London food blogger events

The Spice Girls do London – and Cooksister does DMBLGiT August 2010

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(photo – courtesy of Mowie) [Are you here for Does My Blog Look Good in This August '10?  Simply scroll to the bottom of the post!] So what do you say when you have to go and pick up two people from the airport that you have only met once before, and whom you have now […]

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Food styling and photography workshop at the Irish embassy

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When I started a food blog, I had modest aspirations.  I hoped to meet a few like-minded people and pictured myself perhaps being asked to write a few words for magazines.  What I didn’t picture was myself sitting on the grand staircase of an embassy, changing my trainers for strappy sandals in front of two lovely PR […]

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An evening with Peter Gordon at GBK

July 21, 2010

Peter Gordon – New Zealand born fusion chef extraordinaire, owner of the highly regarded Providores and erstwhile head chef at the Sugar Club in London. Gourmet Burger Kitchen – a chain of (admittedly upmarket) burger and milkshake joints.  You wouldn't think they had much in commmon, would you?  But… you'd be wrong.  In fact, Peter […]

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The Complete History of Food with Courvoisier and Bompas & Parr

July 15, 2010

It's barely gone 18h30 on a weeknight in Belgravia and I'm being prescribed an elixir to balance my sanguine humour before having to walk across a (shallow!) lake full of eels to drink said elixir in the bowels of a pirate ship.  And no, I was not smoking any of that stuff that the chap […]

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Food Blogger Connect 2009

November 30, 2009

Remember high school exams?  The hard work, the anxiety about failure, the vaguely hysterical laughter every time you called a friend to ask how their studying was going, and the euphoria of opening the paper and realising that you had condentrated on the right bits?  And of course the anticlimax when you woke up the […]

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London food and wine bloggers meet at Cantaloupe

October 9, 2008

Hands up – who likes being stood up? Hmm, not exactly a sea of hands, is it…  And I can guarantee you my hand is not among them.  Why do I ask?  Well, only because I was recently stood up.  A certain food blogger, clearly Far More Important than me, recently e-mailed me out of […]

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Wining and dining on the Frontline

March 13, 2008

I’ve never much been one for danger myself.  No, no – I’m far too attached to my limbs and averse to sudden loud noises to want to go and put myself in harm’s way.  So how on earth did I find myself dining on the frontline (so to speak) one recent Saturday night? Fear not, […]

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