Emma Sleight

  • Dip in with Marley Spoon's home delivery service

    Sunday February 8th, 2015

    We road test Marley Spoon, the latest in a new breed of home delivery food services that promises to inspire home chefs to cook more adventurously.

  • Beat the January Blues with Burgers in Brockwell Lido

    Thursday January 22nd, 2015

    Sitting by the window as the cold Winter sunlight burnt through, shimmering off the cobalt and chlorine-hued water of the pool; the air full of roasting coffee beans and the shrieks of nearby children, Emma was almost convinced that she on holiday and not by Brockwell Lido testing out their January burger and beer deal.

  • Ethos

    Thursday January 22nd, 2015

    ETHOS is a little place tucked away behind the shopping hordes of Oxford Circus and still feels like a little secret, despite its growing popularity and notoriety with London vegetarians. Emma dropped by on a Tuesday for lunch to try ETHOS’ latest additions to their menu - a selection of fermented dishes.

  • Le Garrick

    Monday December 1st, 2014

    Emma gets swept away by the Gallic charm of Le Garrick in Covent Garden

  • Sugar, spice and all things nice: we go on a Mauritian adventure with Selina Periampillai

    Friday November 14th, 2014

    Emma went on a culinary adventure with Taste Mauritius' Selina Periampillai - a chef, teacher and food writer who is on a  mission to help British people explore and enjoy all the flavours the exotic island has to offer.

  • Picture, Fitzrovia

    Sunday October 5th, 2014

    Emma braves the mean media streets of Fitzrovia to see a former Arbutus and Wild Honey trio's culinary art at Picture.

  • Paul A. Young at Heal's

    Tuesday September 30th, 2014

    Emma tests her sugar tolerance with a review of Paul A. Young's salted caramel afternoon tea.

  • Chocolate fix: Plum + Spilt Milk meets Gü

    Tuesday September 30th, 2014

    With National Chocolate Week kicking off next month, Emma road tests a chocolatey collaboration between Mark Sargeant's Plum + Spilt Milk and Gü Puds.

  • Homage, The Waldorf Hilton London Hotel

    Monday September 29th, 2014

    Emma pays Homage to Homage's new menu at The Strands Waldorf Hilton Hotel

  • Fika, Brick Lane

    Monday September 1st, 2014

    It was a foray into the wilderness at Fika's grove as Emma went down to the woods today to try Brick Lane's version of a Swedish fairy feast

  • Brinner at Brew, Wandsworth

    Friday August 8th, 2014

    Emma tried breakfast for lunch at Brew, the south London cafe chain where you can have any meal at any time of the day.

  • All Aboard the Afternoon Tea Bus

    Sunday August 3rd, 2014

    Emma hopped aboard the Afternoon Tea Bus with a fleet of fellow food writers and bloggers to test her mettle on a portable afternoon tea with a difference.

  • Le Relais de Venise “L’Entrecôte”, Canary Wharf

    Monday July 14th, 2014

    On the anniversary of Bastille Day, Emma travels East to see just how good the steak really is at Le Relais de Venise “L’Entrecôte”, a place that's famous for one dish and one dish only: steak frites.

  • TOZI

    Sunday July 6th, 2014

    TOZI is a feast in all senses, one bad pud aside, and even if it didn’t get Emma all the way to a Venetian waterfront by the close of the main courses she was happily floating half way there past Portsmouth and Padua and somewhere near il paradiso.

  • Cooking with Khoo: A kitchen workshop with Rachel Khoo

    Monday June 9th, 2014

    We joined food writer and chef Rachel Khoo for a Kitchen Workshop to try out some of her recipes ahead of the start of two of her latest cookery shows, which begin tonight on the Good Food Channel: Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Notebook: London and Rachel Khoo's Kitchen Notebook: Cosmopolitan Cook.

  • Vegetarian delight

    Sunday May 18th, 2014

    It's the start of National Vegetarian Week and the Hyatt Regency London is celebrating with a Taste of Vegan Earth menu designed and cooked by LA chef and health guru, Ali Parvinjah.

  • Brigade, Tooley Street Review

    Sunday May 18th, 2014

    Brigade, the London Bridge restaurant where good causes and good food meet and actually get on.

  • Teatime with Wedgwood through the ages

    Saturday May 17th, 2014

    Emma wandered into Wedgwood's Soho secret garden to try their teas through the ages for the launch of their Taste of History range.

  • Celebrate Norway Day with 99p Fish and Chips

    Saturday May 17th, 2014

    £1 fish, £1 fish. Nope, you’re not on a fish stall in east London’s Queen’s market, in fact, quite the opposite. Today is the 200th anniversary of the Norwegian Constitution and, to celebrate Norway day, Britain’s biggest seafood trading partner celebrated with a seafood feast in the candy-pink, high-ceilinged salons of The Ritz Hotel and shipped over 16 tonnes of cod so that 99 fryers across the UK can serve 99p fish and chips.

  • Launch of Gordon's Gin With a Spot of Elderflower

    Monday April 28th, 2014

    Emma travels to the Worships Street Whistling Shop to put her 'supertaster' taste buds to the test for the launch of Gordon's new summery gin: With a Spot of Elderflower.