Category Archives: Drinks

Wine, beer, tea, coffee, cocktails, juice, and such.

Homemade Plum Gin

I’ve been planning to make some Sloe Gin, but as the berries won’t be ripe for months the project is on hold. In the mean time we’ve acquired rather a lot of plums (from a friends garden), which Becky has been converting in to plum jam and I’ve been mixing up with some gin. I […]

Awesome things about San Food-cisco

We’ve been visiting Ben in San Francisco and, with only one day left in this city of seafood, cakepops and burritos, I thought I’d share with you some of the best foodie discoveries we’ve made. At the Knead Patisserie – hidden behind┬áLocal Mission Eatery – I ate one of the yummiest chocolate cookies I have […]

London Coffee disloyalty from Gwilym Davies

James Hoffmann (founder of Square Mile Coffee Roasters and ex World Barista Champion) has posted a rather wonderful idea from current Word Barista Champion Gwilym Davies. Between a stall at Whitecross Market, Columbia Road and a shop on Shoreditch high St (though i’ve not seen him in it yet) he’s a busy man, but he […]

London Coffee, a summary and a map

SF has a big coffee culture, I wrote about this recently in my San Francsico trip report. At the time I thought how the coffee (and coffee shops) out there put London to shame, but it’s more likely my lack of knowledge about good coffee in London that’s the problem. Having done some research there’s […]