Literature

How to make a vodka martini

On Auden’s Vodka Martini

“‘Martini-time, time to draw the curtains and Choose a composer we should like to hear from” WH Auden, from Symmetries and Asymmetries   And onto t...
best ways to cook potatoes

Fifteen of the best potato recipes

“It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.” Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy   Douglas Adams -...
Evans and Peel

Cocktails at Evans & Peel: what larks!

One of the Saucy Dressings’ correspondents managed to find an intriguing-sounding bar with a 1930s detective theme. It would have been better if it had been in ...