New Statesman
Maker’s Mark to dilute due to shortage crisis
By Charlotte Simmonds - 12 February 17:02

As the bourbon’s popularity rises abroad, it waters down at home.

A little girl licking a spoon after stirring the cake mixture.
You can’t teach your granny to use a sous-vide
By Felicity Cloake - 07 February 11:11

Sometimes the oldest kitchen inventions are the best.

The Spudulike experience had a refreshing honesty about it.
You say potato, I say spud, but the teenager sticks with pizza
By Will Self - 07 February 11:05

Will Self's "Real Meals" column.

Will Self's Real Meals: Petrol station chicken at Pain Quotidien
By Will Self - 24 January 8:30

The shtick at LPQ is a cod-rustic vibe cultivated with cold-hearted commercialism.

The sun sets over a vineyard in Spata, in the Nemee valley west of Athens
Drink the grapes of Greece for a taste of summer
By Nina Caplan - 24 January 8:30

The promise of heat.

A trip to the ballet is a battle with boredom for the boys
By Nicholas Lezard - 17 January 8:30

Nicholas Lezard's "Down and Out" column.

Doughnuts, yes, but not as you know them
From pickles to popcorn shrimp, the tastes of 2013
By Felicity Cloake - 17 January 8:30

The food to look out for this year.

New Statesman
Why don't we eat horse?
By Charlotte Simmonds - 16 January 16:47

The Italians do it. So why don’t we? Embrace the horsemeat with these simple recipes.

Northampton schoolboy William Albert Tuckley raises a dumb-bell
My exercise is limited to bottle-opening; it’s safer that way
By Nicholas Lezard - 03 January 6:35

Nicholas Lezard's "Down and Out in London" column.

Shake things up this Christmas: go pagan
By Nina Caplan - 23 December 8:08

Here's to a well-fortified Christmas.

In praise of the traditional Christmas dinner
By Felicity Cloake - 13 December 7:52

Rib of beef or baked turbot? Noel way.

Bottles of champagne on display
Just don’t call it champagne, sweetie
By Nina Caplan - 06 December 7:58

How to make your festivities effervesce slightly more cost-efficiently.

The Zizzi restaurant in Greenwich, London
I am home, I sigh, with the great, lumpy British bourgeoisie
By Will Self - 06 December 7:54

Will Self's "Real Meals" column.

Pensioners in Blackpool
Feeling squeezed in the sandwiched generation
By Gina Allum - 06 December 5:46

The losers in the generation game have to play the grown-up and care for elderly parents.

The Mughals' influence on Indian food has travelled far
Emperors’ new cloves, cumin and cardamom
By Felicity Cloake - 22 November 8:39

The Mughals secured a culinary legacy that lives on today - you just can’t beat a biryani.

An array of bottles wait to show us what they can do
Bold wines make great party guests
By Nina Caplan - 15 November 9:18

Rich food deserves exciting partners.

An engrossing read leaves me with egg on my face and fears about senility
By Nicholas Lezard - 01 November 6:06

Nicholas Lezard's "Down and Out in London" column.

Competitive eating is big in America
The rise of eating competitions
By Felicity Cloake - 01 November 6:00

Felicity Cloake tries to devour 2.5kg of ice cream . . . and discovers that a hearty appetite isn't enough to succeed.

A glass of Bordeaux being poured
I hear the chimes of noon in Soho and prepare to drown myself in drink and dim sum
By Nicholas Lezard - 25 October 13:15

Nicholas Lezard's "Down and Out in London" column.

Workers harvesting grapes
No sour grapes as the empire strikes back
By Nina Caplan - 25 October 12:59

It's worth giving South African wines another go, says Nina Caplan.

New Statesman
A hearty dish to set before the king
By Stephanie Yuen - 18 October 7:33

The large clay pot of chicken congee is simmering on the stove, emitting a warm and ravishing aroma. In another ten minutes, the family will be sitting around the table, sharing, laughing and reminiscing. This is a regular weekend scene in my household: a congee feast.

New Statesman
Tangled up in green
By John Burnside - 11 October 7:37

We seem resigned to losing our green world.

Season of mists and curried fruitiness
By Felicity Cloake - 04 October 10:50

Felicity Cloake's food column.

None of these wines goes with hot dogs.
Champagne’s really gone to the dogs
By Nina Caplan - 27 September 11:55

Nina Caplan's drink column.