MOO, BAA OINK! coming to Cornercopia next week!

From August 2nd  chef Alex Motture of  @ThePickledFork  has a Tuesday night residency at Cornercopia  He has created the menu especially for Brixton Village and it will feature lamb, beef and pork rissoles paired with seasonal salads and matching ales. We tried his food at a recent #Grimedining event in Wandsworth and it was fabulous! So we can’t wait!
You can read more about Alex here and here is the menu..

Moo, Baa, Oink

British beef, cheddar and home smoked bacon
The Pickled plot beetroot, watercress and white onion salad
Beenleigh Blue dressing
British lamb and rosemary
Kohlrabi, The Pickled Plot cucumber and blueberry salad
Homemade Gentlemans relish dressing
Tamworth Pork and fennel seed
Shaved fennel, Green apple, cobnut salad
The Pickled Fork whole grain mustard dressing

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Announcing a special gluten-free brunch – August 17

glutenFree bruch

Camberwell Kitchen will be serving a 3 course 100% gluten-free brunch at Cornercopia on Sunday August 17th. Supper clubs in their small Camberwell flat sell out quickly every month (they were listed as one of the 5 best supper clubs in the UK by The Guardian) so we have offered them the chance to up-scale with a brunch slot at Cornercopia

To keep an intimate, supper club feel there will be x 4 separate sittings of a table for 10. One at 11am, 12pm, 1pm and 2pm. Each table will be able to stay for 2 hours.

Tickets are £25 and include a cocktail, 3 courses, tea/coffee and elderflower cordial. Gluten-free beer and wine will be available at an extra cost. Our preliminary menu has been copied below. Tickets will go on sale 11am on 15th July and you can Book Here:

Stop Press! The 40 tickets for this special brunch sold out in under 3 minutes!
But we will keep you posted about any cancellations or further dates!


If you are vegetarian and would like the halloumi option, please tell us when you book:

**Other dietary requirements **

If you have any dietary requirements other than gluten-free, please let us know immediately on booking so we can discuss adapting the menu **

Preliminary Menu


Bloody Mary


Flourless caramelised banana pancakes served with Greek yoghurt and toasted almonds


Sweetcorn fritters with Flock & Herd treacle bacon (or halloumi for vegetarians), home-made ketchup, avocado mash, tomato salsa and carrot and beetroot slaw


Strawberry & basil ice-cream with balsamic macerated strawberries and Amaretto biscuit


Tea, coffee and elderflower cordial

Gluten-free beer, and wine by the glass will be available at an extra cost


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MARKET GARDEN: our new menu in pictures!




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Market Garden: our special Summer menu starts tonight

Market Garden Menu July




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Looking for an experienced barista to travel to Rwanda

A friend of ours is setting up a cafe project in Kigali, Rwanda and they are looking for  an experienced barista to help train local staff

Are you an experienced barista with a passion for good coffee, travel and training people?  We are looking for someone who can help to train our local staff in a new café opening in Kigali in August 2014 in Rwanda. Located within the only international book shop within this emerging and dynamic city, the café, which has a seating space  for 22 people – including a small roof terrace – and exceptional views over the city, will be a meeting point for the local and international community.

You will spend time training 3 staff members on how to make exceptional quality coffee, as well as having the opportunity to help source (and visit plantations and roasting centres) of some of the best coffee in the country. People with additional skills such as café management will be given preference.

Rwanda, the land of 1000 hills, and its clean and crisp capital Kigali offer a great insight into the emerging economies of Africa. In return for 1-2 month work (minimum 6 hours per day, 5 days per week equivalent), we will offer you full accommodation and a small monthly living allowance. Flights are not covered. If you are interested please contact by 15 July 2014.

An August start date is preferable.

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This Summer at Cornercopia!

This summer we have some rather special suppers and guest chefs joining us! From a South Indian brunch to an Italian cocktail and ciccetti bar there are different events most nights of the week. Cornercopia will still be doing lunch every Saturday and a special Market Garden menu every other weekend.

