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Festive Gourmet Feast Special: Langoustines with Garlic, Thyme and Lemon Mayonnaise

Serves 4 Any leftover mayonnaise will keep for a couple of days, just cover and chill. Prep: 15 mins; Total time: 1 hr Get Ahead: Make up to the end of step 4 the day before and chill it. Ingredients: 2  garlic bulbs, halved horizontally a few thyme leaves 250 ml rapeseed oil, plus 2 … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Dessert: Pumpkin Cheesecake With Pecan Crust and Whiskey-Caramel Topping Recipe

An American recipe, with lots of subtle tastes and fine layers. Just the way I like it. It’s a special treat for special occasions. Prepare in advance and be ready to labour! Original article on the Guardian website, taken from David Lebovitz book, Ready for Desert – My Best Recipes – http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2011/nov/22/thanksgiving-dessert-pumpkin-cheesecake-pecan?INTCMP=SRCH    Makes one 23cm … Continue reading

Sparkly Christmas Cocktail – Part II of the Gourmet Christmas Recipe Series

Sparkly Christmas Cocktail Being still on the topics of drinks, I want to share with you this elegant cocktail, that is both very easy to make and will impress your guests immensely. It has been tested and I guarantee it will live up to anyone’s high gourmet standards. Prepare the mixture and decorations in the morning, then add the … Continue reading

Chestnut Liqueur with White Truffle: Part I of the Festive Gourmet Menu Series

The festive season is approaching and I’ve been thinking what mighty concoctions and gourmet experiments I would like to offer to my guests this festive season. I’ve been doing some research in various printed and online versions and I will share some of the brightest ideas with you in the next couple of weeks. Hopefully … Continue reading

Only 2 Days Left ’til the Bermondsey Street Festival!

Saturday, 24th of September, Bermondsey Street, London Bridge – the weather so far promises to cooperate too, expect to see 21C and sunshine all day!

Bermondsey Street Festival, Sept 24th

Saturday, September 24th is the day of the 5th year of the Bermondsey Street Festival. Expect the usual favourites such as the dog show, fashion show, children’s activities and yes, Maypole dancing. Along with all the high quality food stalls and the best designer-makers in the area. Bermondsey Square again features music and DJ’s during the … Continue reading

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