Best London Dishes of 2015

Living in London means that I have access to more restaurants that I can ever get around to eating at but, in 2015, I have given it my best shot to get in as many meals as my budget will allow. I’ve managed to eat my way around London in the past 12 months sampling everything from famous London dishes to the newest street food sensations. From team lunches at Hawksmoor to an amazing birthday dinner at the legendary St. John and lots of street food in between, here are my best London dishes of 2015!

Duck and WaffleΒ – Lobster Creme Brulee, Ox Cheek Doughnut, Duck & Waffle

We went here for our anniversary and both the food and the view (and the company!) were spectacular. If you’re still unsure of the sweet and savoury flavour combination, then Duck and Waffle will definitely convert you. The Lobster Creme Brulee, Ox Cheek Doughnut and the signature dish of Duck and Waffle were all delicious so it’s difficult to choose just one dish from here so I’m selecting all three!

Lobster Creme Brulee
Lobster Creme Brulee

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Nell’s “Thin Cake”

'Thin Cake'
“Thin Cake”

 

When I was a child, we used to visit my maternal grandmother (Nell) every fortnight and at some point during the weekend, she would make what she called a “Thin Cake”. This was actually not a cake at all but a type of griddle bread which she would patiently cook on top of the stove in an old frying pan, carefully checking it until it achieved a golden brown exterior.
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