Google Event #GoogleSecretSupper | E5 Bakehouse, 395 Railway Arches Mentmore Terrace, London E8 3PH

3 Oct

Been a bit of a busy bee recently. Went to Agadir, Morocco for a few days, came back, attended a lovely Christening with reception at none other than Malcolm John’s Le Vacherin restaurant in Chiswick and went back to work on Monday (500+ emails parked – nice).

Whilst away, I was delighted to have been told that I was selected to attend a Google Secret Supper somewhere in London Fields, East London. It was all very cryptic. We were sent a map with an X marking where the supper would be held, and a telephone number should we get lost. That was it! I love this sort of stuff. I jumped at the opportunity knowing I was going to be knackered from post holiday/christening/work carnage. Who am I to turn down such a privilege?

google secret supper in London Fields

#GoogleSecretSupper. X Marks the spot

I’m glad I did. At the E5 Bakehouse I met some wonderful lovely people that evening – funny how it’s such a small world. The organiser of the night was none other than Alexandra Sheppard. Being in the foodie circuit I know her as ex Qype, Domestic Sluttery goddess and now Google+ veteran.

We enjoyed a sumptuous menu which was all vegetarian! I didn’t realise my body could take in so much non meat! It was amazingly tasty and an eye-opener that a full vegetarian menu could have such flavour.



Pamb Tomaquet (Catalan Tomato Bread)

Roast Fennel, Goats Cheese and Tapenade on Crostini

Roast Red Onions with Harissa and Almonds 


Roast Beetroot with Almond and Sherry Vinegar Sauce

Carrot and Harissa Salad

Butter Beans with Tomato and Dill

Hackney Leaves


Aubergine, Tamarind and Coconut Curry

Chana Dal





Blackberry and Almond Meringue Roulade

Baked Apples with Blackberries and Almonds

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2 Responses to “Google Event #GoogleSecretSupper | E5 Bakehouse, 395 Railway Arches Mentmore Terrace, London E8 3PH”

  1. Natasha Wickers October 4, 2012 at 11:32 am #

    Wow! I saw an article about the E5 Bakehouse and thought it looked really cool. I didnt realise it was all vegeterian though. I’ll have to let my friends Amanda and Leanne know.

    T x

    On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 10:33 PM, Foodie Claire

    • FoodieClaire October 4, 2012 at 11:48 am #

      It’s not all vegetarian – the bakery was hired out for the event by Google. Have a look at their site. I’ll make my blog post clearer!

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