London’s Best Farmers' Markets London’s your oyster when it comes to finding mouthwatering produce. We pick the city’s best (and most easily accessible) farmers' markets that specialise in quality, well-sourced wares Vernal abundance at Cabbages and Frocks © Natalie Pecht Central | North | East | South | WestCentralPimlico Road Farmers’ Market Incredibly chi-chi, but not without a bit of eccentricity – sure there are lots of straw hats, tea dresses and wicker baskets, but on our visit a jovial old man was entertaining the market goers with a hearty song played on his battered accordion.
Lunch ideas for those hard at work in the office It can be difficult to focus amid the hubbub of office life and actually, you know, get things done. Whether it’s the incessant bleeping of those companywide emails warning about a mouse sighting or someone leaving their phone in the 5th floor loos, or the printer breaking, not getting distracted is quite hard. Unsurprising, then, that many people choose to come in early to get a headstart before it all kicks off. Multi-taskers that they are, these early birds tend to breakfast al desko. So here’s a few homemade, but uncomplicated ideas for them:
Mozzarella Cheese Recipe The Milk:Make sure the milk you use for this cheese is NOTULTRA- PASTEURIZED--Homogenized milk will work fine.--Fresh farm milk will also work well but we encourage you to try with 1 gallon of store bought whole milk first.--Low fat milk will work but the cheese will be drier and less flavorful You will need:--A 6 to 8 quart stainless steel pot. When Chefs Get Bored Slick Men It's a Man's World. When Chefs Get Bored By – 2012/04/15Posted in: Art & Pictures Our 10 best roast dinner centrepiece recipes The showstopper: Porchetta Buy the very best pork you can afford – ask your butcher to prepare you a boneless porchetta cut or a rectangular piece of pork belly and a loin. Fennel pollen is traditionally foraged, but expensive to buy. If you can’t find it, use ground fennel seeds instead. Bear in mind that the seasoned porchetta must rest for at least 12 hours, then return to room temperature before roasting. Serves 6-83-4kg porchetta joint1 tsp black peppercorns, crushed1 tsp dried chilli flakes2 tbsp rosemary, chopped2 garlic cloves, finely chopped1 tbsp fennel pollen or ground seedsSalt
Italian Recipes, Pasta, Pizza, Lasagna, Food, Cooking! Kitchen Helpers I found these helpful charts last week and just had to share! Both of these beauties are from Chasing Delicious (aka one of the most fab foodie blogs out there)! Aren’t they faaaaabulous?! Global Food Disparity: A Photo Diary In an increasingly globalized world, it’s still sometimes shocking to see just how disparate our lives are compared with other human beings around the world. A book of photographs by Peter Menzel called "Hungry Planet: What the World Eats" ("©Peter Menzel www.menzelphoto.com. Ten Speed Press, published in 2005) makes a relevant point with great irony: at a time when hundreds of millions of people don't have enough to eat, hundreds of millions more are eating too much and are overweight or obese. In observing what six billion eat for dinner the authors note, "Today, more people are overweight than underweight." It is these cultural differences, emphasized and reinforced by the author, which exemplifies the lifestyles and dietary habits of people around the world.