Too many TV food shows affect our ability to actually cook. This was just one of the thorny issues about English food raised at The Bloomsbury Institute discussion last night with Lawrence Norfolk and Kate Colquhoun. The event was held in Bloomsbury Publishing’s Georgian offices in Bedford Square, London, in the heart of Bloomsbury. The Bloomsbury Institute was […]

Cook.Taste.Autumn.Smile by Alex Yandell Recommended to me via the Guild of Food Writers member’s forum, Cook.Taste.Smile is a series of books for use on the iPad. The author, Alex Yandell, has produced two in the series so far, and I was curious to discover a new form of cookbook. If you are unsure what an […]

  This is the perfect cake to enliven a dullish day. Although meant to be high summer it felt more like a glorious autumn day and perfect for tramping through the woods with the dog. I half expected Mr Tumnus to pop out from a gnarly oak to offer me a cup of tea. Earl […]