A former quarrymen's workshop provides a cosy, characterful base for exploring the Snowdonia scenery. By Holly Williams
The former home of Dick Whittington combines medieval grandeur with modern comforts, says Matthew Bell
Serves 6 as a starter
It is dismaying to watch these two air their dirty washing so proudly in public
I had a Sunday roast with some children last weekend, so this one will be about that.
It's been a while since I did this. The shuffle past sharp-suited doormen into the shock-and-awe lobby. The jostling at the bar alongside cocktail-sipping gobshites. The awkward attempt to interact with waitresses dressed in scanty black mini-dresses. The realisation that I'm the only female in the place wearing trousers, a dodo among flamingos.
This week I've been eating. . . egg, ham and peas
A charter jet will fly the birds to New York, from where they will be distributed to sanctuaries on the east coast
An animal baby boom prompted a move to answer an age-old dilemma: what are those monkeys doing?
Have them raw or cooked, for dessert, dinner or cocktails – the uses for blueberries are limitless
People now have a great choice of olives in all sizes and brines for snacking on and cooking with. Long may it last, says our chef...
Makes 1 medium cake
Five 19th-century outbuildings have been transformed into impressive rental properties, says Mary Novakovich