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Ken Hom’s top tips for cooking Chinese food at home

Britain’s best-loved authority of Chinese cookery, Ken Hom, wants us all to explore the rich and varied cuisine of China at home. Here are his top tips for beginners who want to cook Chinese food.


Video: How to make Squid, Chorizo and Chickpea Cocido

Cookbook author and The Times food columnist Lindsey Bareham show how to make this simple, delicious Spanish stew from her latest book, One Pot Wonders.


Exclusive interview: Bake Off finalist Ruby Tandoh announces new cookbook and talks foodie passions

Bake Off 2013 finalist and Guardian food writer Ruby Tandoh talks exclusively to The Happy Foodie about her brand new cookbook, her foodie passions, and the highs and lows of GBBO.


Food writer William Sitwell on his cookbook collection

Food historian, writer and Waitrose Kitchen editor, William Sitwell, gives us a grand tour of his incredible collection of cook and food books, and picks out the volumes he simply can’t cook without.


Top tips to take the stress out of Christmas cooking

Cooking at Christmas can seem daunting, so we’ve asked some of our favourite food writers and chefs for their words of wisdom to guarantee stress-free festivities.


How to make a beautiful Christmas table centrepiece

Genevieve Taylor’s simple but stunning Christmas table centrepiece is a gorgeous edible tower of lebkuchen. A perfect creative project to occupy the kids in the run-up to Christmas day.


Interview: meet our new author Kerstin Rodgers (aka Ms Marmite Lover)

Kerstin Rodgers is the modern London foodie, par excellence. Author of the award-winning Ms Marmite Lover food blog, she is also a famed pioneer of the capital’s supper club scene...


Easy Christmas baking ideas from the stars of Bake Off

Great British Bake Off finalists, and now celebrated authors, Miranda Gore Browne and Mary-Anne Boermans share their easiest Christmas baking ideas for edible gifts and decorations.

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Rachel Khoo’s top tips for a perfect Christmas dinner party

Host the festive dinner party of your dreams with these Christmas entertaining tips from My Little French Kitchen author and The Guardian food writer, Rachel Khoo.


Interview: meet our new author Tim Anderson

MasterChef winner Tim Anderson is now a Penguin Random House author, with his first book coming out next month. We caught up with him to talk all things foodie and find out more about his plans for the book.


Video: Michael Caines shows how to make tagliatelle

Watch Michelin-starred chef Michael Caines demonstrate how easy it is to make your own saffron tagliatelle pasta. Serve with his wild mushroom sauce.


Lindsey Bareham’s Indispensable Cookbooks

Celebrated food writer Lindsey Bareham takes us on a fascinating tour of her personal cookbook collection, which numbers over a thousand volumes. Which books in her collection are truly indispensable in the kitchen?


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