Y'know, me don' see dat David Starkey much down 'ere on me manor, seen, tho' wevver it am because he be chi-chi man or foo-foo racist man me don't know.
Felicity Cloake celebrates a new and sophisticated golden age of the cocktail
There is a deep, almost primordial satisfaction to be gained from eating at a hatch.
Felicity Cloake explains why Scandinavian cuisine is giving the French a fright.
After the unprecedented disorders of early August - a rending of the fabric of civility on a par with the sacking of Rome by the Visigoths - it behoves even this column, concerned as it is with the plebeians' daily bread, to n
"Mac-Dooonald's, Mac-Dooonald's, Kentucky Fried Chicken anna Pizza Hut!
Here's a dinner for two with 1970s sophistication but modern-day products and prices: to start, a couple of prawn cocktails at £2.09 each; to follow, a brace of 8oz fillet steaks weighing in at £12.47.
“None of my staff would work for a chef who bullied and shouted”
I was meeting up with someone I worked with, ooh, getting on for 20 years ago and whom I hadn't seen for pushing 15. I was coming from Manchester; she from Soho, London.
Nathan Myhrvold was Stephen Hawking's researcher and Bill Gates's right-hand man at Microsoft. Now, he aims to reinvent the cookbook.
Birds Eye sold £7.5m worth of its Traditional Chicken Dinners last accounting year - and as these meals are made in the Republic of Ireland with imported chicken breast, "homestyle" gravy, potatoes and garden vegetables, I can
“Keeping a pig is great but Monster Munch are nice as well”
How British social history is written through our cookbooks.
It is thanks to a childhood passion for the Whopper that I came to be interested in the sustainability of food.
As oil prices peak and we approach the end of the age of cheap food, now is the time for city-dwelle
When did eating become so complicated? I have only to flick through a Sunday supplement to feel the inexorable rise of recipe-induced panic.
From seafood to stews, the country has a distinct culinary identity.
There are 55 branches of Yo! Sushi in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, so this is clearly a threat worth paying attention to. Naturally, when Scotland secedes, it may take its Yo!
The Staggers presents its list of the top 15 food blogs from around the world.
When everyone actually <em>is</em> going to die, no one will believe the tabloids.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that all airline food aspires to the condition of potato dauphinoise - or, possibly, Irish stew.
“Sucking the heads off prawns is one of life’s great pleasures”
I quite like that Channel 4 show The Secret Millionaire (Tuesdays, 9pm), in which a self-made Richie goes undercover among the unfortunate Dicks, his aim being to disburse himself of some of his well-gotten gains on worthy cau
I've been trekking round the country with No 1 daughter in order to vet universities.
Is there such a thing as English cuisine?
English winemakers are making great strides.
Only one kind of meal comes with an erratum slip: the catered formal dinner.
Tracy Worcester's fight against the excesses of industrial pig farming reaches Brussels.
Drinking good wine provides an occasion for pleasure, but it also provides an opportunity for thought.
Within a Budding Grove, with its hint at the similitude of erectile clitoral tissue and burgeoning plant life, is the somewhat suggestive translation of Proust's À l'ombre des jeunes filles en fleurs given by C K Scott Moncrie