One night in Finland, they brought unforgettable bread and butter to the table. Bread cut thick, offered on a narrow wooden board, a mound of whipped butter and, to one side a glazed bowl of salt. The
I have come to think that our world is being turned upside down. We probably do not grasp the huge implications because, perhaps, we are still imprisoned by our past. We are all of us, almost everywhere,
Katharine Viner, deputy editor of the Guardian and editor-in-chief of Guardian Australia, gave the AN Smith lecture in Melbourne on Wednesday night. Here's her speech I'd like to begin with a true story.
Can you eat five? Use your favourite ingredients to customise this cold chocolate treat that's ideal for hot weather I once ate five squares of fridge cake in a sitting at school. Admittedly it was the
Gluten-free Venetian carrot cake Preparation time less than 30 mins Cooking time 30 mins to 1 hour Serves Serves 8-10 Dietary Vegetarian I long thought that carrot cake was an American invention, until
The perfect dessert when peaches are at their best; usually in June, July and August. Although we are creating an orchard at Le manoir in which peaches and apricots will feature, the best come either France
While there is still a little light left in the evenings, it's only right and proper to embrace every last opportunity to sit out a while with a well-chilled drink – heaven knows there will be time enough
Like pickling or salting, smoking is much more than a simple method of preserving food; it infuses everything with the savoury tang of woodsmoke. From garlic to butter, fish to vodka, a lick of fire can