With potential savings of over £1,000 a year, making packed lunches makes a lot of sense. So why don’t more of us do it? We ask some foodies what they would put in their own lunchboxes
Adding beer to your batter makes pancakes light and flavoursome – but which is the best brew? We put amber, pale, blond, milk stout and bitter to the test
Cancer, diabetes, heart disease, dandruff… can these things really be cured, or at least prevented, by what we eat?
Wheat, buckwheat or chestnut flour? Milk, double cream or beer in the batter? Do they need any flavourings – and what do you dollop on top?
TwoRuba is all gold and coffee-coloured furnishings complete with neon purple lighting – just to give it that nightclub feel
To some it’s just a souped up stock, but advocates say there’s more skill involved – and, given that we’ve been eating it for centuries, is there something special about it?
Valentine's Day is just around the corner, but tomorrow marks the day when the UK will start spending $2.9 billion for this year's festivities.
Beyoncé and rapper Lil B are the latest to jump on vegan bandwagon, but far from detracting from a cause they are adding to a growing number of advocates
Amaru in St Katherine's Dock takes fusion in another direction with its Japanese cuisine with a Peruvian twist
It has been rebranded as a health food and sales are up 13%. Where do you stand on the crunchy or smooth divide and have you tried it satay-style on toast?
Cocktails and hipsters at speakeasy style bar
Whether your drink of choice is a martini, a mojito or a negroni, it tastes all the better in the perfect bar.
...hope they are Meyers.
Canary Wharf is unrecognisable from the gangster-ridden Docklands depicted in the seminal British movie, The Long Good Friday.
London has many spectacular private spaces in which you can create the ideal Christmas party. But don't delay. You've got six weeks to go.
When I was a boy, I used to stay at my aunt’s caravan at the beach over summer. And while this was a typical experience for many young Kiwis, and the South Pacific coast of New Zealand provides a better summer backdrops than most places, I struggled to be convinced by its merits.
Food enthusiasts seem to have an insatiable appetite for the bizarre and unusual, which is not only about the food, but also the venue and atmosphere. For some, the wackier the dining experience, the better. Enter the pop-up restaurant.
Is there a more appropriate drink for Christmas night than a good whisky? Not for me there isn't.
Is chicken tikka masala the ultimate spicy comfort food or a shameful British abomination – and is it worth making at home?
"Fish, fish, the family dish!" went the catchphrase for New Zealand’s 1970s television ad. Clearly in those pre-sustainability days, the NZ government felt the need to actively market fish as an alternative to the meat diet of your typical kiwi.
We all have fond memories of nabbing one from a box of Roses, but authentic, gummy lokum is labour-intensive. The question is: should you roll these sugary creations in icing or dip them in chocolate?
First 40 hectares will be planted with chardonnay, pinot noir and pinot meunier grapes in 2017, with first bottles likely to be filled in five years
Tea-making is not a solitary pursuit – if you make it your ‘thing’ at work, with this handy five-point plan, you’ll earn the respect of your colleagues in no time