Hoarding a stash of over ripe bananas and don't know what to do with them? Why not try putting them to delicious use in the kitchen in some easy banana recipes for both sweet and savoury cooking.
Bananas are available all year round making them an ideal tropical fruit to use when you fancy adding some colour to your menu. Check the ethical credentials of your bananas before buying if you have any doubts about their supply chain.
Bananas are endlessly versatile and lend themselves to both sweet and savoury cooking, from muffins and smoothies to casserole and soup, you won't be stuck for a number of easy banana recipes, so go ahead and select your favourite from out top ten.
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.