. . . and it once led F Scott Fitzgerald to humiliate himself.
Attempts to ban the liquour in Russia failed, and Britain drank 9.9 million litres of it last year. But not all vodka is created equal.
One item, included as if by way of whimsical afterthought, amuses me: a box of breakfast cereal.
I have written before in this column about how deranging chain restaurants are. This week, I want to consider another egregious example: Patisserie Valerie.
Forget the stereotype: Ukranian cuisine is about more than just borscht, as a new cookbook shows.
This grape is so easily recognised that it might as well wear a name tag, but many varieties are brasher and bolder than you'd expect.
Bee Wilson's First Bite takes us back to childhood to explore how we form our feelings about food.
Norin your wildest dreams: the industry is coming up with dozens of different ways to eat the stuff.
Some people shudder at the thought of jellied eels, or blanch if an oyster approaches. Not I.
Gin has evolved from the home-made 18th-century rotgut that was the scourge of England’s poor to the tipple of colonial civilisation.
When it comes to a traditional battered cod and chips, is there no such thing as a good catch?
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