Shu Han Lee’s stir-fry tips

Friday, 29 April 2016

Shu Han Lee’s stir-fry tips

Shu Han Lee caught our eye with her big bowls of steaming noodles and colourful plates of stir-fried vegetables. Born in Singapore, she set up her food blog, mummyicancook.com, when she left home for the first time to study here in the UK – gulp – and wanted to prove to her worried mum that she was, in fact, capable of feeding herself! She's gone on to host supper clubs, pop-ups, workshops and has even written her debut cookbook, Chicken And Rice (Fig Tree, £20), out this month. We were lucky enough to crash Shu's kitchen for the day and she let us in on her top stir-fry tips...

Trend… turmeric

Monday, 25 April 2016

Trend… turmeric

Turmeric isn't a new ingredient on the culinary scene. Most of us probably have a jar sitting at the back of the cupboard, which is occasionally called upon to cautiously season a curry. However, this household spice has recently been rediscovered because of its incredible health benefits, and it's even found a niche in the beauty world.

10 minutes with Chetna Makan

Wednesday, 20 April 2016

10 minutes with Chetna Makan

You might remember Paul Hollywood waxing lyrical about Chetna's incredible flavours on The Great British Bake Off in 2014. Hers is the kind of food that makes you want to reach into the TV and taste it! Her new book, The Cardamom Trail: Chetna Bakes With Flavours Of The East, captures loads of her Indian-inspired creations – things like rose and honey cake, coconut and cardamom doughnuts and black sesame lime cake! We chatted with Chetna about flavour combinations, childhood memories and what writing her book meant to her...

Healthy foodies – who’s who

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Healthy foodies – who’s who

It's hard to keep up with the ever-growing world of healthy eating and it feels as though there's a new food guru every week with different ideas, rules and recipes for feeling your best. It's easy to get confused, which is why we've chosen a few of our favourites and explained their mantras in a nutshell.

Taking orders... VizEat

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Taking orders... VizEat

Last week I went to a stranger's house to eat dinner, with people I had never met, and had a blast! So, are you game enough to try the new social dining experience?