The Seasonal Cook: warm leek & spinach salad

Embrace the flavours of the season with this warming winter salad

Recipe: Marmalade Steam Pudding

Raid your cupboard for jars of marmalade to pull together this gorgeously glazed crowd pleaser

The Seasonal Cook: poached pears & cardamom ice cream

Combine poached pears with clementine zest for the perfect seasonal Valentine’s dessert

Valentines’ Dinner: Scallop & Crab linguine

Our Vintage Chef Olivia Potts creates the ideal valentine’s dinner using luxurious ingredients that are simple to combine

Valentine’s Day Wines

If you are opting for a romantic night in this Valentine’s Day, then why not elevate the evening with the perfect choice of wine?

Brexit: what your drink says about your politics

If you are ever in doubt about a person’s europhilia or euroscepticism, look no further than the drink in their hand

The Seasonal Cook: cavolo nero, fennel & chickpea soup

Winter soup doesn’t have to be bland: an injection of Italian flavours can transform it from a staple into something superlative

Recipe: Rhubarb upside down cake

Vintage Chef: bake a cake that packs a punch with rhubarb flavours and a burst of colour

Dry January is over: here’s what to drink

The cold snap provides ample opportunity for brandy and port while clichéd cocktails are set to make a comeback

Mountain-top dining: the best high-altitude restaurants

From Courchevel to Canada’s Whistler and Japan’s Niseko: how to dine in style with the mountains at your window

Musso and Frank: Charlie Chaplin’s old Hollywood haunt

The favourite Hollywood restaurant of Charlie Chaplin and Steve McQueen retains its old-school charm

The Seasonal Cook recipe: Borlotti beans & artichoke

A winter dish that rejuvenates the artichoke with Italian flavours

Rome Food Map: where and how to eat in the Italian capital

From lunches and pitstops to aperitivi and markets – how and where the Romans eat

London’s best hot chocolates

From ruby chocolate to a rum infusion, escape the cold and wave goodbye to January blues with one of London’s finest hot chocolates

New York Food Map: where to eat in the Big Apple

Chef Marcus Samuelsson shares his top tips for under-the-radar eateries in NYC

The Seasonal Cook: Blood orange, radicchio and ricotta salad

Our new Seasonal Cook Clementine Hain-Cole shares a winter salad that will set the taste buds zinging

Five special cheeses for Christmas

Go for something more exciting than your usual stilton and cheddar

A vegan Christmas dinner done properly

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

The best restaurants in Shoreditch

Head east for some of the capital’s finest places to eat

A triumph from the Dolomites

The best Super Tuscan that’s not from Tuscany

For festive drinking, choose Christmas spirits

December is a great time of the year to rebel against what Kingsley Amis called ‘the tyranny of wine’

The best craft gins to buy

Britain’s favourite spirit comes in many fine forms

London’s 10 best bars for winter

From a champagne terrace to a Belle Époque-inspired rooftop

Recipe: Bread and butter pudding

An extravagantly rich version of the all-time classic pudding