UK Cooking

Defiant Italy - Pasta, Priests and Partigiani: The Politics of Italian Gastronomy

Nick Fouche | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nick Fouche

Fortuitously, it was mostly thanks to my geographical location that my whimsical flirtation became transformed into a more solid 'marriage' and I was finally restored to terra firma, even if it meant descending from Botticelli and Caravaggio to that less glamorous level of my fellow mortals where gunfire has raged and soldiers once fell for the highest stakes.

Get Your Fats Right

Naomi Mead | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Naomi Mead

The notion that fat is fattening has dominated dietary advice and guidelines for decades. We have become a nation of fat-phobes; opting for "low fat" and "fat-free" food products wherever they are available.

Not WhiskyBbut Blackberries Galore with a Hint of Wild Angelica

Fi Bird | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Fi Bird

Heat the brambles, angelica, leaves and lemon juice over a low heat until the brambles collapse. Leave to cool. Remove the angelica leaves and blend in a food processor Push the blackberry and angelica purée through a plastic sieve and drain into a jug.

MIC:NYC Exclusive - Stevie Needs to Choose Between Billie or Stephanie... Before It's Too Late

Francesca Newman-Young | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Francesca Newman-Young

Stevie obviously likes Billie, but there's so much history and unfinished business with Stephanie. He couldn't stop smiling when he saw her. Ouch. What is he going to do? If he knew what was best for him he would politely cool things off with Billie. You can cut the sexual tension between Stephanie and him with a knife. Will he make the right decision?

The Future of Medicine Is in the Kitchen

Christopher James Clark | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christopher James Clark

According to recent polling, less than one in eight visits to physicians include any counseling or discussion about nutrition and more than 75 percent of physicians feel their medical school training didn't prepare them to speak with patients about diet and nutrition.

This Kitchen Gadget Changed My Life And My Waistline

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

I have a problem and it begins with P… No, not pins and needles, not pimples (well, occasionally) and not paranoia (why, should I?) Yep, it'...

What a Catch (No Fishing Involved)!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

We are singing, dancing and cheering our way through the week as we welcome two beautiful new faces to the Food Tube family! ... Check out the sort of delicious goodness you can expect on the menu...

Duagh Summer Festival

Danny McCubbin | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Danny McCubbin

Duagh is a little village situated in Kerry in Ireland with a population of around 400 people. On the weekend of the 9th of August the size of the town more nearly doubled as close to 2,000 people turned out to attend the Duagh Summer Festival.

Ring-Ring, RING-RING... It's Jamie Oliver!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

Have you ever wanted a phone call from Mr Oliver? Yes. You heard correctly. We're nearly at 1 million subscribers and Jamie will be making some personal thank yous when we cross the line! Plus one lucky winner, wherever you are in the world, will receive a great big bag'o'goodies!

Five Common Mistakes to Avoid When Making Dinner

Jules Clancy | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jules Clancy

I often ask people what their top roadblocks are to eating a healthy meal each night. The answers I hear the most include finding the time, motivation and energy to prepare dinner. Especially after a long day of work, when you're tired and hungry, this is when dinners go to the wayside.

Amazing Office Fridge Adventure

Colin McQuistan | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Comedy
Colin McQuistan

Well I first figured I'd need to bulk up the ingredients list with some items from Sainsbury's because, let's face it, there's f*ck all you can do with a mouldy clementine, a 1 week old banana and some rice stuffed vine leaves...

Summer Lovin' Five Budget-Friendly Dating Ideas

Chenice Clarke | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Chenice Clarke

I'm a big advocate for continuing to make an effort in your relationship, after you've made it "official", and I love finding new, fun, and most importantly budget-friendly date-night ideas. Here are my top five money-saving tips for dating on a budget.

How To Make Gordon Ramsay's Homemade Gnocchi With Peas And Parmesan

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Homemade gnocchi may sound daunting, but Gordon Ramsay has an easy step-by-step guide to turn those spuds lurking at the back of your cupboard into a ...

Sail Away With Me...

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

It's hot outside AND in the kitchen, as Food Tube turn up the heat and take you to paradise with this week's lip-smacking, tummy-teasing, joy-bubbling recipes.

Good on the Pocket and on the Stomach - Indian Food is Tasty and Economical!

Bini Ludlow | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Bini Ludlow

It is the general consensus that cooking Indian food is an expensive pastime and while I can understand how it can be perceived that way, I would actually argue that it is one of the best cuisines for economical eating.

Cakes Now Come In A Spray Can

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Tech

We know what you're thinking: 'What has technology done for you lately?' Yes, there are new phones and games, new apps and mysteries, but nothing that...

Baking With Small Children

Natasha Batsford | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Batsford

It's a testament to my optimistic nature, the triumph of imagination over reality, but somehow I forget that baking with a two year old is a really stupid idea.

Poorna Bell

How This Famous Chef Manages His Work-Life Balance

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We're about to see a lot more of chef Marcus Wareing, who replaces Michel Roux Jr in the Autumn series of Masterchef: The Professionals. Wareing, ...

The Best Flour for Gluten-Free Baking

Jules Clancy | Posted 19.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jules Clancy

I've discovered some intriguing guilt-free desserts such as paleo brownies, vanilla cupcakes that actually contain cannellini beans, and a new variation on the traditional blueberry muffin. The greatest discovery, though, was a new flour that I now consider one of my very favourites. It's low GI (glycemic) and gluten-free: coconut flour.

Eight of the Healthiest Cooking Methods

Sian Breslin | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

Did you know the combination of high heat and fat/oil can generate toxic substances which are harmful to our health or that water diminishes Vitamins B and C and fat reduces Vitamin A, D, E and K? These are my top healthy cooking methods. There are eight of them - challenge yourself to try a different one each day this week.

Stopping the Complaining Habit

Amisha Bhavsar | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amisha Bhavsar

When it's too hot, we complain, too wet, we complain, too cold, we complain, too windy, we complain. Complain, Complain, Complain... We complain about the weather, life, health, people... We all do it. Complaining comes quite naturally to us, doesn't it? Sometimes we don't even realise we're doing it.

Poorna Bell

What Do Chefs Like To Eat On Their Day Off

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Who: Shelina Permalloo, Masterchef winner, author, TV chef and HuffPost UK blogger What Shelina likes to eat: On my day off - if I'm at home - ...

Who Are All These People Washing Chickens?

Christina Kenny | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christina Kenny

Chickens are ALREADY clean! we raved. It's not like the bird, once plucked, is allowed out to roll around in the dirt one last time! Chickens aren't carrots - they're not sprayed with pesticides prior to sale! What are you LIKE, you crazy chicken washers?!

Why You Should Stop Washing Raw Chicken (Yes, Really)

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Many people wash raw chicken before cooking in a bid to reduce the spread of bacteria. But, according to health experts, the practice could be causing...

Poorna Bell

10 Things Come Dine With Me Has Taught Us About Dinner Parties

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

All dinner parties are not created equally, and it can take real skill to intuitively understand what might make your guests uncomfortable, what to di...