Twists, turnovers, straws - all so deliciously naughty and yet devilishly simple to make at home. Every now and again I have moments where I look at something familiar, and wonder why I've never thought of having a go at making it for myself. Often the ubiquitous is simpler than you think. Some things just aren't … Continue reading Cheese & Bacon Pastries
Here's a classic fruit cake which I reluctantly refer to as a Christmas Cake, as it seems a shame to restrict beautiful food to a particular time of year, religion and belief :o) Festive Cake? Albeit an incredibly delicious cake, the joy of this is all in the making for me; the family can all get involved … Continue reading Christmas Cake
Well, it's finally out there. I know I should be jumping for joy to see it, but alas, although I haven't even read it yet, the public reaction tells me that the UK Government's Childhood Obesity Strategy doesn't hit the mark. I've had an opportunity to pore over it now, and here's what I … Continue reading Must. Try. Harder.
On Friday May 20th, Jamie will be asking people across the world to join him, and sign up to the Food Revolution. This is our annual day of action that brings people together from around the world in thousands of events that celebrate good, fresh, real food. The ongoing global campaign provokes debate and aims to … Continue reading Countdown To Food Revolution Day 2016
April challenge #3 for the Food Revolution Ambassadors: Family cooking time for Easter. We've been making bread, and this little helper just loves getting her hands dirty. Basic bread is super simple and a great basis on which to build your bread-making skills. There's so much rubbish in everyday loaves - why not just make … Continue reading Baking Bread