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Fancy some Michelin starred food for supper?

5:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Fancy some Michelin starred food for supper?

Food in the Forest: My baker’s dozen and a half

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Helen's selection of hot cross buns

4:01pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Lidl's buns take the plaudits

Seasonal Supper Club offers a vegetarian feast

12:00pm Saturday 19th April 2014

Locally sown, grown, picked and cooked food on offer at Hornbeam Cafe's seasonal supper club Fork to Fork

Food in the Forest: Thai days and holidays

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Helen's Yam Neua Yang

10:04am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A treat for Thai New Year

Food in the Forest: Pie in the sky

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Helen's chicken and mushroom pie

11:45am Monday 7th April 2014

Chicken and mushroom pie for spring

Food in the Forest: Ear popping, not eye watering

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Hutong's roasted Peking duck

2:07pm Monday 31st March 2014

Review: Hutong at The Shard

Foodies indulged in traditional Irish dishes

1:13pm Thursday 27th March 2014

With St Patrick’s Day celebrations in full swing on Monday, there were few better ways to spend the evening than with the E17 pop-up team at Ye Olde Rose and Crown pub in Walthamstow.

Food in the Forest - A meal not a handbag

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The William Morris pub's crocodile steak with chips

9:59am Thursday 27th March 2014

William Morris pub - food review

Food in the Forest: Kalcannon Cakes for St Patrick

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Helen's Kalcannon

11:39am Monday 17th March 2014

Looking for a St Patrick's Day dessert?

Food glorious food in E17

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Food glorious food: St Patrick's Monday menu

1:52pm Friday 14th March 2014

Sample some of the food, glorious food on offer at the E17 pop up restaurant.

Dixie's got The Taste to carry on cooking

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Dixie by her market stall Phat Bread at Maltby Street Market

12:40pm Thursday 13th March 2014

We saw her teary-eyed on Tuesday evening, when victory was snatched from her grasp on television cookery competition The Taste.

Food in the Forest: East London meets the West Indies

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Helen's Jamaican patties

11:56am Monday 10th March 2014

My last three weeks have been spent in Jamaica feasting on jerk pork and chicken, spicy patties, goat curry, callaloo and salt fish with ackee. 

Food in the Forest: Yorkies for a Yorkshire girl

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Delia Smith's Yorkshire puddings

6:00am Monday 3rd March 2014

On a recent visit back to my native Yorkshire, our lunchtime restaurant specials board advertised a giant Yorkshire pudding filled with stew.

Food in the Forest: The East London Gin Palace

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The East London Gin Palace in Wood Street's indoor market

6:00am Monday 24th February 2014

A drop of Mother's Ruin

Food in the Forest: Did you make it yourself?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Helen Jackson

6:00am Monday 17th February 2014

I’m addicted to Channel 4’s Come Dine with Me and love it when diners ask the cook ‘did you make it yourself?’ 

Food in the Forest: Butter up your Valentine

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Butternut Squash Soup

11:11am Monday 10th February 2014

For those of us who commute into central London, last week’s Tube strike was a nightmare.

Food in the Forest: Turn up for a pop up

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Helen Jackson

3:06pm Monday 3rd February 2014

Whilst everyone was getting in the mood for the Chinese New Year, we were eating Thai food in Hoe Street’s Rose and Crown.

Food in the Forest: Wok’s Away for the Chinese New Year

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Helen's ingredients

10:40am Monday 27th January 2014

Chinese spaghetti bolognese

Food in the Forest: The world pops up in E17

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Will's pop-up restaurant is at the Rose and Crown pub in Hoe Street, Walthamstow

9:55am Monday 20th January 2014

When Will Wong moved to Walthamstow, he realised that whilst the residents came from around the world, this was not reflected in the cuisine. Restaurants were mainly variations of Indian or Chinese or fried chicken outlets.

Great value for money at The Goose

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: The Goose at Walthamstow Central

3:14pm Monday 13th January 2014

If like me, you’re a regular user of Walthamstow Central station, you can’t fail to notice the Goose pub. But have you ever been in or do you look through the window and walk on?

Food in the Forest: Trusty friend or parting gift?

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Helen's creme brulee

10:21am Monday 6th January 2014

A fruity creme brulee

Food in the Forest: A Sicilian New Year

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: An antipasti platter of Italian meats

11:56am Tuesday 31st December 2013

A New Year's Eve with a difference

Food in the Forest: Christmas curry

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Helen's order from Zaffran in Highams Park

12:04pm Tuesday 24th December 2013

Something different at Christmas

Food in the Forest: Sprouts, glorious sprouts

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Helen's Asian stir fry

4:13pm Monday 16th December 2013

Walthamstow’s Saturday market has lots of pound a bowl bargains, so I chose its most seasonal bowl - sprouts. 

Food in the Forest: Support our local economy

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Helen Jackson is writing our new weekly food column Food in the Forest

9:37am Friday 13th December 2013

Guardian launches new food column



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