The perfect pairing: fine tea is the new wine

Forget builder’s with milk and sugar, now it’s all about blue, white and green tea and what you eat with it

How blind tastings led to wine’s identity crisis

Forty years after the infamous ‘Judgment of Paris’, it’s still easy to make mistakes

Recipe: Kedgeree

The most regal of all Anglo-Indian dishes

Beyond borscht: London’s Russian restaurant revolution

If you’re bored of pizza and bugers, try a thick-crusted lattice pie, a Siberian dumpling or a Baltic herring instead

Recipe: Shakshuka

A spicy dish that’s perfect for a long weekend breakfast

Recipe: Peach and blueberry cobbler

Cobblers are a particular favourite in the Deep South, and this is a classic combination.

London’s best pizza restaurants

Where to go in the capital for a slice of the action

Recipe: Niçoise salad

Adding tuna steak makes for a luxury version of this classic French salad

Recipe: Limoncello syllabub

An impressive pudding that can be whipped up in no time

Fitzrovia is raising the bar

New restaurants, hotels and workspaces are helping make this corner of London a must-visit destination

How to cook game properly

Phil Vickery offers top tips for upping your game when it comes to preparing hare, pheasant, venison and more

Recipe: Strawberry shortcakes

An American pudding that is unapologetically sweet

The finest rums to buy

Sample the sipping rums that are giving whisky a run for its money

London’s best afternoon teas

From classic cakes to experimental brews

Recipe: Courgette cake

Have a break from carrot cake and go green instead

The best restaurants in Brixton

Explore the eclectic restaurant scene in Brixton Village and beyond

Craft beer: Five of the best

A selection of different styles from around the world for the discerning beer drinker

Recipe: Coconut ice cream

Delicious homemade ice cream with no churn required

How food halls are serving up a serious challenge to pubs

Open spaces packed with communal tables, eclectic menus and Instagram-friendly decor are drawing millennials away from pubs

London’s best chef’s tables

The restaurants to go to for catching sight of kitchens cooking up a storm

How vodka is getting back in the mix

Gin is the spirit of the moment, but one Dutch distillery is out to prove vodka doesn’t have to be a bland alternative

Recipe: Macaroni cheese

A comforting main course – or an ideal barbecue side dish

The sugar tax has given working lunches a bitter taste

Office canteens are now best avoided thanks to Government nannying

The perfect tea for fusspots

A self-proclaimed tea snob discovers a pleasing Twist on his favourite hot drink

Recipe: Cherry clafoutis

A French flan that is the perfect showcase for summer fruits