Food

Learn all about cheese from ex-Corrie star Sean Wilson

It’s a fact - Brits love cheese! With 98% of households buying the stuff and a whopping 700,000 tonnes of it consumed every year, we clearly can’t get enough. But, how do we know what we are buying? Is mould on cheese a good or a bad thing? Does high price mean high quality? And is fruit in cheese uncouth?

Former Coronation Street actor Sean Wilson has traded in a career on the cobbles as Martin Platt to become a homegrown cheesemaker. He joins us in the studio to talk us through what to watch out for in our supermarket deli, plus the perfect cheese that sums up our very own Holly and Phillip.

Jean Christophe-Novelli's Valentine's Day supper

Want to treat your other half to a stand out supper but don’t know where to begin? Never fear, French chef extraordinaire Jean Christophe-Novelli is here with his delicious meal for two which have them falling in love with you all over again - mussels in coconut and chilli broth for main, and douillon de poire romarin pears in puff pastry and rosemary sauce for dessert.