Pies ready for judging in the Pork Pie Awards (Credit: Paul Dishman) I lift the pie lid on one of the country’s oldest food awards and find out what it …
Few other pieces of kitchen kit remain as distrusted as the microwave oven
While we might be bunkering down to protect our plots from the first frosts – November can also be one of the most productive months in the vegetable grower’s calendar with plenty to pick and pickle
I mark #NationalSandwichDay by sharing some nifty ways to use up sandwich crusts, which are guaranteed to make your hair curly…
Composting, clearing and collecting are the buzzwords for October (not forgetting the carving of the Halloween pumpkin of course!) but there’s still things to sow and grow
Our woodlands and meadows are home to almost 15,000 marvellous mushrooms, with around 300 edible varieties – and, in October, they are ripe for the picking.
Don’t dump your pumpkin leftovers post Halloween! Here are some tips from making sure you waste not.
British pears are at their best in September and October, so why is it so few of them hit the shelves in our supermarkets?
The English language certainly gives us plenty of food for thought. Phrases and expressions associated with the culinary arts are in use every day without us even noticing – but have you ever given any thought to exactly why you should ‘bring home the bacon’?
In my regular round up of content on my site, I look back at food, drink and gardening articles published in magazines as well as the advice and opinions I’ve given in my blog over the last few months.