bittercress-News-story
bittercress-News-story

The leanest time of year in the vegetable garden is not the depths of winter but now, in early spring. Stored produce is dwindling, past its best or has run out altogether. The same is true for crops that overwinter such as parsnips, leeks and kale. Thank goodness for sprouting broccoli, which is just starting Read the full article…

sardines-News-story
sardines-News-story

By Georgie Socratous Many of us know that the essential fatty acids and omega 3 found in oily fish are a key part of a well-balanced diet. It’s just really convenient that they are also absolutely delicious! Tuna and mackerel are popular and versatile cupboard mates, but what about the humble sardine? And I’m thinking Read the full article…

bean-gardening-News-story
bean-gardening-News-story

Famously, the default conversational setting of the British is discussion of the weather. Personally, I think the topic’s fascinating – our weather is endlessly changeable and surprising – but I suspect the national obsession may have more to do with inherent social awkwardness. In our defence, however, it must be said that we are also Read the full article…

lasagne-News-story
lasagne-News-story

By Ren Behan The best lasagne I ever ate was in the foothills of the northern Italian mountains of Emilia-Romagna in Italy. My sister’s mother-in-law, Carmela, had made it. I remember the paper-thin handmade pasta, layered up with a flavourful slow-cooked ragù of pork and beef, a light, white sauce and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese grated over Read the full article…

easter-treats-News-story
easter-treats-News-story

Easter is a time to celebrate food, enjoy the company of family and friends and make the most of a long weekend, so we’ve put together a batch of Jamie’s recipes to see you through the festivities. There’s everything you need for any eventuality including biscuits, cakes, stews – and of course the roast lamb. Read the full article…

easter-veggies-News-story
easter-veggies-News-story

If you’re thinking of serving your family and friends a gorgeous roast this weekend why don’t you put this steaming, creamy Celeriac Gratin in front of them and see their faces light up? So we’ve put together a really simple guide to getting celeriac right. It goes well with beef, ham, chicken, well pretty much Read the full article…

feastival-News-story-2
feastival-News-story-2

Today is a very exciting date for music and food fans with tickets for Jamie Oliver and Alex James’ Big Feastival 2013 going on sale. From today you can secure your tickets for the ultimate festival of the summer taking place on Blur bassist Alex James’ Cotswolds Farm on August 31st and September 1st. Music Read the full article…

growing-seeds-News-story
growing-seeds-News-story

Whether you want to grow lovely salad leaves or big-flavoured herbs we have put together the first of a series of master-classes featuring Jekka McVicar. Jekka has worked with Jamie since Naked Chef days, she also teaches his Fifteen apprentices all about cooking with herbs. She runs a herb nursery and school in the West Country Read the full article…