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Léo

Best Lamb Moussaka suppliers in London

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Some cravings for Lamb Moussaka, any recommendations of the best supplier in London?


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I have heard/read good opinions of Yalla Yalla, Peckham Bazaar (menu changes), Andy's Taverna, Vrisaki, Konaki for restaurants, or you could try Phoenica Mediterranean Food Hall or Green Valley for takeaway.

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For restaurants, I would recommend Konaki too but if you want to enjoy it at home, you'd better order at Delices & Gourmandises, or Donald Russell, they both have good reputation for quality mail order.

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I've been hearing good remarks about Yalla Yalla but it is always busy people said. is it really the case?  My daughter and her husband will be back from New York next saturday, we use to go to the restaurant once they come in the Uk,maybe we will give a first try at Konaki. I didn't expect there are companies who are still working on mail order, my wife was addicted to this kind of process at her time unfortunately she is not there.I'd be grateful if you can remember me the process Jennifer.

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Especially as you are in London, go with Donald Russell, which is local, and has a solid reputation. In addition to being based in Belgium (think shipping costs), Delices & Gourmandises has a history of some rather troubling accusations.


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I can also prepare it instead of ordering food from unknown brand, thanks a lot Jennifer. Anyway, I found interesting recipes on Delices Gourmandises blog,  this one for example http://delicesandgourmandise.blog.co.uk/2014/07/28/delices-gourmandises-chili-con-carne-18983262/ I love that spicy dish.

I was looking for Lamb Moussaka recipe but didn't find any. I should have prepare it myself, don't you think Mjx?

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I can also prepare it instead of ordering food from unknown brand, thanks a lot Jennifer. Anyway, I found interesting recipes on Delices Gourmandises blog,  this one for example http://delicesandgourmandise.blog.co.uk/2014/07/28/delices-gourmandises-chili-con-carne-18983262/ I love that spicy dish.

I was looking for Lamb Moussaka recipe but didn't find any. I should have prepare it myself, don't you think Mjx?

 

Making the moussaka yourself would guarantee that it is fresh and of the quality you want, but your question in the OP, 'any recommendations of the best supplier in London?', suggested that you were looking for it ready-made. . . don't you think, Léo? ;)

 

If you make that recipe, do report on the results. I find the amount of ground hot chili recommended quite interesting.


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Good grief! You want to order moussaka via mail order? Just get yourself a nice leg of lamb, spike it with garlic and rosemary and baste with a bit of olive oil - cook long and slow and enjoy a slap-up Greek style roast with roast potatoes and roast vegetables.

Refrigerate the leftover leg and mince the stripped-off meat for your moussaka when you are ready. It really is a simple dish that the Greeks traditionally made with the leftover roast. Just need some eggplant, spices and a few tomatoes to add to the minced lamb. Top off with a white cheese sauce with egg and bake until hot and the sauce is set and browned. Somewhere I have a recipe from a Greek lady who gave it to me in the 70's and which I have made many times. If you want a copy, I will dig it out and type it up for you. John.

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JohnT is totally right!I would be way better to prepare your own lamb Moussaka than ordering one. Freshness, your own touch and price would make huge differences. If you have difficulty preparing you can always look up for lamb Moussaka recipes online. There are plenty available. Furthermore, that will give you the opportunity to choose the best recipe you feel comfortable with.

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On 22/05/2014 at 3:57 PM, Léo said:

I've been hearing good remarks about Yalla Yalla but it is always busy people said. is it really the case?  My daughter and her husband will be back from New York next saturday, we use to go to the restaurant once they come in the Uk,maybe we will give a first try at Konaki. I didn't expect there are companies who are still working on mail order, my wife was addicted to this kind of process at her time unfortunately she is not there.I'd be grateful if you can remember me the process Jennifer.

 

Yalla Yalla is perfect if you are looking for comfort food though some of the dishes are overpriced. As far as mailing order is concerned, both Delices and Gourmandises and Donald Russell are reliable indeed but when you went on ordering something online, you must always deal with the order process which is simple. You just have to complete the order form and send it to the company given adresses, you can use your email. You'll have to wait for 2 or 3 days for the delivery, it also depends on the delivery sytem of each company.

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Do Yalla Yalla and Peckam Bazaar offer a home delivery system ? Also what kind of products do they have exactly?
Jennifer02, hi ! Just a question. There is also a Delices and Gourmandises company in London? I know they are in Belgium but I did not know they were also in London.

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No, they don't. They both are restaurants situated in London and which served very good food. Yalla Yalla specializes in middle mediterrannean cuisine whereas Peckham Bazaar serve grilled food and mezze from the Balkans. Both of them are great places.

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Okay, what about Delices and Gourmandises? I've been looking for more information about the company and found a website that deals with pastries and chocolates, the url given above doesn't work at all. Aren't they supposed to have ready-to-eat meals, salty dishes...?

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