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The Hawksmoor Pencil

The Count has had his belly filled to bursting. On his regular jaunt to a purveyor of exquisite cuisine – as ever accompanied by Giles Coren who continues to dress as a Jacobean peer for the occasion – the Great One went to new concept restaurant ‘ZZMILK’ run by Heston Blumenthal and Pauline Quirke. 393 more words

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HAVING helped Jeremy Corbyn get on the Labour leadership ballot paper, even though she favours Andy Burnham, new Hampstead and Kilburn MP Tulip Siddiq is showing no signs of regret now the Islington North is suddenly the media and bookmakers’ front-runner to win. 904 more words

Tulip Siddiq

Giles Coren is just popping to the corner shop. Because he can.


Like any Londoner, I can measure out my life in trips to the corner shop: riding down there on my first bicycle for cola chews and The Beano; then in my teens for underage cigarettes, Tennent’s Extra and The Sun; as a student for Pot Noodles, vodka and The Guardian; then in my twenties for Loyd Grossman pasta sauces and Bulgarian merlot at £1.49 a bottle. 613 more words

Supersizing History

I love studying food history. I read a lot of books. I do a fair bit of travel. I interview experts. Happily, thanks to YouTube, I also have access to a wide range of wonderful videos that focus on different periods of food history. 283 more words


Who exactly are we writing for?

When watching journalist Giles Coren’s programme on how to eat to live longer, one thing he said really stuck in my mind. Whilst speaking of his late father, the satirist Alan Coren, Giles explained that on the day his column was printed, his dad would call him up to say how much a certain joke or phrase had amused him. 247 more words


Giles Coren's Eat To Live Forever: 10 foods that will keep you alive until 150

WARNING: This article contains an image from the programme which depicts the graphic butchering of an animal.

Giles Coren has been on a mission to increase his life span and has been looking at some extreme dietary measures of doing so for tonight’s Eat To Live Forever airing on BBC Two. 614 more words