Food and Drink

Christmas is always a blast at our house

28 November 2015 9:00 am

Disasters are what make Christmas memorable, says Prue Leith

Enjoy the food, not the Twitter feed

28 November 2015 9:00 am

Twitter and Instagram can ruin culinary pleasure, says Bee Wilson

How to raise and, perhaps, even kill your own Christmas turkey

28 November 2015 9:00 am

Home-rearing is tastier, healthier and keeps us in touch with nature, says Louise Gray

How I made my own pear cider: it’s called Fred’s Perry

28 November 2015 9:00 am

How Freddy Gray turned garden windfalls into drinkable fizz

Ham it up: scents of home-smoked meat now waft across suburbia

A cure for Christmas: the pleasure (and perils) of preserves

28 November 2015 9:00 am

My family knows that once the flaming pudding is on the table, late on Christmas Day, all meals will be…

They watched and learned: Suntory’s Hakushu distillery

I hate to admit it, but the best Japanese malts taste very much like . . . whisky

28 November 2015 9:00 am

Andrew Marr­ hates to admit it, but a good Japanese single malt can rival the best Scotch

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The perfect Christmas hamper

28 November 2015 9:00 am

Savoury Rich olives salted à la Grecque with herbs Provence Waitrose family hamper: Not Provencal or Greek but Moroccan, these…

Talking ’bout milk and alcohol

28 November 2015 9:00 am

A few years ago, I came across an interview with an illustrious French chef who had made his home in…

English Cooking: Discover the true value of pie

28 November 2015 9:00 am

Let’s revive our traditional recipes says Sophia Waugh

The office party should not be hard work

28 November 2015 9:00 am

Is anything worse than the office Christmas party? It is almost always a horror show. Colleagues who are cheerful all…

But what sherry shall we leave him?

Join the preservation society... drink fortified wine

28 November 2015 9:00 am

It’s a pity to leave sherry, port and the rest for the teetotallers, says Simon Berry. Let’s reclaim them