Q&A Sat Bains

Sat Bains, Michelin-starred Chef Proprietor, cookbook collector The cookbook that has most influenced your cooking White Heat by Marco Pierre White. Looking back on it now, it’s […]
May 25, 2017 /
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The Original GI Diet

Peanut butter, hot sausages and doughnuts....novelist Marianne Kavanagh explores what happened when the Yanks arrived in wartime Dorset read and tea, tea and bread – when […]
May 17, 2017 /


Tom Lawrence’s Breakfast Scrapple The GIs stationed in Wareham during the war were part of the US First Division, which had fought in North Africa and […]
May 17, 2017 /

Use Your Loaf

Kneading, proving, baking... is homemade bread really worth the effort? Emma Hagestadt rises to the challenge actus Kitchens, based in Clapham North, is home both to […]
May 11, 2017 /

Jerome K Jerome’s Irish stew

he Irish stew made at the mid-point of the celebrated voyage reflects the British belief, still strongly held, that more or less anything can be […]
May 10, 2017 /
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The Half Moon

y loudest experience in any pub was at the Half Moon, premier boozer of Herne Hill, south London. It was the final performance by Boy […]
Apr 29, 2017 /

Wild garlic pesto

ow is the glorious season of wild garlic and, while on holiday in Pembrokeshire last week, woods filled  with the scent of garlic and ethereal […]
Apr 27, 2017 /
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Food Photographer of the Year

inner of the 2017, increasingly prestigious, Pink Lady Food Photographer of the year is Bangladeshi-based Shoeb Faruquee. His photograph, Food For God (above) ‘stood out […]
Apr 26, 2017 /

The Bee’s Knees

s an expression of approbation, Bee’s Knees dates from the early Twenties and the eponymous drink came soon after. Honey was among myriad additives utilised […]
Apr 23, 2017 /

Joni Mitchell’s breakfast

oke up it was a Chelsea morning and the first thing that I knew, There was milk and toast and honey and a bowl of oranges […]
Apr 22, 2017 /
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Gather Cook Feast by Jessica Seaton

atest in the seemingly endless flow of foraging-based cookbooks, Gather, Cook, Feast consists of ‘recipes from the land and water by the co-founder of Toast’. […]
Apr 13, 2017 /