About Tim Anderson

Tim Anderson is a chef, food writer, and MasterChef UK champion – born and raised in Wisconsin. After studying Japanese food culture at university, he lived in Japan for a two years before moving to London. His London restaurant, Nanban, started as a pop-up in 2013, and inspired the book Nanban: Japanese Soul Food. @cheftimanderson

Two pouches of baked mushrooms in foil packets with a bowl of greens and another bowl of quinoa on the side.

Baked Mushrooms in Foil Packets

Embarrassingly easy. Enticingly aromatic. And unbelievably satisfying in terms of that beguiling umami-ness that defines mushrooms. Curious? You should be.

A bowl filled with Sichuan tofu noodles and a pair of chopsticks resting beside

Mapo Tofu Ramen

An easy and comforting mash-up of Chinese mapo tofu and Japanese ramen in a mouth-tingling sauce with plenty of chiles.