Pick of the week

A full briefing on harissa and rose harissa

How did I come to write this post? I am a great fan of Ottolenghi and, particularly of his ‘Simple’ cookbooks. In the first he…
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Meal in a roasting tray – lamb chops with cannellini beans, black olives and artichoke hearts

Every now and then we go on a long road trip, arriving late, and wanting to simply warm something up quickly whilst unwinding in a…
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Chef Jozef Youssef: Why Mexican Cuisine Is Among The World’s Most Sophisticated

Our guest contributor for this month is Jozef Youssef, who has worked at the Fat Duck, Hélène Darroze at The Connaught, and at The Dorchester…
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enjoy a special evening in with very little effort

impress your friends and seduce your lover with restaurant meals you can quickly finish off at home…they will never know…

Restaurant @ Home is now available in Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham (UK)

Latest in Recipes

Black Salad of Aubergines and Sesame

This dark salad is a big favourite of the Chief Taster who likes big flavours – the meaty aubergine, the strong sesame taste, the salty…
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Joyful, flavourful prawns with rosy feta rice

The corona virus is wreaking havoc with our travel plans, our visits to restaurants, and even our shopping habits. Trips to the supermarket should be…
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Cakey Brazil nut cookies

There’s one particular office I go to where I always like to arrive burdened with biscuits. I take them in an old fashioned biscuit tin…
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Latest in July

Recipes and menus for July

“The colour of July is gold. Gold now are the barley fields which cover much of Norfolk. Gold in the sheltered eyes of hares, the…
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Saucy Lemonade with Hooch – and a selection of lemonade cocktails

So I made lemonade, and I couldn’t help thinking that the addition of some alcohol might give it a whole new lease of life. I…
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How To Make Raspberry Vinegar

“Here is a pleasant ‘refresher’, specially suitable for the young after lawn tennis or sports on hot days, but acceptable also to their elders when…
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Latest in Drinks

Black Dragon on Fire – a lockdown cocktail invention inspired by Vikings

Many things have been invented in lockdown, but the invention I am most proud of is the the Black Dragon on Fire. Encouraged to come…
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How to make sugar syrup for cocktails; and some creative herbs to infuse it with

You will, at some stage or other, need to make sugar syrup to use in cocktails. Don’t be tempted to use liquid honey because it…
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Pete Thompson on creating the first home-grown British-made baijiu for the Year of the Rat

Pete Thompson is a third-generation farmer who has had to adapt with the times and has taken a very inventive path. Taking the plunge initially…
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Latest in Experts

Neil Fraser on creating vegan pies and surviving lockdown

I came across Neil Fraser of FNK Pies in the Hampshire Farmers Market recently and was struck by the originality of his vegan pie fillings.…
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Waste Knot: ensuring all good produce finds a home

We have another episode of our podcast, Serving Up Sustainability! This episode is the first with our co-host, Julie Cleijne, the CEO and founder of…
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Jack Glendinning on farming trout for taste

In a little Wiltshire village with streets clearly made for carts not cars and the weather perfectly suited to fish, I found Jack Glendinning, owner…
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Latest in Sustainable Food

30 easy ways to join the Food Revolution – Ollie Hunter

Sustainability is so often made super complex to the extent that it becomes almost unintelligible and can seem completely unachievable. Ollie Hunter’s new book 30…
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Neil Fraser on creating vegan pies and surviving lockdown

I came across Neil Fraser of FNK Pies in the Hampshire Farmers Market recently and was struck by the originality of his vegan pie fillings.…
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10 best restaurants that use food waste

Food waste is a big problem. I’ve already talked about how to reduce food waste in the home, and how important it is. But it’s…
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Latest in Food Safety & Legislation

How will COVID-19 affect the hospitality industry?

Coronavirus has hit the hospitality industry hard, like some great walloping from an unseen weapon. Outside everything seems normal. The birds sing; the clouds traverse…
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Reducing vs Recycling – Which is Better?

Reducing, reusing, recycling – these words are often easier said than done. According to WRAP (The Waste and Resources Action Programme): The world’s annual consumption of…
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Sustainable fishing – what to ask and how to use the MCS guide

I’ve already discussed the sustainability emergency, as well as whether it’s possible to get sustainable eel. Now I want to look at sustainable fishing: how to…
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