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Christmas Dinner - Nine Months to Make, Nine Minutes to Eat

Sian Breslin | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

This is a quick low down on the main components of Christmas Dinner and why we should take pleasure in every mouthful of the most anticipated dinner of the year.

LOOK: The Turkey Bear Will Give You Nightmares For The Rest Of Your Life

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK

There will be no wholesome scenes at the table on Christmas day if HuffPost UK has anything to do with it. Last week we brought you the Cthuken ...

Poorna Bell

What Do Nutritionists Eat At Christmas?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Like property porn, our version of food porn is peering at other people's plates to see what they eat for Christmas - especially people who talk about...

Pipeline Politics and Benefits to Europe and the UK

Gary Kent | Posted 09.02.2014 | UK Politics
Gary Kent

Last week's large Oil and Gas conference in Erbil, which I attended, marked the probably inexorable progress of the Kurdistan Region to economic independence and better and more reliable relationships with the rest of Iraq and with Turkey...

Relax, Food Tube's Got Christmas Covered

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

This weekend we can officially start talking about Christmas and it wouldn't be the festive season without the food. That's right, December is here and we've got 25 delicious recipes and superb seasonal tips to make sure you're fully prepared to celebrate.

Plucky Turkey Named Colditz Escapes Royal Family's Christmas Dinner Table

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK

A turkey with royal connections has been spared the chop after a daring great escape. The plucky bird has been named "Colditz" after he did a flyer...

Seasonal Food Inspiration From Great British Meat Co

Sam Wass | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Wass

When roasting, to avoid your bird from drying out there are a number of tips I would recommend. Choose two birds or meat joints to roast for the big day instead of a large one alone. Continually baste the bird in its own juices while cooking and allow plenty of resting time before carving and most importantly, avoid over-cooking.

Vets Battle To Save Turkey Hit By Truck (That Will Probably Be Eaten Next Thanksgiving)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK

A turkey named Alice has avoided the annual bird genocide this thanksgiving – after she was hit by a truck. Alice was treated for brain and wing...

12 Things British People Are Missing Out On By Not Celebrating Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Comedy

According to Wikipedia, the American tradition of Thanksgiving can be traced to "a poorly documented 1621 celebration at Plymouth." We're not sure how...

Ankara-Erbil Relations Rare Bright Spot in the Middle East

Gary Kent | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Politics
Gary Kent

When I began visiting the Kurdistan Region in 2006, one big issue was how best to deal with its awkward neighbour, Turkey. We heard stories of people finding it difficult to cross the border. One trade union delegation, delivering a fire engine to Erbil, was delayed for a day at the border without food or water. It was all pretty petty stuff but more serious dangers simmered. Just five years ago, 100,000 Turkish troops were poised on the border with the Kurdistan Region.

The Kinfolk Table Recipes: Hummingbird Cake, Ciabbottola And Turkey Burgers

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Turkey is an exceptionally healthy meat, so what better way to undo all that good work than with a rich stew and a gorgeous cake with cream cheese fro...

Is Lidl's Christmas Advert Offensive?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK

SEE ALSO: Lidl apologises for offensive transsexual advert UPDATE: The Advertising Standards Authority is deciding whether to launch an investigati...

Gen Y Can Influence Change in Leadership and Governance

Charles Oliver | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Charles Oliver

Youth unemployment levels cannot be wholly improved without effective policy by national governments, nor education in our schools that needs to adapt to the requirements of the 21st century. Arguably, global business will struggle to become more responsible without an element of legislative steer too.

A Step Towards Equality?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The Turkish parliament has relaxed a ban on female MPs wearing trousers. The move is a further liberalisation of dress rules after the landmark dec...

Five Bathrooms You'll Visit on Your Travels

Alec Bertram | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Alec Bertram

Travelling the world is a priceless and eye-opening experience that everyone should do. It's mainly fun experiencing new cultures and learning new ways of doing things, however visiting the bathroom can be a confusing and awkward experience.

Book Review - The Aziz Bey Incident

Lucy Popescu | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lucy Popescu

Ayfer Tunç, an acclaimed novelist and short story writer in her native Turkey, is widely translated abroad but little known in English. In this engaging short story collection, we follow the fortunes of various characters, defeated by circumstances or forces outside their control.

Food Tube Glorious Food Tube

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

Did you see the Live Show? The Food Tube team smashed it on Monday night pulling in our highest live audience to date thanks to some star turns including Jamie, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Kerryann, DJ BBQ, Gennaro and Michael from Vsauce.

Ukip Challenges David Cameron to Withdraw Support for Turkish Accession

Janice Atkinson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Janice Atkinson

This week the European Union agreed to resume membership talks with Turkey. The EU's European affairs ministers, meeting in Luxembourg, said the talks would restart on 5 November, after being stalled for three years...

Halal Sex Shop Opens In Turkey

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2013 | UK

Turkey's first online sex shop for Muslims has opened offering halal toys, aids and advice. Entrepreneur Haluk Murat Demirel, 38, launched his idea...

Amid Protests, Istanbul Biennale Retreats Indoors

Simon Johns | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Simon Johns

The biennale, the city's most important contemporary art event, was to originally go on show in public spaces, including Gezi Park, that are slated for demolition amid Turkey's frantic urban-redevelopment boom...

Turkey: Between Ottomanism and Erdoganism in the MENA Region?

Dr Harry Hagopian | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Harry Hagopian

It is almost three years now that the world has been watching with some measure of awe the uprisings that have taken hold of parts of the Middle East ...

Dog of the Week

Louise Glazebrook | Posted 16.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Glazebrook

The Anatolians are designed to work very closely with a flock of sheep and its shepherd. They roam the vast, hot lands of Turkey to guard against man and wolf. When the shepherd sleeps the dog takes over.

Little Islam, Muslim Town, Halal Boulevard, and Arab Spring Sales - in a city near you

Jonathan A.J. Wilson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Jonathan A.J. Wilson

I'm preparing for a series of forthcoming events on Muslim majority and minority economies and to freshen up those integration debates - by proposing a new approach for Muslims. This is following the 'China Town' model of creating clearly marked and branded areas open for business and cultural exchanges fit for a non-native majority...

Gözde Kansu, Turkish TV Presenter, Fired For Wearing Low-Cut Top

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK

A popular TV presenter in Turkey has been fired from her job for wearing a low-cut top after a spokesperson from the country's socially conservative J...

Kurdish Questions at the Party Conferences

Gary Kent | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Politics
Gary Kent

The British Government is now rightly seeking to mobilise the international community to raise a billion dollars a month to help the Syrian refugees and, as a British minister argued, to help prevent the Middle East erupting into continuous conflict.