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Cullen skink (smoked haddock and leek chowder): If you’re looking for something to eat for St Andrew's Day that isn’t haggis how about a warming bowl of deliciously creamy cullen skink - the Scots answer to chowder?
Nov 30 Read more
45 Jermyn Street, Fortnum and Mason: It’s hard to stand out amidst the flood of new restaurant openings that greet each week in London at the moment but the magical words ‘caviar trolley’ give you as good a chance as any.
Nov 15 Read more
Which foods pair best with whisky?: I’ve been a bit of a sceptic in the past about pairing food with whisky. Not that there aren’t some great combinations but I find it hard to sustain for more than one dish.
Nov 30 Read more
Wine of the week: Gentilini Eclipse 2013: I must confess a sentimental attachment to Gentilini who I visited on the beautiful island of Kefalonia back in 2001 when I was researching a feature on Greek food.(Kefalonia - or Cephalonia as it's sometimes spelt - is where the book and film Captain Corelli's Mandolin was set.)
Nov 23 Read more
The Hanky Panky: the perfect Thanksgiving cocktail.: We asked our mixologist friends Jared Brown and Anistatia Miller of Mixellany to come up with the perfect Thanksgiving cocktail. This is it.
Nov 12 Read more
The best wine and beer pairings for steak pie: As with many other pairings the best match for steak pie depends how you cook it and whether the sauce includes beer, stock or wine
Nov 29 Read more