Interview: Kate Finch, Junior’s Pantry

Junior’s Pantry, which launched last year, makes specialist ready meals for children. We caught up with Kate, its founder, to learn a little bit more about why she started it, what her favourite foods are, and what makes her tick in the kitchen… When did you start Junior’s Pantry and why? I started Junior’s Pantry in March 2011 after getting fed up of running a … Continue reading Interview: Kate Finch, Junior’s Pantry

Interview: Tristan Stephenson

Tristan Stephenson is an award winning bartender and coffee expert. He’s currently working with Carte Noire on their new concept, The Silk Rooms. We caught up with him recently to learn a little more… You won Bartender of the Year last year. What’s your favourite drink to make? The next one I get to drink! I like making anything that tastes delicious. The drink itself … Continue reading Interview: Tristan Stephenson

Interview: Karen Galloway, Fish is the Dish

Karen Galloway one of the ladies behind Fish is the Dish, a government run scheme to get us eating more fish! Fish has a huge range of healthy benefits, with its natural protein, to its extensive range of vitamins and minerals. We caught up with Karen to learn a little bit more… What is Fish is the Dish? Launched in October 2011 by Seafish, Fish is … Continue reading Interview: Karen Galloway, Fish is the Dish

Interview: Jess, BritPop Bakery

Jess is one of the loveliest people I’ve ever met (and it was all through the magic of Twitter!). She started The BritPop Bakery last year, which sells the only fully organic, fair trade cakepops in Britain. She runs the bakery from her kitchen in London and regularly makes cake pops for events, weddings, parties and friends. Her cake pops taste like rainbows and joy … Continue reading Interview: Jess, BritPop Bakery

Interview: Charlie Beldam, Cotswold Gold

Cotswold Gold is a producer of fine quality rape seed oil, which is a super alternative to your usual vegetable and sunflower oils. Charlie, who’s just 25, started the company a couple of years ago and has seen the brand go from strength to strength. We caught up with him recently to learn what makes rapeseed oil so special… What inspired you to start Cotswold … Continue reading Interview: Charlie Beldam, Cotswold Gold

Interview: Mike Reid, Head Chef at CAU

  CAU is an innovative restaurant concept offering high quality cuts of Argentinian steak in a contemporary dining environment, in Guildford, Surrey. CAU’s uncomplicated menu – featuring simple steak sandwiches, burgers and sausages – is underpinned by an impressive range of Argentinian beef which is bred on the Argentine Pampas, wet-aged for six weeks and grilled in such a way that the meat is turned only once, and … Continue reading Interview: Mike Reid, Head Chef at CAU

Interview: Ray Brown, Head of Food, Geronimo Inns

The Geronimo Inns are a chain of food-pubs across London. There are now 31 restaurants, including their most recent success, The Oyster Shed, on Angel Lane in the City of London. Geronimo Inns have been one of the most influential operators in establishing high food standards across British Pubs, championing seasonal British produce. We caught up with Ray Brown, Head of Food at Geronimo to … Continue reading Interview: Ray Brown, Head of Food, Geronimo Inns

Interview: Beverley Glock, Splat Cooking

Beverley Glock is a the founder of Splat Cooking – a cookery school slash cooking party company. She’s also a renowned food writer and had her first book, 500 Baby and Toddler Foods, published last year. It is currently in the Amazon Top 10 in the Baby and Toddler section. Hurrah! I caught up with Beverley recently, to hear more about Splat, her passion for cooking, and her secret affinity … Continue reading Interview: Beverley Glock, Splat Cooking

Interview: Simon & Andrea, Bathtub Admiral

Ever fancied having a cookbook of all your family recipes? Bathtub Admiral, the brainchild of Simon & Andrea Coote, offers you the chance to turn your favourite recipes into your own bespoke book. We caught up with Simon & Andrea last week to learn about their favourite recipes, Mills & Boon novels and what goes on in their kitchen! I like cooking because… SIMON It … Continue reading Interview: Simon & Andrea, Bathtub Admiral

Interview: James Martin, TV Chef

James Martin is a television chef who currently hosts Saturday Kitchen on BBC 1. James has recently launched Life Fork & Spoon, a home delivery service of restaurant quality food. All the dishes in the sixty strong range have been specially created by James and his team. We caught up with James recently and learned about his new venture, his mum’s roast beef and his grandad’s allotment. I … Continue reading Interview: James Martin, TV Chef

Interview: Sue Fudge, Fudges Biscuits

This week’s interview is with Sue Fudge, of Fudges Biscuits. She tells us about her dark chocolate florentines, ‘bic-nics’ and Sunday tea! What inspired you to start Fudges? To carry on Granddad Percy’s legacy was a natural progression for us. To continue baking fine products, develop new biscuits and bring things up to date was in our blood and a way of life, so a … Continue reading Interview: Sue Fudge, Fudges Biscuits