Buttering up the humble pie: the origin of food sayings

The English language certainly gives us plenty of food for thought. Phrases and expressions associated with the culinary arts are in use every day without us even noticing – but have you ever given any thought to exactly why you should ‘bring home the bacon’?

Chanterelle mushrooms can be used in cocktails

Breaking the mold: the rise of the fungus cocktail

With everything from five-a-day vegetable blends to pizza-inspired muddles gracing cocktail menus across the UK this year, it appeared the savoury cocktail concept had been well and truly exhausted. But, it seems, something even more pungent is lurking in the shadows.