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As the King’s Coronation looms, and with it, it’s signature quiche, Adam Bloodworth admits he’s one of many men embarrassed to order the eggy flan Who eats quiche? The egg based tart has a dry image, seen these days as the preserve of grandparents, academics, and people who can’t be bothered to make lunch. It’s [...]
Okay, this article may seem a bit quiche – sorry, we mean niche – but let’s face it, with the King’s Coronation around the corner and quiche the chosen celebratory dish, we all need to know which quiche to put on the table come Coronation weekend. We’ve done the hard work so you don’t have [...]
Oops, I’ve let my imagination gets the better of me. Deep in my subconscious mind, I’m desperately ravaging a Beef Wellington; my ever-sweet tooth eager to tuck into the final course of an imaginary feast and scoff the non-existent Peach Melba that doesn’t await me. Already I’m regretting the invented brunch of omelette Arnold Bennett [...]
Celebrations for King Charles III’s Coronation appear to have already started with Brits stocking up on nostalgic and whimsical goods to prepare them for the extra Bank holiday weekend. Discount supermarket Lidl said sales of quiche and champagne have increased 33 per cent and 50 per cent respectively, as shoppers look to pay homage to [...]
Grocery price inflation dipped slightly in April – but consumers are still paying 17.3 per cent more than this time last year, figures show. Kantar warned that the fall from last month’s 17.5 per cent only meant that prices were not increasing as quickly after 10 months of double-digit growth. As consumers continued to find [...]
Major events like the Coronation create unity at home and boost our soft power abroad - and so does our monarchy, with its strong link with the City of London, writes Nicholas Lyons
Most of the public still want to keep the Monarchy, but support has dropped over the years.
Le Pont de la Tour has, for over three decades, been such a constant in the City-ish dining landscape that it’s quite possible to forget it exists at all. Nestled right by the river at Shad Thames, Le Pont built a reputation for its high-end French cuisine and its nice views of Tower Bridge. Since [...]
New figures showed recently that retail sales volumes have plummeted to 1.3 per cent lower than pre-coronavirus levels, as rising prices and the cost of living continues to bite. The ONS data said at the end of October that in particular food store sales were down, by 1.8 per cent last month, which is 3.2 [...]
Forget Jack Daniel’s, the real whiskey pioneer is the African-American who taught him. Josh Barrie raised a dram to a Nashville legend He’s in a cowboy hat and has a gun at his hip and he’s giving out swigs of moonshine liquor. This is Dan Call Farm, Shelbyville, the birthplace of Tennessee whiskey. At least [...]
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