"Well, what a year it’s been! It is very difficult to discern much light in the relentless gloom, but we think we’ve found some. And that is the renaissance - if that is the right word - of cooking at home. Of course, in some instances... Read more
... it is the direct result of finding one’s favourite (indeed any) restaurant closed for the duration, and there is a limit to the number of Scotch eggs one can consume to constitute ‘a substantial meal’ at the pub. In other cases, we suspect, it has provided an antidote to the monotony of lockdown or self-isolation. One reader confided to us that rediscovering some of her old cooking skills had saved her from going completely potty.
Most gratifying is the fact that all this has prompted so many new readers to join our ‘family’ as it were (or should that be bubble?). Many weeks since March have shown a fifty per cent increase year-on-year, and we welcome them one and all and hope they find here what they were looking for. To those who have been with us for so long we hope they find new inspiration in Delia Online, especially over this Christmas with or without loved ones.
Wishing you all a safe Christmas and a much happier New Year".
Delia and Michael