Devi’s pav bhaji naan ‘pizza’ – and an ode to competitive London street food eating

A shopper at Ropewalk at Maltby Street Market (Pic: Maltby) In five years of writing this London street food blog, I’ve seen a lot of competitive eating. Sure there have been actual competitions involving people racing against each other to eat or make street food – anyone remember Ribstock or Big Apple Hot Dogs’ Blog Eat Blog topping comp? But there is another kind of combative feeding, which is more of an urgent, pig-like troughing that... Read More

We can cook! Bloggers take to the kitchen…

The little vegetarian Scotch egg I made a fortnight ago I have always been surrounded by food and people who like to eat it, and much of my job – and this blog – means that I am in constant contact with it. However in spite all of that, I am a little bit terrified of cooking. I have decided that this is partly because in my experience making things for people involves rushing home from work, diving into the supermarket, chucking random... Read More

Back at Brockley Market and Mother Flipper rumours

There are lots of great markets in London to go to on a Saturday morning but yesterday I made a special effort to head over to a little one that I particularly like which is organised by a photographer called Toby Allen and held each week in Lewisham College car park. Brockley Market celebrated its one year anniversary a fortnight ago and since I couldn’t make it to the party, I thought I’d potter gently over to see if it could sort out... Read More

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