An introduction to Korean Foods & Korean Fried Chicken

Korean fried chicken

An interview with Dan Suh, MD of Korea Foods.   How long have you been MD of Korea Foods? I originally joined Korea Foods in 2001 but left in 2006 to gain further experience and to expand my knowledge with food manufacturing and sports marketing. This provided me with a better understanding of consumer needs. […]

Polenta crusted luxury fishcakes

polenta crusted luxury fishcakes

  The title of this post may lead you to think I have been splurging on luxurious and decadent fish and seafood. This may have put you off from reading further. But, fear not. These polenta crusted luxury fishcakes have been made using supermarket “own brand” low cost alternatives. I challenge anyone to tell me […]

Win a Hamper of Kallo Goods at How to cook good food(CLOSED)

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If you are anything like me , you will often need a snack or two to get though the day. One rule I do stick to is never to snack on biscuits or crisps. I do eat them but they are not an everyday  food for me. A tough but necessary choice since the arrival […]

Tomatoes with a Greek Salad Dressing

greek salad dressing

If I could, I would probably eat Greek salad every lunchtime during the week.  I love it, especially when piled into toasted pittas with some hummus on the side. During the summer months I always have a packet of Feta cheese in the fridge. I do eat so much of it. I love it’s mild, crumbly […]

Win a Moorish Stoneware Teapot (CLOSED)

moorish stoneware teapot

It is giveaway time agin at How to cook good food. How would you like to win a Moorish stoneware teapot? It is something you will either want to keep for yourself or give to a tea loving friend who also happens to love pretty china. This tea-pot comes from The Dot Com Gift Shop, […]

How to Cook’s Food News & Reviews


It has been busy in the How to cook food world. Cooking parties, food events, masterclasses cookery demos and lots of new products have been coming my way. Here are some of my latest food highlights: Taste of London I went to the Taste of London first night and headed over to say hello to […]

Raspberry Cranachan Ice cream

raspberry cranachan ice cream

I thought it was about time I fired up my ice cream machine again. It has been far too long in hibernation. I had no problem at all with making my ice cream by hand until last year when I was given a super smart Italian ice cream machine. I have noticed a difference in […]

An Amoyzing Masterclass with Ching He Huang


I recently went to a Chinese cookery masterclass with Ching He Huang hosted by Amoy. This was held at The Violin Factory, of former Grand Designs fame. I most definitely had serious kitchen envy  and house envy, let’s face it, after discovering this incredible space discreetly tucked away in the heart of London. Amoy were […]

Elderflower Madeleines

elderflower madeleines

One of my favourite things to bake at the moment is Madeleines. Little delicate sponges that have a firm yet light consistency. They are based on what looks more like a batter than a sponge mixture. And a little mixture goes a very long way. They can be flavoured in a number of ways but […]

Waitrose Wine Cellar

Waitrsoe wine cell

Wine and wine choices are a matter of personal taste. I could not imagine having to give up drinking wine. Over the years my tastes have changed dramatically. Wine has seen me through every decade since teens and says a lot about how my tastes have changed. For the better, you will note. I started […]