Half an hour in the company of Elena Johnson will make your mouth start to water, and the pride and enthusiasm with which she talks of her authentic Italian pastries…

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This year, the plentiful rain and hot sun have resulted in an early, bumper crop of apples. Britain’s favourite cooking apple is the Bramley, a variety that’s now over 200…

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Ice lollies aren’t just for children. We’ve put together five of our favourite iced treats, from alcoholic to healthy, to help you stay cool this summer. Whatever recipe you use,…

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The first Victoria plums are making an appearance in our shops. Victorias have been Britain’s most popular plum almost since they were discovered in the early 19th century, as they’re…

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On a hot summer’s day there is nothing better than sitting in a café eating a fancy ice cream – a Knickerbocker Glory or a Banana Split. But often they…

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