Gemma Edmondson

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Cheesy champion

Steve Tickler, 72, knows how to make perfect cheese on toast<p>In Treasure Island, the marooned Ben Gunn said: “Many’s the long night I’ve dreamed of cheese – toasted, mostly.” He was not alone. The search for perfect cheese on toast has driven humanity, like the search for the ultimate sub-atomic …

Food

Saffron bread with brandy ice cream and strawberries recipe

A Cornish saffron bread recipe from Anna Hansen, of The Modern Pantry. Also delicious for breakfast.<p><i>Serves eight -10</i><p>The bread recipe makes two loaves. You will have one left over for breakfast, toasted with lots of butter.<p><i>Somerset Cider Brandy ice cream</i><p>10 egg yolks<p>200g/7 oz caster sugar<p>125ml/4.25fl …

Don’t insult good wine by reducing its potency

It would be better to drink less wine, or even water it down, than cut to alcohol levels<p>Do you consciously seek out wines with lower alcohol because you believe they will be less bad for you? Have you ever tried wines that have had their alcohol lowered during production by one of the processes …

Wine tasting notes: the best red wines for grouse

Hamish Anderson picks three red wines that will slip down a treat with a grouse dinner.<p><b>2012 Côtes du Rhône Reserve, Les Dauphins, France £7.95, Asda</b><p>You deal with a degree of uncertainty when searching for a partner to game. These are wild animals; the flavour differs from one to the other. The …

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How to Buy, Store, and Cook Garlic, In Season in August

Recipes, buying tips, and storage suggestions for garlic, which is in season in August.<p><i>Summertime, and the growing is easy. This week, we'll be taking you through the seasonal ingredients you should be cooking with in August. Today: garlic.</i><p>Once upon a time in this country, you could get away with …

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Hot favourites

The chilli exerts an attraction that invites an ever stronger hit for the taste buds the next time round<p>The pleasure of consuming chilli seems to combine the thrill of a big-dipper with the indifference to self-harm exhibited by Jackass-style pranksters who post their unwise exploits on YouTube. …

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Road trips USA: a local's view of Chicago – in pictures

Chicago brings to mind music, baseball, dive bars, hotdogs and much more. From its iconic buildings – such as national-landmark-listed Macy's on State Street and the beautiful Music Box Theatre – to a vinyl-only record shop and its street art there's plenty to see that encapsulates the city. …