UK Cooking

Family First For Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner

Paul Lindley | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Parents
Paul Lindley

We believe that if children learn from a young age that good food is for everyone and that mealtimes are positive experiences that create social occasions during which we can share stories, connect with each other, and have fun, they'll go on to develop a healthy love of food that will last a lifetime.

Getting Kicked Out Of The Vegetarian Club

Gayan Samarasinghe | Posted 30.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Gayan Samarasinghe

At some point in my early twenties, I became a vegetarian. And I surprised myself by sticking at it. As the months rolled by, the thought of the rubber-like texture of chicken actually became repulsive to me.

Three Michelin Star 'Fakeaways' Guaranteed To Impress

Thomas Church | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Thomas Church

Michelin Star meals don't need to come with the hefty price tag. Use the ideas of surprise and slow cooking to upgrade your meals at home, while still enjoying low prices at supermarkets.

The Best Way To Cook Mushrooms (According To Science)

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you fry your mushrooms (because hey, who doesn’t?), you could be losing out on beneficial nutrients. That’s according to a new study which dete...

106-Year-Old YouTube Star Wows The World With Her Culinary Skills

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Mastanamma Karre is 106 years old. She’s also the incredibly popular star of YouTube channel ‘Country Foods’. The Indian great grandmother cooks...

How To Get What You Want Through SHEER Persistence

Stella Ralfini | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Stella Ralfini

Why Marmite? Because I know I'm an acquired taste and my mistake first time around was that I wasn't honest enough in my dating site profile. Stupidly, I joined the flock and wrote roughly what everyone else said - you know, polite tinkle of china tea cups stuff.

People Are Injuring Themselves Cutting Avocado Because The World Is So Impatient For Brunch

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Avocado may be your favourite brunch component but it can send your weekend drastically downhill if it’s not cut properly. The British Association ...

People Are Baffled By What Birds Eye Put In This Fish Finger Sandwich

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to making a fish finger sandwich, less really is more - a bit of bread, some butter, a hearty dollop of mayo or tartar sauce and you’r...

Why It's Time To Rethink Frozen Food

Craig Tomkinson | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Craig Tomkinson

For many families, the freezer has become a place of storage as much as it has a means of preserving food. Boxes full of processed meat covered in orange breadcrumbs. The odd chicken breast that fell out of a multi-pack. The token packet of frozen peas.

6 Steak Myths You Probably Believe – But Shouldn't

The Huffington Post | Claudia Canavan | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The art of cooking the perfect steak seems to elude most of us. But help is at hand. In the fight for better bovine we’ve turned to Fernando Larroud...

Cooking In Merida, Mexico

Cassie Pearse | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Cassie Pearse

I had an entirely different kind of adventure last week when I was invited to join a cooking class, which, needless to say, I jumped at. Who doesn't love a cooking class, especially one that involves wandering around the market gorging on all the delicious local foods before we even consider cooking for ourselves?

Why Your Lunch Is More Political Than You Might Think

Kathy Slack | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Kathy Slack

And it struck me - a plate of food is not just a plate of food. It is representative of an almost infinite list of political issues. And that means that when we sit down to eat or cook or grow food, we aren't just fuelling our bodies, we are making surprisingly political choices.

Gordon Ramsay Reveals He Turned Down ‘Bake Off’ Judging Role (And The Reason Why)

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Gordon Ramsay has revealed he turned down the chance to become a judge on ‘The Great British Bake Off’, because he didn’t want Mary Berry’s ...

Cereal Milk Panna Cotta With Raspberry Coulis

Sam Stern | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Stern

Who doesn't love to slurp the leftover milk from their favourite cereal in the mornings? I have taken the sweet milk from soaked cereal and turned it into a creamy panna cotta that is both nostalgic and delicious. You can use your favourite cereal for this recipe and the same method will apply.

Olive Oil - The Facts

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 30.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

Sally explores the world of olive oil, taking a look at the research behind its benefits and whether it really is as healthy for us as we think. O...

Revealed: The Supermarkets Selling The Cheapest Easter Food Deals

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Being the host this Easter doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. Good Housekeeping has released its annual Easter guide of where to buy the cheapest ...

Seven Delicious Ways To Reduce Food Waste

Georgina Wilson-Powell | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Georgina Wilson-Powell

Food waste costs the average person in the UK £200 every year. We throw away a whopping 19% of food we buy, which adds up to 7 million tonnes per annum according to campaigners Love Food Hate Waste

You've (Probably) Been Cooking Pasta Wrong Your Entire Life

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have revealed the perfect way to cook pasta and it seems we’ve all been making some schoolboy errors. According to researchers from The A...

You've Been Cooking Mashed Potato All Wrong

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to mashed potato, most people opt to boil their potatoes, drain them, add a little milk and butter, and start mashing. But, according t...

KitchenAid Called 'Sexist' For Advertising Pink Cooking Appliances 'For Women'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Kitchen appliance brand KitchenAid has found itself in hot water over an advert on its website featuring pink products. The ad, which featured the pro...

Where To Find Vegetarian Food In Fiji

Selene Nelson | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Selene Nelson

While the cuisine generally involves little meat except pork, a large part of the basic diet is fish, mussels, crabs and lobster. Not knowing much else about Fijian food, I was unsure what vegetarian dishes would be easily available and what the quality of them would be

The Best Recipes For Homemade Bread

Patric Morgan | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Patric Morgan

Nothing beats the smell of homemade bread. It is nutritious, incredibly cheap to make and stays fresh for longer than supermarket bought bread. Making bread at home is fun and it teaches the kids about baking.

British Pie Week - Healthy Swaps

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

Try this recipe. Fish pie doesn't have to mean heavy mashed potato. Light, crisp filo-pastry topped, this tomato-based fish pie, with halibut, sea bass and prawns, is a delicious alternative. This recipe serves 6.

New 'Bake Off' Host Slams 'Inedible' Food In NHS Hospitals

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

”Inedible” NHS food is preventing patients from recovering from illnesses, television cook Prue Leith has claimed. The 77-year-old, who is expecte...

People Can't Cope With The Two Surprise Ingredients Mary Berry Adds To Her Bolognese Sauce

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

Let’s face it, what Mary Berry doesn’t know about cooking isn’t worth knowing, but after the latest episode of ‘Mary Berry Everyday’ she sta...