Food and Drink

Peppered salmon with saffron potatoes and spiced broth.

The top 7 best spring recipes

The top 7 best spring recipes recommended by The Field this season will encourage you to make the most of the foods in season. As spring draws on and we…

Gooseberry, lime and elderflower travel cakes

Gooseberry, lime and elderflower travel cakes

Gooseberry, lime and elderflower travel cakes are inspired bythe French idea of bringing an edible gift to a party or picnic. And the gallic influence is well worth heeding when…

Marbled chocolate pavlova

Marbled chocolate pavlova topped with oranges

A marbled chocolate pavlova is a useful addition to your pudding repertoire. And topping it with oranges and caramel gives it an oompf in flavour. For a bigger chocolate fix…

Crab cakes

Crab cakes with mint and chilli dressing

Crab cakes can receive bad press. A bit rubbery, a trifle dry and too often swelling the ranks of a turgid buffet. But, when made well these crabby morsels are…

Slow cooked lamb with sherry and saffron potatoes

Slow-cooked lamb with sherry and saffron potatoes

Slow-cooked lamb is always delicious. And by cooking the potatoes a day in advance you won’t be tied to the kitchen when your guests arrive. This dish goes particularly well…

Pike recipe

Victorian pike recipe from The Field 1854

A Victorian pike recipe is an obvious place to start a culinary introduction to this coarse fish. A pike recipe doesn’t have the ease and familiarity of our best trout…