Food

Hoovering: Good point, well made

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 is looking for something to take to bed with her.

Putting the icing on the cake, Comic Relief style

If you need some inspiration when it comes to baking for Comic Relief, they don’t come much more inspiring than Great British Bake Off 2014 contestant Claire Goodwin. She's made Standard Issue a red-nose-tastic video for anyone who fancies getting comically creative with cupcakes.

Mr Kipling can do one. GBBO’s Claire Goodwin makes frighteningly good cakes

Don’t know about you, but it’s always the second half of the trick or treat Halloween mantra which gets our attention. With that in mind, Standard Issue asked Great British Bake Off contestant Claire Goodwin to make us the grossest of cakes. And she went all out.

Hoovering: Eat-aly

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 has been to Italy.

Hoovering: A Taste of Lewisham

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 goes with a recommendation. That almost never goes wrong, right?

Veganuary: Day #3

Ami Tadaa has never not been a vegan, so we reckon she’s perfectly placed to offer a week of plant-based breakfasts, lunches and dinners for all those who have signed up for Veganuary, and then shat themselves worrying about what the hell to eat.

Hoovering: OutStanding

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 falls in love with a roast dinner in Newcastle.

Chocolate Mousse Tart with Salted Pecan Penuche

A sweet Christmas is nailed on when Claire Goodwin’s in the kitchen. That’s why we’re thrilled the GBBO contestant is creating an exclusive festive recipe for Standard Issue each week in the lead up to the big day. Here’s another alternative to traditional Christmas puds.

Hoovering: The Little Saucepan

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 goes to Wales and eschews vegetables.

Hoovering: Seek and you will fine dine

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 is a funghi to be with.