FOOD & DRINK

Chris Cleghorn:
Cooking on a star

Chris Cleghorn, head chef at the Olive Tree Restaurant, has recently been awarded a Michelin star, the most revered accolade in the restaurant world. Melissa Bl...

Dinner Parties
dos and don’ts

One person’s chilled, home-cooked meal with friends is another’s exhausting chore as they tease the lumps from the béchamel sauce and wish they were watching St...

Prue Leith: Baking up a storm

If experience is the seasoning that’s crucial to food-world longevity, Prue Leith is the undisputed leader of the pedigree pack, Melissa Blease chats to The Gre...

Review: The Ivy
Bath Brasserie

The Ivy Bath Brasserie, 39 Milsom Street, Bath BA1 1DS. Tel: 01225 307100; theivybathbrasserie Have you noticed how a cascading swathe of garden roses, honey...

Student food:
burgers or bourguignon?

We all know that students live on burgers, kebabs, take-outs and baked beans when not in the student bar, right? Think again, as Melissa Blease questions some s...

Beer in Bath

The days of sipping warm beer on the village green are well gone – nowadays it’s a more sophisticated picture. Melissa Blease investigates how the craft beer re...

Recipe: Summer cocktails

In the mood for a summery beverage? Here's a few cocktails from Giggling Squid: STRAWBERRY MOJITO Ingredients:  25ml strawberry syrup 25ml Mekhong ...

Chef talk: Dan Moon

After just two years as head chef at the Gainsborough Bath Spa Hotel’s restaurant, Dan Moon has become the face of fine dining in Bath. Melissa Blease talks to ...