Category Archives: Markets and other food adventures

From markets to vegetable picking to random food observations…

Roast pigeon @ Lung Wah Hotel, Sha Tin

We ventured out to the New Territories with one thing on our minds – pigeon. Pigeon is apparently famous in Sha Tin. Whilst today, many other restaurants roast it better, Sha Tin is historically quite famous for it. Sha Tin in … Continue reading

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Italy Part III – Taking on a Bistecca alla Fiorentina

No visit to Greve-in-Chianti is complete without a visit to the famous Antica Macelleria Falorni. An 8th generation butcher, the store today stocks Chianina beef, Cinta Senese pork, chingali and other Tuscan delights over 4 shop fronts in the towns … Continue reading

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Italy Part II – To market, to market

Eat, Pray, Love. Actually forget the prayers, we only ever holiday to eat. Over the course of our Italian getaway we found ourselves seeking out markets, festivals and food fairs just for the opportunity to sample various regional cuisine. In … Continue reading

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Italy Part I – the quest for offal…

Offal. A word that will either make you cringe in horror or weaken you at the knees in hunger. Many people will ooh ahh over foie gras or liver pate yet strangely cannot stomach the though of eating stomach, cartlidge, … Continue reading

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Neal Yard Dairy haul

Passing through London Bridge on Thursday, we found ourselves almost automatically walking in the direction of Neal Yard Dairy. Neal Yard Dairy is without a doubt London’s premier artisanal cheese store. With store fronts in Covent Garden and Borough Market … Continue reading

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Millets Farm – Pick your own produce

In Oxfordshire there is a fabulous place called Millets Farm that offer ‘pick your own’ harvesting during the summer months. Sam payed a visit to the farm over the August long weekend keen to roam the 50 acres of designated … Continue reading

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