Wine & Food

Let office workers eat cake!

Don’t listen to the joyless meddlers who think sweet treats should no longer be a part of office life

Dry January is finally over. Let’s ditch it for good next year

The winter months are the time to be compensating for the weather with red wine and spirits

30 Jan 2017

How quiche got its own hashtag

The much-derided dish has enjoyed an unlikely renaissance in recent times

26 Jan 2017

How to make cranachan shortbread sandwiches for Burns Night

A sure-fire way to make this undervalued pudding star of the show on January 25

Pomegranate: the fruit that myths are made of

The pomegranate features prominently in folklore from all over the world

19 Jan 2017

How to make rhubarb and custard jam

A sumptuous treat that takes almost no time at all

The fruit with a colourful past

Why oranges are one of the most exquisite fruits of all

12 Jan 2017

Keep self-pouring beer pumps out of our pubs

If bar staff are replaced with automatic beer pumps, it would be a tragedy for the Great British pub

11 Jan 2017

London’s best new restaurant openings in 2017

A selection of the most hotly anticipated new restaurants coming to the capital this year

9 Jan 2017

How to cook Stilton and broccoli bake

The ideal antidote to January diets

The hallucinatory history of nutmeg

Nutmeg has been used as a spice, and occasionally an intoxicant, for centuries

6 Jan 2017

Avoid a hangover with a half of mild

It’s high time mild ale made a comeback

5 Jan 2017

The unheralded glory of Georgia’s gastronomy

Wendell Steavenson visits Mimino, a restaurant bringing Georgian delicacies to London

4 Jan 2017

Toast the New Year with a Belgian beer

Embrace some beautiful beers from Belgium before Article 50 kicks in

How to make last-minute fudge

The holy grail of eleventh hour Christmas presents

Britain’s heading for Brexit, but our beer is going continental

Craft breweries are increasingly looking to Europe for inspiration

How to cook perfect crumpets

The trick to making faultless crumpets is surprisingly simple

There’s more to fizz than prosecco and champagne

A guide to the best sparkling wines from around the world

16 Dec 2016

How to make Nutella bread

A decadent treat that makes for a perfect Christmas Day breakfast

How I discovered the fine art of foraging

The Edible City: A Year of Wild Food is the foodie book of the year

8 Dec 2016

A Christmas cake for people who hate Christmas Cake

How to bake sticky gingerbread wreath cake

How to cook baked potato soup

A proper weekend soup to warm you right through

Milk: a drink for the ages

We still can’t get enough of the stuff, but dairy farmers need our help to survive

22 Nov 2016

How to make a smashing almond brittle

A sweet treat that won’t crack your teeth – honest!

Where sampling gin is a serious business

214 Bermondsey is a gin-lovers’ paradise, even if you don’t get a slice of lemon with your G and T

17 Nov 2016