Yesterday I shared the first part of a list I wrote about things I like in London. But that was only five things. And if you're doing a ten year celebration you've got to have ten things. It's tradition, or an old charter, or something.
Posts about "food"
One cookery programme firmly with the recession in mind however the recent Economy Gastronomy. Every week, the presenters would pop over to someone's house, try to get them to plan their meals and eat more sensibly.
I'm not sure what food you could find in Merton though. There's some elderflowers nearby but not many. You can buy Wimbledon honey at the Wimbledon Common windmill or at the National Trust shop at Morden Hall Park. Mind you there's the blackberries. Loads of them.
Regular readers will know that I like my food, and I'm keen on quality. I've baked my own bread for around two years now (and indeed, as I type, there's a malthouse loaf proving in the kitchen), and I like to eat good quality food.
By chance I noticed the an interesting case of BBC related database overload. And it's in the form of recipe databases. Boy, is there a lot...
Being a bit of a keen cook, and someone who likes to do things reasonably properly if possible, I know Delia wasn't really aimed at me. I mean, there's just no way on earth you'll find frozen mashed potato in my freezer.
Just had them for the first time after a work lunchtime visit to A Cooke's pie and mash shop on the Goldhawk Road. Makes you wonder how something which looks so disgusting, can actually be so wonderfully tasty...
There's an interesting article about complaints in the BBC staff canteens, in the Sunday Telegraph.
In France, Catherine ate on average 3.2 different cheeses per day. That's a lot of cheese.
One of the few reasons I continue to tolerate a lengthy commute to White City every morning, is that it gives me plenty of time to read - something I confess to rarely doing at home.