Beautiful pubs we had in our neighborhood in London.
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Posted in FOOD AND DRINK, LONDON, PUBS, tagged Angel, drink, Essex Road, gece hayatı, içme, Islington, Kuzey Londra, la vida nocturna, London, Londra, Londres, night life, North London, pub, The Old Queen's Head on 29 December 2013| Leave a Comment »
Posted in FOOD, FOOD AND DRINK, LONDON, tagged Angel, Bill's, cafe, coffee, drink, drinking, eating, food, Islington, Kuzey Londra, London, Londra, Londres, North London, restaurant, restaurante, restoran, White Lion Street, yeme-içme on 14 December 2013| 2 Comments »
Bill’s is one of the charming cafes of our neighborhood. We like its grocery style decoration with shelves full of nice products. We have been once there for a latte and croissant and the coffee seemed very week to us like drinking pure milk.
Yesterday evening we met with two greek friends of us and went there for a dinner this time. It was full but we could find table without reservation with no problem. The photo is from the end of the evening. When a turkish and a greek couple go out to dinner, this happens. You eat and chat and enjoy “yavaş yavaş” or “siga siga” (slowly slowly).
As starter we tried hummus and tzatziki plate, green gordal olives plate, potato and rosemary bread and sweet potato fries. They were all good but the highlight was the potato and rosemary bread which was one of the best breads we ate in London. As main we tried rump steak, duck pie and pumpkin risotto with blue cheese and they were all good also. We are little bit picky in dessert that’s why no comment about them. And this time we ordered the coffee double shot and it was better. La Garenne Shiraz from Languedoc we tried was very smooth but tasty and we didn’t know where did they go two bottles in couple of hours.
And yes, we didn’t take the bus and walked to home after eating half of the menu…
Posted in FOOD, FOOD AND DRINK, LONDON, tagged bread, ekmek, ev yapımı, fennel, hecho a casa, hinojo, homemade, London, Londra, Londres, pan, receta, recipe, rezene, tam buğday, tarif, whole wheat on 11 December 2013| 4 Comments »
In a foggy, dark and cold London day, one the best things you can do, is baking a bread and filling your home with the smell of the fresh baked bread. And prepare the smoked mackarel salad… And pour your Polish oak vodka… And enjoy!
If you want to give a try, here are the ingredients and the recipe of this bread we learned from our friend Ayşegül Ural:
1,5 cup yogurt
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
3 cups whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon of fennel seeds
1/2 teaspoon of sea salt
Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl. Beat the other ingredients in another bowl until getting creamy and add them to the dry mix. Mix well all together with a wooden spoon and put in a bread pan. Level the top with a spatula. Bake at 170°C preheated owen for 45 minutes.
Posted in FOOD, FOOD AND DRINK, LONDON, tagged Akdeniz, Angel, cafe, drink, food, Food Lab, Islington, Italian, Italiano, kafe, London, Londra, Londres, Mediterranean, Mediterraneo, vino, wine, şarap, İtalyan on 28 October 2013| Leave a Comment »
Mediterranean breakfast at the little Italy of our neighborhood, Food Lab.
Posted in FOOD AND DRINK, LONDON, PUBS, tagged advertisement, alcohol, alkol, Angel, anuncio, bebida, booze, chalk board, drink, içki, Islington, karatahta, London, Londra, Londres, pub, reklâm on 24 October 2013| Leave a Comment »
Beautiful pubs we have in our neighborhood.
Posted in EVENTS, FOOD, FOOD AND DRINK, LONDON, MARKETS, tagged 2013, araba, car, car boot sale, carro, clasico, classic, classic car boot sale, etkinlik, event, evento, garaj satışı, ikinci el pazarı, klasik araba, London, Londra, Londres, mercado, pazar, segunda mano, Southbank on 12 October 2013| 2 Comments »
Today was a perfect, sunny day in our little kingdom. After a nice breakfast at home we walked to Southbank for a special car boot sale: Classic Car Boot Sale.
It was a very special car boot sale because all sellers came there with their vintage cars and motorcycles, even the food vans were vintage style. It was a real heaven for vintage lovers, classic car and motorcycle fans and there was also some little treats for foodies. We tried lobster rolls of Bob’s Lobster which they were serving from a vintage VW van and it was just “delicious”.
After the car boot sale we walked through Gerrard Street and filled our stomacs with chinese food. Then a little grocery shopping in our favorite Turkish supermarket and finally washing down the chinese food we ate, in our pub with few pints.
Now it’s time for some cups of good tea with homemade peanut butter cookies and enjoy British crime dramas!
Last days of terrace joy in London…