Celebrity Chefs

Why I Have a Problem With Celebrity Chefs

Sian Breslin | Posted 13.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

Jamie's 15 Minute Meals. Have you ever actually made one? It's a common consensus between all my friends that these 15 Minute Meals are impossible. Whether you need to be Road Runner on speed to get through the list of tasks, or whether the 15 minutes actual excludes prep time, cooking time and cleaning time, it cannot be done!

Yotam Ottolenghi On His New Book And What He Eats At The Weekend

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When Yotam Ottolenghi 's cookery book Plenty was published four years ago, we were astounded by how exciting vegetarian cooking could be. Now, as i...

Rachel Khoo: It's Pathetic We Don't Have More Female Chefs

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Channel 4 and other broadcasters are in the firing line from chef Rachel Khoo who has hit out at them for not signing up enough female faces. Khoo,...

Nigella Lawson and Her Little White Lines

Daniel Warner | Posted 27.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daniel Warner

I'll be watching and listening intently to the animosity the case against those Grillo girls has generated between Charles Saatchi and Nigella Lawson, but in the meantime I'll be making the recipe for the 'Holiday Hotcake' that she tweeted yesterday (along with the #TeamNigella').

Masterclass 1: Gnocchi

Luke Holder | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Luke Holder

One of our most loved dishes on the menu has to be any of our gnocchi recipes. I often get asked by people how to replicate our recipe and that often people struggle when it comes to making their own gnocchi at home, so I thought I'd share my kitchen secrets with you all.

We've Lost Trust in Pre-prepared Food After Horsemeat Scandal

Helen Coen | Posted 24.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Coen

Where our food comes from is a hot topic, and people have lost trust in pre-prepared food - especially after the horsemeat scandal which hit the media in May this year.

The Search for a Food Tube Star Continues...

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

With over 250 entries from 40 countries across the world our competition has been a massive success. The quality of the entries has blown us away and after many hours of arguing and campaigning at Food Tube HQ Jamie has finally chosen his top five.

How to Become a Successful Young Food Author

Sam Stern | Posted 04.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Sam Stern

I've been in the cookery writing business for nine years now. At the age of 13 I was busy formulating a first book proposal that was designed to inspire kids and young people to get into the kitchen to cook for themselves. I loved doing it myself and I saw there was a huge gap in the market.

TV Dinners vs. TV Chefs and the Curious Mating Habits of Bottle-Nosed Dolphins

Patrick Drake | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Patrick Drake

The men in white coats took 100 recipes from the most popular celebrity cookbooks and laid them alongside 100 randomly selected brand name ready meals, then went to town on them with their slide rules. The conclusion to this culinary Pepsi Challenge was that on almost all nutritional counts, from fat to fibre and everything in between, the ready meals came out on top.

Foie Gras Might Be A Gourmet's Delight - But Its Production Process Could Not Be More Brutal

Sue Cross | Posted 01.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sue Cross

Post-mortems in slaughterhouses have shown that 30% to 70% have suffered severe injuries: bruised and broken bills; damaged throat muscles; maggot-infested neck wounds; multiple broken bones including wing fractures (the last attributed to a diet deficient in calcium).

Angela Hartnett and I Star in Our Own Pop Video - WATCH

Luke Holder | Posted 14.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Luke Holder

People often ask what happens in a typical day as head chef at my restaurant Hartnett Holder & Co, at Lime Wood, deep in the heart of the New Forst? It's impossible to answer. Take last week for example. You'll never believe what we all had to do... a music video! I'm not talking Backstreet Boys here, it wasn't quite that painful, but it was beyond hysterical.

Let's Look at the Bigger Picture on Tackling Obesity

Annabel Karmel | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Annabel Karmel

Some media reports made an example of individual cases - an ice cream brioche coming in at 2,144 calories and a meatball sandwich "containing more fat per serving than a Big Mac". What's important to note is that this research is based on analysis of the nutritional values of randomly selected recipes created by celebrity chefs. There is also no proof that more indulgent recipes directly lead to higher rates of obesity.

Fatty Recipes In Celebrity Chef Cookbooks 'Exacerbating' Obesity Crisis, Experts Warn

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Celebrity chefs are "exacerbating" the country's obesity crisis by encouraging people to eat fatty dishes, a new study has claimed. Nutrition exper...

On Pippa, Waitrose and Concrete Boots

Claire Meadows | Posted 07.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Meadows

We're wise to the fact that Pippa is being thrust in our faces, and we don't like it. We like it even less when she's thrust into our faces without the talent to justify it.

The UK's Gone Baking Mad!

Will Torrent | Posted 28.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Will Torrent

Working in the industry, it's great to see so many people embracing the ever growing popularity of cake making. I come from a background of bakers and was inspired by my family to make food of the highest quality, which is how I became a pâtissier and chocolatier.

Planet Appetite: Madrid Fusion - 11th International Gastronomy Summit in Madrid, Spain

Rupert Parker | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Parker

Every year, over three days, Madrid Fusion turns Madrid into the world gastronomy and restaurant capital, with over 100 top international chefs discussing the latest culinary trends.

6 Seasonal Winter Recipes By Top Chefs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle

After HuffPost UK Lifestyle asked nicely, top chefs Phil Carnegie, Geoffrey Smeddle and Paul Heathcote from Great British Chefs prepared three stunnin...

Fat Duck Chefs Killed In Hong Kong Car Crash

PA | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

Two chefs from Heston Blumenthal's Michelin-starred restaurant The Fat Duck have been killed in a road accident in Hong Kong. The death of the two ...

Nigella: I'm No Domestic Goddess

PA | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK Entertainment

TV cook Nigella Lawson has insisted that she is no domestic goddess. The star, 52, is back with a new BBC2 series, Nigellissima, inspired by the ti...

Jamie Oliver: How Can a Celebrity Chef Manage Their Weight?

Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Khandee Ahnaimugan

Jamie Oliver was recently in the news after an Australian journalist asked him about his weight. But this begs the question: how does a celebrity chef lose or manage their weight?

Hugh Who? River Cottage School Cancel Hot Meals Due To Lack Of Money

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 31.01.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A primary school which featured in a celebrity chef's television series about helping children eat more healthily have been forced to cancel hot meals...

Gone but Not Forgotten - The Little Chef of All Our Hearts

Alistair Coleman | Posted 13.03.2012 | UK Comedy
Alistair Coleman

Little Chef, and its erstwhile cousin Happy Eater, suffered what can only be described as an image problem. Happy Eater customers decided that they were perfectly happy eating somewhere else; while Little Chef eventually followed the lead made by the police, and dropped their height requirement for kitchen staff.

Do You Suffer From Celebrity Fatigue Syndrome (C.F.S.)?

Mary_McGill | Posted 10.03.2012 | Home

The name: Celebrity Fatigue Syndrome or C.F.S. whereby the patient develops an acute, sometimes violent aversion to all things 'celebrity' with troubling implications for them, those close to them and indeed the world.

Gizzi Erskine's Top 7 Kitchen Gadgets And Food Sites

Melanie Hick | Posted 15.01.2012 | UK Tech

Since when did a celebrity TV chef try and talk you out of buying another kitchen gadget? Pretty much since they came in the form of refreshing London...

Jamie Oliver Splits From Sainsbury's After 11 Years

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 11.09.2011 | UK Entertainment

Remember those quirky Sainsbury's TV ads with Jamie Oliver grating nutmeg over a scrumptious roast? Well, those will soon be a thing of the past after...