London Food and Drink: Last Minute Halloween Date Spots Tess Ward Halloween Drinking London

London Food and Drink: Last Minute Halloween Date Spots

If you happen to be a last minute merchant, are planning a spook-tacular date tomorrow night and haven’t the foggiest where to go, I have a few tips. Halloween is the one time of the year when it is totally to acceptable to drink and dine in ridiculous attire, let out your inner mad hatter… Read more »

London Eating: Tanya's Raw Restaurant, Chelsea

London Eating: Tanya’s Raw Restaurant, Chelsea

What sort of food is best to lift you out of the grey clouds on a miserable day in London? SUNSHINE food, that what! And lots of it too. Lets just clear one thing cleared up… raw food is most certainly not rabbit food. In fact I have rarely seen food as beautiful and presented… Read more »

Ghoulish Recipe Black Rice and Roasted Carrot Salad with Candied Pecans - Tess Ward Chef and Food Writer

Ghoulish Black Rice and Roasted Carrot Salad with Candied Pecans

In the spirit of Halloween, I wanted to share a new warming winter salad with one of my current favourite ingredients… black rice. You might have already spotted it, but a few weeks ago I popped up a recipe on the blog for black rice with coconut milk, in the form of a warming breakfasty porridge…. Read more »

Coffee at The Garrison, Bermondsey

Coffee at The Garrison, Bermondsey

There aren’t many pubs or public houses like The Garrison in London. Decorated in Alice in Wonderland style mix and match furniture it is chintz, taxidemy and mix and match lampshades make it unique among its sort. With comfy leather boots, rickety wooden chairs and friendly staff, it is a charming place to break the… Read more »

The Weekday Vegetarian Diet, Tess Ward, Chef, Recipes, Food

The Weekday Vegetarian Diet

If you want to do your part for the planet, eat well and get experimental with cooking, this might just be the thing for you. I was so inspired after hearing a talk by Graham Hill on Ted Talks that I felt compelled to share. Being a weekday veggie is not as scary as it sounds, it basically… Read more »

Luxury Raw Chocolate Fudge Truffles Louise Thompson Made in Chelsea Tess Ward

Luxury Raw Chocolate Fudge Truffles

I think I am developing a bit of an obsession with raw chocolate. It was only last week I made raw chocolate brownies and I am already back on it. I shan’t lie, i nearly ate them for breakfast… but I decided I mustn’t. These specific ones are a surprise for my A+ new cooking… Read more »

Maya Restaurant, Soho  - Tess Ward - Chef Where to eat London

London Eating: Maya, Covent Garden

Since I have been writing my Grazia, date night dinners, column. I have hardly been into central London to dine at any other time than in the evening. By magic and moonlight I know the city well, but only in its mischievous darkness with the guidance of the streetlights and the protection of a few… Read more »

Everyday and On-the-go Heathy Eating Essentials

Everyday On-the-go Heathy Eating Essentials

Because it is nearly the weekend. The perfect time to plan the week of delicious food ahead, I thought I would share a few tips, healthy eating suggestions and recipes to make the lives of you lovely foodies that bit easier. Eating well everyday can be difficult. I know this as much as anyone, I practically… Read more »

Tess Ward Granger and Co London Best Brunch Spots

London Eating: Sunday at Granger and Co, Clerkenwell

It is always really annoying when one of your favourite brunch spots, also happens to be everyone else’s. Granger and co is undoubtedly Notting Hills best brunch spot. Sorry to all the others, but it is true! Simple food, with a creative twist, it is a restaurant with scrambled eggs so good, it is worth the hour queue for…. Read more »

Gooey Chilli Chocolate Brownies Easy and Delicious Tess Ward Chef

Easy Gooey Chilli Chocolate Brownies

Is there anything better than it being National Chocolate week?! I think not. Let just take a moment to say hip hurrahhhh, because it means I have a chance to whip up these little gooey, fudgy chocolate brownie bites. Flecked with chilli, richly soft centred and just waiting for you to salivate over. What are you… Read more »