Cooking Tips

Top Ten Tips For Stress-Free Christmas Cooking

Ronnie Murray | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ronnie Murray

I understand why people get stressed about cooking at Christmas, but there are so many practical ways to ease the pressure and make sure you spend quality time with family and friends - not just the turkey.

8 Rules To Mastering The Dark Art Of Baking

Emily Leary | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Leary

Are you one of those people with a natural knack for baking, or are your cakes a catastrophe and your flans a farce? Follow these tips for great baking results...

Sushi Secrets - The Tokyo Way

Chris Cox | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Cox

As I finish another mediocre London sushi lunch that I've grabbed from beside the sandwiches, I find my mind transported back to Tokyo where the freshest and tastiest sushi imaginable filled a hole in my stomach and cemented a place in my mind as the best sushi I've ever eaten. But it's more amazing than that because it's also the best and only sushi I've ever made.

Life Is Like a Chocolate Easter Nest

Sally Hall | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Parents
Sally Hall

I honestly don't know what matters and what doesn't any more. Some days I take on the top medics and politicians just seeking the truth and to fight for a better future for children diagnosed with the number one cancer killer in children - brain tumours. Other days I just stare into space wondering what on earth we are here for.

How To Cook With Herbs: A Handy Guide For Vegetarians and Vegans

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Did you know that dill and carrots are a foodie match made in heaven? Or that aubergines and mint are the cat's pyjamas? Let us treat your befuddl...

How To Peel A Boiled Egg In 10 Seconds

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Food lovers: is there a better way to start Breakfast Week than with some boiled egg wizardry? If you're tired of spending a gazillion hours prizi...

We're Helping You Have a Healthier, Happier 2015!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

We've all made promises to eat better at some point or another, but this time we're going to help you kick-start your healthier 2015 - with 10 great recipes from Jamie and his talented friends.

Christmas Cooking Hacks: How To Make The Perfect Dinner

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Christmas lunch means high expectations and, often, a very harassed cook. But whether you're a nervous Christmas cooking newbie or a seasoned seasonal...

We've Found The Formula For The Perfect Roast Turkey

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We might think nothing of rustling up a roast chicken with all the trimmings for Sunday lunch. But when tasked with the job of cooking the perfect tur...

Hubble Bubble, Halloween Trouble?

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

A thick fog has descended over Food Tube HQ where some frightfully delicious recipes have risen from the shallow depths of the internet... Mwhahahahahahaha!

How To Make Perfect (Non-Gluey) Mashed Potatoes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Making good mashed potato may sound like a simple task, but go off-piste and you'll find yourself with something that either resembles glue or had mor...

Carbonade Flamande (Pie Optional)

Linda Duffin | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Linda Duffin

Carbonade Flamande - or Beef in Beer - is a succulent, meaty casserole that provides a complete contrast to what many of us have been eating over Christmas.

My Top 10 Tips on Avoiding Christmas Disasters in the Kitchen

Rachel Khoo | Posted 11.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Rachel Khoo

As Christmas fast approaches, it's important to get planning now and prepare in advance to ensure a stress-free festive season. We all know that feeling when something unexpected happens on Christmas day, but there are simple measures you can put in place to prevent this - you'll be amazed how easy they are! And it's not just the kitchen that requires some TLC - keep you and your guests safe and warm at home by bleeding radiators, hanging heavy curtains to block out the cold and setting the room thermostat at 21°c (70°f). Here are my top tips on how to avoid Christmas disasters in the kitchen.

18 Reasons Why Gwyneth Paltrow Is Different From Us

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Comedy

Now, we know it's hard to believe that the World's Most Beautiful Woman isn't like the rest of us. But we've been clicking our way through Gwyneth ...

LOOK: Edible Spray Paint Turns Food Into A Futuristic Feast

Solent News | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK

Blue strawberries. Silver carrots. Golden apples. We’ve seen the future of food and it’s, er, sparkly. The world’s first edible spray paint ...

8 Best Modern 'Starters' Recipes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

After HuffPost UK Lifestyle asked politely, eight of the greatest cooks from Great British Chefs came forward with their best starters recipes for ent...

Five Tips for British BBQ Success

Elle-Rose Williams | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Elle-Rose Williams

Hosting a successful BBQ in the UK doesn't have to be impossible. OK, the weather may make things difficult at times - but it doesn't have to be a disaster just because everyone gets a little wet. A burger in the rain is the new hype - haven't you heard?