Fine Food with

Charles Campion

Food writer and critic
  • “The art of shopping”

    06 October 2019 Fine Food
    Having successfully negotiated a summer that has seen us giving Boris the benefit of the doubt, we are now head down and tail up peddling hard in the race towards Christmas.
  • “The Joy of Lists”

    11 September 2019 Fine Food
    So how was your summer? Time to savour traditional seasonal attractions… Sunny Glastonbury… Cricket’s World Cup.
  • “Jellyfish”

    02 September 2019 Fine Food
    The thoughtful diner’s watchword is that “you cannot have anything better than exactly what you want.”
  • “A pinch of flavour”

    18 July 2019 Fine Food
    It’s as if two teams of research scientists have gone to war… firstly there are the white-coated folk who champion new products and try to find the next wonder food, while at the other extreme laboratories start by listing the dire...
  • “Bring on the afternoon telly”

    19 March 2019 Fine Food
    The signs are all there and after studying the runes the BBC has devised a winning programme for that difficult afternoon telly slot.
  • “How did you get on with Veganuary?”

    12 February 2019 Fine Food
    Last year saw the rise and rise of vegan food. 'Plant-based food' became a watchword for a new kind of dish and it quickly became a case of be there or be square.
  • “New year, new possibilities”

    04 January 2019 Fine Food
    In 2018, shopping as a pastime stumbled down a steep step and somewhere a hard-pressed hack staring at a screen full of emails had a lightbulb moment as he (or she) coined the phrase “the death of the high street”
  • “Watch out or the Krampus will get you”

    08 November 2018 Fine Food
    Christmas is just around the corner but it’s a fair bet that even the most fervent Brexit remainers are unlikely to be including Krampusnacht in their calculations.
  • “Getting authentic”

    10 October 2018 Fine Food
    As the world shrinks, thousands of traditional foreign recipes are out there begging to be adapted and improved.
  • “The sun has got his hat on”

    27 August 2018 Fine Food
    It has been an unusual summer
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