Taste of London Food Festival 2015

Taste of London Food Festival 2015

10 must try dishes to get you started!

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Foodie  Foodie Your Guide to Good Taste  on 19 Jun '15


Source of Feature Image: Open Table UK


From the 17th – 21st of June, Regent’s Park in London will play host to The Taste of London Food Festival! With a theme like “Flavours of the World”, expect nothing less; get ready for a gastronomic trip and indulge in a mouthwatering, taste-bud-exploding experience like no other.


Excited? We thought so. But whether you’re a regular or a first-timer of the event, these things can get a little overwhelming… with so many amazing choices at your disposal, it’s completely normal to get a little flustered and disoriented once in a while. As such, here’s a list of 10 must-try dishes to get you started, so fear not and happy eating!


1: Nipa Thai

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Cuisine: Thai

What to try: Som Tam (a green papaya salad with long beans, dried shrimp and a sweet and sour chilli dressing)


Remember to:

1) Take a selfie with your food at their stand

2) Upload onto Twitter with hashtag #nipathailondon

3) Await your chance to win a three-course dinner for four at their restaurant


2: LIMA Floral

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Cuisine: Peruvian

What to try: Seafood Ceviche (sea bream, tiger’s milk, avocado, crispy onions and cancha corn)


Remember:

1) They are a new addition to the London food festival

2) Their aim is to provide diverse and authentic Peruvian foods


3: Duck & Waffle

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Cuisine: Tastings

What to try: Their famed Duck ‘n’ Waffle (crispy leg confit, fried egg and mustard maple syrup)


4: Spice Market

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Cuisine: Southeastern Asian Fusion

What to try: Black Pepper Shrimp with sun-dried pineapple (or any other exotic dish, for that matter!)


Remember:

1) They are a London Food Festival favourite and back by popular demand

2) They offer unique interpretations of various Southeastern Asian cuisines


5: Club Garson

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Cuisine: French

What to try: Tartine of Duck Foie Gras (specialty)


Remember:

1) They bring classical and innovative dishes prepared in the style of South West France

2) Food is cooked with seasonal, fresh produce and flowers


6: Mestizo

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Cuisine: Mexican

What to try: Taquito Experience- a combination of their well-known dishes: 

- chicken tinga (shredded chicken in a tomato, onion and chipotle chile sauce)

-cochinita pibil (slow cooked shredded pork in a Mexican herb and orange juice sauce)

-rajas con crema (strips of poblano peppers in sweet corn and onion cream sauce)

- beef tinga


Remember:

1) It’s fusion food, almost, where Mexico meets London


7: The House of Ho

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Cuisine: Vietnamese

What to try: Slow-cooked apple-smoked pork with braised cabbage and quail’s egg


Remember:

1) They bring authentic and adventurous dishes with a contemporary approach

2) Their “must try” dish is very limited


8: The Cinnamon Club

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Cuisine: Indian

What to try: Milk and rose panna cotta


Remember:

1) They offer an innovative and modern Indian dining experience


9: Artusi

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Cuisine: Italian

What to try: Ox tongue and salsa verde


Remember:

1) They introduce recipes from various Italian regions

2) They believe in eating well (as both scientific and an art form)


10: Chai Wu

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Cuisine: Chinese

What to try: Wagyu beef skewers


Remember that:

1) “Exotic, colourful and incredibly tasty food” – all terms regularly used to describe their foods

2) Not exactly your typical Chinese take-away food



* All original content and images can be found on Indigo Memoirs




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