cooking

The Big Cookathon 2015 6th-9th March

Sadly in this day and age it’s becoming more rare for families to cook or eat together. We are becoming more reliant on takeaways and ready meals, and our future generations risk lacking the understanding of what good food is and means. The Children’s Food Trust is in
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Quark Protein Pancake - With Yoghurt & Berries

Recipe – Gluten Free Quark Protein Pancakes

As a substandard cook but passionate weightlifter, I spend a lot of my time trying to come up with more inventive, healthy and delicious ways to ‘carb up’ up on the days in which I need to. It is in this hungry and physically depleted state in which a lot of my low
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Sherry, Ice Cream & Raisin Compote

Recipe – ‘It’s Never Not Christmas’ Ice Cream & PX Sherry Compote

As the name may suggest, this dish tastes like Christmas – the compote being perhaps like the inside of a mince pie. It is inspired by Spanish cooking (the excuse required to use Pedro Ximinez, a sweet sherry as an ingredient) You don’t need too much of the
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Andy Bates of Eatmypies

QA – Andy Bates [Eatmypies]

We chat with street food crusader and all around cool cat Andy Bates, catching him inbetween world tours, baking and filming slots for the Food Network. He wants to see a more personal touch to food production, and for everybody to eat his pies. We’re OK with this…
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Learn how to create the perfect cheese board

The cheese board is one of those things that people tend to love or hate. Is it a dessert or is it savoury? It often struggles to find its place in a meal. I for one am often anti-cheese board as I don’t want to follow my meal with something so intensely heavy. But what if
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Benihana London Chelsea - Chef pyromania

News – Benihana Turns 50, Spills Sake Everywhere, Then Comes Up With 5 Cool Offers

Last week restaurant chain Benihana celebrated it’s 50th year of persistent existence in the only way it knew how – with fire, sake and people shouting greetings at you in Japanese.  We were invited down to take a look, having heard many things about the
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The Terrace at Jumeirah Lowndes - Traditional burger

Review – Barbecue Masterclass @ The Terrace, Jumeirah Lowndes [Knightsbridge]

The excellent people at Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel invited us down to preview this year’s run of their BBQ Masterclasses, taking place at The Terrace, Jumeirah Lowndes’ outdoor bar and kitchen.  Instantly sold by the prospect of a barbecue on a sunny terrace, off I
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