Food & Drink Archive

  • Wednesday 26 March 2014
  • Thursday 2 August 2012

    A FAST-FOOD restaurant has been refused planning permission because the proposed site is too close to a school.

  • Monday 30 July 2012

    OLYMPICS organisers have been criticised for providing "unhealthy" food to spectators, including foreign visitors, at Scotland's national stadium.

  • Monday 25 June 2012

    It's one of gastronomy's ultimate luxuries yet rarely far from controversy.

  • Saturday 23 June 2012

    There are things you should never forget to take on a picnic...

  • Monday 18 June 2012

    With "alcohol cheaper than water" and available for "pocket-money prices" to use two of Nicola Sturgeon's favourite soundbites, booze in Scotland has never been more affordable, so we are told.

  • Saturday 16 June 2012

    As Geoff has been getting busy in the kitchen with his hollandaise sauce, I've been trawling the wine emporiums for suitable matches.

  • Saturday 16 June 2012

    The Last Word

  • Saturday 9 June 2012

    The Corinthian

  • Saturday 2 June 2012

    Yorkshire asparagus appeared phenomenally early this year, yet poor Evesham, south of Birmingham, was hit by floods.

  • Saturday 2 June 2012

    There's nothing quite like some local asparagus, prepared simply with a knob of butter slowly melting over the top and a chilled glass of decent Chablis.

  • Saturday 2 June 2012

    The Sheep Heid Inn

  • Friday 1 June 2012

    Mark Beaumont, cyclist and round-the-world-explorer

  • Friday 1 June 2012

    A useful way to prepare smaller pieces of fish fillets is en papillotte, where the food is enclosed in a parcel of parchment or tinfoil then cooked in a hot oven. The thin casing steams the ingredients in their sauce or stock, filling the package with an aromatic, moist heat.

  • Friday 1 June 2012

    Outdoors, they said.

  • Wednesday 30 May 2012

    It may be that we've had our summer (seven sunny days in a row?

  • Wednesday 30 May 2012

    This article is contributed by an advertiser, and does not represent the views of The Herald and Times Group.

  • Saturday 26 May 2012

    One of the jewels in the gastronomic crown, the morel mushroom is gracing us now with its elegant and rather pricy return.

  • Saturday 26 May 2012

    Mexican street food?

  • Saturday 26 May 2012

    The Horse Shoe Bar

  • Saturday 26 May 2012

    There used to be a rule book for matching food and wine, but I for one have long since thrown it out the window.

  • Friday 25 May 2012

    Such is the breadth of Mexican cuisine that I struggle to suggest a single dish that typifies it. After discussing this in great detail with my two brothers-in-law, who live in Mexico City, we came to the conclusion that chicken mole would be our choice.

  • Friday 25 May 2012

    I wrote about E&J Gallo's plans to seduce us with their lusciously sweet moscato recently.

  • Friday 25 May 2012

    Anyone who doubts the ambition, commitment and passion of Scotland's young people could learn something from those who entered the Young Talent category of the Scotland Food And Drink Excellence Awards 2012.

  • Friday 25 May 2012

    Restaurant review: Zaytun, Glasgow.

  • Saturday 19 May 2012

    Jelly is almost always associated with children's parties but it's too good to be exclusively for youngsters.

  • Saturday 19 May 2012

    A spirit of boundless optimism radiates from My Big Fat Greek Kitchen.

  • Saturday 19 May 2012

    The Fox and Hounds

  • Saturday 19 May 2012

    I love jelly and ice cream as much as the next big kid but it does tend to hamper the wine matching process.

  • Friday 18 May 2012

    This week's recipe is a French classic cooked using a method that translates to the cooking of a meat in its own fat. The end result is similar to braising, where the meat is cooked in a stock until it's so tender it falls off the bone.