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Our Growing Edge – June 2015

So, it seems the UK’s favourite season is officially upon us, and to mark the beginning of what will hopefully be a long, hot, fun-filled summer, The Grumpy Chef and I will soon be cooking up some tasty picnic snacks, so keep your eyes peeled for some healthy, easy-to-prepare summer grub coming soon. I’m also delighted to announce that I’ll be hosting this…

Arbutus

Arbutus | Soho

63-64 Frith Street, W1D 3JW t: 020 7734 4545 | w: http://www.arbutusrestaurant.co.uk As relative newcomers to London’s fine dining scene, it was completely by chance that my husband (The Grumpy Chef) and I discovered Arbutus last autumn whilst wandering the streets of Soho one sleepy Sunday afternoon. We were in the city for only one day (for no other reason than…

Slow-cooked scrambled eggs on toasted sourdough

Scrambled Eggs on Toasted Sourdough

A simple yet scrumptious scrambled egg recipe by The Grumpy Chef… For somebody who spends most of his days and nights preparing gourmet meals for hungry diners, The Grumpy Chef‘s favourite things to eat aren’t, let’s say, as extravagant or difficult to make as you might expect. Like all food lovers, he does of course like eating out and he certainly enjoys the ceremony…

Whiskey Sour

A Celebratory Whisky Sour

To celebrate the fact that it’s Friday and, more importantly, that Supper Lovin’ is now listed as a recommended food blog on WordPress (Woop woop!!!), I thought I’d share a recipe for one of my favourite alcoholic beverages: the almighty Whisky Sour. Created from the eighteenth-century practice of adding lime juice to rum to prevent the development of scurvy aboard ships, this…

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Bringing Down the House

An interview with events extraordinaire Michaela Deasy-Smith, joint director and creative head at Relish Festive… An award-winning Cotswold-based catering and events company, Relish Food & Events has taken the UK leisure industry by storm, with a portfolio covering everything from the Media Producer Awards in London and the Cheltenham Literature Festival, to a number of private parties…

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Mixed Vegetable Noodles with Homemade Pesto

Overindulged in sweet treats this winter? This vegetable-packed recipe by guest blogger Martha Skinner will help you on your way to feeling healthier… Many noodles on the market are made from refined carbohydrates and have a relatively low nutritional value. Vegetable noodles, however, provide a delicious, nutrient-rich alternative, perfect for use in any noodle-based dish.…

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Drop Scones with Honey, Cinnamon and Icing Sugar

Celebrating Pancake Day in Style… As I’m sure you’re already aware (if you’re anything like me, you’ve probably been looking forward to this day since Christmas!), today is Pancake Day, also known as Shrove Tuesday, the one day of the year when eating sweet fried batter for breakfast, lunch and dinner is considered OK, if not completely expected. When I was…