Week 43. 6000 miles apart. Battersea Park in South London is approximately 6000 miles from The Convention Centre in Hong Kong. Cunningly, I have arra...
The Czech Republic is famous for the quality of its beer, but the region of Southern Moravia is now producing excellent wines and is also an area of outstanding natural beauty.
In my role as an Easy Team ambassador for Zanussi, I recently got the chance to meet up with the team's Captain, Gino D'Acampo, in Newcastle's Fenwick.
There's a nip in the (Belfast) air and it's time to pop on the radiator. Most importantly it's time to rethink the breakfast menu. Instead of reaching...
Another Italian rip-off, is, of course, coffee chains. On his first visit to a UK coffee shop my confused boyfriend had a lot of questions: 'What's a Mochaccino?', 'And a syrup shot?' and 'ARE YOU JOKING? £1.80 for an Espresso?!'
This is a very simple recipe to do but it is very important to use good beef. The combination of the very thin courgettes, rocket, parmesan and seared beef is very delicious especially if you add a few drops of good balsamic vinegar.
For me the love of food and music are deeply intertwined. A good meal can taste even better when enjoyed with the right song. A great track can make me want to eat a good meal. I even have songs in my head for each of my favourite foods.
By 2050 half of adults in the UK could be obese. It struck me that the adults of 2050 were the babies of today.
There are no changes at the 3 star level, meaning that Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester, Gordon Ramsay's Royal Hospital Road, The Fat Duck and The Waterside Inn remain as the only 3 Michelin Starred restaurants in the UK Michelin Guide 2014.
It is once in a lifetime that one is presented with an opportunity to try an ingredient so unusual, so unique that to pass it by would be incredibly foolish. I simply had to purchase these delights before they sold out. So what's inside the jar?
Flavour is fulfilment and autumn is an ideal time to spice things up in your kitchen! Some of my favourite indulgences for this season are nutmeg, cinnamon and ginger. These aren't just good flavour-makers, they're healthy too.
Why is food in some countries so much better than in others? In a classic essay, Paul Krugman hypothesized that British food turned bad as a result of the rapid urbanization accompanied with 19th-century technological improvements in the preservation of food.
It's not that I'm a some crazy purist when it comes to Italian food, I love a bit of fusion cooking as much as the next person, what annoys me is that these restaurants, supermarkets and even TV chefs put the label of 'Italian' on something that is quite clearly not Italian at all!
Hosting a great dinner party doesn't always have to mean hours of work in the kitchen and spending your night in there too. As a member of Zanussi's Easy Team, I've created my top tips, sure to have you serving up your perfect party, with no stress on the side.
Earlier this week Kenwood released a Food Lovers Bucket List - AKA a compendium of the 50 things you should eat before you die.
This is one of the tastiest and easiest ways to cook and eat mussels. Make sure you get fresh mussels as they do not keep for very long. Also make sure they are well cleaned! By adding the bread it makes it a much more filling and also soaks up most of the juice.