• Fortnum’s teams with the RCA to support product designers of the future

    Monday September 15th, 2014

    Fortnum & Mason have partnered with London’s Royal College of Art to launch a unique automata project. Now, just eight months later, the retailer is gearing up to unveil a whole host of playful and imaginative Wallace and Gromit-esque machines developed by the students

  • Gosh, it’s G’nosh

    Sunday September 14th, 2014

    We all need meals in minutes, don’t we? It’s nice to think we can stand at the stove, wine in hand, idly stirring a homemade sauce but it only really happens on cookery TV shows where the host has little else to do all day.

  • Day of judgement

    Sunday September 14th, 2014

    Move over Greg Wallace, take a hike Simon Cowell. Nick Harman tries his hand at delivering judgement on hopeful cooking wannabes.

  • Paramount launches series of Englishmen Abroad wine dinners

    Friday September 12th, 2014

    Introducing a new series of wine dinners at Paramount, the restaurant, bar and events space at the top of Centre Point, showcasing a range of vintages from esteemed English winemakers

  • Organic beer is here

    Friday September 12th, 2014

    Let There Be Beer, the campaign to get the Nation to fall back in love with beer, has created the ultimate guide to organic brews. So whether you're into your fruit beers, honey ales or lagers there is an organic tipple to tickle your taste buds.

Book Reviews

Imagine a cookbook called ‘Everything minced’. You’d assume it was the memoirs of a hospital chef. You’d probably not want to buy it unless you lived in Hoxton.


Sydney born, Paris trained and London lived, Skye Gyngell is working with VisitEngland on their latest campaign. Devoted to the kaleidoscopic range of Britain's food and drink Gyngell hopes to promote the best of British in this latest collaboration. Lara Cory had a chat with Skye to find out what she loves about British food, and how far she's travelled for a good meal.