I pitta the fool who thinks that Hummus isn’t good enough for dinner. I cannot tell you hummus I crave a warm pitta and a big bowl of the thick, creamy, chickpea dip we all love, even for dinner – Oh Hummus is my fave thing to be tucking into right now. So I obviously had to try out Hummus Bros, a Mediterranean restaurant and the first in the UK to serve hummus as a base for main courses. Kim and I popped along one evening to satisfy those cravings before an event. The laid-back Levantine eatery, has a clean and contemporary feel, with monochrome interior and a little splash of colour here and there. Offering a completely relaxed dining experience, Hummus Bros feels a little like an…

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I love Ice Cream, and could easily sit there with a tub and a spoon, eating until I feel sick. It’s so moreish, and used to be my go-to film snack back in the day – Ben & Jerry’s Caramel Chew Chew was a constant addition to my freezer. These days I try not to buy too much ice cream, as I know how much it derails me from a balanced diet. I say balanced quite lightly here, as I try to be relatively healthy in the week, and exercise regularly, so that I can treat myself at weekends. I do love the odd burger! I’m always looking for dessert alternatives, as Alex loves a sweet treat to end the evening, and I usually just stick to my low…

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Escape the city. Let’s face it, sometimes we really want to, or even need to. Just to grab a moment of serenity. Just for yourself to breathe, take 5 and think about the here and now. Not let any of the work stress or city anxieties, the daily to-do list or bills, get through. Just to relax. The city can be a little too much sometimes. Always on the go, constantly something to do or see. Working days are known to be longer in the big smoke too, and with everything on top, it can get a little much – and that’s perfectly normal. Escaping at lunch for a break (when possible) isnt really always escaping either, with everyone available at the end of a…

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I’m going to say it. Balls are often best. Ok, now let’s not confused, I mean food served as balls. Falafel, tender rich meat balls, peaches, popcorn chicken, digestive nibbles, cod crochettes, Maltesers and Forrero Rocher (bet you thought I’d forget that one). They’ve become so popular that there’s even a new restaurant in Soho just serving spherical food! I know, it’s on my list. Well, there’s one street food trader already thoroughly rocking the ball scene – Arancini Bros. Arancini Bros is well known on the London and street food scene for its Arancini, or to the rest of us, handmade risotto balls. Lightly coated, these little balls of cheesy, creamy risotto, are fried until crisp and golden. Kim and I decided to venture…

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Risotto is one of those dishes which always takes longer to cook than you expect. Albeit dinner is then usually a delicious dish of flavours and spices, and totally worth the wait, like this one was. A tomato based, herby risotto, with a decent chilli kick, packed with sausage pieces and peas, and topped with a good sprinkling of Parmesan. I actually sat down, took my first mouthful and did a little sigh. Well it was almost 9, as I’d been to the gym after work and decided that I really wanted risotto – not a good time for something to take way longer than expected. You normally want something quick and easy on those days. But it was simple. Oh so simple. I love…

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