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My New Book is out now! Microwave Mug Soups

My New Book is out now! Microwave Mug Soups

After the great success we had with my first book last year (Microwave Mug Meals) I’ve been busy writing my second; Microwave Mug Soups which is out now! You can pick up a copy at Waterstones online and Amazon and a plethora of other bookstores […]

Theo working with David Lloyd Clubs to bring you fast, delicious and healthy recipes

Theo working with David Lloyd Clubs to bring you fast, delicious and healthy recipes

Curried Chicken and Gnocchi recipe cooked en papillote is part of a new series of brand new recipes I’ve created especially for the lovely folk at David Lloyd Clubs – and this is the first one out! Want something fast, healthy and tasty to ward […]

TheoMichaels.com Now Live – new website

TheoMichaels.com Now Live – new website

TheoMichaels.com is now live! The new official home to me – Theo Michaels! TheoCooks.com (where you are now!) will continue to deliver great recipes with lots more coming and focus on all things food. Meanwhile TheoMichaels.com will be my own little home on the internet […]

Theo’s Guest Chef Appearance on ITV This Morning June 2017

Theo’s Guest Chef Appearance on ITV This Morning June 2017

Another great show this week on ITV’s This Morning with Philip and Holly (and a surprise appearance by Ryland – who knew he was scared of fish! :)) I whipped up three great summertime microwave mug meals (more microwave mug meal recipes here), this is […]

Guest Chef at Paresa Resort Phuket, Thailand

Guest Chef at Paresa Resort Phuket, Thailand

Guest Chef at the Paresa Resort in Phuket, Thailand.   I wave goodbye to Bangkok and the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit after my first celebrity guest chef appearance and fly into Phuket which only takes about an hour to fly. Check out the links above for traveling in […]

Guest Chef at Sheraton Grande Bangkok (Sukhumvit)

Guest Chef at Sheraton Grande Bangkok (Sukhumvit)

Guest Chef at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok. Last week  (May-2017l) I was lucky enough to be invited by the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit in Bangkok to visit as their guest celebrity chef and host a two-night, exclusive food and wine pairing event. Well, I say host, […]

Microwave Recipes – Puffin, Chocolate Orange Cake and Jerk Shepherds Pie as seen on ITV This Morning Jan-17

Microwave Recipes – Puffin, Chocolate Orange Cake and Jerk Shepherds Pie as seen on ITV This Morning Jan-17

Microwave Recipes – another great show on ITV’s This Morning with Philip and Holly – I love those guys! Today we cooked three delicious Microwave Mug Meals! Today we had fun microwave cooking my Puffin in a Mug (love child of a pizza and a […]

ITV This Morning Christmas Special – Theo cooking Christmas dinner in a mug!

ITV This Morning Christmas Special – Theo cooking Christmas dinner in a mug!

I had another wonderful day with the folks at ITV’s This Morning cooking my Christmas Dinner special – in a mug! If you missed the show you can watch my segment below. The amazing production team at This Morning (whom I have to thank for […]

ITV’s This Morning – Theo’s Microwave Mug Meals

ITV’s This Morning – Theo’s Microwave Mug Meals

A great day had for my debut appearance on ITV’s This Morning where I was lucky enough to showcase three recipes from my new cookbook Microwave Mug Meals. I cooked my Stuffed Chicken Breast wrapped in Pancetta on a cumin and chick pea ragu, Laos […]

Reveal Magazine – Microwave Mug Meals Cook Book

Reveal Magazine – Microwave Mug Meals Cook Book

Reveal Magazine feature Microwave Mug Meals cookbook by Theo Michaels (that’s meeee!).

Best Magazine – Microwave Mug Meals Feature

Best Magazine – Microwave Mug Meals Feature

Best Magazine are a lovely bunch of people and I’ve been lucky enough to have worked with them for a while. This time they’ve featured one of my recipes from my new book – Microwave Mug Meals!

Mercury feature Theo’s Microwave Mug Meals

Mercury feature Theo’s Microwave Mug Meals

The guys at the Hertfordshire Mercury Newspaper have always been super supportive and were lovely enough to feature a little article on my new cook book.

“London’s Best Home Dining Services” by Evening Standard (private chefs)

“London’s Best Home Dining Services” by Evening Standard (private chefs)

“London’s Best Home Dining Services” by Evening Standard I won’t brag because anyone that knows me knows how humble and modest I am (anyone that knows me is shaking their head in disbelief about now). See a snippet of the article below! Not much to […]

BBC 3CR Weekend Kitchen Oct-2016 with Kim, Justine, Nick Coffer (and me!)

BBC 3CR Weekend Kitchen Oct-2016 with Kim, Justine, Nick Coffer (and me!)

