Annie Gray

A history of the onion leaves one crying for more

2 December 2023 9:00 am

Mark Kurlansky’s treatment of a vegetable which was domesticated at least 7,000 years ago and on which the world’s cuisines depend feels rushed and inadequate

Cakes and ale

18 January 2023 10:00 pm

There has never been a golden age or even a very stable one, says Diane Purkiss, in a serious consideration of how English food has changed over time

William Sitwell’s history of eating out reminds us painfully of what we’re missing

9 May 2020 9:00 am

In the concluding chapter of this book the Daily Telegraph’s restaurant critic and recovering vegan-baiter William Sitwell muses on the…