Terry Kirby selects the best bottles to buy
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Saturday 23 March 2013
PX is a unique Spanish sweet wine that I discovered a while ago, so sweet in fact that it resulted in me having to make a trip to the dentist. PX, or Pedro, short for Pedro Ximénez, is one of the darkest, richest, stickiest wines in the world and by rights shouldn't exist as a wine at all. Oozing with viscous sucrosity, it's the perfect blending sweetener, in small doses, for cream sherry and sweet oloroso. Did someone dunk a finger in a cask of Pedro one day and think "I could get a pat on the back from the mouthwash industry for bottling this on its own"?
Thursday 21 March 2013
This fine selection of chocolate treats will leave you spoilt for choice, whether you're planning to spend £5 or £50
Monday 18 March 2013
Children of America, rejoice! After a decades-long wait, a US company has finally come up with a way to sell Kinder Surprise-style toy-filled chocolate eggs in the country, sidestepping a 1938 ban on inedible toys being placed inside sweets with a new design.
Sunday 10 March 2013
The main thing on Mother's Day is to buy a gift. Not so, says Katy Guest, who has something more precious in mind
Wednesday 06 March 2013
The Duchess of Cambridge may have let slip that she is expecting a daughter, while chatting to crowds during her latest official engagement, it has been reported.
Tuesday 05 March 2013
It's time to make her feel special with flowers, perfume, cupcakes – or even the latest in coffee-machine chic
Sunday 03 March 2013
Thursday 21 February 2013
Police in central India have launched a hunt for the men suspected of raping and killing three sisters, aged five to 11. Their deaths are the latest in a series of incidents of sexual violence in the country.
Tuesday 19 February 2013
It's lunchtime, you're hungry, but you don't want to loosen the belt buckle. Where should you go?
Sunday 17 February 2013
Tuesday 05 February 2013
Stuck for a romantic idea? Go for all-out luxury with a meal for two or something a little more high tech
Friday 01 February 2013
Spokeswoman denied media suggestions that the theft and ransom note were part of a marketing stunt
Monday 14 January 2013
Not many chocolate fiends are particularly fussy about the form their cocoa fix takes. Whether your chocolate comes in squares or buttons generally matters less than what it tastes like.
Sunday 13 January 2013
These gruesome images are actually delicious treats. Mmmm... Just don't expect to see Miss Cakehead, the woman behind them, on 'Bake Off', says Samuel Muston
Sunday 13 January 2013
A brooding hero, and the apples of his eye
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