Food & Drink

The King Of The Rolling Pin

The King Of The Rolling Pin

As a young man, Paul Hollywood initially refused to follow in his father’s footsteps and assume the baking mantel. Persuaded to change his mind, however, Hollywood has gone on to become one of the nation’s most treasured celebrity chefs.

Leicester’s Queen unveiled in the city’s royal quarter

A unique new drinking, dining and interiors concept has opened on Leicester city centre’s High Street this week, just a stone’s throw from the soon-to-launch Jubilee Square.  With a strapline of ‘eat, drink, furnish’, Queen of Bradgate offers casual dining at its finest, great drinks including a wid

Could Potatoes Tomatoes and Saffron Help Fight Disease?

Could Potatoes Tomatoes and Saffron Help Fight Disease?

As the third most important global food crop, potatoes have got everything you need to survive – but could they also help fight illness and alleviate pain? That’s the question a four-year, €8.5M scientific project by a multi-national consortium, including the James Hutton Institute, aims to answer.

When it rains it pours... but we have to be thankful for the safety of this fine county

When it rains it pours... but we have to be thankful for the safety of this fine county

As I write this, the sun is coming through the window and we are keeping our fingers crossed that spring may have finally arrived and we can salvage some of our crops, but at the back of my mind is still all the farmers that have been hit really badly by this year’s horrendous and very strange winte

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