Category: Food & Wine

Essential ingredients: smoked salmon

In our books, smoked salmon is as essential at Christmas as Champagne (perhaps using a slightly liberal definition of “essential”). While delicious on its own, our Head Chef Stewart Turner’s terrine – as easy as it is impressive – might just be the ultimate dinner party starter Smoked salmon is synonymous with Christmas for me, […]

Consider the trimmings

As festive meal-planning gets underway, Ed Smith – author of On the Side and the man behind rocketandsquash.com – provides food for thought when it comes to deciding which bottles to uncork on 25th December Are you agonising over what wines to uncork this Christmas? Perhaps you think that decision rests with the question of […]

On the table: Hoppers, St Christopher’s Place

London’s second Hoppers is the latest in a series of restaurants challenging British perceptions of South Asian cuisine. We sent Alexis Self to Marylebone to sample its rich karis and famous flatbreads Though a mere falafel’s throw from Dean Street, Marylebone is a world away in dining terms. Not here for the queues and sharing […]

Between the lines: Kaukasis

As the market starts to flood with food and drink titles (just in time for Christmas), we pick a few of the best, those that won’t linger unloved on the bookshelf. First up, Emily Holden dips into Olia Hercules’s second book, Kaukasis Food trends come to London to breed, and in the last few years […]