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Rice pudding is the ultimate comfort food — but it can be made without unhealthy amounts of fat and sugar
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How to find comfort without the calories

In winter, we crave stodgy, fatty and sugary foods. But it needn’t be bad for us.

Ruth Joseph

How to find comfort without the calories
  • Food

    A tale of preservation

    Pickled vegetables have been in our diet for 4,000 years - and they are as popular as ever.

    Ruth Joseph

    A tale of preservation
  • Food

    Treasure chest

    Chestnuts are a delicious and versatile winter ingredient, whether over an open fire or in a stew

    Ruth Joseph

    Treasure chest
  • Winter vegetables are packed with nutrients and need not be boring
    Food

    January is the time to veg out

    Not much about winter fruit is mentioned in the Bible, except of course for that apocalyptic apple.

    Bernard Josephs

    January is the time to veg out
  • For perfect latkes, use good quality oil and do not overcrowd the pan
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    How to conquer your fear of frying

    There is no need to be frightened of your frying pan over Chanucah as long as you take precautions and cook sensibly

    Anonymous

    How to conquer your fear of frying
  • The food of love: Date on a Plate participants prepare to eat the dinner they have cooked themselves
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    Love at first bite

    Chef, food writer and cookery-class matchmaker, Denise Phillips thinks she has the recipe for love

    Simon Round

    Love at first bite
  • Most of us exceed the recommended 6g of salt per day, but a new study says that it may not be that bad for us
    Food

    Is salt really dangerous?

    Kiddush staples contain high proportions of salt which, as we know, is bad news for hearts. Or is it?

    Alex Kasriel

    Is salt really dangerous?
  • Slow-cooked chicken with preserved lemon and olives is a Tunisian-Jewish speciality
    Food

    Shabbat, African-style

    Tunisian dishes tend to take a long time to cook, but they are worth the wait

    Simon Round

    Shabbat, African-style
  • Food

    The future's orange

    It’s that pumpkin time of year again. But there is no need to make a face.

    Ruth Joseph

    The future's orange
  • Food

    The fish that's not fishy

    Black cod isn’t really cod - it’s sablefish, and its mild flavour is making it a popular dish at simchahs

    Anthea Gerrie

    The fish that's not fishy