A glorious dessert for Burns Night

How to make cranachan shortbread sandwiches for Burns Night

A sure-fire way to make this undervalued pudding star of the show on January 25

Anti-Trump protestors make their point (Getty)

Trump’s inauguration is a backdrop for bad losers

Protesters will make what should be a civilised occasion a bitter spectacle

Close up of a juicy pomegranate

Pomegranate: the fruit that myths are made of

The pomegranate features prominently in folklore from all over the world

Leave the dreary British winter behind (Getty)

Where to go for winter sun

A selection of sun-drenched destinations to suit all budgets

Aidan Hartley takes aim with a Holland & Holland

Shopping for a gun? Aim high

On the shooting range, grouse moor or in the African bush, there’s nothing so much fun as a bespoke rifle or shotgun, says Aidan Hartley

Orcas in Victoria were 'unhurried and majestic' (Getty)

Whale watching: a perfect escape from the madness of American politics

Victoria, in Vancouver Island, is like nowhere else in the world

Choose your winter reads wisely (Getty)

Books to get you through winter

A literary selection that will banish the winter blues

Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrates receiving a Grammy for the show (Getty)

Is it worth joining the scrum for Hamilton tickets?

The hip-hop musical finally opens in the West End in November

The key to jam making is patience

How to make rhubarb and custard jam

A sumptuous treat that takes almost no time at all

Oranges were originally a cross between two different fruits (Getty)

The fruit with a colourful past

Why oranges are one of the most exquisite fruits of all