• Lima Floral and the Crees Foundation – a tasty partnership

    Tuesday December 1st, 2015

    Lima Floral’s Head Chef Robert Ortiz has created a new dish in honour of the Restaurant’s partnership with the Crees Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation which is dedicated to supporting a sustainable Peruvian Amazon.

  • Christmas food shopping

    Monday November 30th, 2015

    Daring to brave the supermarkets at this time of year requires a courageous and determined shopper. It helps to know what's on offer before you go, so you can hone in on the necessities and bypass those tempting special offers, that always seem to make you spend more than you wanted to! Here, we look at the offerings from Waitrose, Sainsbury's, unearthed® and Paxton & Whitfield.

  • Christmas in a jiffy -Tesco style

    Sunday November 29th, 2015

    Okay the new Tesco TV ads may be toe-curlingly awful but the big beast retailer has still got most of what you want for Christmas and at affordable prices. Here's a guide to what to grab.

  • No 1 Duke St Opens

    Saturday November 28th, 2015

    Richmond has seen a wave of new openings over recent months but No 1 is tucked away between Richmond’s leafy Green and the bustling Kew Road , on a site formerly occupied by a funny old pub called The Lot.

  • The gin gurus create the only six cocktail recipes you’ll need for Yuletide

    Friday November 27th, 2015

    Whether you’re making a festive punch for guests, a Christmas Day morning Mimosa for the family or a Boxing Day Bloody Mary for yourself, the Portobello Road's gin gurus believe there’s an opportunity to drink everyone’s favourite juniper based spirit on any fine festive occasion.

Book Reviews

Over 100 recipes that go back to Nikkei’s roots. Nikkei food is not just about South American/Japanese, Nikkei is the food the Japanese cook wherever they happen to be, a marriage of Japanese cuisine and whatever is local.


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.