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Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2019: the winners
Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2019: the ...
Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2019: the winners
by Great British Chefs
01 May 2019
Check out some of the winning shots from 2019's Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year Awards.
Esu Lee's guide to Paris in pictures
In pictures: Esu Lee's Paris
In pictures: Esu Lee's Paris
by Pete Dreyer
08 March 2019
Take a stroll through some of the less well-trodden streets of Paris with Esu Lee – the phenom chef of C.A.M. Import Export in Paris – and discover some of the city's hottest new food and drink commodities. Photography by Elin Hörnfeldt.
Going native: meet the eighth-generation oystermen behind Colchester’s world-famous oysters
Going native: meet the eighth-generation oysterman...
Going native: meet the eighth-generation oysterman behind Colchester’s world-famous oysters
by Kayleigh Rattle
21 January 2019
Colchester oysters may be celebrated around the world, but where they come from – a tiny island off mainland Essex – remains relatively under the radar. Kayleigh Rattle meets Tom Haward, an eighth-generation oysterman, to find out more about the humble family business which processes more than 30,000 oysters a week.
Urban treasures: foraging for food in London with Native
Urban treasures: foraging for food in London with ...
Urban treasures: foraging for food in London with Native
by Tom Shingler
11 December 2018
London isn’t the first place you’d think of to seek out wild herbs and plants, but if you know where to look there’s plenty of them. Tom Shingler spends a day with Ivan Tisdall-Downes and Imogen Davis – founders of foraging-focused restaurant Native – to discover a world of flavour growing in the greener parts of the capital.
Blenheim Forge: the sharpest tools in the box
Blenheim Forge: the sharpest tools in the box
Blenheim Forge: the sharpest tools in the box
by Pete Dreyer
29 November 2018
Tucked away under a railway arch in Peckham Rye, Richard Warner, James Ross-Harris and Jon Warshawsky are banging out some of the best knives in the world.
In pictures: a street food tour of Singapore
In pictures: a street food tour of Singapore
In pictures: a street food tour of Singapore
by Jennifer Cauli
14 November 2018
Jennifer Cauli grabs her camera and spends three days tasting her way around the street food vendors of Singapore – a city that takes the best of Indian, Malay and Chinese cuisine to create something truly unique.
Meat ageing photo story
Old beef, new tricks: ageing meat with Gareth Ward
Old beef, new tricks: ageing meat with Gareth Ward
by Tom Shingler
19 July 2018
There’s dry-aged beef – and then there’s Gareth Ward’s incredible 300-day-old dry-aged Welsh Wagyu beef. Tom Shingler pays the boundary-breaking chef a visit to see how he’s using traditional techniques to take meats to the next level at his unashamedly meaty restaurant Ynyshir.
Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2018: the winners
Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2018: the ...
Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2018: the winners
by Great British Chefs
25 April 2018
Take a look at some of the finest images of food, drink and people from the past twelve months.
Beans and curds: handmade tofu from Yorkshire
Beans and curds: handmade tofu from Yorkshire
Beans and curds: handmade tofu from Yorkshire
by Clare Finney
23 February 2018
It might have its roots in Asia, but inside a small factory in Malton the Knibbs family is creating tofu that’s just as good as anything you’d find in Japan or China. Clare Finney pays them a visit to find out more.
In pictures: fishing for sea urchins off the Catalonian coast
In pictures: fishing for sea urchins off the Catal...
In pictures: fishing for sea urchins off the Catalonian coast
by Joseph Fox
08 January 2018
Writer Clare Finney and photographer Joseph Fox hop aboard a Catalonian fishing boat to see how sea urchins are collected by divers throughout the winter months.
Chefs on tour: Francesco Mazzei and Tom Brown in Croatia
Chefs on tour: Francesco Mazzei and Tom Brown in C...
Chefs on tour: Francesco Mazzei and Tom Brown in Croatia
by Great British Chefs
15 November 2017
See what happened when we sent two of the UK’s hottest chefs on a culinary tour of Croatia, a country famous for its olive oils, truffles and wine that’s fast becoming Europe’s most popular foodie hotspot.
The Husbandry School
The Husbandry School: Devon's hidden paradise
The Husbandry School: Devon's hidden paradise
by Ella Timney
01 September 2017
Ella Timney visits The Husbandry School in Devon, to find a place where philosophy, permaculture and education all play a vital role in creating amazing produce.
