Q&A The Caldesis

Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi, restaurateurs, cookery school owners, food writers and chefs The cookbook that has most influenced your cooking Katie: Delia Smith’s Summer Cooking.  I think […]
Mar 7, 2018 /

Stalky & Co

Christopher Hirst explores some unlikely partnerships for rhubarb n his great work Rhubarb: The Wondrous Drug, Clifford Faust explains 'the several advantages' of my home turf […]
Feb 27, 2018 /

Toulouse-Lautrec tackles bronchitis

 little-known aspect of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec is his culinary prowess. His recipes were collected in a beautifully illustrated book called The Art of Cuisine (co-written […]
Feb 26, 2018 /

Helen Gurley Brown's Diet Tips

Helen Gurley Brown, editor of American Cosmopolitan, first started dieting in 1959 in preparation for her wedding day...and never stopped. The woman who believed in […]
Feb 8, 2018 /

Bart van Olphen

Bart van Olphen, co-founder of Fish Tales and winner of the 2018 Edward Stanford Food and Travel Book of the Year The cookbook that has most […]
Feb 6, 2018 /

The Salutation

  andwich in Kent, one of the Cinque ports, has many things to recommend it, not least its own railway station which means you can hop […]
Jan 29, 2018 /

Burns Nicht Cocktail

Christopher Hirst hails a great cocktail for Burns Night - even if it’s named for Bobby not Robbie hat better celebration of Burns’ Night, which falls […]
Jan 24, 2018 /

Sugar Sugar

The price of fizzy drinks is going up in 2018 but in certain situations, only a can of pop will do says Sophie Hart-Walsh   ugary drinks […]
Jan 15, 2018 /

Q&A Lentil Purbrick

Lentil Purbrick, Australian farmer, blogger and advocate for sustainability The cookbook that has most influenced your cooking The honest answer is I rarely cook from a recipe. […]
Jan 11, 2018 /

A winter's tale at Burton Agnes

Christopher Hirst enjoys a seasonal visit to a Yorkshire stately home urton Agnes Hall, an exuberant Elizabethan pile near Bridlington in East Yorkshire, would make a […]
Dec 22, 2017 /

Books of the Year: Anna Jones

Christopher Hirst selects his favourite cook books of 2017 6. A Modern Way to Cook by Anna Jones ans of Anna Jones’s 2014 bestseller A Modern Way […]
Dec 20, 2017 /