If you're off to stay with friends for the weekend, these delicious truffles make a perfect present for your host or hostess.
Cooking with clotted cream turns any summer meal into a special occasion.
Britain’s historic outdoor swimming pools, long neglected, are back in business.
Proper Cornish pasties were in danger of dying out, but, thanks to a dedicated band of bakers, all that’s changed. Emma Hughes finds out how the West won.
Pocket-money sweet treats have never looked more tempting, no matter how old you are.
Emma Hughes talks to the actor about Withnail & I, singing for his supper – and sniffing trees.
Marmalade should always have a special place in our hearts. And stomachs, of course.
The crossbreed is no longer considered an accident and dog owners are going crazy for these new versions. Emma Hughes sorts the schnoodle from the whoodle.
With sleigh bells ringing in her ears, Emma Hughes heads north to Scotland, where she discovers that reindeer aren’t just for Christmas.
A bespoke gin will take your G&Ts to a whole new level this summer. Emma Hughes spends an evening blending her own
From Sticky toffee to Eton mess, Country Life tracks down the most glorious puddings that Britain gave the world
What is it about buttons that makes us love them so?
You and your four-legged friend are guaranteed a great day out at one of these dog-friendly National Trust properties.
We delve into Britain’s rich biscuit history to find out why we are so bonkers about these sweet treats.
Read our top crumble recipes, from rhubarb and ginger to toffee apple crumble
Briefs or boxers? Choose your underwear carefully, chaps
We list our favourite dog-friendly pubs in London.
Are you barking up the right tree? You don’t have to be Dr Doolittle to talk to animals: dogs speak a special language that anyone can decode.
Show your dog how much you love him by cooking his supper from scratch.
This luxury spa retreat is the real deal, says Emma Hughes.