Food

Rhubarb rhubarb… with custard in a cupcake

When the general election results came in, only one thing was going to offer Amy Cooke-Hodgson any comfort. We’re pleased to report she’s a generous sort and was willing to share the details. Prepare to make happy noises.

Hoovering: Is Janice there, please?

Comedian and food fiend Jessica Fostekew puts her mouth where others fear to tread. A celebration of eating: from posh nosh to kebab shops to stuff that’s been on the floor. This week, Jess sees past the window graffiti to the great grub.

National Vegetarian Week: Pie and chips

As National Vegetarian Week approaches its end, GBBO 2014 contestant Claire Goodwin embraces her adulthood-found respect for veggie food as the main event on a plate, and shares a recipe sure to have us fighting to be the answer to the age-old question, ‘Who ate all the pies?’

The Great British Sandwich Week Challenge Day #3: Paprika and chilli spiced quesadillas

Following a bacon butty triumph and a towering breakfast surprise, GBBO 2014 contestant Claire Goodwin is injecting a bit of spice for today’s between bread belter.

Hoovering: Congratulations, you Sandwich!

Comedian and food fiend Jessica Fostekew puts her mouth where others fear to tread. A celebration of eating: from posh nosh to kebab shops to stuff that’s been on the floor. This week, Jess tries to find the best thing between sliced bread since sliced bread.

The Great British Send Off

The sixth series of GBBO is almost upon us and former contestant Claire Goodwin is cock-a-hoop. Here, in the first of a series of articles celebrating the nation’s favourite entertainment show, she remembers last year’s participants with a very special video and a slice of (spectacular) cake.

Hoovering: Plymouth Rocks

Comedian and food fiend Jessica Fostekew puts her mouth where others fear to tread. A celebration of eating: from posh nosh to kebab shops to stuff that’s been on the floor. This week, Jess eats at Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage Canteen & Deli.

The Great British Sandwich Week Challenge Day #4: Victoria Sandwich

If the past three days’ worth of savoury sarnies have plunged your sweet tooth into a haze of withdrawal, GBBO 2014 contestant Claire Goodwin ventures off-message today, having decided it’s time for pud.

The Great British Sandwich Week Challenge Day #2: The Inverse Breakfast Roll

As she continues to embrace British Sandwich Week like a long-lost friend wrapped in a tortilla, today GBBO 2014 contestant Claire Goodwin shares the signature sarnie Hollywood and Berry never got to sample.

A VE Day cake hurray

To celebrate 70 years since the end of WWII in Europe, we asked Claire Goodwin to create something special but with a nod to the resourcefulness of wartime cooks. She didn’t disappoint, with a carrot and date traybake with honey and lemon topping.