Another great show on the BBC 3CR Weekend Kitchen programme with Nick Coffer, the amazing Justine Pattison and uber-talented Kim co-owner of the Cinnamon Travelling Cafe. This weeks BBC 3CR Weekend kitchen show had Kim making the most incredibly delicious jerk chicken curry that had […]

St Albans Food Festival 2016 with Theo’s cooking demo (microwave mug meals)

St Albans Food Festival 2016 with Theo’s cooking demo (microwave mug meals)

I had a great day this weekend on the kitchen demo stage at the St. Albans Food Festival. I was on stage with Jonny Seabrook who’s a great compere and a thoroughly decent chap as well! I’ve done a few of the local food festivals […]

Judging at the Quality Food Awards 2016

Judging at the Quality Food Awards 2016

I was recently honored to be invited to judge at the Quality Food Awards 2016 UK. The judging panel is made up of industry experts and the head honcho’s for various businesses within the food industry. Whether that be big scale food suppliers, recipe developers […]

Financial Times Article – Private Chef Theo Michaels!

Financial Times Article – Private Chef Theo Michaels!

Great article written by Naomi Rovnick for the Financial Times (FT Money) today (Sunday 18th Sept 2016). Lifestyle Consultants – Hire Your Own Chef featuring Theo Michaels (that’s me!) Check out more of my news here.

Theo performs at Carfest North (on the Kitchen stage – not the main stage!)

Theo performs at Carfest North (on the Kitchen stage – not the main stage!)

What a great day! A whole day of cars, music and food at Carfest North!   I was up there as part of the Simply Good Food TV team performing a cooking demo to the crowd with one of my recipes from my new cook […]

Sheredes School Annual Masterchef Competition 2016

Sheredes School Annual Masterchef Competition 2016

Every year I go back to Sheredes (my old school) and we hold an Annual (unofficial) Masterchef competition. It’s really good fun, we do a demo day a month before the competition day where I come into the school and demo a few dishes to […]

Don’t mention Booty-Call on the Radio… (Bobotie Recipe)

Don’t mention Booty-Call on the Radio… (Bobotie Recipe)

Who knew there was a South African dish called Bobotie? Well, I didn’t. A funny moment on the Weekend Kitchen show in this episode; at my expense… So… here’s what happens when you mention a booty-call on BBC Radio… By the way, the picture is […]

Opening Weber World BBQ Showroom at the Riverside Garden Centre

Opening Weber World BBQ Showroom at the Riverside Garden Centre

Welcome to the new Weber World BBQ Showroom at the Riverside Garden Centre in Hertfordshire. I was recently invited to cut the ribbon at the opening of the new Weber World BBQ Showroom at the Riverside Garden Centre in Hertford. The Riverside Garden Centre is set in […]

Photoshoot for my new Cookbook – Day 1! | Microwave Meals

Photoshoot for my new Cookbook – Day 1! | Microwave Meals

Some of you may have heard that I was lucky enough to sign with a publisher to write my first cookbook, a microwave meals cookbook no less! Well, I’ve spent the last 6 months developing new microwave recipes for my book and I finally finished. […]

My First Episode on Simply Good Food TV out now

My First Episode on Simply Good Food TV out now

My first episode is out now on Simply Good Food TV! We filmed this cooking video (how to make a Watermelon and Feta Salad Bowl) in the height of summer so was nice to bring a bit of sunshine back into our lives!

Being a Judge at the Waterstones Bake-off…

Being a Judge at the Waterstones Bake-off…

The phone call goes abit like this: “Is that Theo?”, “Yes it is”, “Would you like to come and eat lots of cake and judge a bake-off at Waterstones in St.Albans and again at Waterstones Welwyn Garden City?”, “Sorry, did you say eat lots of […]

Harpenden Town Mayor’s Fine Dining Night with Theo Michaels (that’s me!)

Harpenden Town Mayor’s Fine Dining Night with Theo Michaels (that’s me!)

Well, I felt as if I was mixing with Harpenden royalty one winters night earlier this month. I was honoured to be asked to host the Harpenden Mayor’s charity fundraising dinner for 40 guests.

My Cooking Demo at Harpenden & St. Albans Food Festival 2015

My Cooking Demo at Harpenden & St. Albans Food Festival 2015

I love food festivals! And this years Harpenden and St. Albans food festivals were no exception. This year has to be the busiest yet and featured some awesome foodies of all walks of life; producers, chefs, farmers and tons of people just strolling around enjoying […]

BBC Radio Weekend Kitchen Show with Nick Coffer – another great morning!

BBC Radio Weekend Kitchen Show with Nick Coffer – another great morning!

I really, I mean, really, really, enjoy going on the BBC Weekend Kitchen show with host Nick Coffer. 1. I get to eat loads of great food. 2. I get to meet loads of excellent (and usually very cool) chefs. 3. I don’t have to […]

Herts Advertiser review my private dining service by Becky Alexander

Herts Advertiser review my private dining service by Becky Alexander

Becky Alexander is a wonderful and well known food writer and book editor and I recently had the pleasure of cooking for Becky and three other guests. Check out the full article below..


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