Cornercopia  – Market Garden Menu (Alternate weekend evenings 6-11pm)
June 19, 20, 21
July 3, 4, 5
July 17, 18, 19, 31
August 1, 2,
August 14, 15, 16
August 28, 29, 30

See the menu section for more info on what’s on offer each evening and  reservation details for each of the guest chefs

Guest Chef Jimmy Garcia of South West Supper Club
Tuesday June 10, 17, 24 & July 1 (6-11pm)
7 Plates of Summer. Seven dishes from land, sea and garden and seasonal cocktails all at £7 each. Reservations: Call Jimmy on 07921187161


Wine Wednesdays –  Hosted by  A Grape Night In (every Wednesday 6-11pm)
In June the wine tasting adventure will be stopping off in cities, matching wines and the Menu to cities like Tokyo, Dubai & New York. You can either book a mini-tasting experience at 6.30 or 8.30 for £25 or drop by and order at your leisure from the menu


Back Door Kitchen: Aperitivo (5.30-11pm)
Italian cocktail and Ciccetti bar – Aperitivo fights over Negronis from 5.30
Dinner from 7.30 (limited spaces, so please book on Edible Expereinces)
Thursday June 26,27, 28
Friday July 10, 11, 12
Saturday July 24, 25, 26


Preservastory – June 14 and September 19 & 20th
A special supper club celebrating the story of preserved ingredients. Instead of “fresh, seasonal and local” think  ‘not fresh but aged, not necessarily in season and globally sourced’ ingredients to create a menu of surprising tastes. The menu is the story of food which forms the basis of our global culture. Limited places: book here

presevastory_salmon roll

Papi’s Pickes – South Indian Brunch – July 6th
Delicious egg dosa & idli’s served with sambar, coconut chutney, yoghurt and lassi Places limited: book on Edible Experiences

Camberwell Kitchen – August 17 (Sunday Brunch)
A gluten free brunch from the local supper club featured in the Guardian as one of the five best supper clubs in the UK. Reservation details coming soon


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A special South Indian Brixton Brunch! – 6th July

Date: Sunday 6 July
Time: 10.30am – 2.30pm

We are very happy that Papi’s Pickles will be coming to Cornercopia on 6th July  to give you the chance to  sample the freshest and most delicious South Indian food,  made using the best market sourced local and organic produce.

Papi's Pickles BC Flyer

10.30 am – 12pm – Breakfast: Egg dosa (South Indian crepe made from a rice and black lentil batter, filled with a spiced omlette) or two plain dosas, served with sambar (lentil and onion sauce), coconut chutney and yoghurt, £7. (v)

12pm – 2.30pm – Brunch: Egg dosa (South Indian crepe made from a rice and black lentil batter, filled with a spiced omlette) or two plain dosas, two idli’s (steamed pillows of rice and lentils) served with sambar, (lentil and onion sauce), coconut chutney, yoghurt, chilli powder and a cucumber, coriander and tomato salad, £9. (v)

Coffee roasted in Camberwell, teas grown in England, lassi’s handmade by Papi’s Pickles,

Places are limited, but you can book a place through Edible Experiences for this special brunch
papi pickles


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Back Door Brixton!


After a huge success last summer, the devilish team of the Backdoor Kitchen is coming to Brixton Cornercopia, sponsored by Aperol Spritz UK. Expect stylish cocktails, fabulous tapas & cicchetti from 5.30pm for whoever wants to drop by

From 7.30pm you can reserve a limited dinner seat to sample some of the best summer creations from chef Rob.
Tickets £25 per-person

Fritti alla Romana – selection of Roman style deep-fried vegetables & seafood
Montadito de pulpo – a whole marinated tentacle splashed with saffron alioli served on a bun
Farro e gamberetti – spelt marinated in basil & topped with cucumber, Sicilian tomato, mango & red onion tartare, char grilled prawn and a succulent secret gravy.
Saltimbocca spiedini – drunken chicken, guanicale and Parma ham & sage skewers served with a white wine sauce
Meatballs! Pork, beef & Italian herbs served with salsa verde and chive mayonnaise

For enquiries and to book email:
Or book on Edible Experiences

Grab your sunglasses – the sweet life is coming to Brixton!



