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Reys Cambridge

I only rarely visited the place in Cambridge when it was a pub called The Cow, but I’m told it did good value in “pint & pizza.” Now it’s Reys chicken and on my first visit I ordered the quarter Reys rotisserie chicken with some Reys hot sauce on the side. Reys tell us that […]

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About Thyme’s Burgos black pudding

I’ve been going to About Thyme for some years now. It never fails to serve excellent food, beautifully prepared. This was their Burgos black pudding (Morcilla) served with fried quail eggs and toasted brioche. The black pudding known as Morcilla de Burgos is a sausage made mostly with pork blood which, unlike other black puddings, […]

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Lebanese-style chicken tostada

Lunch at the Slug and Lettuce provided a chance to try their Middle Eastern-style flatbreads topped with a sunblush red pepper tapenade. These are like pizzas, but without the cheese and tomato. This rather colorful example featured Lebanese-style chicken with garlic and herb-marinated chicken breast, yoghurt, garlic, peppers, mint, coriander and lemon, served with sour […]

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Baked vanilla cheesecake

The Wolseley does some really fine dishes. My friend had their legendary schnitzel Holstein, complete with fried egg and crossed anchovies. He finished with their baked vanilla cheesecake, describing it as the best cheesecake he’d ever eaten. It set me thinking of a much simpler cheesecake, one put together rapidly and without needing to be […]