Fragrant Duck & Mushroom Brown Rice Bowl

Healthy Eats, London Eats, Recipe, Restaurants

Last week, between raging storms, my dear husband and I treated ourselves to an evening out in Notting Hill to see American Hustle at the Electric Cinema on Portobello Road (if you haven’t been since they remodeled, I urge you to go).  It’s one of those fancy cinemas with comfy leather armchairs and footstools and even individual…

Bits and Bobs in Search of Inspiration

Cheaper Eats, London Eats, Markets, Vegetarian

I’ve been at a loss for inspiration over the past couple of weeks or so.  Nothing has really tasted all that great to me (even my own cooking) and if I hear about another American style burger joint opening here in London, I’m going to jump out a window.  Perhaps extreme cheffing on the sailboat…

Five Things I Cooked This Week

Markets, Recipe, Restaurants

Inspired by a blurb in the Evening Standard’s Wednesday food section, I’ve decided to bring you weekly kitchen inspiration.  The Standard’s critic lists the five things she ate….I’ll tell you what I cooked, the good, the bad and the ugly!   1.  CUMIN CHEDDAR GLUTEN-FREE GOUGERES – Yeah, they were pretty much as bad as…