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Anna Jones’ summer salad recipes | The Modern Cook

Two herby summer salads: a party of sweetcorn and tomatoes, with chewy-crisp croutons, and a lentil salad that will put a riot of colours on your table This week, two recipes for when you want to spend very little time ...

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Plant-based milk the choice for almost 25% of Britons now

Sales surge of 70% for oat alternative in 2018 alongside falling demand for cow’s milk Almost a quarter of Britons are consuming plant-based milk alternatives as the popularity of vegan and vegetarian diets continues to grow. While demand for traditional ...

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Switzerland’s wine festival – in pictures

The Swiss town of Vevey has staged a once-in-a-generation celebration of its winemakers, with fancy dress, alpine horns, cows and dancers kicking off a festival that dates back to the 18th century. The three-week Fête des Vignerons, which began in ...

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Cheers! How to open a wine bottle without a corkscrew

We’ve all been there – a nice bottle of wine and a pesky cork in the way. But not to worry, from the mighty sword to the humble shoe, there’s a way to pop it out Coleen Rooney has been ...

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Drink your salad: the rise of the savoury smoothie

We’ve been putting veg in our smoothies for ages – but then sweetening them with fruits and milks. Now, on the back of the sugar-free movement, it’s time to go fully green Propelled by the sugar-free movement, it’s time to ...

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Raising the steaks: how to have a fancy barbecue

Tired of guests taking you for granted while you slave over a hot grill? Try your hand at marinated goat, deconstructed ratatouille or boozy poultry There is a lot to be said for barbecues, including smell, taste, poignant memories of ...

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Kim-Joy’s recipe for lemon marbled shortbread pebbles

These colourful, melt-in-the-mouth biscuits are quick and simple to make. Put a little thought into the packaging and they become a brilliant gift These shortbreads look a little like marbled rocks or pebbles you might find at the seaside, but ...

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Who needs cookbooks? Top chefs’ favourite ultra-simple recipes

You don’t need pages of ingredients and instructions to make something delicious. Here are 18 quick and easy stunners, from Middle Eastern dips to Indian street snacks Over the past 50 years, the chef Alice Waters, owner and chief ideologue ...

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