The Culture of Food and Drink


Home / Desserts w/recipe (Page 3)

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many of us are thinking of menus, making shopping lists and planning table arrangements. While the meal has

It was November 1963 and I was living in the Château de Versailles overseeing catering for the American socialite, Florence Van der Kemp, who

You open an old cookbook and out flutters a fragile, stained piece of notepaper. On it there is some spidery handwriting in fading blue

I've just come across an old friend I have not seen for half a century, "The Olio Cookery Book." The book itself must date

There's a dessert that's scarcely known in America but all too familiar in England, where it is today considered the epitome of blandness, no

When it comes to Carnival, overindulgence is the whole point: too many parties, too much booze and, in just about every Catholic country, great