Slow-cooked barley porridge

Okay, so I don’t normally post my breakfast on my blog, but I spent so long looking for a recipe for this that I figured it might help someone that was after the same sort of thing. I had barley porridge at a hotel in Helsinki a little while back and I really...

Sunday roast playlist

I did my Soul Food Sunday Roast DJ thing today at the Hare and Hounds. It was bitterly cold outside (down to minus 9 at one point!) but the food was warming and delicious – and the music got a little bit tropical at times. The place was pretty full the whole way...

Roasts and Records at my local

I did my the first of my new weekly DJ slots at the Hare and Hounds pub down the road this afternoon. They’ve turned the back room into a rather nice restaurant space, and they’re serving leisurely Sunday roast dinners. And as the people eat their meals...

Soul food for your ears

Soul Food Sunday by Dubber on Mixcloud I had a meeting today at my local pub (which also happens to be Birmingham’s best music venue, if you ask me…). They’ve recently started doing food on site: some guys I met before, when they were at Island Bar...

Photo of the day – 086

Real Chinese Food Jake and I went to see Best Worst Movie at the Flatpack film festival this evening (which was really great, by the way). Beforehand, we thought we’d get a bite to eat – and since we were in the Chinese Quarter, we thought we’d have...