Q & A Tessa Kiros

Tessa Kiros, cookery writer and world traveller The cookbook that has most influenced your cooking? The Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook - I think from 1970. It was […]
Mar 1, 2017 /
Claudia Roden shot for OFM at her home in north london

Coming Back to Claudia

Christopher Hirst reports on his joyful rediscovery of Claudia Roden’s Food of Italy... A few weeks ago, a friend brought us the welcome present of half […]
Feb 28, 2017 /

Last of the salad days

Q: The current salad and courgette crisis caused by bad weather in the Mediterranean seems to be real, but I’m not prepared to fight frenzied […]
Feb 6, 2017 /

Kale - king of the greens

When lettuce is rationed and broccoli is just a memory, what do you eat instead.... a steaming bowlful of British kale, advises Edan Ambrose n a […]
Feb 4, 2017 /

Q&A Fuchsia Dunlop

Fuchsia Dunlop, cook and expert on Chinese cuisine, winner of the 2016 André Simon Award for Food Writing...   The cookbook that has most influenced your cooking? Leith’s […]
Jan 25, 2017 /

Q&A: Felicity Cloake

Felicity Cloake, food journalist and author The cookbook that has most influenced your cooking Nigel Slater’s Real Food came into our house in my mid-teens and frankly […]
Jan 23, 2017 /


A new Stoke Newington restaurant is taking London by storm.  Christabel Chubb pays a visit... or two south London girls, Stoke Newington, the  location of the […]
Jan 20, 2017 /
Seville Marmalade

Alice’s marmalade

ither the well was very deep, or she fell very slowly, for she had plenty of time as she went down to look about her […]
Jan 17, 2017 /