Food and Drink

Fire up the barbecue

Award-winning smoking duo Samantha Evans and Shauna Guinn share recipes from their cookbook, Hang Fire

Malaysia: Recipes from a family kitchen

From a corner of South-East Asia, Ping Coombes' first cookbook Malaysia, offers recipes full of zest and spice that she remembers from her childhood family home in Malaysia 

Wines of the week

Three classy and satisfying white wines for special occasions this summer, but don’t be tempted to over chill in warm weather….

Spice up your cooking

In the next installment of Cookbook Confidential, Julia Platt Leonard reviews Mr Todiwala's Spice Box and says people often make the mistake of equating spice with spicy, with the result that they are not as adventurous as they could be

Green Kitchen Smoothie recipes

Smoothies aren't just bananas, strawberries and yogurt anymore – add nuts, milk, juices and granola in smoothie bowls, parfaits and popsicles for added texture and sustenance

Egg and bacon toast muffins, recipe

Breakfast has always been the most important meal of the day, and now it‘s the most fashionable too. As the first in our new series, Indy Brunch on Saturday, we have selected a classic brunch recipe to try at home

Couscous, tomato and courgette salad

When summer finally does arrive in the UK, it is always best to be prepared for alfresco dining with easy side dishes. Julia Platt Leonard shares one of her favourite salads for casual summer evenings