Yümlaut German Street Food

This is what we have been working on since deciding restaurant life isn't for us. We love street food, and I guess we're actually pretty good at it, so that's where we're staying. We just need to make it a little more future-proof, so that next time the van explodes...

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Festival Food Applications

Festival Food Applications

It's that time of year again! As you read this, thousands of street food traders across the country are sending hundreds of festival food applications across the British Isles, so that come summer there will be actual food and drink at music festivals, rather than...

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Original Street Food Ideas

Original Street Food Ideas

The Jabberwocky is becoming a fairly substantial resource on starting a street food business. It turns out people really do want information on the topic: the book is selling at a rate substantially beyond my wildest dreams and folks are still asking questions. I love...

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The Jabberwocky Family

The Jabberwocky Family

It's a terrible title, I grant you that. It sounds like we're all off on a team-building weekend in the Brecon Beacons with trust exercises and raft building. However, we did actually start a family. This is why the blog has been much quieter than usual recently....

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Sushi Afternoon Tea

Sushi Afternoon Tea

Last night Barny was at the Cafe Life Awards in London. We were nominated for the Manwich, the Scotch Egg toastie and a pet project we had been working on: Sushi Afternoon Tea. Sushi is beautiful, classically presented and full of fish. The only difference to an...

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Boosting Sales: Gluten Free Bread

Boosting Sales: Gluten Free Bread

Sorry, I went and stuck a spoiler right in the title. I didn't want the folks who follow the tale of the Jabberwocky to be under any illusions: this is one for the street food traders. With babies literally bearing down on me we have only limited time before, I...

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Street Food and Pregnancy

Street Food and Pregnancy

As we speak, there is a small alien life-form floating around inside me, having the hiccups. He will, in due course, become an actual human being with a wide range of interests that include crying, eating, sleeping and invoking nappy changes, but until then, we have...

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BBQ Chicken Toastie

BBQ Chicken Toastie

We haven't had a toastie experiment since January. I'm not even sure how that happened, but a fresh toastie is long overdue. As it happens, part of the fallout from the Mock Turtle was that Barny came up with a recipe for BBQ sauce.  This was originally to go with the...

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Street Food Soliloquy

Street Food Soliloquy

I've been writing the blog for a while now. It started out as a documented process about us starting a street food business, but has since become a whole host of things from a self-help street food start-up guide to a recipe book and my all-purpose soap box for...

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Restaurant Life

Restaurant Life

It is probably something that unites all street food traders, due to the fickle nature of our profession and the British weather: We're not really motivated by money. As far as I'm concerned, quality of life far outweighs any cash rewards. Don't get me wrong, there is...

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Street Food Work Experience

Street Food Work Experience

There comes a time in everyone's life when you have to accept that one of you (in this case two of us) are simply not enough people for the job in hand. That no matter how good at multitasking you are, you cannot physically be in two places at once, doing three jobs...

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