A Little of What You Fancy is a lovely eatery situated on Kingsland Road in London’s Dalston. Their menu changes everyday, serving dishes from locally sourced, seasonal produce.
It’s opened for less than four months and the cafe/restaurant has already been proven popular among the local youngsters.
Celariac, apple and Dijon mustard soup
Lemon posset with langue de chat
Bought at a supermarket in Amsterdam, this graphically packaged peppermint gum is not only pretty enough to hang on the wall but also better for your teeth than ordinary gums.
Sophie Hulme is a young fashion designer who lives and works in London. Alongside her womenswear and accessories collections, she makes witty charm accessories inspired from everyday objects such as blow whistles, keys, wooden forks and ice cream sticks.
Le Buerre Bordier is made by Jean-Yves Bordier using traditional methods in Saint-Malo. They are produced in small batches and have a very short shelf life so it might be a little difficult to get hold of. I buy them when I see them in fine food stores and the taste is exceptional.
Daylesford Organic serves nice homemade food made with organically sourced ingredients. Their Pimlico branch is nice and quiet to enjoy leisurely weekday lunches in the sunny afternoons. Saturday mornings are also great as there’s a farmers market held in the little square in front.
Mason Jung is a menswear designer from Korea. He works by individual projects, not by seasonal collections like most designers. You can see his attention to detail and perfectionism in the clothes.
This jacket is entitled ‘Magnified Jacket’. The designer has actually enlarged parts of a conventional jacket as it would look when it’s seen through a magnifying glass.
This dishcloth from Swedish company Växbo Lin is made from pure linen. It is very absorbent, dries fast and can be composted.