Tag: Stories

See all our Stories recipes we have collected together. If there is a recipe you want us to add then tweet us @WhatDadCooked.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

The Power and Pleasure of Pesto

Does anybody know how the perfect pesto should taste? The Genovese should, it’s where the dish originates…

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Why Has Pho Become So Popular?

Vietnamese market stalls and restaurants are cropping up everywhere – and with them the hugely popular pho soup.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

A Waffle is Not Just For Breakfast!

North Americans usually associate waffles with breakfast. These crispy indented batter cakes are interchangeable with pancakes and generally served with butter and maple syrup.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

The Art of Perfection

Japanese cultural behaviours are steeped in ancient Japanese traditions. One of these traditions is ‘kaizen’…

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Part Two: A Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner

It’s Thanksgiving on the 24th November. Here’s the low-down on WDC’s traditional American Thanksgiving dinner.

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Six Foods to Forage in London this Autumn

Some of the most rewarding forages can be collected this time of year, there’re berries, hips, haws and nuts galore. Here’s six of our favourite…

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Wagamama and the Rise of Katsu Curry

The Wagamama in Wigmore Street opened in 1998 and was the chain’s third London restaurant.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Part One: What is Thanksgiving?

I am an American but I moved to the UK with my family when I was in my mid-teens. We have celebrated Thanksgiving here every year since. It’s a tradition that we keep alive with WDC’s extended family and friends…

Monday, October 10, 2016

Garsons Farm, Esher’s Best Kept Secret

Esher town has something for everybody; but venture off the beaten track and you will find many attractions, including Garsons – a pick-your-own farm, garden centre and farm shop.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Why You Should Try Octopus: A Pro Octopus Blog Post by Dad

Octopus will divide your audience – it’s a ‘Marmite’ type of food: you either love it or hate it. But why all the fuss? We eat all manner of odd things from the sea. So here’s why you should try octopus…

Monday, April 18, 2016

Why a Foodie Must Walk Down: Bermondsey Street & Square

In the shadow of the Shard lies Bermondsey Street and Square – two strips full of restaurants, bars and cafés. Hyper-trendy but still rough round the edges.

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Why You Must Walk Down Lower Marsh

Tucked beside the tracks of Waterloo is one of the capital’s most interesting little places. Lower Marsh is full of unassuming gems worth checking out.

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Why You Must Walk Down Berwick Street

From the one-time seedy heart of Soho, this is one of the area’s finest quarters. Here’s why…

Monday, January 4, 2016

Making Chocolates

Making chocolates is a labour of love. They need time and patience – and practice. But just like any kitchen skill, the more you do it the easier it becomes. So persevere. They are great fun and very rewarding to give as presents.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

10 Ways to Cook a Turkey

‘A guide through all the options we know… One these should be just the trick you need this Christmas’

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