Britain’s best gin experiences

From distillery tours to well-stocked bars, a guide for gin-lovers to savour

How to do a proper royal wedding picnic

What to fill your hamper with for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s big day

Recipe: Chocolate brownies

How a hairdryer can help you make the perfect brownies

Recipe: Carrot cake

A classic cake done perfectly

Recipe: Millionaire’s shortbread

Your waistline might suffer, but don’t let that put you off

Royal wedding: Let them eat elderflower cake

An early taste of summer inspired by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s big day

Fat-shaming: A new approach to patronising Leave voters

It wasn’t Greggs-fuelled neurosis that made Brexiteers stick two fingers up to the establishment

Recipe: Perfect panna cotta

How to get the wobble just right

The best restaurants in Chelsea

Where to eat in the King’s Road and beyond

Recipe: Sultana scones

Olivia Potts revisits a classic cookbook for a recipe to stir fond childhood memories

Why no-frills kebab shops skewer their posh rivals

In praise of the great British kebab shop

How to make the perfect gin and tonic

Expert advice on getting your G&T just right

Recipe: Fish pie

The Good Friday classic that’s perfect for any family occasion

Recipe: Hot cross bun bread and butter pudding

Buy extra hot cross buns and whip up the ultimate Easter pudding

How to pair beer with food

Enjoy a glass of stout with your steak or an IPA with your Indian

Recipe: Chocolate Guinness cake

You’ll need something to soak up the St Patrick’s Day booze

The best Easter eggs for 2018

This year’s luxury chocolate eggs tasted and rated

Collection of Irish whiskey in shot glasses

Go beyond Guinness for your St Patrick’s Day drinks

Ireland’s finest whiskey, small-batch gin and craft stout will keep you nicely topped up on March 17

The spirited women behind one of the world’s finest rums

Photographer Nicolee Drake meets the weavers of Guatemala

How to bluff as a wine buff

Masquerade as a connoisseur with these tips from The Wine Show’s Amelia Singer

Recipe: Wild boar pie

A perfect recipe for British Pie Week, or any other time of the year

Recipe: Bara brith

How to bake speckled bread, a Welsh classic for St David’s Day

English wine: the best of the bunch

Give these homegrown wines a chance and you won’t be disappointed

Recipe: Rhubarb fool

While rhubarb is in season, it would be foolish not to whip up this classic pud