Tag: olives

Recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian recipes

Recipes: fab new olive dishes

Today I’m featuring some lovely recipes using olives (one of my favourite tasty treats) by Spanish chef Omar Allibhoy. Omar grew up in Madrid and a love of cooking runs in his family. His mum was great at baking  which inspired him and by eight he was selling puddings to the neighbours during the summer […]

Recipes, Snack recipes, Uncategorized, Vegetarian recipes

Tasty recipes using olives

I love olives in all their colours, shapes and forms. My marinated ones have achieved some sort of fame – everyone loves them and I’m always being asked to make them for special occasions. You can find the recipe in a previous post at this link. http://eatingcoventgarden.com/2012/10/03/zesty-citrus-olives/. Originally thought to symbolise peace and wisdom, olives […]


A great new deli discovery: The Pantry

How many times have I said it? There’s always something happening in London. And today it’s a visit to a fabulous new deli in Cheam called The Pantry. Cheam is in the London borough of Sutton, just on the edge of Surrey. I’d never been there before but a short train journey from Clapham Junction […]

Travel in Europe, Uncategorized

Bulls, markets and Marc at 5am in St Remy

My first guest blogger on my new blog. Welcome Jan Orchard. She wrote about her visit to Arzak in San Sebastian for the previous, destroyed blog and I’m glad to say has agreed to making another appearance. And it’s a real goodie from the town of St Remy in Provence, France. Visiting St Remy by […]

Snack recipes

Zesty citrus olives

I love olives. And I love it when you’re in a bar and they bring you a bowl of olives with your drink. Specially if I’m with my husband as he hates them (too salty) and I can scoff the whole bowl myself. It’s allowed, they’re delicious and good for you. Olives come in many […]