The Cure

7 April 2011 12:00 am

Continental Europe has a tradition of curing meats stretching back centuries, but the Brits have only cottoned on to the possibilities much more recently. Sudi Pigott assesses how far we have come and, opposite, our tasting panel puts a few of the pioneers through their paces

Advertisement Feature: Beauty and the Beast

7 April 2011 12:00 am

Single malt can be a very complex business but, for the sake of simplification, consider these two outstanding whiskies at opposite ends of the style spectrum

Rooftop chic

7 April 2011 12:00 am

Paris’ s top restaurants, the Opéra, Louis Vuitton: rooftop beehives are the latest must-have for the best French addresses. Margaret Kemp samples the sweetness

Hidden gem

7 April 2011 12:00 am

Despite an explosion of world food and fusion flavours in Britain over recent decades, one of the tastiest varieties remains hidden to most, right under our noses. Kelly Falconer offers a rare insight into the rich and rewarding world of Korean food

Hit and miss

7 April 2011 12:00 am

A little knowledge can be little help when faced with an endless, over-elaborate or pedantic wine list. Natasha Hughes offers a few navigation tips

Moveable feasts

7 April 2011 12:00 am

For 11 months, as quartermaster and bowman aboard Spirit of Australia in the 2010 Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, Penelope Rance had to feed a starving crew, on a tiny budget, from stored food, with no refrigeration. And in a moving kitchen... there go the biscuits

Heavenly simplicity

7 April 2011 12:00 am

When ingredients are as good as those to be found in the Italian region of Puglia, a cooks needs to do very little to create spectacular dishes. Charlotte Metcalf learns from a master

Streets ahead?

7 April 2011 12:00 am

Jonny Goodall checks to see if Stockbridge in Hampshire really boasts the best foodie street in Britain

Keeping it real

7 April 2011 12:00 am

Italian food is about simplicity and seasonality, and in Sicily spring brings the fragrant lemon harvest – eagerly awaited in one corner of Devon. Hattie Ellis takes a trip to the mother country with a pioneer of real lemonade

Blonde Bombshell

7 April 2011 12:00 am

The Czech town of Plzeň is the birthplace of the world’s first golden lager, and both are elegant, spicy and hugely enjoyable. Adrian Tierney-Jones visits brewing Disneyland

Sugar daddy

7 April 2011 12:00 am

Rum is a relatively young drink – 15th century – and still under-appreciated, but at its best can match any whisky or brandy for complexity and sophistication. Peter Grogan enters the darkness

Advertisement Feature: The King’s Ginger Liqueur

7 April 2011 12:00 am

There can be no more appropriate drink with which to celebrate the forthcoming Royal union than The King’s Ginger.

Spring Recipes

7 April 2011 12:00 am

Crispy raw and cooked vegetable tart, Tiger prawn & langoustine curry with chick pea roti, Elderflower ice-cream with lemon biscuits

Kitchen kit

7 April 2011 12:00 am

Just as there are cat people and dog people, there are dishcloth people and dish brush people.

How to….

7 April 2011 12:00 am


Scoff out

7 April 2011 12:00 am

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Titbits and Crumbs

7 April 2011 12:00 am

Ever found yourself drowning in a sea of newspaper recipe clippings you never find time to sort through? A nifty iPhone app, Chef’s Book, gives you the facility to record what you cook and file each recipe into personalised categories.

Country Notebook

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I moved to the country at Easter and have been planning Christmas ever since.

Wicker’s world

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Charlotte Metcalf on hampers

The Table

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Fishy business

The Table

2 July 2008 12:00 am

Male preserve

Saffron studies

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Richard Sennett sits at The Table

The Table

30 April 2008 12:00 am

Knife cuts

Cheese politics

2 April 2008 12:00 am

Richard Sennett dines at The Table

Cheating at food

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Richard Sennett surveys The Table