Edd Kimber at Le Creuset, Leeds

Spanish tortilla

On Saturday afternoon we hotfooted it over to the new Le Creuset store in the Victoria Quarter for the last hour of Edd Kimber‘s (winner of GBBO in 2010) in-store cooking demonstration. He’d been cooking away since around noon but … Continue reading

Near Enough: Freestate Coffee, Southampton Row, London

Freestate Coffee London

In yesterday’s post I mentioned that one of the great things about walking around a city is that there are coffee shops to stumble across. Usually what I’d mean by this is that there’s a coffee shop which is likely … Continue reading

Near Enough: London Walking

London Wonderground

My recent trip to London reminded me of how much I love wandering around the city. There are coffee shops to be stumbled across, graffiti adorning walls that were previously bare and wouldn’t have caught your interest before, and the … Continue reading

Quentin Blake: Inside Stories at House of Illustration

Quentin Blake: Inside Stories

In my 5 ways to celebrate Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’s 50th Birthday post I mentioned that I would report back from the Quentin Blake: Inside Stories exhibition at the House of Illustration.  After visiting a week ago I thought … Continue reading

Cheery Bakes: Banana Bread

Banana Bread

Following on from last week’s Toast of the Town workshop I’m trying to pick up my DSLR a little more often and get some further practice. Chris had been promising for months that he’d bake his variation of banana bread … Continue reading