Food

I Make the Best… Pancakes

After a snap poll of Standard Issue staffers, we came to the conclusion everyone has a signature dish they’re willing to brag about. Fiona Longmuir gives a massive toss about her very Scottish pancakes.

I Make the Best… Non-Salady Salads

After a snap poll of Standard Issue staffers, we came to the conclusion everyone has a signature dish they’re willing to brag about. Dotty Winters has a trio of salads we’re salivating after.

I Make the Best… Trifle

After a snap poll of Standard Issue staffers, we came to the conclusion everyone has a signature dish they’re willing to brag about. When it comes to trifle, Bertie Bowen does not piss about.

I Make the Best… Comedy Bangers and Mash

After a snap poll of Standard Issue staffers, we came to the conclusion everyone has a signature dish they’re willing to brag about. Here’s Sarah Ledger. Her bangers and mash are absolutely hilarious. And life-saving.

I Make the Best… Aubergine ‘cassoulet’

After a snap poll of Standard Issue staffers, we came to the conclusion everyone has a signature dish they’re willing to brag about. Oh yeah. Helen Walmsley-Johnson knows how to 'cassoulet' an eggplant.

Eat Here, Love: The Granary

In our continuing series trumpeting the loveliness of places where we love to scoff when we’re out of the house, Vicky Lindsay Warburton makes a tasty case for some all-round decent scran in Leeds.

I Make the Best… Roast potatoes

After a snap poll of Standard Issue staffers, we came to the conclusion everyone has a signature dish they’re willing to brag about. Meet Camilla King. The queen of roasties.

A right old Father’s Day carve up

If anyone was wondering where Jenny Morrill will be today, she’ll most likely be at a carvery. With her dad. He bloody loves a carvery. Unlike Jenny, who will be taking deep breaths of preparation before her first forkful.

Outside in

It’s National Picnic Week but, as most of us would be lying in water if we dined alfresco right now, we’ve listed some of our favourite picnic scenes in films and TV.

Recipe: vegan chocolate cupcakes

As those around her add more vegan food to their diet, Amy Cooke-Hodgson decided to pick up the challenge of making a delicious vegan cake. Nailed it.