Michele Roberts meets a slippery customer
By Bee Wilson - 04 July 13:00

Jules brought the eels home on the Tube, startling other passengers, writes <strong>Michele Roberts<

William Skidelsky can't see dinner
By William Skidelsky - 27 June 13:00

There's no getting away from it: a meal in the dark makes you feel very alone

Michele Roberts tastes funeral tea
By Michele Roberts - 20 June 13:00

Black food would be good for funeral teas, washed down with Guinness

William Skidelsky requires bread in his sandwich
By William Skidelsky - 13 June 13:00

It is now virtually impossible to find a plain old cheese-and-tomato sandwich

The veg that dare not speak its name
By Dea Birkett - 06 June 13:00

A new cartoon show about hungry elves is meant to sell healthy eating to kids, but Dea Birkett finds

William Skidelsky puts the juice into fish dishes
By William Skidelsky - 06 June 13:00

<em>Ceviche</em> - the ideal middle way between serving fish raw and heating it

Why cod wins out over colonialism
By Lisa Jardine - 06 June 13:00

Is history the new cookery? Yes, judging by our appetite for books celebrating salt, chocolate and g

Michele Roberts puts wine on her strawberries
By Michele Roberts - 30 May 13:00

There ought to be a certain interval before a goat's reincarnation as sausage

William Skidelsky says breakfast needn't be dull
By William Skidelsky - 23 May 13:00

Breakfast can be a depressingly predictable meal, but not at the Providores

Why real men can't eat quiche
By Viv Groskop - 23 May 13:00

It's the latest trend - behind every dieting woman there's a calorie-counting man

Michele Roberts recollects the food of her childhood
By Michele Roberts - 16 May 13:00

As a child, Colette had cider and wine for tea. Today we'd be shocked

Michele Roberts - savours the taste of friendship
By Michele Roberts - 09 May 13:00

Food - Friends in kitchens invent new forms of communion - and confession

William Skidelsky says balls to eating bull's testicles
By William Skidelsky - 02 May 13:00

In order to eat bull's testicles, you yourself need a suitably pendulous pair

Michele Roberts rediscovers fresh herbs
By Michele Roberts - 25 April 13:00

Food - If you see someone bent over with their bottom up, they must be foraging

William Skidelsky tries to buy flour in M&"
By William Skidelsky - 18 April 13:00

The new M&S near my home is a shrine to the modern mania for anti-DIY

Michele Roberts on hierarchy at the old Ritz Carlton
By Michele Roberts - 11 April 13:00

At the old Ritz Carlton, the best tables went to society snobs, not celebrities

Michele Roberts on cooking as a revolutionary act
By Michele Roberts - 04 April 13:00

For a maverick Italian with fascist leanings, cooking was a revolutionary act

William Skidelsky celebrates Easter with paskha
By William Skidelsky - 28 March 13:00

Paskha, the Russian Easter pud, should not be eaten more than once a year

The snobs hold their noses
By Brendan O'Neill - 28 March 13:00

Observations on school dinners. By <strong>Brendan O'Neill</strong>

Michele Roberts on the delights of Moroccan cuisine
By Michele Roberts - 21 March 12:00

Food - Camus knew how to clean chickpeas - one more reason to prefer him to Sartre

William Skidelsky stands up for gluttony
By William Skidelsky - 14 March 12:00

Gluttony wasn't a problem for Jesus. Why are we so opposed to it today?

William Skidelsky suggests coddling not poaching
By William Skidelsky - 07 March 12:00

Coddling may be unfashionable, but it beats poaching an egg any day

The spice traders' tale
By Sejal Mandalia - 07 March 12:00

Observations on adulterated food

Michele Roberts argues that food is the great healer
By Michele Roberts - 28 February 12:00

To restore an ill person to health, you need infusions of herbs and lots of love , writes Michele Ro

William Skidelsky enjoys the magic eggs
By William Skidelsky - 21 February 12:00

What happens to eggs when you heat them is simply magic

Michele Roberts on George Eliot and fast food
By Bee Wilson - 14 February 12:00

Even George Eliot got excited about "marbled meats" and "glazed pies", writes<strong>Michele Roberts

Michele Roberts prefers sex after a light dinner
By Michele Roberts - 07 February 12:00

After a light lunch, Ovid made love to his girlfriend all afternoon

William Skidelsky insists on making mayonnaise at home
By William Skidelsky - 31 January 12:00

Food - Mayonnaise and taramasalata: two things you should always make yourself

Hum, ping, rip: the sounds of cooking
By Joe Moran - 24 January 12:00

We talk River Cafe but we eat ready-made from the microwave. It's the private vice of the modern mid

Michele Roberts smothers her face in fruit and veg
By Michele Roberts - 24 January 12:00

I wash my face with avocado and honey, and moisturise with angelica