Who doesn't love bacon? Smoked, sweet, spicy, literally coming in thousands of variations the answer has to be that there's not many people don't love bacon.
You can do lots with bacon in the kitchen but wrapping it round other meats has to be one of the best uses. It's a great way to retain the juices of the meat and also a great way to enhance the flavor by adding some lovely bacony taste.
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.