20 houses for New Year’s Eve

From a mansion with a pool to a stylish party house, find where to go for a celebration.

Delicious vegan recipes: how we’re all going flexitarian

Gluten-free bread

Eat! How to be a (midweek) vegan

Are you a part-time vegan? More and more of us are, switching to plant-based meals a few days a week. Vegan cook Kate Ford shares her quick, easy recipes – with no odd ingredients.

Tinned tomato soup has more salt than a Big Mac and fries

A tin of Baxters tomato soup is loaded with more salt than a Big Mac and large fries according to a new study that found that major brands are failing to slash the salt content of their foods.

Super bowls: seven tasty winter soups

From rich and creamy mushroom to spicy pumpkin, try these delicious vegetarian soups.

Are seeds and dried fruit a healthy snack option?

We answer your nutrition questions

Salute to Autumn salad days

As summer fades, there is no need to put the salad bowl away. Try throwing in more robust flavours such as wood sorrel — or mushrooms from the forest.

Seafood risotto with thyme and saffron

A bag of frozen prepared, raw squid, prawns and tiny queen scallops is a useful thing to have in the freezer at this time of year. The seafood defrosts quickly and makes a lovely risotto, this one flavoured by thyme and saffron and finished with parsley.