Arden Chapman

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in the kitchen with: kristina’s pomodori col riso

Thank you in advance for allowing me another tomato recipe this summer. It is indeed one of my favorite summer fruits (or vegetables, depending on …

Lucy Cavendish says goodbye to dieting and hello to 'mindful eating'

From the Dukan diet to Caveman to Intermittent Fasting, Lucy Cavendish has tried it. So what happened when she renounced diets for good in favour of eat-what-you-like-when-you-like 'food mindfulness’?<p>This is what I had for lunch today: nuts. That’s it, really. I had some nuts and then a few seeds …

What's so super about chia?

The health benefits of chia seeds had better be spectacular to justify the price.<p>Chia seeds are not new – this plant in the mint family (<i>Salvia hispanica</i>) was grown as a crop by the Aztecs. The difference is that the Aztecs never put them in a plastic pouch with the word 'antioxidants' on the …

The pleasure of green beans

Served plain or slow-cooked for seven hours, there's nothing nicer than freshly picked green beans.<p>In 1960 Elizabeth David remarked that when you can get 'young and tender little French or string beans' they should 'always be served as a separate course', to appreciate their 'exquisite flavour'. …

The Hole in the Wall, Cambridge, restaurant review

He might not have won MasterChef, but is Alex Rushmer’s village-inn menu a triumph?<p><b>The Hole in the Wall</b> Primrose Farm Road, Little Wilbraham, Cambridge CB21 5JY <b><br>Contact:</b> 01223 812282 holeinthewallcambridge.com <b><br>Price:</b> Three courses: <b>£29.35</b><p>In 2010 Alex Rushmer was a MasterChef finalist. An enthusiastic …

Best served raw

Meat, fish and vegetables all take on an extra je ne sais quoi when served raw.<p>Fancy names for dishes make me very nervous. If I were to see 'carpaccio of mango' on a restaurant menu I'd run a mile. It's pretentious. Because of its associations with Harry's Bar in Venice (where carpaccio was …