Why now is the time for the revival of apples and cider
There's a lot more to apples than granny smiths and pink ladys and only making pies with them, says Julia Platt Leonard. She finds the food writers putting the fruit back on top
Drinks with sexist names banned from UK beer festival
Beverages such as Leg-Spreader and Village Bike are barred from the event
Natalie Haynes: I hope this generation doesn't notice it deserves our
When I was a teenager, my elders used to intone that youth is wasted on the young, and I never had a clue what they meant. Youth was pretty much the only perk of being too young to drive a car, too young to earn money, too young to realise that boys who don't like you back are not interesting and poetic, merely tiresome. The least you deserve, when you feel like the world is plotting against you and that only Morrissey understands your torment, is springy joints and radiant skin.
Mark Hix: a feast with home-grown apples and pears
Crumbles and pies are all very well, but home-grown apples and pears can be put to much better use