Food & Drink

Celebrating home cooking with seasonal recipes written by well-known cooks and food writers. Recipes for eating together and eating well. Cocktail ideas for festivities.
Winter Cocktails

At the age of fourteen I made a new friend. She and her family spoke French and

4 years ago
Chestnut Pancakes | Jessica Seaton

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, when Jack Frost visits are rare, and an

4 years ago
Plum Trees & Plum Tarts

Late August. You park your car in Woodingdean, a suburb of Brighton. (Hang on.

5 years ago
The Hen and The Garden

The first time I came into close contact with a chicken was in school. I can't

5 years ago
Traditional Cuisine & Native Ingredients

There was one school meal which used to really stand out: two slices of corned

5 years ago
Pink & Peppery

Like many children, I grew radishes in a tiny plot at the far end of our family

5 years ago
Three Sweet Herbs | Jessica Seaton

Sweet Cicely, Sweet Woodruff and Lavender.Three herbs that bring their various

5 years ago
Saffron Buns by Jessica Seaton

Saffron cakes are common across the Mediterranean and in Scandinavia, but in

5 years ago
Lettuces, Faustus And The Moon

Can it really be true? Surely it must be an alternative fact? Can people really

5 years ago
Gather Cook Feast

Jessica Seaton's new book,Gather Cook Feast, celebrates the connection between

5 years ago
Destination Dining

Brothers douard and Andr published their first restaurant guide in 1900. It

5 years ago
Where The Pancakes Are

Rachel Walker talks to Patricia Trijbits, who recently launched the

5 years ago
Spelt Fruit Tart

This recipe is from Sanda Vuckovic Pagaimo author of Little Upside Down

5 years ago
Where To Eat Game

Gone are the days that wild game is associated with shooting lodges and stuffy

5 years ago
Elvis in Munich & Sour Beef

The first, and only, time I have been to Munich, it was for one day only. My

5 years ago
Christmas Dinner

Proper Christmas dinner turkey, cranberry sauce, Christmas Pudding, brandy

6 years ago
Cookie Dough Slice by Anna Jones

Anna Jones is a very bright young cook and food writer who has worked with many

6 years ago
Salted Almond Chocolate Bars by Anna Jones

Anna Jones is a very bright young cook and food writer who has worked with

6 years ago
Matsutake Mushroom | An Autumn Aroma

The great American composer John Cage wanted his music to be an exploration of

6 years ago
Bonfire Night Dinner

My grandmother, who came from Lewes, in Sussex, spent the last twenty years of

6 years ago
THE SOUFFL

Let's consider the souffl. Why? It's an obsession of mine, albeit a minor

6 years ago
PAN BAGNAT

Picnic time! Well, it is as I'm writing this, though maybe by the time you read

6 years ago
ELDERFLOWER SEASON

Grab a basket and a pair of scissors. Put on your straw hat (for the sun is

6 years ago
Pouring Cider From A Great Height

Our regular food writer, Orlando Gough, set off with James Seaton and Boyd Webb

6 years ago