Wine & Food

Staffordshire oatcake recipe

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

Wines of the week: watch the rugby final with a glass of English fizz

2010 Ambriel Classic Cuvée, 12%vol, (£72.50 per magnum) It’s the Rugby World Cup final this weekend and drink will be…

1 Nov 2019

London’s best cookery classes

From bread through to sushi, the capital has a cookery class for you

31 Oct 2019

A foodie’s guide to a traditional Halloween

Forget trick or treating for sweets and instead eat apples, nuts, Irish Barm Brack and Boxty for a traditional Halloween

30 Oct 2019

Where to eat steak in London

London’s steak revolution began at the turn of the millennium and the city now boasts some of the finest steak dishes in the world

30 Oct 2019

Chocolate Drip Cake recipe

Create a chocolate showstopper with this recipe from The Great British Bake Off

Pumpkin cake recipe

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

Wines of the week: try wine from a renaissance vineyard

It’s easy to see why wines from Domaine Paul Blanck & Fils grace the tables of France’s grandest restaurants

25 Oct 2019

The best restaurants in Notting Hill

From seafood to Lebanese cuisine, foodies are spoilt for choice in West London’s most famous borough

23 Oct 2019

Battenberg recipe

This traditional bake will add a flash of colour to your tea party

Why I regret inventing the innocent smoothie brand

Now all brands spend their lives trying to sound zany, matey and nice

22 Oct 2019

Chicken, pumpkin and grape traybake

Make the most of pumpkin season with this delicious Autumnal traybake

Crème brûlée recipe

Here’s how to cook this timeless French classic

Wines of the week: try an Argentinian white that was made by mistake

Winemaker Francois Lurton ordered Chardonnay cuttings from France, was sent Pinot Gris by mistake, planted it anyway and was taken aback by how well it grew at altitude

18 Oct 2019

How to spot good quality smoked salmon

From the colour to the texture, here’s how to ensure a high quality slice of salmon

15 Oct 2019

Salted caramel brownies recipe

Try this recipe from the Great British Bake Off – if there is any ingredient that could improve an already superfluous chocolate brownie it is salted caramel

Boeuf bourguignon, The Vintage Chef,

Boeuf bourguignon recipe

Embrace the Autumn chill with this classic French stew

Wines of the week: try a pink crémant from Bordeaux

2018 Botte de Conti Pecorino Terre di Chieti, 12%vol, (£5.75; Lidl) I normally wouldn’t even look at a wine this…

11 Oct 2019

Where to eat truffle in London

Sample the capital’s best truffle dishes, from tartufo pizza to black truffle bourbon

10 Oct 2019

London’s best bakeries

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

Where to eat Greek food in London

Thanks to some of the capital’s finest Hellenic hits, there’s no reason to give up your Greek holiday menu just yet

Wines of the week: try a Chardonnay from the Western Cape

We round up the best wines to drink this weekend

4 Oct 2019
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

Wines of the week: try a red from the foothills of the Andes

From South American reds to English fizz, here’s what to drink this weekend

27 Sep 2019

What to drink during the Rugby World Cup

The morning games of the Rugby World Cup are giving us all an excuse to embrace early morning drinking.

25 Sep 2019