• The ricing on the cake

    Fuschia Dunlop must rank amongst the most knowledgeable Westerners with regards to Sichuan cookery.She's a veritable authority on it and the first…

  • Friends for dinner

    Alice Hart, author of Alice’s Cookbook, is back with her second title, Friends at my Table, a deliciously enticing tome of treats perfect for the…

  • A family affair

    Lisa Faulkner caused quite the stir when she took part in celebrity Masterchef, going from the timid amateur cook in early rounds through to becoming…

  • A taste of Spanish sunshine

    Egyptian-born Claudia Roden revolutionised the way Westerners viewed Middle Eastern cuisine with the publication of A Book of Middle Eastern Food in…

  • A dish of fish

    Fish are a hot (or cold, depending on how you like them) topic at the moment – with sustainability and stock management making headline news. Hot…

  • French food luxury

    Michelin-starred brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin are renowned restaurateurs owning four famous restaurants in London including the revered Galvin at…

  • Baking at its best

    There are no end of chefs who heap well deserved praise on Dan Lepard. Yatam Ottolenghi, chef-owner of Ottolenghi, Nopi and food writer, is quoted on…

  • At home with Heston

    The mad culinary scientist is back with a new book. Heston Blumenthal at home aims to bring some of his molecular magic into your home kitchen. From…

  • Going, going green

    Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall has captured the hearts and wallets of a nation recently with his Fish Fight campaign which saw him successfully swing…

  • An Aussie with Asian flair

    Bill Granger has become a familiar face on the food scene with his bold style of cooking with big, fresh flavours and made us all a bit more aware of…