Pasta. A dish I normally avoid when eating out. Not because the options don’t look tasty, but solely because I think I could probably make that dish, or something similar, at home. I know what you’re thinking, look at that cooking ego, but I know I’m not the only one who thinks this way. Pasta from a street food stand/van, is usually bottom of my list too – unless it’s quirky and new (i.e. stirred inside a huge cheese). Ok and Mac’n’cheese I count separately as you can’t really compare that to other pasta dishes, it’s my ultimate weakness. I always think that pasta from somewhere like a street food stand would be made in bigger batches, have been cooking for God knows how long,…

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Hummus is such a versatile ingredient yet most people just use it to dip their bread, carrot sticks and cucumber fingers in. It’s thick, slightly creamy texture and rich flavour is perfect with all manner of toppings that we don’t even think about – yes not just olive oil and a shake of spice. But as I found out recently, Hummus Lina, almost certainly has thought about this. Hummus Lina is a food stall in Camden Stables Market. Nestled amongst several others, including a falafel stall and an Oliver’s Fish and Chips, competition seems quite strong in the street food arena, however, with middle eastern influences cropping up more and more, and interest not appearing to be going anywhere (how can you say no to…

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So so excited that Kerb has just launched a new site in Camden Market! Living in North London, and working close to Covent Garden, I didn’t really get many/any opportunities to go to the sites at Kings Cross and the Gherkin, and I ALWAYS got so much food envy from all those popping there for lunch! Could there really be a better place for for a lunchtime treat?  The new spot at Camden Market opens today, has 35 traders and is open 7 days a week! Yeah you heard right, Kerb Food ALL week! On friday and Saturday it’s even open until 11pm, so it’ll be awesome for Friday night plans – they have a bar too – or a quick pit-stop on the way home from drinks…

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A couple of Saturdays ago, I spent Saturday evening chilling and catching up with Kim at Urban Food Fest, over a glass of wine and some delicious food. The sun was out, and summer finally here, so it was great to have a girls evening outdoors. The Saturday we were at Urban Food Fest was actually a takeover, by brand Bodega Garzon – A Uruguayan wine brand which was bringing the hillside scapes of Uruguay, to London’s Shoreditch. There was a cool pop-up with fake grass, parasols, deck chairs and some awesome light up cube seats – they lit up different colours when it got darker in the evening. Kim and I sat on the edge of the area with a glass of wine in…

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Last weekend, Alex asked me if I wanted to go to Pump Shoreditch for some early evening food – A plan which earnt him HUGE brownie points. I’d walked past Pump Shoreditch a few times, but didn’t ever realise what it was like. Pump Shoreditch is a street food market which has been around for about 2 years. Located on Shoreditch High Street, it’s a fab street food location which is also under cover (pretty similar to the cover of a forecourt at a petrol station – I think it’s a carpark in the week), perfect for the unpredictable climate of Britain. With over 10 traders, there’s lots of choice, and it’s even BYOB so would be a great spot for starting an evening out in Shoreditch (one…

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