Feature Writing & Commissions

Below are links to some of my professional work about food and cookery. For writing enquiries and commissions please get in touch with me on: angelaclutton@yahoo.co.uk

I am a member of The Guild of Food Writers and its co-Chair.


ITV ‘Tonight’: January 2018 – featured food historian on two ‘New Year New You’ episodes

BBC Radio 4 ‘You and Yours’: September 2017 – Michaelmas goose interview

BBC Rip Off Food: Britain: summer 2017  – featured food historian, series 4

London Live: October 2017 – interview / cooking demonstration coverage for Apple Day at Borough Market; May 2016 – studio interview for launch of Borough Market Cookbook Club

Channel 4 ‘Sunday Brunch’: September 2015 – interview for Craft Bakers Week


BOROUGH MARKET – Feature Columnist

‘Basically…’ series:


Basically… milk

Basically…olive oil


Basically… butter

Basically … eggs

Series recipes:

Fettuccine with porcini, garlic and parsley

Bay and cardamom panda cotta

Olive oil, herb and garlic marinated goats cheese

Pan bagnat

Salted lavender sables with rich chocolate sauce

Nicoise bundles with tarragon mayonnaise


‘Preservation Society’ series:

Fruits in sugar; Drying; Curing; Potting; Pickling; Smoking.

Series recipes:

Preserved pears in calvados and spices

Candied orange, lemon & bergamot peel

Bourbon and coriander seed gravadlax

Herb and spice potted rabbit


Smokie croquetas




Bramley apples – incl. recipe for bramley apple & thyme snow

Cocktail of the Week – gooseberry & elderflower bellini

Old British-Indian recipes

Sgroppino and Roman Punch ‘grown-up ice-cream floats’



Smoked salmon

Christmas drinks – from egg nog to rum bumpo

Summer punches and cups



Feature on Victorian watercress street-sellers (Issue 2, published December 2016)



Feature on urban farming (Issue 7, published May 2017)

 Feature on the history of female food writers (Issue 6, published December 2016)

Feature on the grand tradition of the Scottish breakfast (Issue 5, published May 2016)



Media heritage spokesperson for the Craft Baker’s Association



Feature on Somerset’s culinary produce heritage – incl. recipe for apple pancakes with honey-griddled apricots and cinnamon sugar



Heritage new potatoes




British heritage new potatoes

Buttermilk and recipe for buttermilk pancakes

History of walnuts and ideas for cooking with them

Heritage of traditional sauces for roast meats



Feature on UK seasonal foods and where to enjoy them.



Monthly ‘Culinary Calendar’ column looking at traditional seasonal foods and recipes

March 2016 – Saffron, Norfolk Saffron and recipe for saffron ice-cream

February 2016 – Seville oranges and Radnor Preserves

December 2015 – Christmas cocktails: bourbon & spiced rum egg-nog; rum bumpo; spiced rosemary & orange cordial; Santa, Baby

November 2015 – Baked pears with coffee walnut ice-cream and oaten lace biscuits

October 2015 – Cooking with juniper; including recipe for juniper, cardamon & bay roasted duck breasts

September 2015 – Plums, figs and pears in savoury cooking; including recipe for spiced plum sauce

July 2015 – Cherries: including recipe for wood pigeon with red wine & cinnamon-poached cherries

June 2015 – Elderflower: cordial, cocktails, madeleines, ice-cream

May 2015 – Britain’s watercress heritage and recipe for watercress & walnut soup

April 2015 – Sea trout baked in leek leaves; whitebait with garlic mayonnaise; brown shrimps on hot buttered toast

March 2015 – Cooking with primroses and violets

February 2015 – British Shrove Tuesday doughnut traditions and Venetian frittelle

January 2015 – Late-season game; mutton; casseroling; root vegetables; apples & pears

December 2014Rose de Reims; rum stuffed and flamed roast goose; sabayon sauce for Christmas pudding; apple and plum ‘cheese’; sweet-cured ham

November 2014 – Toffee apples; parkin; cinder toffee; baked apples with honeycomb ice-cream

October 2014 Gourds; Madeira-mashed parsnips; deep-fried parsnip cakes; liquorice

September 2014 – Blackberries in red wine; apples; crab apple butter; pork belly & crackling; berries with game; peaches in champagne

July 2014 – Strawberries; gooseberry fool; cucumber; lavender – recipe for lavender & garlic roast lamb

June 2014 – Crab

May 2014 – Asparagus; wet garlic; radishes; horseradish

April 2014 – Making herb & flower vinegars

March 2014 – St Patrick’s Day cheeses, soda farls & boxty potato cakes; cooking with nettles

February 2014 – Purple-sprouting broccoli & hollandaise; blood orange cocktail; forced rhubarb; crempog pancakes

January 2014 – Seville oranges; bigarade sauce; forced rhubarb; roasted beetroot; Burns Night Orkney clapshot

December 2013 – Christmas wassail; Thirteen Desserts of Christmas; sparkling clementine jelly; prunes in armagnac

November 2013 – Roasted chestnuts; brisoloir; sloes; red cabbage with chestnuts & sloe gin

October 2013 – Game meats; saddles of rabbit; damson cheese; pumpkin; roast apples; boudin noir with calvados-flamed apples



October 2012 to September 2013 weekly recipe / food column

September 2013:

Duck Breasts with Celeriac and Apple Mash

August 2013: 

Summer Pudding

Fruit Picking – Raspberry Vinegar / Liqueur, Cherry Varenya, Plum Tatin

July 2013:

Picnics – Dill, Cucumber & Mackerel Salad

Apricot & Lavender Eclairs

Apricot & Lavender Curd

Poached Salmon

June 2013:

Quiche Lorraine

Strawberry Cranachan

Flower and Herb Butters

Stuffed Lambs Hearts


May 2013:

Chutneys etc


Steak Au Poivre

The Kitchen In Bloom

April 2013:

Stuffed Sea Bass

Asparagus season

Lemon and Almond Tart

March 2013:

Slow-Roasted Shoulder of Honeyed Lamb; Mint Sauce; Lemon Pudding With Rosemary Cream; Hot Cross Butter Pudding

Hot Cross Buns; Solid Chocolate Eggs

Braised Pigs Cheeks with Caramelised Apple

Chocolate & Espresso Charlottes

Pork tenderloin in parma ham with fennel

February 2013:

Roobarb a la Neige

Steak and Kidney Pudding

In Cupid’s Kitchen: jammy dodger hearts, rose & amaretto truffles, rosebud ice

Pear & Ginger Treacle-Tart

January 2013:

Classic Fish Pie

Going Scottish – Partan Pie, Venison Collops, Deep-fried Mars Bars


Sticky Roasted Veal

December 2012:

Eggs Benedict

Mince Pies (with sherry);

Orange Syllabub with Ginger & Cardamom

Pot-Roasted Pigeon

November 2012:

Potted Rabbit

Notes on Game – recipe for Wintry Venison & Juniper Braise

October 2012:

Sausages with Pumpkin Mash

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