Now for some reminiscence… Around four years ago I was in a band made up of impoverished, over-educated Oxbridge graduates. It was a lot of fun, but you can imagine that not having much money means you can’t eat as well as you’d like. I remember one week we were having day-long recording sessions in Stoke Newington, and we all went out to find some cheap food. Our friend Adam who was mixing for us told us to go to one of the many local Turkish restaurants – who as we all know sell the well-known kebab – and ask for a lahmacun. This, it turned out, was a very thin Turkish/Armenian speciality consisting of a flatbread topped with minced lamb; like a very thin pizza. It cost about £2.50, but was very filling and tasty. Continue reading →
Hey meatheads, do you remember when I told you about my friends Thom and James, AKA the Pizza Pilgrims? They went on a 2,000 mile pilgrimage scouring Italy for the perfect pizza. And while the Pilgrims were in Parma, land of the ham and cheese, they filmed an exclusive little video for Meat in a Box.
Watch to find out some very interesting facts about Parma ham!:
A little plug today for a friend of mine and his brother, Thom and James Elliot. Thom did the unimaginable (to us mere mortals) by giving up his advertising day job – which admittedly did once involve sitting next to annoying old me – to pursue his lifelong dream. A dream to serve the best authentic, traditional Italian pizzas in London with his brother James. Continue reading →