Eve O'Sullivan, London-based writer, food stylist and editor of Cooked.com, shares some favourite sites.

Eve O'Sullivan is a London-based writer, food stylist and editor of Cooked.com, a subscription-based recipe site that hosts cookbooks in their entirety from Bloomsbury, Quadrille and Hardie Grant publishing. She has written for publications such as Olive, Delicious, Tesco Real Food, Harper's Bazaar online and Sunday Times Travel; her second cookbook, The Kitchen Shelf, is published by Phaidon in May 2016.


Food52 - Obsessed may sound a little strong, but I’m definitely snooping around Food52 on a daily basis. The journey they’ve been on over the last few years has been incredible, and although the food still take centre stage on this recipe sharing platform, the online shop now provides me with just as much inspiration.

Sous Chef - Beautifully designed, Sous Chef has pretty much every hard-to-find ingredient under the sun and more. Like Cooked, they are a small but passionate team that carefully curates their content. In particular I’m a fan of the Japanese tableware they stock, as well as their storecupboard ingredient bundles.

Lakeland - Who doesn’t love Lakeland, I ask you? But in all seriousness, it’s hard to be beat the quality of their own brand products, especially the kitchen electricals, and the delivery service is faultlessly reliable. A giant among high street retailers.

Ferm Living - This is the site I always visit on payday, putting hundreds of pounds worth of things in my basket then methodically removing them until only the most sensible purchase remains. The graphic, lazer-cut wooden trivets will automatically up the style stakes of your dinnerware, and one too many of my chopping boards remain unused, hanging as wall decorations.

Lucky Peach - If you don’t subscribe to David Chang’s quarterly journal, you can still get your fix online. Lazy Saturday mornings are made for getting lost in the features and essays, whether you want to read about why homemade ketchup just isn’t worth the effort or more serious topics such as food waste and saffron production. Make sure you check the Atlas section for on-the-ground restaurant recommendations from respected food writers and chefs, too.

Green Kitchen Stories - Of the thousands of blogs out there, this is perhaps, to my mind, the most beautiful and addictive. The main reason for my visits is that I will never tire of finding new ways to cook flavour-packed vegetarian food, but also Cooked authors David and Luise tackle eating well in such an unfussy and stylish manner - both inspirational and aspirational without the preachiness.

March 2016