Blog

As a child I started a love affair with strawberries. Here are some of my favourite recipes using the queen of fruit.

When asked which foods I loved as a child, I don't have to think twice: roast chicken, mashed potatoes and peas. And strawberries. Loads of them.

Read more

Celebrity chef, Rachel Allen is travelling to India for the first time this week (Monday, June 16th to Saturday, June 21st) to help aid agency, GOAL shine a light on the plight of some of the people that the organisation is working with across Kolkata.

Read more

With an abundance of citrus fruits now in our stores, Rachel Allen suggests adding zest to sweet and savoury dishes with oranges.

Every year, I make great big batches of marmalade from the glorious glut of oranges that this time of year provides. Right now, citrus trees are at their peak, the oranges at their sweetest and most orange!

It's also the time when a glass of orange juice tastes the best, freshly squeezed that morning – ideally, by my husband. Oranges make such divine juice, with none of the acid sharpness of grapefruits or lemons.

Read more

Not surprisingly the decline in home cooking closely mirrors the rise in obesity – and it’s also undermined our social skills.

Read more

Pages