Apricot Honey & Lavender Ice Cream

lavender ice cream

Before I head off to France, I wanted to tell you about a super speedy ice cream discovery. I have  just received a Froothie blender so I thought I would christen it by creating an ice cream inspired by the flavours of France. There are several fruits I relish eating when in France. Greengages, peaches, […]

Post 16 education at Barnet & Southgate College

Sponsored article   Barnet and Southgate College, a successful further education college based in London have just teamed up with recruitment specialists Reed NCFE. Together they have initiated a campaign that promotes parent power with parents both inspiring and supporting their kids in helping them to realise their future as young adults. The age for […]

Japanese Pancakes – Okonomiyaki

japanese pancakes

Have you ever tried Japanese pancakes? Okonomiyaki. Well I hadn’t until yesterday when I decided I must try out the pancake mix bought from this Japanese supermarket by Mr.Scott along with a few other treats recently. Okonomiyaki are savoury Japanese pancakes which are griddlled on a hot plate. Okonomiyaki translates as “anything you like, cooked”. […]

Chipotle Chilli Sauce

Chipotle chilli sauce

Recently, I have missed having some home-made chilli sauce in the fridge. It is one of those things that I have come to rely upon, or rather become addicted to. Before Mr.Scott started making it, I used Encona, the papaya flavoured one. Slightly sour, perfectly spicy and very good. Sriracha has always been a firm […]

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 […]