Jamie’s 30-Minute Meals – Jamie Oliver

There’s no stopping Jamie Oliver. The guy’s an inspiration. We love the enthusiasm he chucks into sharing his knowledge and experience. In his new book, Jamie’s 30-Minute Meals, he’s at it again. He shows you that by mastering a few kitchen tricks and being organized and focused, it’s not only absolutely possible, but also dead […]

The River Cottage Fish Book – Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Nick Fisher

Written by the amiable Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and his mate Nick Fisher, who must be tired of all the jokes by now, ‘Fish’ will have you rushing out to your nearest fishmonger. This book’s a whopper, incredibly comprehensive, and everything about it feels right, from the section on catching fish, and gutting and filleting them, to […]

Sausages and sawdust – a traditional butcher’s shop

McKanna Meats, Holborn What a find. A traditional butcher’s shop in an area of imposing office blocks on Theobald’s Road, just a few minutes from the heart of the West End. The staff are skilful and really know their stuff, there’s sawdust sprinkled on the floor. It’s how a proper butcher’s shop should be. Their […]