The Baguette of the Ducks

I don’t usually have duck. In fact, I’m not sure i have had it before moving to the UK in 2010. But, as I wandered past a massive vat (and it was a massive vat… well, kind of – a little like a bit paella pan I suppose) of duck confit at Borough Market entrance … Continue reading

Mackerel Bap from fish kitchen!, borough market

I have a really lovely friend, called Sarah. She is the sort of friend that everyone will introduce like this – their lovely friend, or their special friend, or their really funny friend – and Sarah is impressive as she ticks all these boxes. She was leaving for the brighter pastures of Melbournia, and a … Continue reading

Chorizo Roll @ Brindisa Grill, Borough Market

Let’s set the scene. Stumbling up the last few steps to street level from London Bridge tube, the steam from hot exhausts on wet roads rises, and car fumes mingle with the florists and BBQ grills. It carries all the way through to the entrace of Borough Market and it’s raining, but only just, and … Continue reading

Borough Market finds: Sausage Roll @ the Ginger Pig

For something that can really be bought for dime a dozen, this is one that reminds you why sausage rolls are so damn good. it really was that good – it was perfection in pastry. The Ginger Pig is a butchery stall at Borough Market, serving loads of sausages, including those of the gluten free … Continue reading

Roast beef roll with horseradish

The sun isn’t shining, but it is warm, and definitely muggy. I am meeting friends for a surprise birthday / farewell that starts at Borough Market, and works its way to Greenwich when we decide we need sustenance before walking to the first secret location, the Tate.  While looking for the hog roast man, the baguette shop / … Continue reading