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Liz recommends Oz Clark’s brilliant passionate book on English wine and heads to France for a trio of bottles from Vignobles & Signatures group of growers

Mountain wines grown 1,000 feet up beneath the Andes don’t have to be picked by helicopter like some, and the entry prices are down to earth

Jesse and Sofia Sutton Jones started their micro-bakery during lockdown from their Crouch End flat after shielding neighbours begged for good bread, and are now aiming to open their first shop

Mussels cooked in cider and a fresh ceviche with slivers of mango are on the menu Chez Bissell as kids go back to school and ‘weekend food’ is no longer rolled out mid-week

Crunchy lettuce, tender steak and a memorable banana bread, plus a welcome dose of normality and relaxed atmosphere at this St John’s Wood hostelry

After talking to two north London milkmen, Kerstin is inspired to make a ‘flower of the milk’ gelato and offers recipes for non-dairy oat and soya milk as substitutes

The Michelin-starred Mayfair restaurant has now extended its home deliveries to Hampstead and beyond so we chased down the delightful Dragon Menu to North West London

Recommendations from the Pays d’Oc include a Northern Rhone viognier a classic corbieres and a ripe fruity minervois

Wine expert Liz hails the grape that’s the main ingredient of priorat, chateauneuf-du-pape, and now delicate Yalumba reds from Australia’s Barossa Valley

This bank holiday weekend Frances is cooking flatbreads, aubergine and tomatoes on discs of fried bread and chicken wrapped in pancetta with a bean and corn salad

It was a case of remembrance of things past when Ham&High reporter Harry returned to this Belsize Park institution - but instead of a madeleine, it was a creme brulee that brought tears to his eyes

Crusty, chewy bases with an inspired sprinkling of Japanese ingredients, it sounds as though it shouldn’t work but it really does

Kerstin uses the Italian corn porridge to make chips and dips, an alternative to pizza and a delicious lemon and rosemary cake

Wine expert Liz rounds up the best pinks from Italy France and Spain - and encourages staycationers to enjoy a picnic in an English vineyard

July and August are a cornucopia of pleasure with pale, paler and palest southern French wines - but serve them cool says expert Liz

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