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Lentil Soup

Check out Fraser Reid’s classic Lentil Soup recipe, from his upcoming book Seasonal Soups: ‘This is the first soup bag we ever sold, and it’s still the most daunting. How can you tell people how to make lentil soup?! We find that grating the vegetables gives a lovely texture to the soup and saves hacking […]

You’ve read the book, now buy the artwork

We have many favourite things about the Brick Lane Cookbook. But high on the list is Wantsome Studio‘s awesome original artwork so we are delighted to announce that you can now buy a super-limited edition print of his Brick Lane graffiti illustration. Archival digital Giclée prints. Available in A2 and A3 size. Signed and stamped by the […]

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Chanachur (or what to eat when you feel like celebrating)

    Chanachur (Bombay Mix with Onions, Chillies and Lemon) by Dina Begum Serves 6 V Boishaki Mela is a festival which welcomes the Bengali New Year, and it weaves through Brick Lane every year with elaborate processions, music and dance. There’s something magical about public celebrations where everyone is welcome to join in. Street […]

Dina Begum: Putting Brick Lane On Your Plate

For an introduction to the many pleasures of Brick Lane, you can’t be in safer hands than Dina Begum’s, the author of our next book – Brick Lane Cookbook. ‘When I think about Brick Lane I think about food. I go into one of those daydreams only a seasoned glutton can imagine, scanning mental images […]

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Pancakes

From The Mountain Cafe Cookbook by Kirsten Gilmour Serves 4 This recipe for pancakes is a cafe classic and was originally my nana’s pikelet recipe, which I think she adapted from a copy of her mother’s Edmonds Cookery Book. I loved making these with her. She would stand and supervise while I stood on a […]

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Butternut Chorizo and Sage Soup

From The Mountain Cafe Cookbook by Kirsten Gilmour Dairy free Serves 4-6 An autumnal butt-kicking, tummy-warming, filling soup for the colder months. If you want to make this veggie-friendly or don’t want to use chorizo then some chopped red peppers make a good alternative. Chorizo quite often has gluten in it – check the ingredients […]

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Vietnamese Pancakes

It being pancake day and all, let us introduce you to the glory that is Vietnamese Pancakes. Tran from the Bánh Mì NêN stall at Greenwich Market gave us this recipe for The Greenwich Market Cookbook, and it is not only absolutely delicious but also happens to be gluten-free. It is a great starter or […]

Coming soon…. The Greenwich Market Cookbook!

We’ve been, happily, spending a lot of time at Greenwich Market over the last 18 months, working on The Greenwich Market Cookbook. For a market with such a huge footfall (around 8 million people last year), Greenwich still feels like a bit of a hidden gem. Since the 1830s, the market has been located in […]

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Sarah Savoy’s Sweet Potato Pie

A week or so ago, I was reminded about this glorious Sweet Potato Pie recipe when the designer who worked on the Savoy Kitchen book posted some pictures on Facebook of his annual crayfish boil. He finished it off with a perfect looking pie, which made me hungry just looking at it. Sarah describes this […]