Recipe: mulled wine

28th December 2021

Writer Nina Bossicart shares her favourite recipe for the ideal festive mulled wine. This recipe is inspired by Jamie Oliver’s mulled wine recipe, and is the one my mum makes every year. It can be adapted for white wine or cider, and can also be lower-alcohol if you bring the wine to a boil and ...

Home Comforts: The 1970s origins of chicken dish

16th December 2020

Mayonnaise is an instrument. When I asked my friends if they’d heard of a main course that consisted of chicken in a chicken soup-and-mayonnaise sauce with a topping of crisps and cheese, the reaction was broadly of horror. There is disagreement among my relatives over the origin of this family favourite, known only as “Chicken ...