Fiona Beckett

Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind

What you see isn’t always what you get – these yoghurts taste the same. So how do you taste food – and wine – without prejudice? Fiona Beckett tests her…

Cru Classe With Your Burger, Madam?

Do you keep treasured bottles for special occasions only? Relax, says Fiona Beckett, and crack one open with a treat from the takeaway

Real Riojanos

Spanish winemaker Maria Martinez and her husband Pedro, a chef, are as passionate about sourcing the best ingredients as they are about cooking them. fiona beckett visits the couple in…

French Fancy

Michel Roux Jr of London’s Le Gavroche restaurant has put his inherent knowledge of wine and family tradition of cuisine to good use with a book about wine and food…

Easy Does It

Christmas shouldn’t be spent worrying about the effects of over-indulging. Fiona Beckett talks Atkins, prunes and armagnac with Henry Harris, chef and owner of London’s Racine, and challenges him to…

Sublime Dining

Revered chef Alain Senderens has transformed the menu of three Michelin-starred Parisian restaurant Lucas Carton by leading with the wines. His painstaking attention to food and wine matching makes for…

Child’s Play In The Kitchen

Revered American chef Alice Waters is determined to get children involved in cooking real food. FIONA BECKETT meets a woman on a mission.

Eastern Fusion

The lively acidity, richness and flavours of Alsace wines make them the perfect partner for Asian food, says FIONA BECKETT