Wine & Food

Cherries Jubilee recipe

This royal dish combines cherries, brandy and ice cream and is due a summer revival

Wines of the week: try a summery white port

Our pick of the best wines to enjoy over the weekend

18 Jul 2019

Anchovy, Red Pepper & Radish Niçoise salad recipe

The culinary seasons collide in this summer twist on the traditional Niçoise salad

15 Jul 2019

Banoffee Pie Recipe

We reveal the little known ingredient of a classic Banoffee Pie that will transform this popular dessert into something special

Wines of the week: perfect for a BBQ

Liven up your summer dining with our pick of the week’s best wine and discover a connoisseur’s favourite that is flying under the radar for under £5

5 Jul 2019

Spaghetti and meatballs recipe

This household classic is the ultimate crowd pleaser whichever day of the week you make it.

Five ways to drink Vermouth

Vermouth and tonic rivals G&T as the perfect summer drink. From Martini to Negroni there are countless ways to drink it.

3 Jul 2019

Table Talk with Tom Parker-Bowles

Lara and Livvy talk to food writer Tom Parker-Bowles about his mother’s roast chicken, prep school gruel, and why, as…

2 Jul 2019

Almond meringue with strawberries and coulis

Nothing spells summer like the British strawberry season and what better way to make use of them than in a delicious meringue?

London’s best summer dining spots

Make the most of the warm weather with our guide to al fresco eating in the capital

28 Jun 2019

Why millennials are drinking fine tea

Across the generations, Britain is forgoing its historic love of the tea bag for teas of a finer variety

28 Jun 2019

Summer pudding recipe

Try adding gooseberries to this summer classic for an extra burst of flavour

The best summer wines

The secret to summer drinking? Try darker rosés that blur the boundary between rosé and red wine

27 Jun 2019

Wines of the week: summer aperitifs and a supermarket special

Uncover the Co-op’s surprising stock of eminently drinkable Langedoc and the Côtes du Rhône of Château Beauchêne – the perfect partner for a barbecue.

27 Jun 2019

Recipe: Hummingbird cake

Packed full of smushed ripe bananas and crushed pineapple, this cake is dense and moist, lightly spiced with cinnamon and stuffed with handfuls of chopped pecans.

There’s more to summer drinking than Pimm’s and G&T

Put a twist on your summer drinks, from scotch and soda to rum and lemonade.

18 Jun 2019

Baked whole mackerel with tomato, feta & dill salad

This healthy, seasonal fish dish makes for a perfect mid-week dinner

17 Jun 2019

A gin drinker’s guide to London

From distilleries to gin bars, navigate London’s burgeoning gin scene with our guide to where to drink

14 Jun 2019

Scotch eggs recipe

Scotch eggs are simple to make when you know how. Make in advance and pack for a lunch or picnic.

Hasselback Potatoes recipe

Guests are always disproportionately impressed by this easy and adaptable side dish

London’s most outrageous cocktails

A guide to the capital’s most photogenic drinks

5 Jun 2019

Recipe: summer crostini

Of all foods, toast has been my most constant companion. The humble slice of bread – be it from a…

Recipe: Prawn Cocktail

It’s hard to take a prawn cocktail seriously. The pink, gloopy sauce, the (seemingly obligatory?) martini glass for presentation, the…

London’s best Negronis

The Negroni was born of a need for stronger booze. So where the current trend for it has stemmed from…

27 May 2019

The best places to eat near Soho Farmhouse

If not quite – as some would have us believe – the centre of the known universe, then Soho Farmhouse…

27 May 2019

Frittata Recipe

Eat hot or straight from the fridge – this versatile dish will keep you coming back for more