Archive for November, 2011

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Housebites Likes….

It may come as a surprise to hear that housebites isn’t the only cool new foodie thing going on in London at the moment.  No, apparently there are some other pretty awesome new things happening too. Not just us. So here’s a couple of the other things we at housebites […]

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Europas Awards 2011 Here We Come…

Not long to go until we head off to the Europas Awards 2011 this evening, being held at the funky Carbon Bar on Marble Arch it is predicted to be a great evening. And what’s even more exciting- we’re up for an award- go Housebites! We’ve been nominated in the […]

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What Do We Look For in a Housebites Chef?

Whether by phone, email, twitter or on the street- this is a question that is posed to the Housebites team on a regular basis. So, what’s the answer?  Well, there are many factors that we look for in our chefs and apart from being based in London, here is a […]

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Our New Housebites Team Member…

Welcome to Sally, the new Housebites team member. Arriving last Thursday it was a steady 2 day introduction to the intimate office and it’s inhabitants.  Getting to grips with all things Housebites the 2 days flew by in a relative blur…. And now it is Sally’s first full week ahead, […]

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Asian Broth with Meatballs and Herbs

This is an easy Asian style broth with pork meatballs in.  Substitute beef or even minced raw prawns, if you don’t do pork. A nice way of serving this is to put all the herbs, beansprouts, chillies etc on a platter and allow people to take from and add to […]

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Housebites – the Party

Last night was the official housebites launch party.  Yes, we know, we actually launched on September 12th.  But we’ve been so busy we kept putting the party off and we finally got round to it. We held the party in the basement of our offices.  Once upon a time the […]

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Oliver Thring on Housebites

In case you missed it, here’s a nice piece on housebites (and on takeaway in general) by Oliver Thring on the Guardian ‘word of mouth’  blog: http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/wordofmouth/2011/nov/02/deliverance-from-terrible-takeaways?commentpage=4#start-of-comments Loads of reader comments and debate at the bottom there too – the crapness of existing takeaway options is clearly causing much pain. We […]

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Happy Day of the Dead!

Today is the Mexican holiday ‘The Day of the Dead’ and to celebrate this our fantastic chef from Dulwich – Susan Black has given us her recipe for Mexican corn cakes, there really easy and absolutely delicious.  To see what other Mexican inspired dishes Susan is cooking tonight check out […]

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