We were all inspired to be healthier and find healthier lunchbox snacks for our kids after our interview with Annabel Karmel, MBE
Kick the January blues with the king of healthy greens: Kale.
Michael Underwood and Angellica Bell enjoy gastro-pubbing in Esher
Christmas is creeping up on us and I’m sure we all have a few presents that have eluded us so far. Well, not to fear, here are some amazing foodie favourites, which can all be purchased locally or ordered in time for Christmas.
Everybody loves making cookies. I grew up in America and have fond memories helping my mother make snickerdoodles. Now I’ve developed my own recipe and can look forward to making them with my own grandchildren.
If you don’t fancy standing out in the cold and getting startled by the fashes and bangs of firework night, how about a quiet night in with food from one of our favourite takeaway locations?
This year will be my first Bonfire Night, and only recently did I learn what that actually is. My only point of reference was Hollywood’s interpretation in V for Vendetta, which vaguely hints at Guy Fawkes and that fateful night in 1605. When I heard about the dazzling displays of fireworks and countless bonfires, it … read more
Award-winning fine dining at The French Table remains a delight, finds Paul Critcher
There’s nothing quite like a little spice to warm up a chilly autumn evening, so it seemed a perfect time for a visit to Haweli of Belmont – somewhere that had often been recommended to me but that I’d never quite got around to trying…
A classic pub-snacking, lip-smacking favourite, M Bar & Grill share with us their delicious Wagyu Scotch Egg recipe.
For your next celebration, why not add a little extra sparkle to your Prosecco, by adding one or two simple ingredients to make a delicious cocktail?
It’s National Cocktail Week, so why not celebrate with this light and refreshing cocktail, perfect to enjoy in the autumn sunshine.
A great local pizzeria is something that everyone should have ready on hand. Here is our pick of the best local pizzerias. MOTHER Cult Copenhagen pizza restaurant, Mother, has chosen to launch its first international restaurant in Battersea Power Station’s Circus West Village. If you do pop by, make sure you try its famous Seawater … read more
Excerpted from GBBO winner Candice Brown’s new Cookbook: “It’s safe to say I have had a love/hate relationship with chocolate bread but this, rich in chocolate and cinnamon, with the fieriness of ginger, has restored my faith in chocolate loveliness in all its plaited splendour. My Grandad loved crystallised ginger and we used to laugh as … read more
The Great British Bake Off winner Candice Brown comes up with the ultimate sandwich box treat. “I love France, everything and anything French, and j’adore Paris! I first tried madeleines on a school trip to France and loved the simplicity of them along with a bowl of hot chocolate. Now when I make them, they … read more
Popular bar and eaterie, Balans, have just opened their seventh branch in Clapham, with late-opening hours on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. In honour of the opening, they created a new cocktail called ‘South Side Swizzler’; we asked them to reveal the recipe for you to enjoy at home.
It’s barbecue time, but don’t settle for chicken drumsticks and a sausage. Instead try something a little more adventurous, like this delicious recipe from Kamil Koper, head chef at the Grey Horse in Kingston.
Brownies are a universally-loved treat, and these special double chocolate brownies are no exception…
Emulate ‘la dolce vita’ with this sumptuous tiramisu recipe from leading local chef, Katharine Eldridge, who runs the Surrey-based Quince House Cookery School. This classic Italian dessert – literally meaning “pick me up” – is an uplifting blend of Marsala, espresso coffee, mascarpone cheese and chocolate; yum!
A gluten-free, dairy-free, healthy vegan recipe to keep you going throughout the day.
It’s Wimbledon Tennis season, and everyone wants to be digging in to some strawberries and cream. For a new take on an old favourite, why not try this strawberry and chocolate mousse cake for a tennis-watching treat?
Paul Critcher enjoys the warmth of Italy at Al Forno in New Malden
Steph Siegle discovers that while Annie’s may be an institution on the Barnes food scene, it’s the smart twists on classics that keeps customers returning
Can’t decide whether you like Indian or Chinese food best? Steph Siegle heads to Wimbledon Park’s Dalchini and discovers you can have the best of both worlds
T&L enjoy tailor-made burgers in Battersea
These individual chocolate and pistachio ice creams with a white chocolate coating will be an instant hit at your next garden party
A delicious dessert for you to whip up for a garden party this summer
Who knew you could make ice cream from chickpeas? This recipe is gluten-free and dairy-free, so everyone can enjoy some ice cream this summer.
Egg fried rice is common in Chinese restaurants and is probably the best known and most popular Chinese dish, at least in the West. The secret is cold cooked rice and a very hot wok. It is simple, quick and easy to make. Remember that authentic fried rice should have a wonderful smoky taste and … read more
Perfect for a touch of style at your next picnic (a bit more special than squashed sandwiches!)