Italian Market, Reading 2013

What a wonderful surprise, we came into Reading to eat at Browns (a great place by the way) and came across don arancini, the Italian deli. They are based in London E20 but operate a street market which seems to travel around the country. This bread tasted very good, I bought a focaccia studded with […]

Festival Food Part Two, there was music as well apparently

The Roaming Rotisserie Oh my what a stall, run by a really nice bloke and was just the most tasty food yet so simple. Basically a ton of chickens on a rotisserie with new potatoes cooked underneath in the chicken juice. I could have gone back again and again. You can buy half or whole […]

Festival Food – my recommendations – Part One Moorish

As you all know I am very keen on Arabic food and was thrilled to find an Arabic/African generally from hot places food stall at Green Man. I have done an interview for Kennet Radio with the owner of Cafe Moor which is a restaurant based in Leeds but with a travelling festival section. There […]

Max Cafe, A4 near Woolhampton, not just for bikers!

Do you ever have one of those days when you just need to be satisfied by a particular thing, in my case usually peking dumplings or oysters. sometimes cod and chips and sometimes a full English breakfast (see picture above. Max Cafe is on the A4 near Theale and has been around for over 80 […]

Bread stall at Newbury Market

We are so lucky in Newbury to have this bread stall at the market on Thursdays and Saturdays. They were too shy to be interviewed for the radio but I got the photos and a LOT of bread. They do fantastic focaccia, stupendous soda bread, chewmungous flaky giant cheese straws, wonderful walnut and raisin, enough […]