Cooking on Gas in Street Food

There are several, perhaps even many problems with cooking on gas. For a start, it tends to catch fire. This is, of course, the idea behind using it in the first place, but it does make people rather wary of the stuff. Not only does it gleefully ignite, it can also...

Chicken Something or Other

We have been missing a key ingredient in the Jabberwocky project thus far. I have been keeping you informed on the life and times of the Beast and the many guises in which van-based love can be expressed, but despite all my culinary rambling there has been precious...

Being Excited about Stickers

The last time I remember being this excited about stickers was when my friend and I swore to collect every single one in the generic-horse-riding-stickers-specifically-targeted-at-11-year-old's-pocket-money collection. It is my firm belief to this day that sticker...

Music, Mixed blessings and the M6

Music: Wounded Rhymes by Lykke Li We finally found a cooker for the Beast. It was within our price range and would fit the space in the van. It was also in Winsford. I had therefore decided to fix the faulty cigarette lighter in Stevo the Stilo so that the sat nav and...

Not an Arts and Crafts Project

As I am currently in the freestyle sector of employment I find myself blessed with much additional time for helping the Jabberwocky achieve its potential. So far this has encompassed hours of outstanding applications, paperwork and even an attempt at taming the...

Let there be light

It is a curious fact that the wiring within the van is one of the lesser known wonders of the world. Over the last quarter of a century many minds have set to work adding a little something here and there and thus each stamping their mark on the van's beastly frame....

The Process of Being Seen

I have been trying to fool myself for a week or two now. It's time to come clean. So I've sat myself down, made a cup of tea and I plan on telling myself the truth. You see, it turns out that just getting a food van, painting it, getting it seen to by the EHO, naming...

Dear Prospective Host

In this world there is much to be enjoyed, and savoured, and shared with loved ones. The smell of the air after a thunderstorm, the feeling of coming home after a long absence and the taste of a food that delights the soul. A simple joy of life is all we can hope to...

SEO for fun and profit

Search Engine Optimisation, or SEO for short, is the process of making your website come out in front on search terms relevant to it. It was something I had not really considered, as prior to my expedition into the web I had been of the opinion that Google would...

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