The best Burns Night events in London

Where to indulge whisky and haggis cravings on Burns Night 2018

Kettner’s: the Soho institution with a Wilde history

From philandering kings to Oscar Wilde, the newly-refurbished Kettner’s is one of Soho’s most storied establishments

The best whisky distillery tours in Scotland

Visit the places where Scotland’s finest whiskies are made

Recipe: Ultimate pasta bake

Slow-cooked ragu and a crispy topping are the stars of this comforting crowd pleaser

London’s best new restaurant openings in 2018

From gourmet dumplings to Bob Bob in the City

Why we should be going wild for game

British diners are far too squeamish when it comes to eating hare, pheasant and other game

Top tipples for 2018

From Highballs to British vermouth, the finest drinks to imbibe in the year ahead

Recipe: Pineapple upside-down cake

An old fashioned classic to brighten up January

Recipe: Nut roast

When it comes to Christmas lunch, with so many other dishes jostling for attention, do vegetarians even need a culinary…

How wine-making came to London

The growth of urban wineries has spread from America to our capital city

A vegan Christmas dinner done properly

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

In praise of bread sauce

The key ingredient to a very British Christmas

Head down under for your Christmas wine

Stock up on some fabulous wines from Australia this festive season

The Amateur Drinker: Baileys is the Fairytale of New York on ice

After a lifetime of not drinking, Paul Burke has decided to hit the bottle and find out what he’s been missing.  This week, feeling festive, he tries Baileys.

Recipe: Jamie Oliver’s roast goose

The ultimate festive recipe for roast goose, slow-cooked with Christmas spices

The ultimate guide to Christmas chocolate

We asked one of London’s finest chocolatiers to review high-street Christmas chocolate.

Five special cheeses for Christmas

Go for something more exciting than your usual stilton and cheddar

Recipe: three ways to spruce up brussels sprouts

Overcooking sprouts is the ultimate festive crime, but it doesn’t stop most of us doing it year on year.

The best wines for Christmas 2017

A guide to this year’s best value supermarket wines

Why brandy is the true spirit of Christmas

Plus a selection of the best brandies to sample this festive season

Recipe: spiced red cabbage

A little judicious Christmas spicing can be completely glorious

Perfect presents for foodies

The ultimate gift guide for keen cooks and enthusiastic gourmands

Recipe: Christmas stollen

The advent calendars are out – and that means it’s also time for this delicious festive fruit bread