Need help to get through the run-up to Christmas? You could do a lot worse than turn to lentils, a safe haven from everything the season can throw at you A day after Black Friday and with just a month
• 1 pound brussels sprouts, halved lengthwise • 3 tablespoons olive oil • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 6 grinds black pepper • 1 Bosc pear, halved lengthwise and cored • 1/4 cup shelled pistachios, chopped coarsely
Here’s my take on the classic soup of the British raj The first time I ate mulligatawny, I was being watched by a man called Rudolph who was wearing stockings. In fairness to him, he was meant to be waiting
The often-overlooked side dish becomes the star of the show in a saffron-infused biryani and a speedy, but satisfying, lemon pilaf There seems to be a rice dish to suit every mood and soothe any ill. has
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