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Chinese Takeaway – Round 1: Yipin China

Spork London heads out on its Chinese Food Oddity – read on “G.N.” YIPIN CHINA– is supposed to be all about Hunan Cuisine. After doing some rough research these are some of the flavour profiles that we can look forward to: hot and sour, salty, smoky, fresh, not sweet. And so it begins…..We are dashing […]

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Chinese Takeaway – The Legend Begins

Hey folks, a new phase of the Spork network is upon us. Spork London has finally put up its first post. I will put a chunk of their content on this site, but it is worth following them, as they will have lots of London specific stuff for your entertainment. Enjoy a box fresh bite […]

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Be My Bloody Valentine

bleeding heart cake 2012 I left my heart out, bloody and in a box. Tied with a coarse red string. Placed on the chopping board in the kitchen, a knife laid by its side. When I turned off the light and locked the front door, she was still sleeping. The freezing February air cut through […]

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Cà Phê! Pit stop

There I was cycling the city, running on empty. The stomach starting to act up, forming plans with other body parts, a mutiny. If the rebellion became strong enough my brain would give in. It was time to make a pit stop. I needed a cycle friendly sort of joint. No locking bikes up or […]

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Werewolves of London : A redux

Chow mein is pretty tasteless,  an oil slick of what nots and noodles. The only taste coming from soy sauce and sweaty onions. Warren Zevon may have drunk a Piña Colada at Trader Vic’s , but coconut rum is for the ladies and the tiki is still king. Werewolves of London had lines that rhymed […]

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Night Beigel

Beers sunk in the city, the long ride home to the east made easier by a pit stop in Brick Lane to re-charge at ‘Brick Lane Beigel Bake’.  The salt beef wonder over-filled, gripped tight in my gloved hand. Pushing off, cruising speed reached, meal time. One brake functionality during the delicate evening eating event. […]

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