Narrative And Nostalgia In Modern Day Dining

Joseph Gann | Posted 19.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Joseph Gann

We all know a similar, familiar drill in a restaurant of cuisine not yet rendered public property by mass-marketing. A journey, too, of childlike curiosity, piqued by the exotic or obscure on the menu. Eyes widen as the familiar and foreign interplay. Relieved laughter offers conclusion when it turns out to be delicious.

John Torode Struggles To Keep Back The Tears As He Announces 2017's 'Masterchef' Champion

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 13.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

A new ‘Masterchef’ champion was crowned on Friday (12 May) night, when Saliha Mahmood-Ahmed won the current series. Judge John Torode couldn’t ...

‘Masterchef’ Star John Torode ‘Told Off’ By BBC Bosses After Claiming He Wasn’t Friends With Gregg Wallace

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

Gregg Wallace has revealed that his fellow ‘Masterchef’ judge John Torode was “told off” by BBC bosses after he claimed the pair weren’t fri...

John Torode Has Massively Backpedaled On Those Comments About Not Being Mates With Gregg Wallace

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

John Torode has insisted he has a “solid friendship” with his ‘Masterchef’ co-host Gregg Wallace, just weeks after he said the complete opposi...

‘Masterchef’ Viewers Are Losing It Over Chef Shaun Rankin’s Pronunciation Of ‘Chorizo’, But Who’s Right?

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 27.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

How do you pronounce ‘chorizo’? That is the question ‘Masterchef’ viewers have been debating after a top chef gave his own spin on the pronunc...

Viewers Couldn't Handle What This 'Masterchef' Contestant Added To Her Chocolate Mousse

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Masterchef’ contestants always like to be seen pushing the culinary boundaries in a bid to impress judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace, but one ...

'Masterchef' Viewers Stunned As Hopeful Serves Raw Chicken... And Still Goes Through

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 13.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Cooking, famously, doesn’t get tougher than ‘Masterchef’, so you have to have some sympathy for Visha, who had a nightmare of a time during Wedn...

16 Biggest TV Feuds And Fall-Outs

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Whether it’s actors scrapping between takes or talent show judges coming to blows on a panel, some of the TV shows that have brought us so many laug...

John Torode Admits He’s Not Friends With Fellow 'Masterchef' Judge Gregg Wallace

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Entertainment

Despite their chummy image on screen on ‘Masterchef’, judge John Torode has admitted that he’s not close with fellow judge Gregg Wallace. The TV...

Lisa Faulkner Is The Latest Familiar Face To Join 'EastEnders'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 03.03.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Celebrity Masterchef’ winner Lisa Faulkner is joining ‘EastEnders’. The actress-turned-TV-chef has been cast as new character Fi Browning in...

Actor Kal Penn Donates Celebrity Masterchef Winnings To Palestinian Refugees

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK

Actor Kal Penn has donated $25,000 (£20,374) to a Palestinian refugee agency after winning celebrity Masterchef. Penn, who has featured in hit shows ...

John Torode Thanks Fans As He Reveals Why He Ended Up In Hospital

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 28.12.2016 | UK Entertainment

John Torode has put his fans’ worries to rest, with a message explaining why he ended up in hospital on Christmas Day. The Masterchef’ host’s p...

Former 'Masterchef' Contestant Helen Barker Found Dead, Aged 38

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK Entertainment

A man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter and actual bodily harm, following the death of ‘Masterchef’ contestant Helen Barker. Helen, 3...

Gregg Wallace Reveals Theory Behind His Early 'Strictly' Exit

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Entertainment

Gregg Wallace might have looked like he had two left feet when he took to the ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ dancefloor in 2014, but that wasn’t the re...

'Masterchef' Winner Jane Reveals 10-Year Cancer Battle

PA | Posted 07.05.2017 | UK Entertainment

'MasterChef' winner Jane Devonshire revealed her 10-year battle with cancer as she claimed victory on the cooking show.She impressed judges John Torod...

'MasterChef' Contestant Serves Up Simplest Dish Ever To Unimpressed Michelin Chef

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

‘MasterChef’ has brought us some truly talented amateur chefs over the years, alas we’re not convinced that can be said of poor Pedro from the c...

Someone On 'MasterChef' Thought THIS Was A Good Idea

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 08.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

Being a 'MasterChef' contestant is a tough gig - some hopefuls rise to the challenge and don’t crumble under pressure, others, well, they serve up a...

Gregg Wallace Lookalike Leaves 'Masterchef' Viewers Seeing Double

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK Entertainment

‘MasterChef’ host Gregg Wallace was left seeing double during a recent episode of the BBC food competition when he came face-to-face with his dopp...

'Masterchef': The Cookery Show We've Definitely Lost Our Appetite For

Paul Marshall | Posted 25.03.2017 | UK Entertainment
Paul Marshall

Masterchef is undeniably well past its sell by date, but despite all the failings, maybe it's still about worth occasionally tuning into.

'MasterChef' Viewers Will Notice Two Things Missing From New Series

The Huffington Post | Caroline Frost | Posted 24.03.2016 | UK Entertainment

'MasterChef' returned last night for the debut of its 12th series, but regular viewers will notice there are a couple of things missing from the endur...

Flourless Pistachio and Chai Masala Brownies

Shelina Permalloo | Posted 25.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Shelina Permalloo

These brownies are exceptionally chewy, sticky and moist. I used Holy Lama Spice Drops to get a beautifully fragrant masala chai flavour and I have to say it ended up being so subtle with hints of spice which didn't overpower the dark chocolate and delicate pistachio flavour either.

Accused Serial Killer's Unbelievable Cameo With JB Gill On Celebrity Masterchef

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK

Accused serial killer Stephen Port reportedly appeared in an episode of BBC's Masterchef, serving pasta alongside former JLS singer JB Gill. Port, ...

'Masterchef' Judge Sparks War Of Words With 'Bake Off' Star

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Masterchef’ judge Gregg Wallace has sparked a culinary war of words, after hitting out at Great British Bake Off’s Paul Hollywood. READ MOR...

Kerala King Prawn Curry and Perfect Coconut Rice

Beth Thomas | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Thomas

As soon as I hear the crackle of the curry leaves in the pan, this recipe takes me straight back to the sunny beaches of Kerala. It celebrates all of the incredible fresh ingredients on offer on the Indian coast - fresh fish, coconut, curry leaves and ginger...

Chebakia - Moroccan Honey and Sesame Cookies

Shelina Permalloo | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Shelina Permalloo

These uniquely shaped cookies are made typically using a special cutter which creates a beautiful flower which is a skill to do by hand with an interesting approach to weaving pastry in and out to form a beautiful looking flower.