Ruby Tandoh


Rachel Ama and the Trouble with Apolitical Food

The rising vegan YouTube star treads carefully around the tangled politics of race and veganism. For her, making accessible plant-based recipes is a form of activism.


Jack Monroe Has Written a Cookbook for Food Bank Users

The food writer and campaigner rose to fame in 2012 after her blog on food poverty went viral. She tells us about ‘Tin Can Cook,’ the canned food recipe book she wishes she’d had as a food bank user.


M.F.K. Fisher and the Art of the Culinary Selfie

Some 77 years after its original release, M.F.K. Fisher’s iconic essay collection 'Consider the Oyster' is to be republished.


Ruby Tandoh Wants You to Fall Back in Love with Your Appetite

The food writer and former Great British Bake Off contestant's new book dismantles diet culture and food fads to celebrate eating exactly what you want.


We Spoke to Deliciously Ella Fans About What ‘Clean Eating’ Means to Them

We went along to a talk given by hit blogger and cookbook writer Ella Mills (a.k.a. Deliciously Ella) to find out what those attending think about our new obsession with all things “wellness.”


These Olive Oil Chocolate Chip Cookies Might Make You Forget Butter Forever

This recipe by Ruby Tandoh swaps in good olive oil to give chocolate chip cookies the richness they deserve, but with a barely there bittersweet, vegetal note that plays very well with dark chocolate and sea salt.


Here's Everything You Missed in the MUNCHIES Guide to British Food

Every day this week, we’ve been sipping, crunching, oyster-shucking, and drunk-ordering our way through the eclectic world of British food.


Ruby Tandoh Won’t Judge You for Ordering a Cappuccino with Extra Chocolate

With her Guardian baking column and food positive tweets, the former Great British Bake Off star has become a champion of guilt-free eating. “If I’m making something, that’s gonna make me feel good,” she says. “Whatever it is—healthy, unhealthy.”


Olive Oil and Chocolate Chip Cookies

We've all been there: Ready for an afternoon of baking cookies only to discover there is no butter. Fear not–olive oil will make the perfect (and dare we say, better?) substitute.


Eating Dirty With Ruby Tandoh #5: Burger King

The macho Whoppers and Hotties and King manspread all over the menu board, but it's the chips that are the stars of the show.


Eating Dirty with Ruby Tandoh #4: KFC

This is real chicken, in a real chicken-esque format, with a genuine chickeny texture, and it's fucking magical.


Eating Dirty with Ruby Tandoh #2: Wimpy

Ruby goes to Wimpy in Essex to sample the Bender in a Bun, and leaves sweating, exhausted and happy.