James Bond is back – but for how long?
While Mendes announced that shooting will take place in China, Turkey, Scotland and the inevitable Pinewood Studios, the plot, too, remains shrouded in mystery. And ... movie is a supremely tried-and-tested recipe – does anyone ever go to one expecting ...
Family life: My grandad's meeting with Lord Mountbatten, our family's Saturday nights, and a Greek fish dish
My father's father is shrouded in mystery – we have a candidate in the frame but can ... Chop the onions roughly and soften in the oil. Add the tomatoes (skinned, if fresh) and plenty of salt and pepper, and cook gently until the mixture is dryish ...
The mystery of a feminist icon
I graduated from the yellow-spined hardback original Nancy Drew Mystery Stories to the digest-size paperback ... She never worried about her looks quite as much as one of her two best friends, Bess Marvin, but she always turned the most heads in a room.
The books our writers are reading this season
The story unfolds as a kind of murder mystery; we know whodunit but over the course of ... He gives pragmatic, niggardly suggestions for stinting on alcohol costs when entertaining, and recipes for drinks that may persuade women to leap (or collapse ...
Fancy a bit of sex and power? Try my beef stroganoff! Jackie Collins on how a prince tried to seduce her with a potato and why the kitchen is as sexy as the bedroom
Many of the recipes have featured in the books as celebration dishes ... and then you have the most incredible zesty lemon dessert.' Jackie likes to cook to Marvin Gaye's What's Going On or Enrique Iglesias's Hero. The TV's always on in the kitchen.