Jamie Oliver has been a mentor for an entire generation of young cooks who were inspired by his passionate belief that cooking with fresh ingredients could be tasty, fun and a bit irreverent. Here, he tackles that most daunting of culinary prospects: Christmas food.
Alfresco frolics, an enduring love affair and a very forgiving wife - the startlingly candid diaries of a wartime mistress... Passion beneath the pine trees
The explosive story of Bates's long affair with her colleague, William Evans, is recorded in the remarkably frank wartime diary that is finally published this year. It's billed as the account of a 'surprisingly modern romance' and, though the struggles of The Other Woman are as old as time, Bates's independent, go-getting attitude is strikingly modern at a period when unmarried mothers were still unwelcome on many British maternity units.