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BANGLATOWN cash & carry

Running low on colocasia stem, or ziziphus mauritiana? Sure you are, you grocery-weirdo. If this is true and you are in need of some very specific ingredients then come a little closer and I shall tell you where you can find them. Don't be scared, I've recently bathed. Just off of the famously infamous Brick Lane is ...

Lamb Rice: HALAL STREET FOOD in Birmingham

Call me old-fashioned (and Asian) but I believe that there isn't much a bowl (or plastic takeaway box) of warm, spiced meat and rice can't provide. Hungry? Eat some Meat+Rice. Lacking protein? Go heavy on the meat in your Meat+Rice. Vegetarian? Rice. See? Almost all your problems can be solved with this wonderful ...

KAHAILA: silky smooth CHOCOLATE BROWNIE

I like brownies when they are flat, chocolatey and square (ish). Not to be confused with small, grizzly men with beards or small, proactive girls with badges, the true brownie should ideally be a baked good consisting of ingredients such as chocolate, eggs and flour. Keep your cherries and walnuts, I'm not interested. I also ...

Silk Road: FISH SHISH

With great recommendations comes great responsibility. We've all tasted the bitter, empty disappointment when something that has been hyped fails to live up to our expectations *cough*dark knight rises*cough* and for me, this is almost always worse when it comes to food. Therefore it's always satisfying when a restaurant ...

Cukorka: SWEET BUDAPEST!!

Tucked away in a tiny alcove-like-spot on muzeum kert in Budapest, lies a small cluster of shops that are about as quirky and hipster as a small cluster of shops in a tiny alcove-like-spot can be. One of these is Cukorka Sweetfabric, a bright-red SWEETSHOP that brings together a love for sugar and design in a way that ...

Fekete: of brothers and chocolate swirls

There's a lot I wouldn't do for my brother. I wouldn't bother trying to convince anyone that he was too thin to eat, especially if we had just been abandoned by negligent parents for reasons that were, lets face it, probably his fault to begin with. I wouldn't bring attention to his strange fondness for goats or dislocate ...

Mocha: Lee Rosy’s Tea

The ROAD TRIP. A coming-of-age milestone signalling freedom and adventure, immortalised in print and on-screen by classics such as On the Road, Little Miss Sunshine and Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. My ideal roadtrip partner would be someone wise and world-weary, someone who had seen things, scary things, someone who ...