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Shopping without supermarkets

People have lots of reasons for not shopping at their local market; relying on somewhere that doesn’t have the permanence of Tesco or Sainsbury’s can be frustrating, particularly if you can’t count on it to stock every single item on … Continue reading

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Victim Receives Extra Helping of Violence at the Farmers’ Market – Photo What do a red-hot corncob, a Chinese back scratcher, and a bottle of Bennet’s Apple cider have in common?  They were…

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Beth’s Buns

Your local market may not just be the provider of an excellent supper – keep your eyes and ears open, and you may just find it also provides you with a fabulous story as well. This turned out to be … Continue reading

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Eat seasonally. Find love.

Who has ever been tempted to throw some summer fruits into your trolley so that you can pretend winter isn’t here yet? Has anyone ever been able to say no to a custard-covered, homemade apple pie, just because it happens … Continue reading

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Rayeesa’s Indian Kitchen

The recent fervour for Instagram images of food pinpoints the way in which we believe a superior meal is one accompanied by a hefty side dish of nostalgia (particularly if you self-identify as a hipster). For many, food is not only … Continue reading

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Wood Street Market, Walthamstow

On the premise that man cannot live on artisan bread alone, but also needs clothes, gin and automated clocks from time to time, I wrote this article  for the beautiful magazine Lost In London. It turns out life is just … Continue reading

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A Victorian affair: Christmas markets in Britain

Last weekend, I finally had the opportunity to see if the reality of continental Christmas markets matches the image I have of them in my head. I had imagined bratwurst, gingerbread and mulled wine, each handed over with a bearded … Continue reading

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