FOOD

Beehives: Science Complements Art In Nature’s Factory

Beehives: Science Complements Art In Nature’s Factory

Science complements art in nature at Kew Gardens’ installation ‘The Hive’ that mimics beehives. This immersive experience for humans highlights the magnificent life of bees, in a feat of engineering and sensory activity all surrounded by a beautiful wildflower meadow. While bees are doing their natural thing […]

In Season: The Wonders of Mackerel, Tuna and Crab

In Season: The Wonders of Mackerel, Tuna and Crab

Originally written for The Vineyard Group, on behalf of Daniel Galmiche. Fish plays a big part of the British food tradition, and sustainable line-caught or certified organic fish, including hand-dived scallops is something that our shores provide in abundance. Mackerel, tuna and crab, enhanced with the […]

Artisan Tea And The Modern Tea Trend

Artisan Tea And The Modern Tea Trend

Originally written and produced for The Vineyard Group. It is now firmly springtime, the flower buds are bursting, and so are our imaginations with dreams of en plain air fair-weather dining.  There is something quintessentially English about a freshly-cut springtime lawn, a couple of triangle […]

In Season: May Heralds Asparagus & White Wine

In Season: May Heralds Asparagus & White Wine

Originally written and produced for The Vineyard Group on behalf of Daniel Galmiche. Locally-sourced and seasonal produce is absolutely central to my ethos, wherever possible buying foodstuffs hailing from Britain, and using produce from local farmers. Here, I have ‘picked’ the star vegetable of the […]

In Season: Mushrooms

In Season: Mushrooms

Originally written and produced for The Vineyard Group ‘Tis the season for richer game-flavoured dishes thanks to in-season game meats and woodland crops. Our forests are generous with a wealth of delights for us to choose from and we explore the seasonal delight of mushrooms. […]

In Season: Fresh Garden Peas

In Season: Fresh Garden Peas

Originally written for The Vineyard Group on behalf of Daniel Galmiche. I always look forward to the change of seasons and how that is reflected on our plates, especially when it comes to side dishes and salads. Each season brings its own special selection of […]

In Season: Raspberries

In Season: Raspberries

Originally written for The Vineyard Group on behalf of Daniel Galmiche. Raspberries are almost a nostalgic sort of fruit, full of the childhood memories of pink lips, furry little crimson spheres in sunny summer days. That’s true as, in my childhood int he 80’s, raspberries […]