’re likely to be jeered at and bullied into buying a limp old snapper with cloudy, bloodshot eyes and a forlorn expression – … Continue reading

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Spicy spinach & sweet potato soup for restless legs

Have you heard of Restless Legs Syndrome? Most evenings, and at times when I require my legs to be still, I get an uncontrollable urge to move them.  The resulting spasming is both minor and amusing but the accompanying tingling … Continue reading

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Our friends Electric

Last Saturday was a poignant evening for us as the lights went up – and down – for the last time on a secret supper at Ellie’s rare flat in the beating heart of Brixton. As always, the restaurant was … Continue reading

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Camping salads, a tasty stew and a dodgy stir fry.

A few weekends ago I entered the unfamiliar, testosterone-fueled world of formula one racing. The grand prix ticket, which included track side camping, was a birthday present for Raph. I went along to keep the tickets safe, carry the beer, … Continue reading

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