Food & Drink

Marcus Wareing’s advice for getting kids cooking

Marcus Wareing might be best known for critiquing budding chefs’ dishes on MasterChef: The Professionals, but the Michelin star restaurateur has a softer side at home.

The 49-year-old has three children with wife Jane – Jake, 18, Archie, 15 and Jessie, 12 – and it probably comes as...

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Jamie Oliver: 'About 3/10 of our family meals are idyllic – that's normal'

Authored by Paula_D

You might imagine meals in Jamie Oliver's household to be blissful, well-mannered scenes of his picture-perfect family digging into his cookbook classics, so it's nice to know the TV chef and child health campaigner experiences the same problems as most parents when it comes to kids and food.

"What was my last count? A million children?" he laughs. Five actually, in case you've lost...

11 tips for hosting Christmas for the very first time

Authored by Paula_D

If ever there was a time to shine, it's Christmas – from the twinkly star on the top of the tree and the snowglobe on the side, to the celebratory bubbly waiting to kick-start the festivities and the crowd-pleasing feast.

But what if it's all down to you to put the fizz into the merrymaking, provide the crackers and keep your uncles from fighting? Hosting can be a tough gig,...