• Mary Berry reveals the food trends she isn't a fan of – and the one she thinks should make a revival

    Mary Berry has said she isn't a fan of the craze for eating avocado on toast. The former Great British Bake Off judge told Radio Times that although it is fashionable, she thinks there are better ways of serving the fruit. "It's very fashionable now to prepare avocado on toast. I can remember when we didn't have them at all – now they're everywhere," Mary told the magazine. "But this isn't the nicest thing to do with them. Better to add them to a prawn cocktail or to a little plate of smoked salmon or shrimps. And I love prawn

  • The most romantic afternoon tea to try in London

    Although Valentine's Day is celebrated on 14 February, five-star hotel Jumeriah Carlton Tower believe that couples should be allowed to celebrate the romantic occasion throughout the entire month. The Knightsbridge-based hotel is running a luxury Valentine-themed afternoon tea until the end of February, offering a three-course menu with each treat sticking to the theme of love, right down to the homemade love heart shaped scones. Fittingly, the pink and red themed menu offers diners a glass of champagne rosé to wash down their meal with. Afternoon tea with a romantic twist is served up at London hotel Jumeriah Carlton Tower Having