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A Mushroom Supper Club at Cafe from Crisis

The very first event I went along to as a food blogger was at Food at 52, for the launch of a new curry cooking kit from Tastesmiths. At said event, I met the wonderful Liz O’Keefe,¬†food journalist, chef, recipe developer and self confessed ‘fruit and veg geek’. She runs ‘seasonal dinner parties’ and so when I heard she was doing a mushroom themed supper club for homeless charity Crisis, I couldn’t wait to see what it would all be about. The event was hosted at Cafe from Crisis in Aldgate and we were greeted by Liz who introduced the whopping seven course menu (with drinks!) to us. She actually is talking about the food here, and not doing a rather jazzy dance… Given the seasonal theme of the supper club, the venue and place settings were beautifully decorated with flowers (some of which were edible). I’ll take you through the courses (note, there were a lot!!) Strawberry, cucumber flower and cider gin aperitif – the cucumber flowers were¬†from Worcestershire glasshouse facility. The gin was …