Diary


The bar is open at Gloucester Studio

The bar is open at Gloucester Studio

Last autumn I crowdfunded my fire kitchen but while the smoker has been up and running for several months, my intention was to have a bar so in warmer months my diners could feel welcome in the..

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I’m writing another book

I’m writing another book

Can’t be bothered to read and just want to come to an amazing event? Click here.

I swore never again but that was eighteen months ago and 2015 Kathryn was clearly talking nonsense because books are..

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My Easter in Cornwall

My Easter in Cornwall

I’m terrible at taking time off but over Easter my hand was forced. We had hired a car so we could all travel together but it quickly became apparent that with six seats in use, luggage space was..

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Koj in Cheltenham is set to be a favourite

Koj in Cheltenham is set to be a favourite

Andrew Kojima (known as Koj) was a Masterchef finalist in 2012 and last year had an amazing pop-up in Cheltenham. I never made it there but my friends that did made me jealous by waxing lyrical..

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It’s the Easter holidays and all is calm

It’s the Easter holidays and all is calm

The best thing about children is how they force you to stop whatever you’re doing and live life right here in the moment. There’s always a degree of concern as the end of term approaches but once..

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Cheltenham Wine Festival

Cheltenham Wine Festival

Last Saturday was Cheltenham Wine Festival and the weeks leading up to it were pretty busy as I made wine scented candles in bottles from Gloucester Studio, wine jam and then (at the last minute)..

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Hidden Restaurants with Michel Roux Jr

Hidden Restaurants with Michel Roux Jr

Did you see Hidden Restaurants on Wednesday? If you were looking carefully you could just spot Gloucester Studio. I loved watching it and really want to visit all of the restaurants featured.

While..

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Last week I became a teacher

Last week I became a teacher

Since appearing on Masterchef in 2008 few things have scared me. Truly, once you’ve had a camera thrust in your face and been asked what you’re doing while desperately trying to pull together..

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