Recipe: Pork rillette

Sometimes the old ways are the best. This is a great way to enjoy piggy odds and ends, which will keep as long as you can resist eating it. Simple pork rillettes - always a winner

Bar snacks

British bar snacks are coming into their own again, aim higher than peanuts and make a meal of the cocktail hour with the best Scotch eggs and pork scratchings

Cider has come of age, apples and pears make grown up drinks for sophisticated palates. Drink cider at the dinner table and not just on park benches