Food

Pudding with a ping

The 60th anniversary of the microwave inspired Claire Goodwin to revisit a suitably snappy recipe from her childhood. And a classic Muppet clip.

Recipe: Chocolate pud

Not only is it National Dessert Day, it’s also National Chocolate Week. Wild horses couldn’t stop Claire Goodwin from going all out.

My favourite… dessert

It’s National Dessert Day (yes, that’s a thing) so let our writers recommend the best thing to put in your mouth to celebrate.

Hitting the Canvas (and Cream)

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 a place that doesn’t mind a few ravenous appetites and a whole lot of wee stops.

Matcha and lime Swiss roll

The return of the Great British Bake Off brought back in-tent memories for 2014 semi-finalist Chetna Makan. She revisits her first success for our sweet-toothed pleasure.

The Great British Bake Off: The Recipes – Week Two

It’s biscuit week and former GBBO contestant Claire Goodwin has risen (arf) to the episode’s dough-based challenges. Behold, then, her fiddlesome-but-totally-worth-it Arlettes and a showstopping – and, indeed, jaw-dropping – Biscuity Butterfly Box.

In search of a better brunch

Since sampling what passes for a decent brunch in Los Angeles, Alice Sanders’ tastebuds have developed a determination to find suitably comparable late morning offerings at home. She’s starting with a Peckham recommendation.

The Great British Bake Off: The Recipes – Week One

GBBO is back and former contestant Claire Goodwin is cock-a-hoop. For the next 10 weeks she’ll be sharing her very own takes on each episode’s bake challenges. This week, it’s indulgence ahoy with a Black Forest gateau, a glammed-up Madeira cake and the ingenious, face-saving Coffee and Walnut Truffly Cake Pop Things.

Recap: The Great British Bake off 2015 final live blog

After weeks of in-tent drama, the final of The Great British Bake Off 2015 arrived on Wednesday night. GBBO superfans, Emma Mitchell and Fiona Longmuir live blogged the soggy bottom off proceedings.

Hoovering: The F Word. FWOAR.

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 swaddles her imminent baby with dishes from one of Gordon Ramsay’s gaffs.