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In Praise of…J-P’s Hand Pressed Olive Oil

How do you take your olive oil? Pure, virgin, extra-virgin, hand-picked, first cold press, single estate, non-filtered, Greek, Tuscan, Andalusian, Carbonell, Bertolli, Filippo Berio, Il Padrone, Masia el Altet, Tesco’s finest? Boof, here at yumblog we have bespoke olive oil! Olive oil personally pressed and kindly donated by a handsomely moustachioed Frenchman who goes by the moniker of J-P. A …

Become a TV Star

Michelin Mums Maverick TV, the company that makes ‘How to Look Good Naked’ and ’10 Years Younger’, is looking for friends who are up for a fun cooking challenge. If you would like to take part in some filming for a Channel 4 pilot could one person in your group please email a.walsh@mavericktv.co.uk with a contact name and an evening …

Fresh & Friendly

In the light of ongoing shenanigans at Westminster and with the desire to be always open and transparent with you, dear reader, perhaps this posting should be called an ‘Advertorial’ or possibly a ‘Blogvert’. This is because the mixed organic fruit’n’veg box below was supplied to us completely free of charge; in a complimentary manner; gratis; or if you like, …

In Praise of…Proper Eggs

A weekend with a sister who keeps 4 exceedingly pampered chickens (Dolores, Fifi, Jolene and Daphne) afforded us with a dozen beautiful, tasty, fresh very-free-range eggs, some of which are shown below. Special thanks to Daphne who laid the one in the middle. Not bad handwriting for a chicken.

Labne

The obsession with yoghurt continues – this time using it to fashion a traditional Middle Eastern-style cheese called Labne. Once made it is rolled into small balls, coated with fresh herbs, placed in a jar and covered with olive oil. Simple and delicious.

We Have a WINNER!

It was a star-studded glitzy night at the first annual yumblog ‘Taste of London‘ ticket giveaway awards, held in the magnificent Princess Diana memorial banqueting suite at yumblog corporate headquarters in the heart of London’s fashionable West End. From the spectacular opening sequence by dance troupe sensation ‘Diversity’ to the closing rendition of ‘Anyone Can Fall in Love’ by curly-haired …

L2B 2009

Once again Team Yumblog will be slipping sexily into lycra cycling breeches and pedalling the 54 miles from the heart of London’s Clapham Common all the way down to Brighton. There is a specially designed team t-shirt available here which anyone is welcome to buy should the urge grab them. A full size version of the graphic can be viewed …