Thursday, January 28, 2021

10 New Year foodie resolutions

Pub meal
Good Food contributing editor Joanna is an award-winning journalist who has written about food for 25 years. She is also a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4. My charter for a brighter food future What a year 2020 was! Last January we had no idea that the tectonic plates of our lives were about to...

How to eat fish sustainably

A blue casserole with a hake stew in it
Buying sustainable fish CJ Jackson, principal of the Seafood School at Billingsgate in London, explains how to make sustainable choices when it comes to buying fish. 1. Buy in season Buy locally sourced if possible. Choose different fish, not just your usual favourites. Trust your fishmonger – they should have all the knowledge about their product and be...

10 exciting ingredients to try in 2021

A plate of prawn curry with rice
Melissa runs the food and recipe project Fowl Mouths ( In 2014, she started a supper club, serving Japanese comfort food that grew into a successful pop-up, which only ended after the birth of her daughter in 2018. She’s been a vocal advocate for the promotion of black and minority ethnic people in...

What is brandy and how to drink it

Sidecar cocktail
Brandy know-how Award-winning bartender, drinks consultant and author Salvatore Calabrese explains the basics of brandy. Salvatore Calabrese has been a bartender for over 40 years, and is an author and cognac expert. He also created the cocktail menu for The Donovan Bar at Brown’s Hotel in London. @cocktailmaestro What’s the best way to serve brandy? When...

6 easy ways to refresh your food routine

A big bowl of veggie chilli with avocado and tortilla chips on the side
From eating more mindfully to trying new ingredients, check out our six favourite ways to refresh your food routine this year. Lift your mood, improve your health or sharpen your kitchen skills with these tips. How to refresh your food routine 1. Practice mindful eating Mindful eating is rooted in the Buddhist practice of mindfulness, and...

The best healthy meal box subscriptions on test

A Gousto recipe box filled with fresh ingredients
In recent years, the number of healthy food subscription services has boomed – so we put popular brands to the test to bring you the best on the market. We tested recipe boxes which include pre-portioned ingredients ready for you to cook at home, and ready-to-eat meal packages which do away with the need to...

Last-minute Christmas cooking questions answered

Christmas gammon
Last-minute Christmas Q&A We’ve just run our last live Q&A of the year where we asked for, and answered, your Christmas questions. Hot topics included Christmas ham and gammon, cooking parsnips and how to get the crispest roast potatoes, plus ideas for starters and desserts. Below you’ll find the questions under topics, with tips...

Top 10 pizza topping ideas

Chicken tikka masala pizza
Looking for some unique pizza topping ideas? Try our one of a kind flavour combination and try a new spin on a classic dish. Making your own pizza at home is a great budget alternative to a takeaway. Begin your pizza with our pizza dough base and some pizza sauce. Then top with your...

Listen to Tom Hardy’s M&S 2020 Christmas Advert

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 09:  Actor Tom Hardy attends the premiere of
Are you one of those people who politely accepts a helping of Brussels sprouts, only to carefully push them aside on your plate and claim that you couldn't possibly stomach another bite? You're not the only one. A Christmas staple for all, and still avoided by many, the sprout is arguably one of...

Best milk frothers of 2020 for making hot chocolate and coffee

Smeg milk frother in white
Milk frothers are a wise purchase for people who like to make professional-quality hot drinks at home. Whether you like a latte, flat white or cappuccino in the morning, or make lots of steaming mugs of hot chocolate, these machines heat and steam milk to perfection at the touch of a button. Hot chocolate...
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