Food and Drink

Douro Valley Port

Be a wine tourist in the Douro Valley

There are few wine regions I look forward to visiting quite as much as I do Porto and the Douro Valley. The wine, of course, is unique, be it a…

Top ten trout recipes

Top 10 best trout recipes

Top ten trout recipes: Country chef Prue Coats picks her top ten trout recipes for The Field

Kilopot from The Mussel Inn

LIVING LARDER: Eat Mussels

Mussels are a classic example of a shellfish that we used to eat abroad but shunned at home. Paella in Spain, moules marinières in France – yes, but the plentiful…

whisky, raspberry, mint, cocktail

Whisky cocktail

I knew I had reached West Coast  Scotland. Sun, rain and mist battled to be the prevailing weather, all within ten minutes. Dark and glistening burns tore through the moody…

Blue Cheese

British blue cheese is a summer sensation

Traditionally, blue cheese is a winter favourite but a new style of British blue that’s soft and creamy offers up some beauties that work well in summer, too. One of…

Traditional roast grouse recipe

Traditional Roast Grouse recipe

Grouse is a bird best served in classic style. This traditional grouse recipe is the only one you need for the best of British gamebirds

Sangria Recipe

Sangria recipe for summer parties

Move over Pimms, sangria is making a come back this year so if you are entertaining over the summer here is all the help you need for drinks in the…