A Food Geek in London

random ramblings about food and other stuff

Picking up momentum

Simple: a long weekend in the ‘Land of Pigeonniers’  to try and get our heads around exactly where in France we want to live. See a few properties to get a better idea of what we could afford/expect....have some nice food... Continue Reading →

Katherine’s Simple Pasta

This is a quick, simple and healthy dish to pull together – perfect for a midweek meal, and should please most kids! Handful of grated Parmigiano-Reggiano or Parmesan cheese 2 cups cherry tomatoes 3 cloves diced garlic Zest of 1... Continue Reading →

London Omelette

Not ‘folded frying pan’ omelette, not a ‘Denver’ omelette, not a Spanish omelette (which is actually called a tortilla in Spain – not to be confused with those corn or flour tortillas you use for burritos and tacos!)….and there really... Continue Reading →

Thees’ Triple Chocolate Hazelnut, Nutella Brownies

Happy Valentine's Day!  ....and for me Valentine's is not just about loving couples, it is about showing your love for your friends and family.  And what better way to show your love than with chocolate! I created this for a... Continue Reading →

The first day of the next bit

Many of my friends know I'm moving ahead with a pretty big life change right now.  The moment it became ‘reality’ for me was the afternoon of 19 October 2016, while I was sitting on a train platform in Jerez,... Continue Reading →

Katherine’s Apple Cobbler

Apple Cobbler the perfect fall dessert and a nice alternative to apple pie. This is a recipe from Katherine, she has to keep gluten out of her diet- so in addition to being a tasty apple-filled dessert, the added bonus... Continue Reading →


Wikipedia says a Zeppola is "an Italian pastry consisting of a deep-fried dough ball of varying size but typically about 4 inches in diameter."  This is a recipe from Dennis- Katherine's partner.  He is known for cooking up some lovely... Continue Reading →

Autumn Soup

Fun fact: have you noticed that you feel fuller longer when you have soup?  That is because if you drink water with your meal, it passes straight through   your stomach. That same amount of water, blended with your food to... Continue Reading →

Joyceeeee’s Potato Salad

This is Katherine's (the one who is creating all these great illustrations) mom’s potato salad recipe. She asked me to post this today so "folks can make it for the Thanksgiving holiday". Definitely a nostalgic, and classic recipe (at least... Continue Reading →

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