M& S drops cauliflower ‘steak’ amid ridicule from clients

Costing double the price of a whole veggie and shrouded in layers of plastic, clean feeing product fails to make the cut Marks& Spencer has withdrawn its” cauliflower steak” product from sale after it was ridiculed by consumers for its “excessive” plastic packaging and inflated cost. The sliced cauliflower, which comes in plastic packaging with…

Anna Jones’s homemade ricotta recipe and three things to cook with it | The modern cook

Its easy to make your own ricotta from scratch. Its ideal for a gentle herb and citrus dip, as the main attraction on a tray of honey-baked figs, or stirred through a plate of spicy spaghetti with chard, garlic and herbs There is so much to love about ricotta. First up, its clean, fresh cloud-like…

How to have a zero waste kitchen: tips-off from Jamie Oliver, Tom Kerridge, Skye Gyngell and more

Restaurants have a daily battle against wasting food. We asked top chefs for their home hackers that will save you fund and give your cooking a flavour boost According to the campaigning trash charity Wrap, UK households bin 5m tonnes of edible food every year. That is 1.1 m tonnes less than in 2007, a…

Rosie Sykes’ recipes for Christmas cocktails and canapes | Cocktails and canapes

Cocktails and canapes: Rosie Sykes cleverly pairs edible treats with a perfect festive pick-me-up Some days demand a stiff drinking and a bite to feed, whether it’s a cosy night on the sofa, or the bright lights of Christmas. In this extract from her new book, Rosie Sykes cleverly pairs each edible treat with a…

Anna Jones’ spring herb and yoghurt soup recipe | The modern cook

The modern cook: Wake up sleepy palates with this fresh herb soup or a crisp salad fortified with sorrel, roasted radish and lentil The daffodils have been( and are almost run) and the branches are heavy with bud: spring is here. In the kitchen, signs of wintertime are fading, although the greener things that spring…