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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Jonny Goodall checks to see if Stockbridge in Hampshire really boasts the best foodie street in Britain
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
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
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
There can be no more appropriate drink with which to celebrate the forthcoming Royal union than The King’s Ginger.
Crispy raw and cooked vegetable tart, Tiger prawn & langoustine curry with chick pea roti, Elderflower ice-cream with lemon biscuits
Just as there are cat people and dog people, there are dishcloth people and dish brush people.
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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.
I moved to the country at Easter and have been planning Christmas ever since.
Charlotte Metcalf on hampers
Richard Sennett sits at The Table
Richard Sennett dines at The Table
Richard Sennett surveys The Table