The Vintage Chef Olivia Potts

Olivia Potts is a former criminal barrister who retrained as a pastry chef. She co-hosts The Spectator’s Table Talk podcast and writes Spectator Life's The Vintage Chef column. A chef and food writer, she was winner of the Fortnum and Mason's debut food book award in 2020 for her memoir A Half Baked Idea.

Chicken Marbella

16 October 2021 9:00 am

What is it about retro food? I don’t mean nostalgic food, from school dinner favourites to your grandmother’s signature dishes.…

French connection: how to make cherry clafoutis

11 September 2021 9:00 am

My daydreams at the moment follow a predictable theme. I am on holiday somewhere balmy, with a carafe of cold…