• Alternative Christmas recipes: Szechuan pepper lamb and potato gratin | Yotam Ottolenghi

    5 days ago - By The Guardian

    A non-traditional Christmas spread of spicy roast lamb, aromatic potato gratin and a tangy cucumber salad Watch Yotam and Grace Dent's Christmas dinner video
    In these unusual times, Christmas seems the only ‘safe place' for custom and ritual. But even this most traditional of feasts cannot escape controversy. Do we celebrate it at all? And, if so, do we do it with any of the usual religious symbols, or in a more general, humanistic way? In our house, now that I, an agnostic Jew, have succumbed to the idea of celebrating the birthday of the son of God, the arguments focus on the best...
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