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…
Each month, we take two kitchen skills and put them together to produce one delicious recipe. This month, we’re looking at making the perfect percolated coffee, and how to use a bain-marie. Once you’ve got these two skills under your belt, you can put them into practice with this incredible chocolate and coffee cake (which just happens to be gluten free).
May is blooming marvellous! Full of fresh flavours, sweet young shoots and some real British gems. It’s a month for lighter dishes that suit the brighter days… and we love it! Check out this month’s Jamie magazine for loads of ideas for the best things to eat this month. Here are three to get you started.
Versatile, easy to cook and absolutely delicious – chicken has got it all. Here are some of the very best chicken recipes we’ve tried over the years. We know you’ll love them as much as we do!