MUNCHIES Presents: Margot Henderson
In this short film about the life and work of one of London's most influential chefs, MUNCHIES follows Margot Henderson from her hidden restaurant—the Rochelle Canteen—to the Soho restaurants that helped make her career.
The Easiest Hangover Cure from One of the World's Best Chefs
According to Fergus Henderson, you just need two ingredients and some ice. It's magic.
Why You’ll Find London’s Best Persian Indian Food in a Cake Shop Basement
Chef Farokh Talati’s day job is at legendary nose-to-tail restaurant St. John, but every month or so he takes over a Soho patisserie to cook the food of his Parsi heritage.
Baked Apples with Mincemeat
Because apples were meant for stuffing and baking.
What Happens When Nuno Mendes Takes on Fergus Henderson
We joined Portugal-born Chiltern Firehouse chef Nuno Mendes as he prepared a dinner inspired by Fergus Henderson’s iconic Nose to Tail Eating: A Kind of British Cooking book.
Fergus Henderson and Three Veteran St. John Chefs Cooked the Ultimate Nose-to-Tail Dinner
Tim Siadatan, Jon Rotheram, and Robbin Holmgren all started out at St. John, Henderson’s legendary London restaurant group. But when preparing a special dinner together on the hottest day of the year, would too many cooks spoil the broth?
How Margot Henderson Learned to Love 'Plain' British Food
British food’s plainness is its brilliance. Food that has a giving unctuousness, food that is cooked with love and also gives love—massaging you from the inside out.
Welcome to the MUNCHIES Guide to British Food
Every day this week, MUNCHIES will be exploring the stories that make Britain’s cuisine. Pull up a chair, BYOB, and prepare to forget everything you know about British food.
Meet the Cabaret-Dancing Pub Landlady Who Doesn’t Serve Pints
Welcome back to Last Call, where we visit watering holes around the world for life advice from their trusty barkeepers. Today, we meet landlady and former cabaret artist Lesley Lewis at The French House in London.
How Pickled Herring and Danish Schnapps Have Impacted Fergus Henderson's Approach to Food
Back when I was studying to be an architect, I worked in Copenhagen for a couple of months for a designer who used to send me out on bizarre missions. On one particular mission, I opted for a lunch that changed the way that I think about food, and...
Your Hot Cross Buns Will Taste Better with Chili
Hot cross buns work with chili because it accentuates all of the spices. With the first mouthful, you think, “That’s not super potent” but by the time you’ve eaten the whole bun, all of those flavours have built up.
What Happens When You Make Dinner with Fergus Henderson and a 47-Year-Old French Cookbook
London boozer-cum-restaurant The Marksman recently hosted a dinner with iconic St. John founder Fergus Henderson, using his favourite French cookbook—Ma Gastronomie—as inspiration.