Whether or not you have vegetarians attending your Christmas dinner, it's always a nice idea to have a few meat-free sides on your menu. This way you'll have plenty of options to compliment your holiday roast while also making vegetable lovers happy.
Here are seven delicious vegetarian sides that are big crowd pleasers:
Roasted Acorn Squash
If you don't want to spend much time in the kitchen this is the perfect side dish.
Simple slice the acorn squash in half, add a pad of butter, season and bake until soft.
Dal is one of those recipes that goes all the way back to the Indus Valley Civilisation. Unlike dishes such as biryani, brought to India by the Moghuls, it is one of those foods that has always been there. It is therefore a building block of Indian culture.
World Whisky Day is the perfect excuse to raise a glass of the spirit and savour its character and flavour. But there's a lot more to whisky than hot toddies and cocktails - it makes a great ingredient, adding punch and flavour to your cooking.
Our quick and easy cast-iron skillet pizza recipe is adaptable and straightforward. If you have a favourite sauce or topping, feel free to sub it in to make your very own version of the perfect cast-iron skillet pizza. Take a look.
In the North Atlantic, near Canada's eaternmost point, Fair Island is haunted by the the struggles past, but finding a new future. Kaja Sajovic visited the people that still fish, hunt, cook and live on the island.