Mildred’s Dalston: Mexican beans and mock chicken

Mildred's Dalston

I recently went to take advantage of the opening offer at Mildred’s Dalston venue, their latest branch. With V in tow we happily searched for the restaurant, more than eager to see what we might try this time.

It turned out to be reasonably hard to find from a walking perspective, because it’s tucked round the back of the station in the middle of nowhere. Literally – the view out of the large floor-to-ceiling windows is simply a lot of concrete and a few miserable trees, which is a bit of a shame. It’s not yet clear why they would choose to have such feature windows facing such a dismal view, but perhaps there is redevelopment planned for the area soon. read more

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Video: Bulgogi Tofu and Korean Feast

Bulgogi tofu

We have continued our exploration of Korean food with a bulgogi tofu recipe this week, which you will find at the end of this post along with a video. I went a little bit crazy and prepared a little bit of a Korean feast for the two of us, which was a lot of fun to make! read more

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Video: Doenjang jjigae

Doenjang jjigae

I’m currently learning Korean, so we’ve been getting stuck in to some tasty Korean food too – and doenjang jjigae (된장찌개) had to be on the list. Doenjang is soy bean paste, which has a range of delicious uses. Jjigae is a stew, so when you put them together, doenjang jjigae is a soy bean paste stew. read more

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The Breakfast Club, Islington Review

Breakfast Club Veggie All-American

It’s time for another Wednesday review, and this time we headed for The Breakfast Club in Islington (not to be confused with The Breakfast Club in St Albans, which we have talked about previously).

Given that it had the same name as one of our favourite venues of all time, there was much excitement to try this cheery little cafe/restaurant. And it certainly is cheery, with a bright yellow facade and eclectic decor which includes lots of happy photos of customers. read more

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Video: Naan Burgers

Naan burgers

Our new recipe this week is the fabulous naan burger, a dish we dreamt up whilst possibly under the strong influence of one two many curries. This is what happens when you try to combine an Indian dish with a burger, and, well, it’s pretty epic. read more

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Video: Garlic Bread Soup

Garlic bread soup

Garlic bread soup – it’s the future. We’ve tasted it.

This soup came about when we were thinking to ourselves about things we liked. Soup is obviously one of them, as you can no doubt tell from our blog. Garlic bread is also pretty high on the list. But can you combine the two? read more

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Inamo, Covent Garden Review

Maki at Inamo

Last week we were lucky enough to be invited to eat at Inamo in Covent Garden with a £30 voucher. While we did end up spending double that without even trying – budget diners may want to take note – it was an excellent meal and a fabulous experience overall. read more

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