Elderflowers’ brief but beautiful moment

Elderflowers have their brief moment of glory every year, and it’s now, with recipes for elderflower cordial and panna cotta


Making Maqluba (or Makloubeh, or Maqlooba)

Maqluba – or maqlooba or even makloubeh – an upside-down meat, veg. and rice ‘torte’ from the Middle East, is a great one-pot meal to have up your sleeve over the Christmas hols, or any other time when you have a houseful of hungry guests