A Food Geek in London

random ramblings about food and other stuff

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 →

Max’s Yankee Toad in the Hole with Creamy Pancetta Gravy

This is a recipe for Max, George’s little brother who lives next and who does an amazing velociraptor impression.  Max doesn’t like sauces- so he may not appreciate the gravy….but that is optional (and I think George might like the... Continue Reading →

Veggie fritter and halloumi stacks

  A healthy veggie-filled, meat-free meal.  Courgettes (in the UK, zucchini in the US...and I have no idea why the Brits go with the French name and the Yanks go with the Italian name)  are my fall back can... Continue Reading →

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