December Sample Sales (including Alexander McQueen)

Alexander McQueen 3rd December 11am – 9pm  4th &  5th December 10am – 9pm and 6th December 10am – 6pm Shoreditch Town Hall, Assembly Hall, 380 Old Street, London EC1V 9LT At last, the not to be missed Alexander McQueen sample sale has arrived. What better place to find a … Continue reading

Sea Lettuce: gathering, drying and a salt caramel sauce (part 2…the sauce)

apple-with-caramel

  Salt caramel sauce is irresistibly moreish.  Poured over a baked (scrumped, of course) apple, the zingy, fluffy apple combines beautifully with the rich, sweet and salty sauce.   Wherever you are at University, there will be plenty of apple scrumping possibilities around you.  I found a whole webpage dedicated to … Continue reading

November Sample Sales

November is always a great month for Sample Sales.  Here is my round-up of some of the best, although missing the Alexander McQueen sample sale which was in November last year – when is it?   Please let me know of any further sample sales which I haven’t listed in … Continue reading

Free and delicious: Bone Marrow

Bone Marrow cooked

Beef Bone Marrow is an absolutely delicious food that you can often get for free from butchers, but is served in posh restaurants around the country and is primary ingredient in classical French dishes such as, Pot au Feu and Bordelaise sauce. There is something almost Palaeolithic about scooping the creamy, … Continue reading