Cooking Tips

vegan

Amazing Vegan Alternatives

Vegan Curried Cauliflower & Lentil Soup Ingredients 150g red lentils 1 cauliflower 2 tsp fennel seeds 1/2 lemon, juiced 3 tbsp curry paste 1 tbsp... Read More...
wine

Come Drink Wine With Me

For centuries, wine has been a part of life. It has evolved from a source of nutrition to a complimentary cultural beverage to be enjoyed with a sophisticated m... Read More...
Cheeseboard

How to Serve a Cheeseboard

A cheeseboard is an elegant way to round off a meal. However, the pitfalls of etiquette, selection and presentation have left more than one brave host to sigh a... Read More...

6 Benefits of Cucumber

Contrary to popular belief that cucumber is a vegetable you enjoy in your salad, it's actually a fruit! And when eaten regularly, it provides us with excellent ... Read More...
mushroom

The oldest art is a mushroom

The oldest art is a mushroom (Thomas Carlyle) Mushrooms aren't plants: they're millions of years older than plants, and have seven times as many species as pla... Read More...
Autumn Comfort Food

The Best of Autumn Comfort Food

Autumn turns this green and pleasant land into a hue of reds, oranges and golds. Crops are harvested, leaves fall and carpet the ground. Clocks go back an hour ... Read More...
apples

Queens, love and cooking apples

Apples have been linked to love and fairies for centuries. It's no coincidence that we go apple bobbing at Halloween: both water and the fruit are said to pu... Read More...
first date

5 Safe Dishes to Cook on a First Date

Choosing a menu for a first date can be challenging; you want to impress, but you don't want to challenge yourself to the point it has potential to be a complet... Read More...
organic food

5 Reasons to Go Organic

Modern day farming practices mean our food is often laced with genetically modified organisms (GMOs), harmful pesticides, and synthetic fertilisers. Whilst you ... Read More...
Steak

How to Order Steak Like a Pro

Ordering steak can be an intimidating experience for some people, especially those who do not eat it often. However, there is no reason to not give it a try. St... Read More...
Yorkshire

Yorkshire Day

Yorkshire, formerly known as the County of York, is the largest county in England. It's also been nicknamed "God's own country" and with vast areas of unspoilt ... Read More...
natural aphrodisiacs

Natural aphrodisiacs: foods of love

Since the beginning of time, humans bestowed a reputation on some foods and drinks as making sex more attainable or more pleasurable. These are known as natural... Read More...
food porn

The food porn phenomenon

Food that looks good, generally is good. Restaurant owners know that taste and portion size are just part of the battle to win customers - presentation is also ... Read More...
Piña Colada

Do you like Piña Colada?

Piña Colada Day is observed every 10 July. It's a day when we celebrate this delicious rum-based cocktail and its 1980s razzmatazz garnish of paper parasols. ... Read More...