Julie Bennett

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Four hot cocktails on hot rooftops

Your mates are on dry January and it’s all looking a bit bleak. But we’ve got the perfect way to beat the misery of January and warm your cockles …

England

Should we be messing with dressing?

Interesting salad dressings are back, and they're brighter and bolder than ever<p>Time was, I'd have run a mile from the idea of an "interesting" salad dressing. I was a vinaigrette purist: olive oil, Dijon, wine vinegar or lemon juice (not balsamic), salt, maybe a pinch of sugar. I didn't want the …

Food

What I learned from online makeup tutorials

My addiction to beauty videos may have swallowed up hours of my life, but I have picked up a few tips worth knowing. From airbrushed skin to non-slip mascara, here's what I found out …<p><b>Can you give me some easy makeup advice for the party season?</b><i><br>Jane, by email</i><p>Ah, Jane, what a flatterer you are. For …

Bored of hummus? Three dips for Christmas parties

Ditch shop-bought dips and make your own this Christmas<p>‘Tis the season of the drinks party and, alongside the full glasses, there will be brimming bowls of crisps and their much-loved partner, dips. Last year we managed to dunk our way through 12,000 tonnes of hummus alone, which is quite an …

Butternut

How to make a Christmas cheesecake, step by step

Swap the Christmas cake for a boozy spiced cheesecake this year<p><b>Cheesecake</b><p>This pudding can be made the day before and stored in the fridge. You can cheat by using crumbled ready-made ginger biscuits for the base, but the flavour of homemade will be very special. You will require a 25cm loose-based …

Dessert

Christmas dinner recipes: perfect vegetable side dishes

Forget brussels sprouts and carrots: why not serve your turkey with creamy celeriac mash or roast squash?<p><b>Fried parsnips, apples, dried cranberries and pancetta</b><p>Prepare the ingredients the day before, then fry them about an hour before the meal and keep warm.<p>12 rashers pancetta<p>60ml extra-virgin olive …

Side Dishes