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Metro, How To Perfect Your BBQ Meat

With the August Bank Holiday weekend approaching, now is the time to perfect your BBQ technique. I shared my top tips to being the ultimate grill master with Metro using one of the most underrated cuts of beef: bavette.

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Stylist, Host A Virtual Dinner Party

I loved talking to Stylist magazine about how to host a virtual dinner party. We are all missing having friends round for dinner; from laying the table to deciding on a menu, I love the planning part as much as the dinner!

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The Telegraph, Socially Distanced Restaurant Dining

Making eating out safe for both diners and staff will pose huge challenges for restaurants that are busy planning how to open in a new age of social distancing. I caught up with The Telegraph on the details that restauranteurs have to consider in order to create a safe space for diners and staff.

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What’s Cooking, Podcast

It was great to catch up with some old industry friends Kat and Beth for their What's Cooking mini-series.

We caught up (virtually!) to talk about the impact of lockdown restrictions and how my team at Social Pantry are monitoring and managing any ongoing developments, in addition to maintaining employee morale and wellbeing.

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Country & Town House, How The Food Industry Is Helping

The food industry has been turned upside down over the last two months. But things ARE changing and the hospitality industry has launched numerous initiatives to help provide meals to those in need - a big thank you to Country & Town House of including Hospitality for Heroes within your latest feature.

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City AM, Enticing Diners After Lockdown

For the businesses in the hospitality industry that manage to survive COVID-19, there is a lot to think about regarding how restaurants will reopen after UK lockdown ends. I caught up with City AM on how to create a sociable atmosphere while also maintaining strict social distancing measures once the UK lockdown ends.

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Sheerluxe, Pimp Up Your Banana Bread

Want to know how to pimp up your banana bread? Everyone’s gone mad for banana bread – according to Google Trends, online searches for recipes have soared by 84% in the UK. I shared my favourite banana bread upgrade with Sheerluxe for an indulgent twist on this lockdown staple.

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TimeOut, Oi Sadiq!

I was excited to be invited to take a trip to London City Hall to chat with non other than Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London and talk about how small social enterprises are making London a better place. I also asked the question: 'what he can do to help London’s smaller social enterprises continue having a positive impact?'. It was a great experience to say the least. Thanks Sadiq!

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Tatler, Best South London Restaurants

I am so so proud of my brilliant team at Crane's Kitchen! Run by my wonderful manager Bianca, the Crane's Kitchen team work extremely hard day in day out and deserve a huge amount of praise for producing such a lovely dining experience for our customers. If you haven't already popped in for a quick coffee or delicious lunch then make sure you make a little visit soon!

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London Live, London Focus

London Live recently came in to film brilliant Switchback trainee Michael and I to talk all about our supper club at Soane's Kitchen on Thursday 2nd May and to hear what he gets up to at Social Pantry.

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Stylist Magazine, Remarkable Women of the Year

"These women are changing the world". It is such an honour to be featured in Stylist magazine and nominated for their Remarkable Women of the Year Awards 2019 - a real 'pinch yourself' moment! The awards were created to celebrate inspirational women and I'm thrilled to be included for my work with ex-offenders and prison leavers.

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Foodism, The Foodism 100 Winner!

What an honour for Social Pantry Cafe to be named by Foodism magazine as the 'Best Cafe' in their annual Foodism 100 awards! Celebrating the venues and businesses creating positive change in London's food scene, the Foodism 100 champions everything from environmental sustainability, combatting homelessness, employing ex-offenders and creating a stable environment for the next generation of hospitality professionals.

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Sheerluxe, New Year’s Resolutions

"January is traditionally the time of new beginnings – the month to ditch your bad habits and replace them with healthier ones." Whether 2019 revolves around relationships, your career or wellbeing, I shared my top tips with Sheerluxe on staying resolute and being better at eating sustainably all year round.

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London On The Inside, LDNERS

It was a pleasure to be featured by London On The Inside as one of their LDNERS - I love the diversity in London and with it, the variety of different cuisines and cultures. Head over to their website to read the full story!

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Hush, Root-To-Stem Broccoli

"A healthy, seasonal dish to counteract all the chocolatey treats we've been munching on lately..." I partnered with fashion and lifestyle brand Hush, who have shared my sustainable root-to-stem broccoli rice salad recipe online.

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Tesco Magazine, Come On Over!

There's nothing I love more than squeezing friends into my tiny flat and enjoying some delicious food, a good old catch up and a few glasses of wine. It’s always such fun to host my friends despite not having the perfect kitchen / dining space because for me, it’s all about enjoying food and friends together at home. I shared my top entertaining tips with Tesco magazine to help you host with confidence. Pick up a copy of the October issue for the full story!