When the full heat of summer hits, there’s nothing better than a super-juicy watermelon to cool down. And, in fact, when the British weather has a wobble, there’s nothing better than a joyful watermelon to re-conjure the spirit of summer! So, no matter what colour the skies, tuck into these glorious watermelon dishes and feel a burst of sunshine.
There are all sorts of clever tricks to achieve perfect fish on the barbecue – we’re talking melt-in-the-mouth flakes with a gorgeous smoky flavour and perfectly crispy skin. So next time you’re lighting the coals, make sure you put fish on the menu and use our five top tips to really impress your guests.
This Sunday, 18 June, is Father’s Day – the perfect opportunity to spoil your old man with his favourite food. We’ve got recipes to help you keep him happy from dawn until dusk, with big-hitters like Jamie’s insanity burger and a classic Old Fashioned cocktail all included.
We often hear that the secret to a long and healthy life could lie in ‘the Mediterranean diet’, but what does that actually mean? And how can we borrow some of the secrets from France, Italy, Spain and Greece for a little sunny boost when the British weather turns temperamental?
The days are getting warmer, nights are getting shorter and soon markets will be fit-to-burst with gorgeous summer produce. Cooking with what’s in season is an absolute joy in June, so we’re championing a few seasonal stars and showing you some of the best ways to enjoy them.
Using recipes that are simple, fresh and light is the key to keeping your cool when hosting a summer dinner party. Even if you can’t eat alfresco, there are plenty of dishes that will bring fresh summer flavours to your table in no time at all.
Fermenting is a fantastic way to preserve food and it’s also beneficial for our health, specifically our digestion and gut. People all over the world have been fermenting food for thousands of years. Pickles, sauerkraut, kimchi, kefir, kombucha, miso – there’s a whole world of fermented foods out there.
With just a few clever ingredients you can transform humble vegetables into something truly special. Adding big, bold flavours to in-season veg is a simple way to put them centre stage at dinner time, and to celebrate National Vegetarian Week in the UK, we’ve put together a list of our five kitchen staples for next-level veggie cooking.
SPAGHETTI VONGOLE Up there with the very best, the beauty of spaghetti vongole is its simplicity. The delicious Venetian clam pasta started life as peasant food, and has become a modern Italian classic. MEDITERRANEAN-STYLE HERRING LINGUINE Herring is cheap, delicious and good for you. Match it with tomatoes, parsley, garlic and linguine for a really Read the full article…