Posts Tagged: Clapton Pond

September: all together great

September’s a big month at the Clapton Pot: both Diana and I have our birthdays within days of each other, and we are practically twins! Oddly we didn’t quite managed to celebrate together… until our Clapton Pot dinner. And what

September: all together great

September’s a big month at the Clapton Pot: both Diana and I have our birthdays within days of each other, and we are practically twins! Oddly we didn’t quite managed to celebrate together… until our Clapton Pot dinner. And what

August: watermelon & mellow

We thought we had it all sussed: our menu was fairly simple but full of lush delicious summer ingredients, we had started cooking early, and I even had time for a cup of tea mid-afternoon. But somehow before we could

August: watermelon & mellow

We thought we had it all sussed: our menu was fairly simple but full of lush delicious summer ingredients, we had started cooking early, and I even had time for a cup of tea mid-afternoon. But somehow before we could

July: picnic in!

At the beginning of the Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TED video, The Danger of a Single Story, she talks about being an early reader of British and American children’s books and an early writer of stories with characters who “talked a

July: picnic in!

At the beginning of the Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TED video, The Danger of a Single Story, she talks about being an early reader of British and American children’s books and an early writer of stories with characters who “talked a

June: in elderflower heaven

Guess what: the day we were spending hours in the kitchen also coincided with the sunniest day of the year so far. Unlucky? Not us – we were really looking forward to our 6th dinner, and meeting our guests who,

June: in elderflower heaven

Guess what: the day we were spending hours in the kitchen also coincided with the sunniest day of the year so far. Unlucky? Not us – we were really looking forward to our 6th dinner, and meeting our guests who,

May: finally…asparagus is here!

This month Violaine took care of the eventbrite administration so when I rushed downstairs to answer the door I was pleasantly surprised to see Alessia. We met Alessia, a few months ago, at Rino’s pizza party. Besides being good at

May: finally…asparagus is here!

This month Violaine took care of the eventbrite administration so when I rushed downstairs to answer the door I was pleasantly surprised to see Alessia. We met Alessia, a few months ago, at Rino’s pizza party. Besides being good at

April: feasting through Spring

A bit like London buses all come at once, April’s been busy with 3 Clapton Pot-related dinner invitations: first there was Rino’s pizza night in Maida Vale. Rino was one of our first Clapton Pot guests (in January), and having

April: feasting through Spring

A bit like London buses all come at once, April’s been busy with 3 Clapton Pot-related dinner invitations: first there was Rino’s pizza night in Maida Vale. Rino was one of our first Clapton Pot guests (in January), and having

March: carameleon

Or how a bag of sugar gets reincarnated 3 times, including when one local celebrity chef swans into the kitchen to demonstrate how caramel’s really made, only for him to leave us with perfectly shaped, but of no use to

March: carameleon

Or how a bag of sugar gets reincarnated 3 times, including when one local celebrity chef swans into the kitchen to demonstrate how caramel’s really made, only for him to leave us with perfectly shaped, but of no use to