I am the Food Editor and UK Editorial Team Lead for The Culture Trip. I have appeared on BBC TV & Radio, Channel 4, UKTV, The Guardian, AOL and lovefood.com (of which I was the editor). My print work includes The FT, Waitrose Kitchen and delicious. magazines.
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Watch This Awesome Robot Chef Cook Lunch

Watch This Awesome Robot Chef Cook Lunch

I meet the world’s first robotic chef and watch it whip up a soup featuring fresh crab, vermouth, cream and tarragon. But how did it taste? Read the rest of the article on Culture Trip…

Five of the best: private dining rooms

From a country pub to an intimate space in the heart of London, the City offers a selection of dining tables with secluded charm. Read more at FT.com  
dish ep3: EU chefs on the #EUref & a Mary Berry exclusive interview

dish ep3: EU chefs on the #EUref & a Mary Berry exclusive interview

What will the EU Referendum mean for European chefs and restaurants in the UK? We find out. Plus we’ve an exclusive interview with the legendary Mary Berry on her life, her garden, and of course, Bake Off.

Five of the best: pubs owned by Michelin-star chefs

My latest piece for the FT magazine. The likes of Tom Kerridge and Heston Blumenthal aren’t the only chefs overhauling old boozers and adding an easy-going pub offering to their empires. Here’s five of the best pubs owned or run by chefs.
Five of the best: bread making courses

Five of the best: bread making courses

From pain rustique and sourdough to bagels and gluten-free . . . the FT suggests where to shape your bread-making skills Read more at ft.com

‘Get in the mood’ food for Valentine’s day

Valentine’s day evening must surely be one of the most unromantic times to eat out. A meal ‘enjoyed’ in close proximity of dozens of other couples, none of whom you must look at but whose every word you can hear. If that’s your thing, good luck to you; if not how else should you mark...
Originàrio. Italy through the post

Originàrio. Italy through the post

An extract from my latest article for Good Things magazine. Launched in 2015 by Sissi Semprini, Originario http://originar.io showcases unique artisan Italian produce, the sort of things you only find on a two week off-the-beaten-track-holiday in Italy. These products are normally only available in small, local markets and are made with devotion by craftspeople that...
Five of the best: breakfast delivery services

Five of the best: breakfast delivery services

From rashers to pancakes and granola to black pudding, the first meal of the day can be the best — and the laziest. My latest piece for the FT magazine on breakfast that fits through your letting box. Read more over at FT.com    
Five of the best: Chutney and preserve makers

Five of the best: Chutney and preserve makers

My latest round up for the Financial Times Magazine. A selection of treats by the country’s finest producers of jams, conserves and pickles. Read more over at FT.com  
The whacky world of 1970s cookbooks

The whacky world of 1970s cookbooks

My latest piece for the Guardian on the whacky world of 1970s cookery books. I am tired of identikit distressed boho-chic cookbooks. They’re all the same: full-colour shots, top down, naturally lit, and faux-rustic in style. Rewind to the 1970s and 80s and there were no rules. With limited budgets and costly printing technology, cookery...
Five of the best: ice cream makers

Five of the best: ice cream makers

Luscious summertime flavours — from traditional strawberries and cream to offbeat porcini and chocolate — reward the intrepid aficionado from Covent Garden to Castle Douglas Read more at FT.com
A night of pork, knives at beers

A night of pork, knives at beers

As part of Eat Cambridge last night the upstairs dining room of Pint Shop on Peas Hill played host the first Pork shop. The evening was a resounding success. When planning the evening myself, and owners Benny and Richard, wanted to ensure that guests left with three things. Firstly their bellies full of porky goodness and...