Forget faffing around with fiddly canapes - it's time to embrace the British buffet again. Gizzi Erskine talks to Keeley Bolger about the easy way to lay on a fab festive feast
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If anyone knows about cooking up a family feast it's Jamie Oliver. As the TV foodie knocks up his first ever Christmas cookbook, he tells Gemma Dunn why catering for the clan can be stress-free and actually quite exciting
Just like the rest of us, Christmas is set to be a busy affair in Tom Aikens' house - but with enough prep, we can all dish up a drama-free day. The chef tells Jeananne Craig his seasonal secrets
He may be approaching 70, but restaurateur and cosy TV stalwart Rick Stein is still simmering with enthusiasm for his craft - and has no plans to slow down. He tells Gemma Dunn why life's too short not to enjoy the good stuff
When food writer Vickie De Beer's son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, they tackled it as a family - which meant transforming mealtimes. She tells Keeley Bolger about the personal discoveries that inspired her new cookbook
Marcus Wareing has been turning his attention away from Michelin-starred kitchens and focusing on his home and family. Claire Spreadbury discovers the chef's softer side - and it's all thanks to a lasagne recipe and his kids...
The man behind Birmingham's first Michelin star is dishing up another batch of dinner-time delights in his new book, Rib Ticklers & Choux-Ins. All served with a healthy dose of humour, of course. Gemma Dunn tucks in
As he celebrates the launch of his 23rd recipe book, Antonio Carluccio welcomes Keeley Bolger into his home to chew the fat about Vegetables, his dislike of angry chefs and why there's nothing wrong with a biscuit or two.
He may have taught Jamie Oliver how to cook Italian, but Gennaro Contaldo's learnt an important lesson or two from his protege and friend along the way. The chirpy chef talks philosophy, bread-making and social media with Gemma Dunn
Si King and Dave Myers have long been fans of the humble chicken and egg. They tell Kate Whiting about the childhood inspirations behind their latest book and TV series