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Announcing Preservastory – June 14th, August 8 & 9th

PreservaStory invites you to the first series of dinners celebrating the story of preserved ingredients.
Instead of “fresh, seasonal and local” we serve “not fresh but aged, not necessarily in season and globally sourced” ingredients to create a menu of surprising tastes. The menu is the story of food which forms the basis of our global culture. 
presevastory_salmon roll
Since agriculture emerged, surplus from harvests was preserved in different ways to delay the need for instant consumption. This allowed ingredients to be cooked when required, which lead to populations to grow. It became possible to transport food to markets which soon formed the nucleus for villages and cities. Global trade found its origin in preserved foodstuff satisfying our craving for variety and excitement, leading to the diverse diet we enjoy today.
Depending on the latitude and climate, various methods to preserve food were developed by different cultures around the globe. Incidentally similar techniques were adopted in geographies far apart, and so Eastern European Sauerkraut is fermented similarly to Korean Kimchi. Techniques include drying, smoking, tinning, freezing, jellying, pickling and fermentation. The ageing processes create wide ranging flavours which are typical for many cultures.
Preservastory is starting as a dinner club and will become a place where you taste and discover ingredients preserved in traditional and also recently developed innovative techniques. The ingredients featured on the menu are available from the delicatessen shop. In time an network of Preservastores will start in places around the world, bringing together and sharing the stories of communities, whilst developing new ways to create sustainable food.
The first menu showcases a range of techniques of dried, fermented, pickled and smoked ingredients, brought together in a narrative of courses.
preservaStory menu I

kimchi & sauerkraut
preserved egg
fried cheese  and chutney
ajo blanco 
almond soup
fruit jelly
smoked salmon summer roll & crispy salmon skin & pickled vegetables and apple horseradish
dried salt cod potato bake and IPA

carlsbader oblaten torte and lychees
preservastory_cheese balls
Price £29 Reserve your place on Eventbrite 
Further dates Friday 8 August and Saturday 9 August
Each of the menus explores different ingredients. The first menu includes fish. Unfortunately we will not be able to accommodate alternative requirements and the menu includes nuts. 
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Wine Wednesdays

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A Grape Night In are back for a brand new run of #WineWednesdays, a series that is part of their sell-out pop-up wine bar events. This year the girls are taking #WineWednesdays On Tour, as they depart on a wine tasting adventure to a series of destinations around the world; stopping off in cities, at the beach, and off the beaten track.

This Summer the girls are staying in their home neighbourhood of south London, this time popping up at Brixton Cornercopia in Brixton Village Market. #WineWednesdays on tour will hit the departure lounge on Wednesday nights from 4th June.

In June the girls will be stopping over off at THE CITIES which make the short list of city break destinations, using a range of interesting wines to represent the locations distinct personalities. Expect to discover unheard of grape varieties and lesser-know regions as they fit the likes of Tokyo, Dubai, and New York into a glass. As you explore the wines which allow you to pretend you are somewhere a little more exotic; try a selection of delicious matching small plates along the way, from our resident chef The Cheshire Cat.

There are two options available. Go for the mini-tasting experience and savour a wine flight consisting of three beautiful wines paired with three tantalising dishes. The girls will be on hand to guide you through the flavours, feed in tidbits of information and answer any questions where needed. All of this plus a welcome cocktail for an amazing £25.

Bookings can be made through: Edible Experiences

Or if you are more interested in a casual meet up with friends you can still drop for a seat and order from the menu at your leisure. Simply drop by or book a table to guarantee your spot (email

Have a query about this event? Contact:
Phone: 0203 286 4631

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