"Lima London" has won the Time Out Eating and Drinking Award for the Best new Latin American Restaurant !!!
And they are thrilled to have won !! I haven't had the chance to go to the restaurant yet, but it would be on my "things to do " list when I go to London ...
Peruvian food it's becoming more popular now days in London and its proven in the list of the runners up.. Most of the finalist were Peruvian restaurants ...
It's also nice to know that Latin American restaurants are being awarded.
I'm looking forward to go and try the food from, not only the wining restaurant, but the finalists too.
More Latin American things to discover in London !!
And congratulations to the restaurant Lima London .. Looking forward to go and visit sometime soon !! :)
Monday, 22 October 2012
Wednesday, 17 October 2012
..:::Delicious Bolivian Food at the Latin American Gastronomic Fair this Saturday, don't miss it !! ;) :::...
Miss Obleas: Events
I'm looking forward to this !! The Bolvian stand (friends of Bolivia) will be offering delicious Bolivian dishes, and my favourite Salteñas !! which I totally recommend !! I've try a few from restaurants in London, but nothing can compare to this ones !! It just brings me back to La Paz- Bolivia , Dont miss the opportunity to come and try the food, at the Bolvian Stand, we'll see you there !!
The Gastronomic Fair will take place on Saturday 20th October 2012
at Kensington Town Hall, Horton Street, London W8 7NX FROM 12:00- 6:30 pm
Nearest Tube Station High Street Kensington
Under 16s £3.00
Under 5s Free
Thursday, 11 October 2012
Miss Obleas: Events:
- Amanecer was set up in 1981 to provide a homes and a new beginnings for the abandoned, abused and orphaned street children of Cochabamba, Bolivia.
- A lady from St. Albans once volunteered with the charity and helped the children in Cochabamba, and I'm happy to be helping this Saturday at the charity event, she is organising, as part of Bolivian Heritage Group.
- Saturday 13th from 10am-1pm
- at SS Albans & Stephen Church ( Parish Hall )
- Beaconsfield Rd, St Albans, AL1 3RB
Good Quality baby and toddler clothing and toys will be on sale in the Parish Hall. Also there'll be
some sweet treats, cupcakes, etc, and I hope to perform a Bolivian traditional dance :)
All proceeds will go to the Amancer charity , working with street children in Bolivia and also
the South African Charity.
Its free to enter so please come along.
...:::"Go pink for October" : Zumba on Fire !! not to worry we will be at the Fire Station ! ;) :::...
Come and join us for this very special hour and a half hour Charity Zumba session in St Albans Fire Station as part of the Breakthrough for Cancer "go pink for October" campaign. This years zumbathon aims to be even bigger and better than last year. Our hosts this time are the fabulous Red Watch who will be Zumbaing along side us, provided they are not needed elsewhere of course !
Its happening this: Saturday 13th Of October from 3pm - 4:30pm
at: St. Albans Fire Station, London Road, St. Albans.
There will be fire related zumba music, cake stall, ruffle, and more !!!
All the money raised goes to support research into breast cancer. Last year we raised around £2000 for the Breast Cancer Campaign and this year we hope to do the same for the charity Breakthrough Breast Cancer.
Hope to see you there !! dance, and for a very good cause !!
Wednesday, 10 October 2012
Tuesday, 9 October 2012
It's London Cocktail week, so why not make your cocktails. I'm certainly trying !! and I'm sharing some of the recipes of some of the cocktails Ive done so far :)
Miss Obleas: Cocktail Recipes:
Enjoy ! :)
Miss Obleas: Cocktail Recipes:
A fruity take on the original, this time using pineapple to create a lovely sweet flavour.
6 Mint leaves, plus an extra spring to decorate
4 Pineapple chunks, plus a wedge to decorate
2 teaspoons soft light brown sugar
2 Measures golden rum, such as Havana Club
Pineapple Juice, to top upPut the mint leaves, pineapple chunks and sugar into a cocktail shaker and muddle together. Half fill the shaker with ice cubes and fill a highball glass with crushed ice. Add the rum to the shaker and shake until a frost forms on the outside of the shaker. Strain over the ice in the glass. Top up with pineapple juice and stir. Decorate with a pineapple wedge a mint spring and serve.
Enjoy ! :)
Monday, 8 October 2012
I lived in St Albans for the past 13 years, I love when the local community gets together outdoors and everyone shares and gets together, as well as discovering, what St. Albans and surroundings has to offer, from local shops, restaurants, organic food, wines, sweet treats, music, etc. And The Food and Drink Festival is an excellent experience to do so, I always look forward to it, specially the finale, there is something new each year, and luckily the weather on sunday was good !
|Yummy Mummys Cupcakes !! and my delicious tiramisu cupcake on the front :)|
|The Japanese Stall !! and the delicious Sushi|
|A taste of the Caribbean , with the Caribbean food stall|
|St. Michaels Manor hotel popular sweet treats|
|The Bake house ! with more sweet treats :)|
|Local produce, organic produce !!|
|Sweet Lily and their sweet treats from jams to chutneys|
|People enjoying the festival :)|
|live shows and live radio|
|The delicious sushi , which I came back for !!|
I finally had to go back to the Japanese stall and get more sushi !! And I can't wait for the next year's festival, looking forward to more events happening in St. Albans :)