Slow Roast Lamb with Pomegranate & Honey

Ingredients: 4 garlic cloves, chopped 2 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp ground cumin 1 tbsp dried oregano 1 lemon, quartered, pips removed 1½ kg bone-in lamb shoulder joint 2 red onions, cut into wedges 1L carton pomegranate juice 2 tbsp clear honey 250g natural yogurt 100g tub pomegranate seeds, or seeds from 1 fresh pomegranate small handful mint leaves, chopped Method: Put the garlic, cinnamon, … Continue reading Slow Roast Lamb with Pomegranate & Honey

Why So Arrogant?

BY ALEXIA JAMES I’d never previously paid much attention to Emily Thornberry, apart from making a mental note that she reminded me somewhat of snooty Dolores Umbridge from Harry Potter. Why should I? She seemed like yet another Corbynite letting down the word “shadow”. I mean, John McDonnell a shadow chancellor? Diane Abbott a shadow home secretary? Angela Rayner shadow secretary of state for education? … Continue reading Why So Arrogant?


BY ANDREW MOODY To many liberal Americans, Edward Snowden is a hero. To others (like Presidents Obama and Trump) he is a traitor who should be executed. In left wing auteur Oliver Stone’s weak film adaptation of the NSA whistle blower’s life and career, the very important and difficult job of National Security is treated like an all-powerful version of S.P.E.C.T.R.E and Snowden is portrayed … Continue reading Snowden