FOOD & DRINK

Review: The Griffin Inn

The griffin is a mythological creature with the body, tail, and back legs of a lion; the head and wings of an eagle; and an eagle’s talons as its front feet. G...

Spring eating at
Green Park Brasserie

Melissa Blease waves in the changing season with a new deli lunch menu at Green Park Brasserie which will kick the afternoon slump goodbye and add a spring to ...

Review: Restaurant
Hywel Jones

The dishes on haute cuisine menus have a seductive, musical vibe – some of them, like ‘verjus butter’ or ‘melon gazpacho’ are driven by the foreign words, whic...

January diet refresh

If you’re planning to make positive lifestyle changes to your diet in 2019, don’t be too hard on yourself, says Melissa Blease. You see, slow and steady, tort...

Chris Cleghorn:
Cooking on a star

Chris Cleghorn, head chef at the Olive Tree Restaurant, has recently been awarded a Michelin star, the most revered accolade in the restaurant world. Melissa Bl...

Dinner Parties
dos and don’ts

One person’s chilled, home-cooked meal with friends is another’s exhausting chore as they tease the lumps from the béchamel sauce and wish they were watching St...

Prue Leith: Baking up a storm

If experience is the seasoning that’s crucial to food-world longevity, Prue Leith is the undisputed leader of the pedigree pack, Melissa Blease chats to The Gre...