Delia Smith

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Paella is the ultimate one pot rice dish. Photograph: iStock

Rice is the blank canvas of the food world. As a side dish, it lets the flavours of the main dish shine through. It is rarely the principal attraction(...)

’Tis the season . . . to eat Brussels sprouts

Where did it all go wrong? How did Brussels sprouts become the butt of so many jokes? Could it be the sulphuric smell that often trails in their wake,(...)

Old-school cooking: Rosa makes Marguerite Patten’s baked egg custard

Anyone lucky enough to own a copy of Full and Plenty, Maura Laverty’s classic cookbook, won’t need to be told it is no mere collection of recipes. It’(...)

Carrots are a most versatile root, good in everything from soups to cakes. Photograph: Getty Images

Could there be a more versatile root than the humble carrot? From soups to salads, juices to cakes, the carrot just keeps on giving. Originally grown(...)

“In the days of my grandmother and Maura Laverty, cookbooks were not the equivalent of scatter cushions for your kitchen, accessories designed to make your shelves look smart.” Photograph: Getty Images

I’ve been getting to know my grandmother. This is not as easy as it sounds, since she died when I was 20. I never knew her as an adult, and I’m n(...)

Daniel Farke: Norwich City’s urbane German manager appears to have forged a real bond with his squad. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire.

Are Norwich City having a bad season? It seems hard to argue they are having a good one; after 26 games they are 13th in the Championship, nine poin(...)

Chewy ginger nut cookies. Photograph: Harry Weir

The weekend is the perfect time to make a batch of home-baked cookies. My kids enjoy taking one to school for their Friday “treat day”. In December, I(...)

Norwich have sacked Alex Neil. Photograph:  Harry Trump/Getty Images

Norwich have sacked manager Alex Neil “in the best interests of the club”. The 35-year-old joined the Canaries in January 2015 but, after winning prom(...)

I loved to sit at my mothers elbow as she scooped mugs of flour from the huge Odlum’s bag in the flour press.

It sits with the other cookbooks in my kitchen but it doesn’t look like them. It doesn’t have glossy photographs to illustrate every recipe. The layou(...)

Clarkson: I can’t imagine anyone in the world flying more than I do. Terminal 5 ought to be my address.
At lunch with Jeremy Clarkson
  • Motors
  • December 18, 2015, 20:45

Brace yourself for a scoop, dear reader. The most famous petrolhead on the planet has accepted my invitation to lunch. Given the run of his dealings(...)

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