About Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is a British broadcaster, food writer, and campaigner for sustainably produced food. His River Cottage television series on the UK’s Channel 4 and weekly food column for The Guardian have earned him a huge following. He’s also the James Beard award-winning author of more than a dozen cookbooks, including The River Cottage Cookbook. Fearnley-Whittingstall lives in Devon with his family. @HughFW

2 Lobster thermidor in a baking dish, flanked by dinner plates and glasses of wine.

Lobster Thermidor

For lobster thermidor, lobster is cooked and then coated in a rich thermidor sauce, seasoned with mustard and tarragon, and scooped back in the shell.

A cast-iron skillet with eight cheater's chorizo meatballs being cooked in it.

Cheater’s Chorizo

A sassy mix of ground pork, paprika, garlic, cayenne pepper, and wine that you can stash in the fridge and pull out whenever the craving hits. Which, we assure you, will be often.