Mangia, Mangia!

Demi chef de partie Matthew Leadbetter-Conti shares his experience of lockdown cooking... had just completed a trial week at Murano in Mayfair working under Angela […]
Aug 5, 2020 /

Chef Conti's Lockdown Favourites

Butternut squash tortelli with red onion and sage Fresh pasta: 3 eggs plus one egg yolk 400g 00 pasta flour or plain flour drizzle of olive […]
Aug 5, 2020 /

Q&A Natalie Tangsakul

Natalie Tangsakul, chef and restaurateur The cookbook that has most influenced your cooking? I read old Thai cookbooks in Thai for fun. It takes me back to […]
Jul 23, 2020 /

Sea Change in Provence

great, summery Provencal Rose from the eco-friendly wine company Sea Change. This light, well-balanced rose is made by Chateau Pigoudet and provides some consolation […]
Jun 30, 2020 /

Pitchforked to Glory

  nother chance to do some simultaneous good to your palette and to the world of artisanal cheesemakers… The Trethowan brothers, Tod and Maugan, began their […]
May 22, 2020 /

The Leopard’s jelly

Christopher Hirst explores the wibbly-wobbly pleasures of a very grown-up dessert... “This was the Prince’s favourite pudding, and the Princess had been careful to order it […]
May 12, 2020 /

Lunch with Irrfan Khan

he untimely death of Irrfan Khan, a hugely respected star of Hindi and English-language films, will see his many fans revisiting his work.  Foodies in  […]
May 5, 2020 /

Heat and Dust

s fierily red as a basket of Jwala Fingers, Azim Kahn Ronnie's vibrant photograph of chilli pickers in the Bogura district of northern Bangladesh evokes […]
May 4, 2020 /

Danish rye bread

or those of you who've mastered the art of lockdown sourdough, Danish rye bread is an appealing variation on a theme. This dense and distinctive […]
May 3, 2020 /

A Cake for Mr Churchill

hanks to the current circumstances, street parties are out as are patriotic parades and jubilant gatherings, so the 75th anniversary of VE Day on Friday […]
May 2, 2020 /

Cheesy delights

o yourself a massive favour and also help independent British cheesemakers by ordering Neal's Yard Dairy's new British cheese box.  Independent British cheese makers who […]
Apr 18, 2020 /

A bowl of gruel with Mr Woodhouse

magine being in lockdown with Mr Woodhouse. It’d undoubtably end badly, but since we’re all hypochondriacs now, racing to the computer at the slightest sign […]
Apr 15, 2020 /