Land, sea and Skye: The Three Chimneys
Land, sea and Skye: The Three Chimneys
Land, sea and Skye: The Three Chimneys
by Pete Dreyer
27 July 2017
Skye is home to some of the best produce in the world, and the island’s Three Chimneys restaurant has been serving it for over three decades. We headed north to find out more about the much-loved Scottish bolthole and the suppliers that keep it ticking.
Picota cherries: the red diamonds of Spain
Picota cherries: the red diamonds of Spain
Picota cherries: the red diamonds of Spain
by Great British Chefs
27 June 2017
Cherries of any kind are delicious when in season, but for a real treat seek out the PDO-protected Picota del Jerte, a teardrop-shaped fruit that’s remarkably sweet. Learn about their history, why they’re so special and the best ways to cook with them.
Pylon produce: Sat Bains' urban kitchen garden
Pylon produce: Sat Bains' urban kitchen garden
Pylon produce: Sat Bains' urban kitchen garden
by Tom Shingler
23 June 2017
Being next to a motorway flyover on an industrial estate hasn't stopped Sat Bains from creating a little foodie paradise in the grounds of his two-Michelin-starred restaurant – complete with resident rabbits.
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Nixtamalization: how to make a proper tortilla
Nixtamalization: how to make a proper tortilla
by Nud Dudhia (Breddos Tacos)
25 May 2017
Not all tortillas are equal – and getting your hands on one made the proper way in the UK is pretty tough. We paid a visit to Breddos Tacos in London, one of the only places in Europe to make them from scratch, to talk to 'masa guru' Chris Whitney and discover more about the process of nixtamalization.
In pictures: the Jersey Royals harvest
In pictures: the Jersey Royals potato harvest
In pictures: the Jersey Royals potato harvest
by Great British Chefs
11 May 2017
Jersey is home to some of the best potatoes in the world, and during spring is when the hard-working farmers of the island take to the fields to harvest their precious Jersey Royals. We take a look at the whole process – from a birds-eye view and down on the ground.
Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2017: the winners
Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2017: the ...
Pink Lady Food Photographer of the Year 2017: the winners
by Great British Chefs
26 April 2017
Take a look at some of the finest images of food, drink and the people who make it from the past twelve months.
Zhoug and tahini: a road trip around the flavours of Israel
Zhoug and tahini: a road trip around the flavours ...
Zhoug and tahini: a road trip around the flavours of Israel
by Rachel Walker
17 March 2017
Rachel Walker joins a party of top British chefs as they travel around Israel to discover the country’s thriving food scene.
Mercato Metropolitano: London's new Italian food market
Mercato Metropolitano: London's new Italian food m...
Mercato Metropolitano: London's new Italian food market
by Tom Shingler
16 September 2016
With a focus on the very best street food and a shop specialising in the artisanal, regional ingredients, Mercato Metropolitano is set to become the place to be for foodies across the capital. Tom Shingler went along to the opening night to see what’s in store for visitors.
The French connection: Le Bistro de Luxe and Terroirs d'Avenir
The French connection: Bistrot de Luxe and Terroir...
The French connection: Bistrot de Luxe and Terroirs d'Avenir
by Tom Shingler
31 August 2016
Tom Shingler travels to Paris with Tom Duffill, head chef of the Galvin brother's Bistrot de Luxe, to meet artisan French produce supplier Terroirs d'Avenir.
In pictures: the Cornish seaweed harvest
In pictures: the Cornish seaweed harvest
In pictures: the Cornish seaweed harvest
by Emli Bendixen
19 July 2016
Emli Bendixen heads to the beautiful Cornish coast to watch seaweed pickers in action and discovers just how many different species of seaweed are making their way into our cooking.
In pictures: the rapeseed oil harvest
In pictures: the rapeseed oil harvest
In pictures: the rapeseed oil harvest
by Great British Chefs
15 June 2016
We visit a rapeseed producer on the outskirts of Bath to see just how much work goes into producing the coveted golden liquid.
In pictures: Billingsgate Market
In pictures: Billingsgate Market
In pictures: Billingsgate Market
by Tom Shingler
20 May 2016
Tom Shingler gets up at the crack of dawn to take a tour of the legendary fish market with chef and Roux Scholar Andrew Jones.