It’s a tough life at the House of Commons. Aperitifs are in short supply, the Cajun food is poor and there is a dearth of ‘fresh game’ on the lunchtime menu.
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Friday 27 September 2013
Plant can grow sweet cherry tomatoes while producing white potatoes
Thursday 12 September 2013
Apocalypse (My Boyfriend Doesn’t Care) (2013) by Slovakian artist Svetlana Fialova, 28, has been announced as this year’s winner of the biggest drawing prize in the UK. It is a canny but misguided choice.
Friday 16 August 2013
This week I went to a little cottage in the Lake District. I went there on my own, partly to write, partly to breathe in air from the mountains and waterfalls and partly to see whether I could spend five days in complete isolation. No internet. No phone reception. No make-up. No nothing. Would I flourish? Or would I fold, destroy the cottage and then have a difficult conversation with my mum’s friend Barbara, who owns it?
Thursday 15 August 2013
'I eat everything with four legs - apart from tables'
Saturday 27 July 2013
Shake Shack, 24 Market Building, Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2
Five Guys, 1-3 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2
Saturday 20 July 2013
People think this job is easy, but it's hard, I tell you, damned hard. My mission this week: to spend an entire day queuing for, and then eating, burgers. Like Morgan Spurlock in a hurry, I will be attempting my own Vine-length version of Super Size Me.
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Martin King recalls the record-breaking drought's effect on his Warwickshire countryside
Thursday 27 June 2013
'I like to buy foods I've never come across and experiment'
Sunday 16 June 2013
Middle-class problems: Restaurant menus
Thursday 13 June 2013
Born in Wokingham, Fordham started out as a chemist, studying the subject with biology at Plymouth University, a discipline that helped him when he joined Beefeater Gin as distillery manager in 2008. He went on to receive a diploma in distilling and the picked up the Worshipful Company of Distillers scholarship award for excellence in 2011. Since March this year he has been master distiller at Bombay Sapphire. He will also be leading the Bombay Sapphire Ultimate G&T Studio Workshops at The Hoxton Hotel (Tuesday 18 and Tuesday 25 June 7pm – 8.30pm)
Thursday 23 May 2013
Apprentice reject Uzma Yakoob has said it was tougher being on the women's team than working with the men.
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Apprentice hopefuls are hoping to avoid an udder disaster as they try to cream off the biggest profit in their latest task.
Saturday 04 May 2013
Thursday 02 May 2013
'Creamed potatoes with a stew – that, to me, is comfort. It's a luxury dish'
Thursday 18 April 2013
'Bread is by far my favourite thing to make. Poor bread is, however, an insult to my humanity'
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