Deanie Vallone was catapulted from a small American college into studies at Cambridge. It was a culture shock alright - but a positive one
President Obama says Syria’s actions represent a 'challenge to the world' as Secretary of State, John Kerry, claims certain knowledge of chemical attack in which at least 1,429 died
It is a gastronomic preference that has long divided natives of Scotland’s two biggest cities. But Edinburgh’s long-standing love affair with salt ’n’ sauce on its fish and chips has brought cries of racial discrimination from a Glaswegian.
Campaigners urge UK firm to halt imports from Icelandic fishing giant with links to whalers
Holidaymakers need to drastically rethink their mindset and foreign tourism boards need to stop catering people who refuse to step outside their comfort zone
Farming is an industry in crisis - just one in 10 farmers is under the age of 25. However, help is at hand from the oddest angle: McDonald's, which is sponsoring a training programme to encourage new young farmers
Restaurant owners in Salford hit out over proposals to restrict sale of hot food to children
The Hedonist: What to see and where to be seen
'I've bought the whole collection of Delia smith's books. She's fantastic'
‘Everything I didn’t learn in the kitchen, I discovered by travelling the world’
'So many chefs use excessive fat to enhance flavours. I use herbs and spices'
While jumping in the car to pick up a burger isn't the most strenuous of outings, Burger King appears to think differently. The company has been quietly rolling out a delivery service across the US this year. The most recent state to benefit is Florida, which began its pilot programme at earlier this month.
Here are some Olympic images that organizers have not approved: A hooded youth making off with an Olympic ring; the same multicolored hoops turned into toasters; a dog doing something a bit rude to a London 2012 mascot.
Whether you want chunky chips or slender vegetable strips, it’s worth investing in the right kitchen kit...
One of the most influential chefs in the world, Puck has more than 20 fine-dining restaurants dotted around the world, one of which, Spago in Beverly Hills, has two Michelin stars. For the past 18 years, he has been the caterer for the Oscars.
Pickering in North Yorkshire is a country town with exactly the right sort of attractions: 12th-century castle; bustling steam railway; church with medieval wall paintings admired by Pevsner and, not least, a quietly handsome inn on the high street.