UK Cooking

So You Want to be a Parent?

Jacqueline Koay | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jacqueline Koay

Thus, my mother had always told me that I had to learn to love cooking before becoming a mum. Not merely to learn to cook, but to learn to love cooking. Her rationale is learning to love cooking is not merely about putting food on the table, but cultivating a mindset where there is a genuine desire to nurture and care for another human being.

Butterflies and Cooking - What Is the Connection?

Sian Breslin | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

The pain of exercising is easily measurable. Who cycles and runs to nowhere, pushes and lift for fun? Toned bodies, trim waists, big biceps and better health. That's the gain.

How To Save Time In The Kitchen (But Still Make Great Food)

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We all love eating great food, but when you're pushed for time, cooking it can be a pain in the backside. Thankfully, there are a few sneaky ways t...

Why I Have a Problem With Celebrity Chefs

Sian Breslin | Posted 14.10.2014 | 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!

5 Mistakes People Make When Cooking Curry

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It might be one of the nation's favourite dishes, but there are still a handful of errors we make when attempting to cook a curry. Food writer and ...

These Baking Fails Would Make Mary Berry Cry (With Laughter)....

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We're fast approaching this year's The Great British Bake Off final, but unfortunately, not all of us are as talented as Richard, Nancy and Luis when ...

Cheap, Amazing, Homemade Pizza in 15 Minutes

Colin McQuistan | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Colin McQuistan

Pizzas are usually a mighty faff to make because you have to make the dough with yeast etc and leave it to rise for a few hours and then use a really fancy oven to get the right results. I have neither the time nor the equipment for such endeavours, or the inclination.

Guess What's Been Named Britain's Favourite Comfort Food?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As the cold weather descends, what food do you turn to for comfort? A recent poll has found the traditional Sunday roast is most people's idea of ...

Zombie Apocalypse Survival: How To Open A Can Without A Tin Opener

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Got a can you need opening but some scamp has nicked the tin opener? Don't despair, that tuna can still be yours. All you need is a piece of concre...

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 22.10.2014 | 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 21.10.2014 | 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 18.10.2014 | 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 14.10.2014 | 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 06.10.2014 | 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 04.10.2014 | 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 04.10.2014 | 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 29.09.2014 | 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...