Christy Spring

Staff Writer

Typically found with an aperitivo in hand, Christy’s personality revolves around eating branded olives, hoarding kitchenware and listening to true crime podcasts. When she’s not losing her house keys, you can find her eating for a living, scouting out the best pastries and making ceramics in the pottery studio.

Christy Spring's articles

Pre-mixed cocktails you'll actually want to drink this summer

From dirty martini cans, pre-mixed pisco sours and pocket-sized margaritas, we've sussed out genuinely tasty pre-mixed cocktails so you can enjoy your favourite cocktails on the go

Wild garlic lasagne

The short wild garlic season is underway. Put these wild greens to good use in this decadent lasagne made with wild garlic pesto

A ray of hope for Spanish olive oil's uncertain future

In a changing climate, Belazu is pioneering new techniques in creating excellent olive oil. Christy Spring joins the company in Spain

Full English: what is British food and does anyone bother to cook it?

We take a deeper look at British cuisine, going beyond modern conventions to explore a rich heritage of home cooking

Julius Roberts: "The stuff that gets scary is life and death"

Leaving London to run a farm with zero experience is no mean feat. We caught up with chef-turned-farmer Julius Roberts to talk risk-taking, recipes and wallpaper-hungry goats

Three Japanese mushroom recipes from The Aubrey

From squidgy sandos to crisp gyoza, these three vegan mushroom recipes from The Aubrey guarantee umami goodness by the bucket-load

Three pasta recipes from Pophams

Host the pasta party of the century with these three recipes from London Fields' beloved Pophams

Make your washing machine into a bar: dinner party hosting tips from Alexandra Dudley

From meringue mishaps to the importance of a bag of Maltesers, we catch up with hosting hero Alexandra Dudley to talk all things dinner parties

The Best Christmas Sandwiches for 2023

From supermarket sarnies to boujee baguettes, here’s our pick of the best Christmas sandwiches that butter our bread

Sophie Wyburd's favourite comfort food restaurants in London

We caught up with recipe writer, content creator and cosy food queen Sophie Wyburd on her favourite spots for comfort food in London. Here’s the verdict

The best croissants in London

She might be famous for her viral running streak on Instagram, but Savannah Sachdev is equally renowned as a croissant connoisseur. We caught up with her to get her pick of the best croissants in the capital

The Foodism guide to Abergavenny, Wales

With its legendary food festival returning this September, look no further than Abergavenny in Monmouthshire for a sustainable, foodie getaway within easy reach of the capital

BAO classic pork bao

This recipe for BAO's most iconic dish features tender soy braised pork, tangy mustard greens and peanut powder engulfed in the fluffiest gua bao. Here's how to make the restaurant's definitive dish at home

The best picnic accessories for summer 2023

From staples like picnic bags, rugs and plastic glasses to ingenious gizmos like insulated wine coolers, portable grill bags and foldable cheeseboards – this is the ultimate picnic product guide

Celebrate ten years of SMOKESTAK at its summer street food party

Grab a ticket for the fire-blazing, meat-glazing SMOKESTAK birthday party. A day-long shindig filled with barbecue meats, cocktails, music and flames

Saturday 19 August 2023

Krug x Lemon dinner at Cycene

Head to Michelin-starred Cycene on the 11 and 12 July for Krug's latest Single Ingredient experience with Theo Clench. It promises a night filled with iconic Krug champagne, exceptional food and a celebration of the humble lemon

Tuesday 11 July 2023 - Wednesday 12 July 2023

Manteca Brown Crab Cacio e Pepe

This reinvention of the classic Roman pasta dish by Manteca adds rich brown crab meat to make one of the capital's most iconic pasta dishes

Soho Beats & Eats 2023

Get a flavour of Soho's diverse selection of restaurants, bars and cafés this summer at Beats & Eats this June

Friday 16 June 2023 - Friday 30 June 2023

The Barrafina Classic Tortilla

Barrafina is a name that is synonymous with good tapas in the capital, and this recipe for its iconic tortilla with an oozing yolky centre and perfectly golden exterior means you can recreate the magic at home

The Dishoom Black Daal

You will see queues outside the doors of Dishoom solely for a bowl of its iconic black daal. It's spiced, rich and totally soul-warming