Wine & Food

Beware the drinks bores!

From Bloody Mary to craft beer, certain drinks attract those who do like to drone on

14 Jun 2018

A surprisingly magnificent Montrachet

A hint of asparagus, then a rush of marmalade. This was a truly wonderful bottle of wine

13 Jun 2018
Frida Kahlo in 1939

A feast fit for Frida Kahlo

Great Mexican food has finally come to London

13 Jun 2018

Have we reached peak coffee?

The coffee industry is in the sights of environmentalists and public health campaigners

13 Jun 2018

Recipe: Baked Vanilla Cheesecake

How I finally learned to love baked cheesecake

Recipe: Perfect Jam Tarts

How to get the ultimate picnic treat just right

How I learned to love champagne

A champagne-sceptic develops a taste for expensive fizz thanks to a flying visit to Mallorca

7 Jun 2018

Recipe: Croque Monsieur

A little bit of effort is worth it for the ultimate toastie

London’s best burgers

Where to go for your junk food fix

31 May 2018

Recipe: Bloody Mary

The ultimate hangover cure done properly

Britain’s best gin experiences

From distillery tours to well-stocked bars, a guide for gin-lovers to savour

17 May 2018

How to do a proper royal wedding picnic

What to fill your hamper with for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s big day

15 May 2018

Recipe: Chocolate Brownies

How a hairdryer can help you make the perfect brownies

Recipe: Carrot Cake

A classic cake done perfectly

Recipe: Millionaire’s Shortbread

Your waistline might suffer, but don’t let that put you off

Royal Wedding: Let Them Eat Elderflower Cake

An early taste of summer inspired by Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s big day

Fat-shaming: A new approach to patronising Leave voters

It wasn’t Greggs-fuelled neurosis that made Brexiteers stick two fingers up to the establishment

25 Apr 2018

With wines as good as this, George Clooney’s house didn’t get a look in

A heavenly daze at the Villa d’Este symposium on Lake Como

25 Apr 2018

Recipe: Perfect Panna Cotta

How to get the wobble just right

The best restaurants in Chelsea

Where to eat in the King’s Road and beyond

16 Apr 2018

Recipe: Sultana Scones

Olivia Potts revisits a classic cookbook for a recipe to stir fond childhood memories

Why no-frills kebab shops skewer their posh rivals

In praise of the great British kebab shop

9 Apr 2018

How to make the perfect gin and tonic

Expert advice on getting your G&T just right

4 Apr 2018

Recipe: Fish pie

The Good Friday classic that’s perfect for any family occasion

Recipe: Hot Cross Bun Bread & Butter Pudding

Buy extra hot cross buns and whip up the ultimate Easter pudding

How to pair beer with food

Enjoy a glass of stout with your steak or an IPA with your Indian

21 Mar 2018