A white wine glass from Habitat reduced the bubbles almost to nothing; the ordinary flute did no harm but little good.
In this week's Real Meals, Will Self resists the parliamentarian-endorsed temptations of a mainline skeuomorph.
There's some joy to be taken in the long lunch - as long as someone else is paying.
My eyes and my nose streamed, it felt like someone had stuck a red hot poker through both of my ears and my heart was dancing a fast polka in my chest, but I also felt weirdly euphoric.
Spain and Portugal may have settled their differences, but when it comes to grapes, it's not so simple.
Kelly Gissendaner, due to be the first woman executed by the US state of Georgia in 70 years, chose a feast of junk food for her last meal. Her selection has been pored over by the media – why?
If you know where to look, you can get a long way from virulent orange sauce and “chips, not rice”.
Lots of places claim to have the “perfect” pancake recipe – but here’s how to guarantee the best results. Maybe.
Buckets, bobsleds and a battery-powered bike.
It's a food Felicity Cloake has enjoyed since childhood. Now Paddington is helping to revive flagging marmalade sales.
I may be late to the party, but I am tough on ramekin – and on the causes of ramekin.
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