Passion and Pigeon Pie

"They had a very fine day for Box Hill … Nothing was wanting but to be happy when they got there. Seven miles were travelled […]
Jun 12, 2019 /

Q&A Robin Moxon

Robin Moxon, fishmonger and restaurateur Cookbook that’s most influenced you I’ve never used cookbooks for recipes unless it’s cuisines I don’t have a grasp of ie Moroccan […]
May 20, 2019 /

The Cracking Tortilla

Economical, versatile and tasty, the tortilla or Spanish omelette is a dish that every cook should master. But, as Christopher Hirst explains, a properly-made tortilla […]
May 14, 2019 /

Food Photographer of the Year

his year's  winner of the 2019 Pink Lady Food Photographer of  the year is Chinese photographer Jianhui Liao who produced this cinematic shot of  multi-participation […]
May 1, 2019 /

Treat of the Week: Whissendine Windmill

hotographer Euan Myles's brief film about Nigel Moon, who spent 10 years restoring Whissendine Windmill, an 18th century mill in Rutland, provides a wonderful respite […]
Apr 30, 2019 /

Colette's Cherry Clafoutis

he great French writer, Colette, passionately pursued the subject of love, but she was also known for her lifelong affair with food.  Her novels and […]
Apr 30, 2019 /

Beans, beans are good for the heart

Legume-lover Christopher Hirst laments the unfortunate side effects of eating beans and suggests a partial solution, plus a recipe for black pudding and white bean […]
Apr 27, 2019 /

Sex & Drugs & Sausage Rolls

Christopher Hirst praises a daily luxury that ‘delivers unadulterated satisfaction for under a quid’ he tee-shirt slogan in vogue a few years ago wittily fused two […]
Apr 8, 2019 /

Q&A Sabrina Ghayour

Sabrina Ghayour, chef, food-writer and author The cookbook that has most influenced your cooking Genuinely I couldn’t pick one because I take inspiration from so many books, […]
Apr 5, 2019 /

Oysters, corncrakes and venison

Christopher Hirst discovers how a single cookbook sufficed for the varied output of Charlecote’s kitchen isiting the Elizabethan manor house of Charlecote Park near Stratford-on-Avon, owned […]
Mar 25, 2019 /

Q&A Angela Clutton

Angela Clutton, food writer and food historian The cookbook that has most influenced your cooking Niki Segnit’s Flavour Thesaurus is one that I pull out more than […]
Mar 18, 2019 /