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William Hanley

The variety inherent in the gastronomic awakening of these isles needn’t be a rallying cry against the good old bulbous festive bird roast, argues IGT’s co-founder. In fact, it’s got potential for versatility that means the very opposite.

We’ve got the lowdown on the truffly goodness this autumn has to offer and where to snuffle up some truffles of your own, along with the perfect wine pairings courtesy of Le Petit Ballon, with an unmissable discount for our readers.

The brilliant Jay Rayner wrote (years ago now) about the idiosyncrasies of Surrey in the Observer, and he couldn’t have been more …

Originally my short-sightedness had planned on knocking this article together about an hour or so later than anticipated. This would have been …

Claude Bosi has always been at the forefront of modern French fine dining, and has claimed the rightful two Michelin stars at two incarnations of Hibiscus. But Bibendum is something new – Claude in a fitting environment for his cuisine.

For IGT’s top dog and lunchtime fine dining aficionado, afternoon tea has always been that most British of institutions which has just got in the way between lunch and dinner. Dry Martini’s Mar-Tea-Ni may well have just changed his mind.

It’s hard not to come over a little poetic when it comes to asparagus. IGT has already picked up theirs – and we’ll even share the perfect recipe for when you regain your composure.