The pleasure of reliving foreign travel through food

22 June 2024 9:00 am

Russian hand pies, Polish chlodnik, Turkish fruit compote and a Latvian trifle are among the many dishes recreated in Edinburgh by the globetrotting Caroline Eden

No nonsense in the kitchen

25 November 2023 9:00 am

The forthright food columnist Rachel Cooke has little patience with faddy eaters, ‘meditative’ kitchen tasks or the craze for Portuguese custard tarts

The women who changed American cuisine forever

22 January 2022 9:00 am

What is ‘immigrant food’? In America, the answer can be just about anything — from burritos to bibimbap to burgers.…

While Dutch schools ban birthday cakes, the British pine for the next Bake Off

30 March 2019 9:00 am

The Way We Eat Now begins with a single bunch of grapes. The bunch is nothing special to the modern…

From now on you can assume that every TV-drama cast is female-led

5 May 2018 9:00 am

From time to time, a TV show comes along which is so thrillingly original, so wildly imaginative, that you can’t…

Cooking I find easy and satisfying. Preparing microwave dinners, on the other hand...

11 October 2014 9:00 am

When some years ago I stopped having to go to an office, mainly because nobody wanted me to go to…

The best cookery books of 2013

23 November 2013 9:00 am

Nigel Slater’s books lead the field in cookery book design, but his latest, Eat: The Little Book of Fast Food…

Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking, by Anya von Bremzen - review

12 October 2013 9:00 am

The early 1990s in Russia were hungry years. At the time, I was a student, too idle to barter and…