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The Little Paris Kitchen – book and TV series

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Monday 12th March 2012

My favourite piece from yesterday’s Sunday Times was an interview with new cookery sensation Rachel Khoo in Style magazine. Rachel is the hotly-tipped young chef whose gorgeous-looking cookery book, The Little Paris Kitchen, hits the bookshops this week. Not only that, from March 19 we’ll be able to see her in a six-part BBC2 series of the same name. But the reason the feature caught my eye in the first ...keep reading

Christmas turkey, stuffing and life as the world’s most useless au pair

Published by Emma Lee-Potter in on Monday 28th November 2011

With less than a month to go, I’m worrying about the Christmas turkey. I know I should have cracked it by now but the truth is that I’m useless at whizzing up traditional lunches. I love cooking but can’t do gravy or stuffing. As for bread sauce, well it just sounds horrible to me. In fact most of the recipes I cook are the ones my mum taught me when ...keep reading