Ahmed Siddiqui

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Raymond Blanc: ‘A head chef threw a copper pan in my face and broke my jaw’

On my perfect day, I would go for a beautiful walk in University Parks in Oxford. It is the most romantic, lovely park in Britain. I go at dawn at any time of the year. Whether it’s raining or peak summer, it is always pure harmony.<p>When you’re a chef you’re so concerned with creating something …

Copper

Sleep deprivation stops brain cells firing properly, changing how we see the world

Sleep deprivation stops brain cells communicating properly and affects how people see the world around them, a new study has shown.<p>The new research, which has serious implications for driving while tired, shows that parts of the brain actually turn themselves off to rest even though a person is …

20 best Middle Eastern recipes: part 4

Food & drink,Middle Eastern food and drink,Turkish food and drink,Meat,Vegetarian food and drink,Fish,Life and style<p>Lebanese falafel, Turkish stuffed mussels and Honey & Co’s signature pudding, feta and honey cheesecake, finish our collection of the best Middle Eastern dishes to cook at home

Food

Smartphones Are Weapons of Mass Manipulation, and This Guy Is Declaring War on Them - MIT Technology Review

If, like an ever-growing majority of people in the U.S., you own a smartphone, you might have the sense that apps in the age of the pocket-sized …

Salt, Stratford-upon-Avon: ‘I want this restaurant to be great’ | Jay Rayner

Paul Foster won top awards as a young chef, now he’s got his own place in the Midlands. And Jay feels fully vindicated<p><b>Salt, 8 Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HB (01789 263 566). Meal for two, including drinks and service: £70-£110</b><p>Paul Foster is living other chefs’ fantasies. He has the …

How to clear your cache on Chrome, Safari and Firefox

When we can't log in to Facebook or a page won't load, we're often told to clear our cache. But what does that mean - and how do you do it? From Google Chrome to Safari, here's how.<p>Why should you clear your cache?<p>Your web browser holds onto information about the websites you visit, helping to speed …

The secret to making the perfect 
cup of coffee:
 a pro’s guide

I’m going to give you two shots of espresso and they’re going to taste completely different,” says Alex Spampinato. “Your job is to work out why – and you’re not going to get it right.”<p>Ooh, I like these kinds of challenges. Eyes peeled, hackles up, I watch the professional barista grind some …

Controversial Study Says Microwaving Tea Might Be Healthiest Way To Brew It

Forget everything you know about brewing a good cup.<p>As simple as a cup of tea might sound, entire rituals and cultural traditions have been created in order to make it perfectly. There’s the right kind of tea pot to use. There’s a very specific amount of time the tea should steep. And there is the …

Tea

Get More Out of Ground Meat with These 5 Tips

Whether it's beef, turkey, chicken, pork, or lamb, we love ground meat for its economical price tag and versatility. Keep this staple stashed in the …

BBQ

The Best Science Documentaries on Netflix in April, Ranked

Knowledge is power and Netflix is our professor.<p>Sure, Netflix has a bevy of cheesy rom-coms, sexy capers, and superhero content. But Netflix can also …

The Co-operative Food | Recipes | Landing

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A culinary tour of Japan

Tokyo has more Michelin stars than London and Paris combined. Ben Anderson tours Japan, eating treats 'so good I found it hard to believe I was …

Food Waste Denial Among Brits Means 60% Of Us Have No Idea How Much We Throw Away

It could fill 8,400 Olympic-sized swimming pools.<p>The majority of Brits are in denial about the amount of food they waste, according to new figures …