Category: Food & Wine

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 […]

Essential ingredients: blackberries

In the run up to Michaelmas (Friday 29th September), our Head Chef Stewart Turner rustles up a tart which highlights the sweet and sour tang of autumn’s last few blackberries Michaelmas – also known as the feast of the archangels – is synonymous with goose (and the practice of rearing geese for the early autumn […]

Perfect pairings

Italy’s vinous diversity is matched by its equally eclectic cuisine: each region has its own cultural identity, with a local dish that is guaranteed to match the fruit of neighbouring vines. Here are a few to try… Marche Le Marche, located on central Italy’s Adriatic coast, is less touristy than its flashy western neighbours, Tuscany […]

The rule of the Roux

The Roux family has reigned over London’s fine dining scene since Albert and Michel Sr opened Le Gavroche 50 years ago. Here, Will Lyons talks to Michel Roux Jr about wine’s place on the table and in his restaurant On the far wall of the chef’s library, deep inside the Mayfair terrace which houses Le […]