Pick of the week

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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Colourful Smartie Cookies

After my spectacularly entertaining (well, for small children) experiment with the Smartie soufflé I had some tubes of Smarties left over. What to do? Well,…
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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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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

Go-to, super-quick recipe for leftover chicken with chickpeas, black olives, and feta

“I never dream in French, but certain French words seem better or more fun than English words – like ‘pois chiches’ for chick peas!” -Lydia…
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Parma ham breadsticks

“All producers of Prosciutto di Parma share one goal: To cure a leg of pork with pure sea salt in order to keep the meat…
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Bountiful burrata toasties

“This is a wonderful way to eat burrata” commented the Chief Taster as we tucked into this luxurious toastie. Here in Italy, our local supermarket…
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Latest in June

Recipes and Menus for June

“The earth had donned her mantle of brightest green; and shed her richest perfumes abroad. It was the prime and vigour of the year; all…
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Fabulous Fantastical Frisée Salad

May and June are the months for frisée – but this salad works just as well with mixed leaves – and because of the apple…
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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…
Read More

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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