Wine & Food

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

Why cider is the new fine wine

Cast your mind back to a time when cider cost more than wine. In the 17th century, these ciders (or…

24 May 2019

London’s best street food

Maltby Street Market Lovely as Borough Market is, the queuing and jostling can get a little much. The calmer alternative…

23 May 2019

Recipe: Bakewell tart

Northerners take their puddings seriously: Eccles cakes from Manchester, sticky toffee pudding from Cartmel, and Bakewell tart from Derbyshire. These…

8 film & food pairings to liven up your movie nights

If it’s true that we eat first with our eyes, then watching films can be an exquisite torture: shots filled…

Foraging for your dinner: the best expeditions for city dwellers

Foraging is growing in popularity amongst urbanites. But how easy is it source your own dinner?

13 May 2019

Recipe: Waldorf salad

You don’t see Waldorf salad so much nowadays. It’s a simple dish: raw celery, apple, grapes and walnuts, tossed in…

London’s best weekend brunches

From pumpkin pancakes to blood orange granola, here’s where to head for the best brunch in town

9 May 2019

Recipe: Pink lemonade jelly

The onset of summer makes me feel giddy. And it seems from those piling into beer gardens and loading up…

Recipe: spring chicken casserole with minted Jersey Royals

Our Seasonal Cook brings you a chameleon casserole dish that changes with the seasons

Recipe: Spotted Dick for grown ups

Transform this school dinner staple into a sophisticated pudding with our Vintage Chef Olivia Potts

Recipe: Hot cross bun ice cream

Make the very most of those leftover hot cross buns and master a delicious Easter dessert

London’s best outdoor eateries

From sky gardens to barbecue terraces, we bring you a roundup of the latest al fresco openings

17 Apr 2019

Recipe: Date & walnut cake

Vintage Chef Olivia Potts brings you a cake that eschews the multi-coloured glitz of instagram in favour of old fashioned flavour

The best Easter eggs for 2019

Give the perfect egg this Easter – from artisan creations to popcorn-filled chocolate perfection

Recipe: Blueberry muffins

Make breakfast the American way with these delicious blueberry muffins, from our Vintage Chef Olivia Potts