Brunching at Avenue St James

Brunching at Avenue St James

How do you feel about soft, creamy scrambled eggs, light as air buttermilk pancakes, crispy and snappable maple-cured bacon, charred baby asparagus and stonking great bloody marys? If the answer is favourable, than I have just the place for you to dive into this Sunday for a spot of weekend brunch…     The place for this morning… Read more »

Itsu: Crystal Noodle Cups - Tess Ward

Itsu: Crystal Noodle Cups

Ah ha, a new potsu you ask? Well, not exactly…. Over the last few months I have been working with the wonderful team at Itsu, getting involved in the creation of their newest product, the healthy, tasty and convenient Crystal Noodle Cups.  Far from any average pot noodle, these little beauties are made with aromatic, natural broth… Read more »


Healing Miso Noodle Bowl

Post Bank holiday weekend, often a time of excess and a little tomfoolery, we often need a bit of food r+r. I thought this would be the perfect little dish for anyone feeling a little bit grotty this tuesday morning or even, just in need of a little warming nourishment. The soup is filled with a… Read more »

Coconut Black Rice Porridge

Coconut Black Rice Porridge

As the weather is changing, so too does the type of food our bodes need. In the summer months, lighter cold smoothies, juices, yoghurt bowls are all wonderful to start the day with, but as the colder months roll in something more nourishing and warming is often required. As much as I love oats and… Read more »

Cooking Demos at Camp Bestival - Tess Ward

Cooking Demos at Camp Bestival

In the throngs of children, funfair rides and bouncy castles, we stumbled across a demo stage exactly at the right moment. Chef Martin Morales owner and founder of two of my favourite London restaurants, Ceviche and Andina was demoing what he makes best. Ceviche. A fresh lime-cold cooked, South American seafood dish. Perfect for a hot… Read more »

Tess Ward- Summer Lunching at Aubaine

Summer Lunching at Aubaine

You know when it all gets that bit too much at work. Papers are piling, deadlines are zooming and you can’t quite fathom how to manage it all? Brain freeze, writers block… call it what you will, I get it on the regular. Sitting hunched over my desk worrying about work is not the way to get inspired…. Read more »

The Ultimate Guide to Skin Perfecting Foods

So we know that moisturisers are good for our skin. They get rid of dry patches, banishes bumpy bits and makes us soft, like babies, but more often than not we think about moisturisers being on the outside, something we apply directly to the area that needs it. We don’t think about those moisturisers coming… Read more »