Camden’s West Yard had just had a street food make over and London’s street food craze has no intention of stopping. Kerb are taking London by storm and they have finally committed to a permanent location in Camden and are bringing 35 street food traders with them.
Now, it would be next to impossible to review all 35 stalls in one article, (almost as impossible as trying to get to get Scott to go to Camden on a bank holiday), so I’ll simply point out my highlights…
Deep-fried cheese, yum. Do I need to say more?
These fingers of halloumi are fried until they are crispy on the outside and squidgy in the middle. They’re topped with yoghurt, mint, chilli and pomegranate seeds. They’re perfect for sharing between two.
I must admit, I was nervous approaching this stand. Squid can so easily be over cooked and go horribly chewy. These little bits of Squid were deep fried to perfection and they’re served with the choice of three pastel mayos.
I can’t resist Mac ‘n’ Cheese – nothing can beat pasta covered in cheese sauce. But what makes them so addictive is their sourdough-based parmesan and thyme crumble.
Desserts are often an afterthought at street food festivals, but make sure you save room for these ice-cream cookie sandwiches. Creamy ice-cream is sandwiched between two soft-baked cookies, you can either add caramel sauce of chocolate chips.
Kerb Camden, West Yard, Camden Market, Camden, NW1