Wine & Food

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

London’s best bars for art lovers

Drink in style in one of these seven art-filled bars

25 Sep 2019

Where to watch the rugby World Cup

From pubs and rooftop screens to a World Cup breakfast, discover the bars bringing the Rugby World Cup to life in London

23 Sep 2019

Harvest vegetable gratin recipe

Capture all of Autumn’s flavours in this vibrant tray bake

Coconut macaroons recipe

The secret to coconut macaroons is a generous

Why Grenache makes great wine

With international Grenache day upon us, here are seven top wines made from this marvellously malleable grape

19 Sep 2019

London’s best wine bars

Both novices and connoisseurs will feel at home in London’s thriving wine scene

17 Sep 2019

Great places to eat duck in London

From leg confit on waffle to duck wellington, nowhere serves duck quite like the capital

17 Sep 2019

Wines of the week: try an autumnal red from Avignon

From a plum-infused red wine to South Africa’s most elegant winery, here’s our pick of the week’s best vintages

13 Sep 2019

Liver, bacon and onion gravy

Serve on sourdough with mustard for the perfect Autumnal warmer

London’s best delicatessens

The traditional Delicatessen has made a comeback – here are six of the best

10 Sep 2019

Why Chablis is the wine of the moment

No longer confined to office parties and picnics, Chablis is having a revival

9 Sep 2019

Roasted pineapple recipe

Vanilla and chilli pepper bring alive the flavour of the pineapple in this mouth-watering dish