Why I cook with olive oil

Why I cook with olive oil

I’ve collaborated with Francesco and Francesca Piatelli from Agricola Maraviglia in Tuscany to create a series of videos about olive oil including nine recipes which we’ll be posting over the next year. Find the first recipe here for BBQ pumpkin with lacto-chilli sauce. They’ve just pressed this year’s olive oil. If you’ve not tried freshly […]

That’s The Spirit: Growing Organic

That’s The Spirit Growing Organic

I recently went to Ireland with Waterford Whisky to spend time on the road with Head Distiller Ned Gahan. Whilst I was there Ned took me on a tour from grain-to-glass – to explore the terroir of whisky. We captured the trip in a series of videos which we’ve called ‘The Unearthed Series’. First off, […]

Summer Fermentation Workshop

Summer Fermentation Workshop

Newlyn Fermentary and I have collaborated to bring you a hands-on Summer fermentation workshop that will equip you with the knowledge to make a wide array of seasonal ferments including chilli sauce, apple cider vinegar, lacto-fermented tomatoes, gherkins and kimchi. Alongside the demos and workshops we’ll serve a boozy lunch prepared by myself and the […]

​Eating sustainably on a budget; an opportunity for everyone

Eating sustainably on a budget; an opportunity for everyone

Given the current climate crisis, many of us are looking to make changes to our lifestyles and follow a more sustainable approach to life. This is particularly the case when it comes to our diets and eating habits. We know that eating sustainably is often perceived to be more expensive, which puts it out of […]

Fairtrade: Growing Women in Coffee

I’M SITTING IN a wooden meeting room at Kabnge’tuny coffee cooperative. It’s in the Kipkelion Hills, in Kericho County, due west of the Rift Valley in Kenya, and Zeddy Chepkemoi – a mother, coffee farmer and teacher – is describing her day. Dressed in a bright red and black polka-dot dress, Zeddy explains to us […]