Don’t Tip Away That Stale Beer!

Stale beer adds oomph to stocks and cakes, while any lingering bubbles help make a beautiful batter


Cocktail Of The Week: Jinjuu’s Passionfruit Martini

Passionfruit liqueur and soju, the national drink of Korea, combine in this refreshingly unusual tipple


Is Furmint The Tastiest Grape You’ve Never Heard Of?

Often overlooked, furmint is the star ingredient in sweet Tokaji wines from Hungary, but dry styles are now making headlines, too


Short, Sharp Shots: How The Micrococktail Revolution Is Transforming Spirits

Shots used to be the quick way to get the party going, but now adventurous bartenders are mixing up compact cocktails to introduce exciting new flavours


Nigel Slater’s Red Cabbage With Cider And Steamed Potatoes Recipe

A cheap, cheerful, colourful and quick dish that’s tasty too


Heineken Claims Its Business Helps Africa. Is That Too Good To Be True?

The long read: The Dutch beer giant likes to blow its own trumpet about the economic and social benefits it brings to Africa ? but revelations of sexual harassment and low pay show a different picture


Scanning The Horizon For Brexit Risks And Eu Benefits

Letters: Readers respond to Jonathan Freedland?s call for a positive message to make the case against Brexit and other articles on British membership of the European Union


Is Kombucha Good For You?

Consumption of fermented food and drink has soared recently, but are probiotic products really that beneficial?


‘buy Your Wine Now’: The Bordeaux Vineyards Bottling Before Brexit

Nobody knows if wine will still flow freely across the Channel if the UK crashes out without a deal


Four Drinks To Savour And Seduce On Valentine’s Day

Instead of plumping for the ubiquitous pink champagne, why not pick something that will genuinely surprise and delight?

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