Mackerel with lemon olive oil and tomatoes (Andrew Scrivani/The New York Times)

Tips for a stress-free Christmas

Thanksgiving Turkey - Pic Andrew Scrivani - The New York Times

This timetable assumes you’re making a 4.5kg turkey, baked Christmas pudding, and either the smoked salmon or almond and garlic soup to start.

Nigella accused of copying recipes

Nigella Lawson - Pic by Ex-QDMS

Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but it appears to have landed Nigella Lawson in hot water with her viewers.

Meet South Africa's Young Winemakers of the Year

Diners Club 2017 Winemaker of the Year Christiaan Groenewald (Eagle’s Cliff Wines) and Young Winemaker of the Year Wade Roger-Lund (Jordan Estate) with their Trophies - pic supplied

The Diner’s Club Young Winemaker Award can be a heavy cross to be for a young man or woman who then gets thrust into the spotlight and great expectations piled onto them. 

How to make Mackerel With Lemon Olive Oil and Tomatoes

Mackerel with lemon olive oil and tomatoes (Andrew Scrivani/The New York Times)

Pale-fleshed and much more delicate than people think, mackerel has more character than your average ultra-mild white fish, like flounder, but it’s a lot gentler, less fatty and more sustainable than salmon.

Here are the finalists of 'The Great South African Bake Off'

Bianca Breytenbach, Desmond Solomon and Simmi Ramnarian are the finalists for this season's The Great South African Bake Off Picture: Supplied

Season 3 of The Great South African Bake Off has become one of the most popular shows on the BBC channels this year so far.