The BBC Good Food Show – Masterchef Challenge

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Spread the loveThe Good Food Show is a massive showcase of food and drink producers held in the massive hangar at the NEC in Birmingham. The Masterchef Challenge was added to the show recently as a crowd puller and a way to further promote the Masterchef brand. Miele, the sponsors of  the Masterchef Challenge invited…


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The Masterchef Invention Test – I won!

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Spread the loveI’ve never entered a cooking contest before and I unthinkingly agreed to participate in the Masterchef Challenge Invention Test at the BBC Good Food Show thinking it would be fun do a bit of cooking with the Masterchef guys in a fabulously well equipped Miele kitchen. I didn’t realise how ill prepared I…


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Street Kitchen At The London Restaurant Festival

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Spread the loveThe London Restaurant Festival is in its second year and is running for 2 weeks from the 4th October. Restaurants in London are celebrating the festival by holding special events like dinner on the London Eye to having special menus. Two chefs who are doing something different are Jun Tanaka (of Pearl Restaurant)…


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The Specialty Food Fair

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Spread the loveA quick visit to the show yesterday and was quite surprised to find that it was probably the best food fair that I have seen in London, probably because it is mainly a trade event unlike the Real Food Fare which is for regular punters. There was a large array of exhibitors from…


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The Great British Waste Menu Highlights Shocking Amounts of Food Waste

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Spread the loveTonight the BBC did a variation of the Great British Menu series with the Great British Waste Menu. The chefs had to source their produce from supermarket bins, markets and scrap that food producers throw out. The trailers with Michelin star chefs dump diving did not not make this a must watch program….


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In Search of Grass Fed Beef

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Spread the loveEver since I read these books about healthy eating (not the grass chomping sandal wearing type) and they all suggest that having more Omega 3 in your diet has loads of positive effects on your health including being anti inflammatory, which means it’s anti-ageing too. Why do you need high levels of Omega…


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A spicy feast with Conscious Food

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Spread the loveA recent warmish Wednesday evening somewhere in Clapham, Kristina from Conscious Food hosted a little dinner for a few bloggers to introduce their new range of food and spices. Conscious Food is an Indian Organic Food company and part of its range was brought to the UK by Kristina Locke. They make seriously…


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Whale’s vomit and more at the History of Food

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Spread the loveOn a rainy summer’s evening, a derelict house in Belgrave square was transformed into a surreal time capsule that was called “The Complete History of Food”. Bompass and Parr, the Jellymongers, the hosts of this event had pulled together the talents of other creatives from the Courvoisier The Future 500. Expecting an total…


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Birra Moretti bring 2 star chef Massimo Bottura to London

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Spread the love I was invited to this lunch which was in conjunction with Identità London, the two day Italian food festival on 7th & 8th June, sponsored by Birra Morretti. It was an exclusive beer and food tasting lunchtime event with world renowned Two-Star Michelin Chef, Massimo Bottura. It was fascinating to watch how…


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