Wine & Food

Recipe: Nordic Christmas Gravlax

A surprisingly straightforward take on cured salmon

What to drink this Christmas

Christmas Eve Gin reigned supreme once more this year and come Christmas many of us will be reaching for the…

20 Dec 2019

Wines of the month: 6 of the best for Christmas

2018 Alamos Uco Valley Malbec, 13.5%vol, (£6.99 if you mix 6; Majestic). From Mendoza’s Uco Valley, an easy-going Malbec that’s…

19 Dec 2019

Mince pies recipe

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

Winter citrus salad with pistachio shortbread recipe

Winter presents us with the opportunity to redefine the British fruit salad using citrus, pears and pomegranates

Five of the best ports for Christmas

They do things properly at Quinta do Noval: after every dinner of deliciously sturdy Portuguese food, the decanters come round.…

16 Dec 2019

The best gins to drink this Christmas

Go off the beaten track to discover distilleries that will satisfy even the most discerning gin-lover

13 Dec 2019

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…

A vegan Christmas dinner done properly

How to rustle up a delicious, meat-free meal on Christmas Day

12 Dec 2019

The best London bars for Christmas drinks

Festive revellers are spoilt for choice for cocktails in the capital

11 Dec 2019

How to build the perfect wine collection

In association with Honest Grapes   Buying wine should be a pleasure rather than a chore, just as drinking it…

11 Dec 2019

Where to celebrate New Year in London

Start 2020 as you mean to go on with our guide to the capital’s best parties

11 Dec 2019

Six cheese and wine pairings for Christmas

The flavours of these traditional Christmas cheeses are transformed when matched with the right wine

10 Dec 2019

6 tips for the perfect Christmas turkey

Tips from Daylesford’s farm manager on buying the best bird for the big day

9 Dec 2019

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

Christmas canapés recipe

Incorporate the flavours of the season into your festive feasting with the help of our Seasonal Cook

Table Talk: with Max Pemberton

The Daily Mail columnist and medical doctor discusses the cult of clean eating

4 Dec 2019

The 9 best vegan Christmas sandwiches

Which vegan sandwich will triumph in our taste test?

The best cookbooks to buy this Christmas

From vegan Bengali food to the tastes of Southern Spain, start 2020 with a splash of new flavours

2 Dec 2019

Christmas pudding recipe

Combine sponge mix and breadcrumbs for the perfect festive pudding

Wines of the week: try Queen Victoria’s favourite tipple

Here’s what to drink as we head into the festive season

29 Nov 2019

The best places to drink craft beer in London

When it comes to beer and micro breweries, drinkers are spoilt for choice in the capital

27 Nov 2019

Where to eat in North London

Head north of the river to discover the restaurants putting a twist on classic British cuisine.

27 Nov 2019
Red Mullet at The Sea, The Sea

A seafood lovers’ guide to London

London’s seafood scene never grows tired. From Sushi to oysters, here’s where to eat.

26 Nov 2019

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.