Harry Palmer reads the New Statesman
By Ben Davies - 10 May 15:28

A quiz, your verdicts on the departure of Tony 'where did those weapons go' Blair plus news from the

Meals on the move
By Henrietta Clancy - 07 May 13:00

<strong>Moveable Feasts: the incredible journeys of the things we eat</strong>

Sarah Murray <em>Au

Trouble at the dairy
By Nicholas Clee - 07 May 13:00

Big cheeses in the French food industry threaten small producers

What not to drink
By Roger Scruton - 30 April 13:00

Ignore the health fanatics. Drinkers should follow four simple rules

Quality as standard
By Nicholas Clee - 23 April 13:00

Food really does taste better on the other side of the Channel

The price is right
By Roger Scruton - 16 April 13:00

If you're thinking of spending a fiver on wine, it's time to grow up

The new is insistent but the old persists
By Sharmistha Mohanty - 16 April 13:00

Change is constantly perceptible in Bombay. But what is change, if it means you are no longer necess

Lambing time
By Malachy Tallack - 16 April 10:38

The ins and outs of lambing including the joy of a few early starts in our weekly report from Britai

Use your initiative
By Nicholas Clee - 09 April 13:00

Recipes work best when they are guides, rather than rigid instructions

By Simon Munnery - 05 April 13:58

The pleasure to be had on a beach in Spain, becoming mayor of Barcelona and other stories

Surviving in Poland
By Roger Scruton - 02 April 13:00

The fall of communism was good for wine drinkers

Recipe for disaster
By Nicholas Clee - 26 March 13:00

Cooks can't write instructions for every kitchen contingency

Religious devotion
By Roger Scruton - 19 March 12:00

Of course I'm not going to give up all wine for Lent

By Sidney Webb - 19 March 11:33

<strong>The New Statesman 14 April 1917</strong> Fabian Sidney Webb calls for the liquor trade to be

Sticking points
By Nicholas Clee - 12 March 12:00

Professional chefs may not admit it, but everyone has a culinary weakness

Symphonic spirits
By Roger Scruton - 05 March 12:00

Far from destroying our greatest minds, alcohol has spurred them on

Food for thought
By Ryan Gilbey - 05 March 12:00

Richard Linklater defined the slacker generation of the 1990s, but his latest film is a tough exposé

Cashing in on cow shares!
By Jonathan Dawson - 01 March 16:08

There are local alternatives to the excesses of global capitalism

Birds of a feather
By Nicholas Clee - 26 February 12:00

Cheap turkey needn't be the only way to economise on food

A night to remember
By Roger Scruton - 19 February 12:00

A remarkable Riesling could win the heart of your Valentine

The real danger caused by the economics of industrial food
By Staff blogger - 12 February 12:00

In an unequal society, many families depend on cheap food. Government has a responsibility to set hi

So long, Rocco
By Nicholas Clee - 12 February 12:00

Nicholas Clee pays tribute to the legendary deli owner's salamis, hams and cheeses

Keep an eye on the booze
By Sarah Birke - 12 February 12:00

Observations on under-age drinking

A wild goose chase
By Jonathan Leake - 12 February 12:00

Observations on bird flu

The miracle at Cana
By Roger Scruton - 05 February 12:00

The cult of Jesus may have been grafted on to that of Dionysus

Rhubarb, rhubarb
By Nicholas Clee - 29 January 12:00

Our new columnist, Nicholas Clee, gets excited about a first crop of pink-stalked vegetables

Stealing beauty
By Roger Scruton - 22 January 12:00

Burglars with good taste took my best wine, but there's a silver lining

Resolution: don't diet
By Nicholas Clee - 15 January 12:00

Nicholas Clee is determined to shop better and eat more brassicas (probably)

Beware the nerd
By Roger Scruton - 08 January 12:00

You might as well pour whisky into a computer

An appetite for flesh
By Jonathan Dawson - 04 January 14:36

A carnivorous Christmas has Findhorn's 'reformed vegetarians' salivating