Category Review

REVIEW: Supermarket cheese-topped rolls

I find the bakery section of the supermarket very intriguing, and especially the selection of individual bread rolls. My mum rarely, if ever, bought them when I was younger, and the level of mystique surrounding the contents of those brown wicker baskets remains to the present day. Even now that I’m twenty-three and miles away […]

REVIEW: Snacking, Costa Rican style

Wherever you are in the world, take a trip to the snack aisle in the supermarket.You’re pretty much guaranteed to find a whole range of (wonderfully unhealthy) snacks, often unique to the country or region. In fact, you’ll be amazed to find a whole host of commonplace snack foods you didn’t even know existed. In […]

REVIEW: Mildreds (NW1)

Mildreds is a chain vegetarian restaurant that comprises three branches across London – the original is in Soho, and two newer locations in King’s Cross and Camden. The restaurant was launched by two friends in 1988 with the intention of providing “good value, fresh and colourful international vegetarian food,” at a time when such stuff […]

REVIEW: Maughan Library muffin selection

I refuse to believe that there are people in this world who do not find pleasure in the thought of an afternoon muffin. Versatile yet tasty and easily handled, the muffin has been blessing generations since its invention in the States in the nineteenth century. It is high time we celebrated the contribution that this […]