What to eat with Sherry?

On Sunday 26th of May, more than 26 countries will celebrate World Sherry Day a celebration of all things Sherry designed to enhance the publics understanding and appreciation of this ancient and complex drink. When customers ask about Sherry, we always make sure to ask them what they’re eating with it as whilst it can be … Continue reading

Tea towels? Everyone needs more tea towels!

Our limited edition Borough Wines tea towels are available at all shops while stocks last. Get one for your kitchen for a tenner!

What’s Cooking – Lent violation in two acts. Act 1 – Bloody Steak

I always adored the people who have enough self discipline for Lent. Really. It is a fantastic spiritual journey – it must be great not only for the mind, but if you choose your sacrifice well, it is fantastic for the body too…But they have steaks and pork shanks on the dark side so I … Continue reading

L’entrepot’s daytime cafe is now open – focusing on good, local suppliers

For those who have come to visit us this week, you would have noticed that we have many parts to us – wine shop, wine bar, and food in the evenings. Over the next few months more feathers will be added to our hat, but the best thing to have happened in Hackney Downs this … Continue reading

Frank’s kitchen opening this weekend at L’entrepot

Like most of us at Borough Wines, Frank wears many hats. Not only does he have culinary heritage that stems from two of the greatest kitchens in London, The River Cafe and Moro, but he also is quite the artist. It was over 15 years ago that Frank Hannon began working with food. Not being … Continue reading

L’Entrepot – our restaurant on Dalston Lane

L’Entrepot now has it’s own website. Please visit us at www.lentrepot.co.uk. To make a reservation please call us on 0207 249 1176 or send an e-mail to: enquiries@lentrepot.co.uk To see our current menu’s please visit our Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lentrepot/ and Twitter account https://twitter.com/Lentrepot_E8   Part office, storage, wine shop and cafe, we have big dreams for this little … Continue reading

What’s Cooking (for the lonely) – Grilled cod on sauteed potatoes with paprika and green olives

This is a great one pan dish if you’re on your tod. So many recipes these days serve four-six, so if you’re single, have no friends or just hate washing up, this one goes out to you. Ingredients: 4/5 new potatoes, washed with skin on Fillet of cod (One of it’s brothers or sisters, such … Continue reading

A refreshing approach to tighter pockets

In these current times of austerity, we are all trying to find ways to continue our lives to how we are accustom but just a little more cheaply. We head to the sales a bit more, have folks over for dinner rather than out, and have replaced our time in the gym with the great … Continue reading

What’s cooking – Mac ‘n’ Cheese with Pancetta & Leek

Comfort food has well and truly made a comeback. In this weather there is nothing quite as good as hot baked one pot creations – pies, stews, lasagne to name but a few. Macaroni and cheese, however, gets a very special treatment. Even on menus around town (Spuntino makes the best in my opinion) you … Continue reading

What’s Cooking – Fish Gonzo

Getting home from the market on a Saturday is always a special state of mind. The Market, being Borough Market is my spiritual home on Saturdays while I work our stall, but it also means getting the weekly groceries. Sometimes I have exact plans, precisely set up for what to get for the home. This … Continue reading