When your grandfather is Michel Roux, celebrated chef and elder statesman of the Roux family of cooks, fish fingers aren't going to cut it.
It's not just Andy Murray who can serve up aces during the Wimbledon Championships. With British strawberry season in full flow, it doesn't take much for you to score top points with a pudding that everyone will love.
Party food can be a faff to make at the best of times, but for new parents the thought of attaching pineapple and cheese cubes to cocktail sticks for Christening guests is probably not a welcome one.
There is a story that food writer Simon Cave likes to recount which starts with him enjoying a nightcap in a restaurant.
Like love, a perfectly brewed cup of tea and the next series of Downton Abbey, some things in life are worth the wait. And they include British asparagus.
If you've ever fried off a clove of garlic, drizzled olive oil over a salad or sprinkled basil over your spaghetti, chances are you've been inadvertently inspired by the late food writer Elizabeth David.
As Europe prepares to celebrate the annual festival of colourful campness that is the Eurovision Song Contest, there's one man who's relieved he won't be involved.
Only last year John Whaite was a final year law student who spent his spare time baking. Then he cooked his way onto BBC Two's Great British Bake Off where his breathtaking Roman Colosseum made from gingerbread and deft bread plaiting skills so impressed judges Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood that they declared him their winner.
Breakfast in bed might sound like a distant dream for many parents, but for celebrity chef Marcus Wareing it's a regular treat.
Cake-maker to the stars Victoria Glass knows that pulling off your own wedding cake is no small feat, but she believes the effort will be worth it.
When Mary Berry commends your vegetable chopping skills on TV, that's the point where your cookery kudos shoots through the roof.
The French fought for theirs. The Egyptians paid pyramid workers in it. And us Brits? Well we snap up the equivalent of 11 million loaves of it every day. Yes, bread is big business.