Wine and Food Guide

The proof of the pudding

Pear and berry crumble. Photo: Nicola Brown

Nicola Brown shares a pear and berry crumble recipe that's perfect for chilly nights.

Rhubarb sponge pudding

Rhubarb sponge pudding

Puddings like these tick all the right boxes on a cold night. Rhubarb adds such a tangy twist to the comfort of the warm sponge, Alison Lambert writes.

Cookbooks to help you savour life

Cookbooks to help you savour life

Rebecca Fox checks out cookbooks The Happy Life by Lola Berry, and The Good Life by Sally Obermeder and Maha Koraiem.

Food for thought: Processed food star ratings

Food for thought: Processed food star ratings

Charmian Smith investigates what is in the food we routinely pull from the supermarket shelf or buy ready made to eat. 

A wine by any other name

A wine by any other name

Across the world, individual grape varieties, confusingly, go by a number of synonyms, Mark Henderson writes.

Quince sago

Quince sago

The combination of this elegant, fragrant fruit stewed with sago makes this simple pudding perfect for these darker colder nights, says Alison Lambert.

Spicy treat without deep frying

Spicy treat without deep frying

Joan Bishop's a great fan of falafels: spicy fragrant, little chickpea patties which are a favourite snack all around the Middle East.

Ask a Chef: Vogel St Kitchen corn, bacon & polenta soup

Ask a Chef: Vogel St Kitchen corn, bacon & polenta soup

Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.

Easy does it

Easy does it

Saffron may be pricey, but a little goes a long way, writes Caroline J. Beck.

Sweet, orange pumpkins rule

Sweet, orange pumpkins rule

A bonus brought by cooler weather is the arrival of fresh, whole pumpkins, one of the most versatile vegetables you can have in your autumn cooking arsenal.

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