Olivia Potts is a food writer and cook. She is Spectator Life’s Vintage Chef and you can see some of her other writing here. She tweets @_Poots_

Celeriac remoulade

Celeriac Remoulade recipe

Combine celeriac with warming mustard, citrus zing and creamy mayonnaise for a healthy pick-me-up on toast.

Whisky syrup sponge pudding recipe

Bringing something golden, sweet and uplifting into your kitchen and life is exactly what is required at this time of year.

Buttermilk waffles by The Vintage Chef (Credit: Samuel Pollen)

Buttermilk waffles recipe

These waffles pair as perfectly with smoked streaky bacon as they do with a simple pat of butter and drizzle of maple syrup.

Tartiflette recipe

Serve up a slice of New Year indulgence without any of the Christmas faff

How to make the ultimate leftovers pie

Turn your leftover turkey and ham into a spectacular pie on Boxing Day

Recipe: Nordic Christmas Gravlax

A surprisingly straightforward take on cured salmon

Mince pies recipe

Add almonds to your mincemeat and a good glug of brandy to pull off this festive favourite

Festive yule log recipe

I watch a lot of Great British Bake Off. I’d like to say it comes with the baking territory, but…

Old-fashioned gingerbread recipe

A festive cake that is delicious on the day of baking, but will get better and stickier as the days go on

The 9 best vegan Christmas sandwiches

Which vegan sandwich will triumph in our taste test?

Christmas pudding recipe

Combine sponge mix and breadcrumbs for the perfect festive pudding

The 10 best gifts for foodies

Keep the food lover in your life happy this Christmas with our seasonal gift guide

Pecan pie recipe

Combine sweet and savoury flavours with this all-American classic

Christmas sandwiches: the best (and worst) revealed

We’ve tasted and rated twenty of this year’s Christmas sandwiches – here’s how they stack up.

Coq au Riesling recipe

Meet coq au vin’s Alsatian cousin, with a white wine base and plenty of flavour to boot

Homemade mincemeat recipe

Think ahead this winter with this Christmas mincemeat recipe – perfect for mince pies, baked apples and strudels

Staffordshire oatcake recipe

The Staffordshire oatcake’s name is deceptive: this northern delight is more like a pancake than a biscuit

Pumpkin cake recipe

Pumpkin should taste like bright sunshine on a cold day – enjoy all of its flavour with this autumnal cake

Crème brûlée recipe

Here’s how to cook this timeless French classic

Boeuf bourguignon, The Vintage Chef,

Boeuf bourguignon recipe

Embrace the Autumn chill with this classic French stew

London’s best bakeries

Sourdough, patisserie, viennoiserie – London’s bakeries have got it all

Eve's pudding: apples and sponge

Eve’s pudding recipe

Combine apples and sponge batter to make a pie as irresistible as Eve’s fruit

Autumn Eton mess recipe

Combine bramley apples and blackberries to give your Eton mess an Autumnal makeover

Coconut macaroons recipe

The secret to coconut macaroons is a generous

Liver, bacon and onion gravy

Serve on sourdough with mustard for the perfect Autumnal warmer

Roasted pineapple recipe

Vanilla and chilli pepper bring alive the flavour of the pineapple in this mouth-watering dish