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West country chicken casserole with cider, apple and celery: Now we're firmly into autumn why not try this homely, comforting, very English-tasting casserole from my book Meat & Two Veg? Do try and find some proper ‘dirty celery’ with some soil still clinging to the stalks, if you can. It has so much more flavour
Sep 26 Read more
Mission, Bethnal Green: What is a large palm tree doing growing in the heart of Hackney? Let alone INSIDE a building (a converted warehouse set in a railway arch). Well, it’s the latest outpost of hipster winebar Sager & Wilde, now with a fully-fledged restaurant, Mission.
Sep 18 Read more
Top wine and beer matches for game: We Brits have always had a reputation for liking our wines old and our game high but times have changed. Today the key factor in matching game tends to be not how ‘gamey’ it is but how it’s cooked and what is served with it.
Sep 30 Read more
Audacia Godello 2012, Les Trois Amis, Valdeorras: I don’t often get the chance to taste wines from the northern supermarket chain Booth’s but fell hook, line and sinker for this gorgeous Spanish white they served at their pre-Christmas lunch this week.
Sep 26 Read more
6 of the best drink pairings for avocado toast: Judging by my Instagram feed practically everyone is eating avocado toast at least once a day but what do you drink with it?
Sep 12 Read more
Top food matches for cider: Cider seems to be on the verge of going through the same quality revolution as beer did a few years ago. In the last 12 months I’ve tasted more interesting ciders than I have in the last 12 years.
Sep 24 Read more