It is the quintessential cocktail. But for a recipe involving just two ingredients, the debate over its correct preparation is endless. Vodka or gin? How wet? How cold? Shaken or stirred? And should you ever use salt?
Massimo Bottura is teaming up with food experts to promote the health and environmental benefits of the Italian staple
Should your nuts be roasted, fried, salted or raw? Emulsified with coconut, walnut or groundnut oil? Do you need sweeteners and flavourings – what about the smooth v crunchy debate?
Fenchurch Launches A New Six Course Tasting Menu
The only good thing to come out of the kale cult madness are these crunchy, salty, deliciously rich crisps (or chips). But should you use curly kale or black? Deep-fried or baked? And which seasoning goes best?
As a school in Wolverhampton is granted a licence to serve alcohol until 11.30pm, we look at the other unlikely venues to legally raise a glass
The disgraced star has revealed that he spent a month in a treatment centre. But wasn’t it actually more of a hideaway?
Gordon Ramsay's first gastropub gets a makeover for Limehouse locals
Protein is now an ‘ingredient’, with some restaurants claiming it’s more enticing a label than chicken. Can that be right?
After flirtation with lager in Skyfall, 007 will revert to type and order his favourite tipple – but with a twist – in new film
More than 100 consumers of the 5lb bag of sweets have posted reports of calamitous flatulence and sudden bowel evacuation. Can it really be true?
The Drake & Morgan portfolio of bars (The Refinery, Folly, Parlour, Anthologist and, most recently, Happenstance), have made the drinking and eating scene in our favourite city better.
In London’s super league of private members club, Home House sits alongside the Soho House group and the Groucho Club as a bona fide A lister. Of the three, Home House is arguably the most exclusive with a reputation built on luxury, service, and privacy.
I stood in front of the doors to Alan Yau's new restaurant. The sign was barely visible. Is this it? Then slight panic. So why aren't the doors opening? Finally they did, and three minutes later, my less-observant dining companions arrived. Oh, so this is it! they said.
Sky Garden promises to be the city’s most glamorous all-day destination complete with sweeping views of the capital
Savoury food of the Greek gods or pungent pariah of the picnic? Do you use salted or savoury roe, what do you serve it with – and will anyone admit to a passion for the bright pink, ready-made variety?
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Launch of ‘Circle of Life’ 18-strong cocktail menu at the highest bar in Western Europe
Beanz means Heinz – right? We pit the nation’s favourite against the supermarket own-brands, to see if cheaper tins contain better beans
Annual sales of gin likely to hit £1bn for the first time next year, reflecting changing tastes and habits among UK drinkers
Baristas have been given training in needs of parents with young children and in how to support them ‘without judgment’
The discount supermarkets have stepped up their game with expanded wine ranges, but you have to shop more carefully to grab a true bargain