Ah, Scotland’s favourite son.
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Saturday 16 July 2011
Daylesford is probably the most famous farm shop in Britain. A retail heaven of organic gorgeousness on the edge of the Cotswolds, it has grown over the past 10 years into something between a mall and a Japanese temple, selling not just food and produce, but clothing, gardening equipment, homeware, yoga classes and spa treatments. Alex James, who lives nearby, once described it in The Independent as "absolutely ridiculous, fantastic and sexy", and gratefully recorded how Daylesford's gentrifying effect had sent the value of his house rocketing.
Tuesday 05 July 2011
The economic chill has prompted the bakery chain Greggs to jump into the freezer. The company is moving into frozen foods after striking a deal with the retailer Iceland to sell frozen versions of its sausage rolls for home-baking.
Monday 06 June 2011
Summertime, and the scent of sizzling sausages fills the air. But outdoor cooks need helpful accessories to ensure the food is tasty and safe. Here is our pick.
Saturday 07 May 2011
The corner shop struggles against larger organisations and outlets. But who could not admire its spirited independence and eclectic approach?
Friday 29 April 2011
Shares in Premier Foods, the maker of Branston pickle, jumped by more than 4 per cent yesterday after it said Robert Schofield, its chief executive, would retire inside the next 12 months.
Sunday 17 April 2011
Friday 08 April 2011
Six fabergé eggs crown a display of gem and stone treasures covering 150 years of Russian history. They form part of an exhibition opening today at the Kremlin which aims to revive interest in Russian art.
Friday 08 April 2011
In a former existence, freelance writer Kristin Kimball lived the life of a Manhattan singleton: dating, drinking, using her oven to store her cashmere. Then she was sent on an assignment to interview a young organic farmer called Mark.
Sunday 27 March 2011
People mark the passing of time in different ways – some by crying, others by ignoring it completely. I like to take something of a methodical, historicist approach and work my way backwards, like Tony Robinson on an archaeological dig.
Friday 18 March 2011
Cumberland sausage-makers are enjoying the champagne moment of their product being protected from geographically inaccurate imitations.
Sunday 13 March 2011
Saturday 12 March 2011
Claire Perry, Tory MP for Devizes, in Wiltshire, a former banker and adviser to George Osborne, has been billed as a high flier, but seems to suffer from occasional judgement wobbles in matters relating to sex.
Friday 04 March 2011
Mulligan takes me out shooting today, which is a welcome relief. My Mom goes mental that I’m going to “kill things” although she’s always first in the hamburger queue.
Friday 25 February 2011
Government advisers will publish a report recommending people limit their consumption of red meat.
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- 5 Channel 4 announces two-hour TV show to be broadcast 'Live from Space' later this month