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

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

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

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

Marylebone Food Festival

From Tuesday 25 April to Sunday 30 April, Marylebone Food Festival 2023 will feature a magnificent line-up of masterclasses, supper clubs, tastings and specially themed menus

Tuesday 25 April 2023 - Sunday 30 April 2023

The Ritz's Crêpe Suzette

The Ritz's crêpe suzette has been an item on the menu of the world-famous hotel restaurant for more than a century – evidence of its popularity and celebrity status. These pancakes should be flambéd at the end for maximum culinary theatrics

The Plain Egg and Milk Hopper from Hoppers

These crisp bowl-shaped pancakes are a menu staple at the much-loved restaurant Hoppers. Originating from South India and Sri Lanka, hoppers can be served plain or as an accompaniment to curries and sambols

Five Favourite Cookbooks from London Chefs

Recreate the magic of your favourite London restaurants at home, with our five favourite cookbooks by London chefs. From a River Cafe pastry prodigy to the head chef at St John, get ready to gain some serious culinary credentials.

The Quo Vadis Eel Sandwich

This legendary eel sandwich recipe is one of Jeremy Lee's signature dishes and is a favourite among diners at Soho's iconic Quo Vadis

Six national finalists announced for the Roux Scholarship 2023

Following the regional finals which took place in London and Birmingham, the Roux Family have revealed the names of the six chefs who will be competing for the title of Roux Scholar 2023.