Are apples evil?

Apples have often been involved in man’s fall from grace.

Why breakfast still trumps brunch

Brunch is neither one thing nor another thing. Better to stick with breakfast and lunch.

In defence of cheap mayonnaise

There’s a reason some of the most beloved items in our kitchen cupboards have survived so long.

How to be confident with custard

I’m pretty sure I’ve finally cracked custard.

Summer calls for Pimm’s, not Aperol Spritz

At university we used to fill up paddling pools with the stuff. But where has Pimm’s gone this summer?

‘Perfect Instagram fodder’ – Rawligion reviewed

It’s not easy being green, as Van Morrison sang. It’s not cheap either. One of the chief criticisms of pretty-girl…

What will Brexit mean for British food?

The EU has transformed the way we buy, cook, eat and think about food.

Theresa May’s Ottolenghi revelation is gobsmacking

Forget footwear. The most telling thing about Theresa May, as suggested in interview with Robert Peston, is her cookbook collection…

What will heaven be if not a charming room in Islington, full of delicious food? – Smoke & Salt reviewed

Upstairs at the Chapel Bar in Islington, the windows at Smoke & Salt overlook a terrace bedecked with pot plants and…

Food in the nude isn’t all it’s cracked up to be: The Bunyadi, reviewed

I’m not a stranger to getting my kit off. I once spent a day on the tube in a bikini,…

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Even hungry migrants won’t eat the food in Italy

Frozen fish, insipid sauces, dry bread and cheapskate pizza

For the ultimate posh picnic, the sky’s the limit

Silver napkin rings £350, basket with bike attached £33,659… or come back down to earth with classy tin plates for £5.95

Will these new apps be an Uber for eating?

EatAbout and Dish Next Door connect chefs and amateur cooks to hungry diners, cutting out the restaurant trade entirely

Amazon.grub

Violet Hudson throws a dinner party using Amazon’s food delivery service

Blancmange is either ignored or despised: here’s how to make one that’s neither slimy nor bland

Much more subtle than its lurid cousin the jelly, it never belonged at children’s parties

To drink a beer called ‘Maple Bacon Coffee Porter’ is to say: ‘I’m better than you’

How fussy fans of ‘artisan’ brewing brought hipster snobbery to the everyman world of beer-drinking

You won’t make a profit buying Bordeaux en primeur

Snce 2008 punters have lost money on every single vintage except 2012