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Observer Food Monthly Award: Best Food Blog

By Tom Lamont Sunday 19 October 2014 The winner of OFM’s Blogger of the Year apologises, when we speak, for not blogging all that much in the weeks leading up to our chat. Jack Monroe’s online diary, about cooking for herself and her young son on a limited budget , got her a Guardian column [...]
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Hello again and happy news…

I just wanted to write a short note to say hello, I’m still here, cooking and writing, but the past few weeks have been so manic with a certain small person starting school, and a new book to finalise, that I’ve scarcely had time to tie up all of my jobs, let alone do any [...]
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Facebook have deleted my page for (non-existent) porn violation…

I posted a little post on my Facebook page yesterday morning, A Girl Called Jack, a quick hello and a catch up, asking people what they were having for dinner, and apologising for not being around so much lately, what with the children being on summer break, getting any work at all done lately has [...]
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National Diversity Awards short list announced: DIVA magazine coverage.

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“Someone tell Jack Monroe she has something in her hair!” someone tweeted me at 11pm last night. That would be sick then, or sicked-up shrimp, to be precise. A combination of television nerves and a not-quite-right pub lunch, but according to my Twitter feed, only three people noticed the glob of something indeterminate and pink [...]
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When we were invited to River Cottage HQ to do a cooking demo together, we didn’t realise we would be writing the recipe on the train on the way there, with some home grown radishes, a couple of pork steaks and a whole lot of knives tucked into the luggage rack of the 09:15 from [...]
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It’s one thing being asked to go on BBC Question Time as the token ‘non politician’ that they like to throw in to mix things up again – it’s another thing entirely making your QT debut on election night, and being seated between the deputy chair of UKIP and a senior Conservative MP. Anyway, I [...]
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On Sunday 25th May, I’ll be cooking on stage at River Cottage HQ with the delightful Allegra McEvedy – it’s likely to be pork, and involve several different knives, because that’s how we roll. Details are at


    Hello! So excitingly, my first video for Jamie Oliver’s FoodTube went online last night, a rhubarb and ginger soda bread recipe. I was supposed to be making an ordinary soda bread, but on the morning of the shoot I came downstairs to find my dearest had left some sad-looking rhubarb in the sink [...]
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Just a quick post to share some super exciting news that I’ve been hugging to my ample chest for the past couple of weeks: THERE’S DEFINITELY GOING TO BE A BOOK TWO!! Whoop woo! I signed the contract yesterday, so figure I can release the cat from the bag (I’m not very good at secrets, [...]
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