Pick of the week

Eddie Shepherd on the art and science behind his incredible vegetarian tasting menu

From the view I had of Eddie over Zoom, I would have thought he was a mad scientist rather than a chef. He was wearing…
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What is beef dripping and how should it be used?

“There was a gentleman – I think they called him a captain of industry – he liked his bread and dripping. If we had roast…
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How three friends, an entrepreneur, an artist and an award-winning gin expert, founded tonic brand, Artisan Drinks

Given that Artisan Drinks Company is based in the UK, I was surprised to find their master flavour developer, Mikey Enright, in Australia, but…
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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

Baby tomatoes roasted with aubergines and halloumi, with minted tahini sauce

This dish is inspired by Rukmini Iyer’s excellent The Quick Roasting Tin, but I’ve adapted it to make it even easier, and I’ve added the…
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Manful braised celery

“Celery: visually suggestive but also regarded as a remedy for impotence, the Greeks held celery in such esteem that they awarded a stalk to the…
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Cavolo nero with alliums (garlic and onion) and herbs

This very basic way of cooking cavolo nero is particularly good if you have some really giant, slightly tough leaves. It’s juicy so it goes…
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All you need in October

Music to cook to – Autumn

Cooking is always much more fun with a good tune or two. For Autumn I’ve put together a playlist of falling leaves, orange hues and…
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Recipes and Menus for October

Saucy Dressings aims to complete this post – four weeks’ menus and recipes, plus a few spare by the end of 2020. Every year an…
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What Food Is In Season In October?

The main event for October is Halloween – which in culinary terms means pumpkin… there’s only one thing to be done with pumpkin (forget pumpkin…
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Latest in Drinks

How to Make Blackberry Vodka, with a Kick!

I tried blackberry whisky, and as a committed and enthusiastic whisky drinker I thought it was a waste of whisky. However, this version of blackberry…
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What to do with crab apples – three good ideas

I can hardly believe it. My crab apple tree is bearing fruit already! And it’s not even September. And I have so many, that I…
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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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Latest in Experts

How three friends, an entrepreneur, an artist and an award-winning gin expert, founded tonic brand, Artisan Drinks

Given that Artisan Drinks Company is based in the UK, I was surprised to find their master flavour developer, Mikey Enright, in Australia, but…
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Craig Floate on the rise of the private chef and how he swapped cooking at the Olympic Games for people’s homes

I discovered Craig on Instagram, where our shared appreciation for local produce and in particular the beautiful romanesco caught my attention. I was intrigued…
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Eddie Shepherd on the art and science behind his incredible vegetarian tasting menu

From the view I had of Eddie over Zoom, I would have thought he was a mad scientist rather than a chef. He was wearing…
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Latest in Sustainable Food

How to make vegetables sing with recipes from Great British Chefs

This cook book is brilliant for anyone wanting to cook plant-based, seasonal meals. It's filled with delicious vegetarian recipes from top chefs.
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How does Raymond Blanc run his own vegetable garden at Le Manoir, Oxfordshire?

A trip to Oxford was not going to be complete for me without a visit to Raymond Blanc’s Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons hotel. However,…
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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…
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Latest in Where to Eat, Drink & Stay

Eddie Shepherd on the art and science behind his incredible vegetarian tasting menu

From the view I had of Eddie over Zoom, I would have thought he was a mad scientist rather than a chef. He was wearing…
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Top local chefs share their favourite places to eat in and around Nottingham

Chefs spend the majority of their time cooking food for other people, so where do they choose to eat when they get the chance? There’s…
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Tredwells: fabulous plant-based menu and upcycled cocktails in central London

Going to Tredwells is not only a very tasty night out, but also an education in and of itself. You have to go in…
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