Delia Smith

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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(...)

’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,(...)

“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(...)

Author Liz Nugent. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Liz Nugent has spent most of her working life in broadcasting and has written for TV and Radio. Her first novel, Unravelling Oliver, published this(...)

When 20-year-old Nina leaves Leicestershire to take up a position in London she finds herself sharing no ordinary life. Her charges are Sam and(...)

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