- Food news and gossips journal

My ‘Food news and gossips Journal’ is a concentrate of what feed my life, what I swallow every day, what I read, hear, try, taste…

-Event of the month : ‘Triple hop’. A combination of beer tasting, street art and illustration exhibition. Live brewing, live drawing while you enjoy your beer. www.columnartsagency.co.uk

-12% of airplane water on plane tested positive for coliform in the US.

-‘Jo&Seph’s’ make an impressive and very original range of pop-corn : salted caramel, cheddar and smoked paprika and gin and tonic !!! You can order online, go to stockists in London or venues like Quaglino’s new private club ‘Hutch’. www.joeandsephs.co.uk.

-Avocado leaves have an aniseed flavor and are used to make a sparkling alcoholic drink in Africa called Babine.

-Central London’s first winery is in Earl’s Court, owned by Australians who make wines from grapes grown in France and trucked to London. It is the first London cru.

-The new fruity trend is the baobab pulp. This ancient plant is hailed as the next big thing. Baobab fruit powder is packed with nutritional goodness. It is low in sugar and fat yet high in fibre, have six times more vitamin C than an orange, twice as much calcium as a glass of milk and more iron than a steak. You can support the ‘Baobab project’ in Madagascar : www.pinkforest.org and buy some baobab pulp on www.aduna.com

-The foodies’ buckets list : a study reveals six in 10 people said they would choose a great food experience over any other ‘life’ experience.

 -A girl called Jack’s book will be out in February 2014, the girl who can make a £10 a week budget for food happens, writes a blog and can make a chili for 39p per person.

-Tesco in Covent Garden closed down after a health inspector discovered giant mice wandering in a filthy shop, feeding themselves with proteins (the meat for customers) and leaving droppings everywhere.

-To finish with an exotic touch, ‘Peyote’ is about to open. Mexican restaurant where I will be behind the stove ! Opening end of this month. Buen provecho !

‘Peyote’, Cork Street W1.


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