Can you master the art of authentic Italian cooking in five days? Emma headed into the verdant hills of Lucca in Tuscany with Bake with Maria and a group of food fanatics to find out
A pack of Lurpak’s already clarified butter from the new Cook’s Range is a great fridge staple, particularly as it has a longer refrigerator life than plain butter, is more economical, and just plain tasty.
Masterclasses are much less about learning than an excuse to do something different and entertaining with friends or partners. They add an extra dimension to the day. They can also improve your dinner party chat, as Joanna Biddolph discovered at a Flûte Bar & Lounge tutored champagne and smoked salmon tasting.
It takes more than a hearty interest in food, and decades of greedy eating out, to pull together an insightful and expansive tour that opens doors and minds to new experiences and, importantly, to parts of the London foodie scene that you have walked past repeatedly and snootily ignored – as Joanna Biddolph discovered on Celia Brooks Brown’s new Covent Garden gastrotour.