Alice Rogers

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Curried Chickpea-Lentil Dal

8 servings<p>This super-easy recipe is a perfect canvas for punchy, crunchy toppers like toasted coconut and mustard seeds with turmeric oil and a zingy chutney. The dal is vegan but full of hearty protein thanks to the chickpeas, lentils, and coconut milk. Serve the stew as the centerpiece surrounded …

Recipes

4 Simple One-Pot Meals a Foodie Makes When She Doesn't Have Time to Cook

When it comes to getting dinner on the table on busy weeknights, we're all about one-pot, one-pan meals that don't compromise on flavor and promise a …

Recipes

How to make carnitas – Mexican slow-cooked pork | Felicity Cloake’s Masterclass

A Mexican classic: pork simmered long and slow, then fried in its own fat until crisp, and served with a zingy salsa<p>Like many Mexican classics, carnitas – slow-cooked pork, often likened to American pulled pork – is less well known in the UK than it deserves to be. Fried in its own fat until crisp …

Homemade Tomato Paste Is Seriously Good on Everything

<b>Preheat the oven to 350°F.</b> Arrange 2 racks to divide the oven into thirds and heat to 350°F.<p><b>Chop tomatoes into quarters.</b> Quarter the tomatoes.<p><b>Simmer</b> …

Food Preservation

Monologue: I, Lucius Malfoy, Have Regularly Considered Leaving the Death Eaters

<i>“Republican Sen. Ben Sasse said Sunday that he thinks about leaving the GOP ‘every morning.’” — CNN Politics, 9/9/18</i>- - -Every morning, when I wake …

Ben Sasse

Recipe: Skillet Gnocchi Mac and Cheese — Recipes from The Kitchn

I tend to be a purist when it comes to classic dishes, but this twist on mac and cheese has me changing my tune. Swap in tender potato gnocchi for …

Recipes

Should we stop reading into authors' lives and get back to their books?

Dickens was an enthusiastic racist who treated women appallingly, yet he retains his reputation as an avuncular writer<p>As soon as the news of VS Naipaul’s death broke a few weeks ago, a thousand think pieces rose as one, as though to take his place. His legacy was both attacked and defended, his …

Lifestyle (Canada)

Brilliant Recipes for the Busy

<i>[Sign up here to receive the Five Weeknight Dishes newsletter in your inbox every Friday. The recipes are also available on NYT Cooking in the Weekly Plan in your Recipe Box. You can save your favorites there.]</i><p>Hello and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes! It’s our first official newsletter, devoted …

Food

We won’t save the Earth with a better kind of disposable coffee cup | George Monbiot

Do you believe in miracles? If so, please form an orderly queue. Plenty of people imagine we can carry on as we are, as long as we substitute one material for another. Last month, a request to Starbucks and Costa to replace their plastic coffee cups with cups made from corn starch was retweeted …

Opinion (UK)

Houseplants: the gift that keeps on giving

With cut flowers you have to chuck out the slimy, smelly vase water after about a week<p>Now don’t get me wrong, I love cut flowers. I even worked in a flower shop to put myself through university. But recently I have fallen head over heels in love with something that I feel simply beats most of them …

Plants

Pat Barker: ‘For women, European literature begins with silence’

No Name by Wilkie Collins is as good as The Moonstone or The Woman in White<p><b>The book I am currently reading</b><i><br>The Gallows Pole</i> by Benjamin Myers. Powerful, visceral writing, historical fiction at its best. Benjamin Myers is one to watch.<p><b>The book I wish I’d written</b><i><br>The Bluest Eye</i> by Toni Morrison. She …

Psychogeography

10 Cheap & Healthy Lunch Ideas for Work

There are two goals most of us strive for when packing lunch: to save money and eat something healthy. By healthy, we mean something that's full of …

Healthy Eating

Gin and lime cake

• Place the eggs, salt and caster sugar in your mixer bowl. Start whisking on low, gradually increasing until whisking on maximum.<br>• Continue whisking …

Baking

Haruki Murakami on Parallel Realities

<i>Your story in this week’s issue, “The Wind Cave,” is taken from your forthcoming novel, “Killing Commendatore.” In the rest of the novel, the narrator, as an adult twenty years later, is still haunted by the memory of his dead sister. Why do you think the loss was so scarring for him?</i><p>There are …

Literature

21 Vegan Tacos Because Mexican Food Doesn't Have to Be Meat

While there aren’t too many things in life that are certain, one thing we can be pretty freakin' sure of is that everyone loves tacos. But what …

Cooking

The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker review – a feminist Iliad

Barker is Homeric in her attentiveness to the feel of skin, blood, bones, crackling wounds and screams<p>In <i>The Iliad</i>, a poem about the terrible destruction caused by male aggression, the bodies and pretty faces of women are the objects through which men struggle with each other for status. The women …

Books

How To Make Quick Vietnamese Beef Noodle Pho — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Vietnamese beef noodle pho is an easy soup to fall in love with. Those chewy noodles, that savory broth, the tender slices of beef — all those …

Vietnam

Coconut Pineapple Banana Cake

Who said cake has to be difficult or unhealthy? This coconut pineapple banana cake is made in only one bowl with simple ingredients so you can easily …

Yellow bedroom ideas for sunny mornings and sweet dreams

Go for gold in the bedroom and start the day with a spring in your step<p>If your bedroom doesn’t get much light, fake it with these glowing, golden …

Home Decorating

Spuds you’ll like: 20 delicious recipes to help save the humble potato

Rejected by millennials and the clean-living movement, potato sales are down 5% this year. Here, chefs, food writers and Guardian readers share their favourite dishes<p>Potatoes are in a slump. They don’t fit with the idea of clean eating. Their fame as an accompaniment means that it is hard to think …

Clean Eating

Make Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp for Dinner — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

Much Ado About Shakespeare episode 10: The Merry Wives of Windsor - is Shakespeare funny?

Welcome to the latest edition of Much Ado About Shakespeare, a podcast series from The Telegraph in partnership with the Royal Shakespeare Company.<p>In this latest episode, The Telegraph's Ben Lawrence ponders the question of whether Shakespeare is funny. What are the challenges of bringing archaic …

11 Enviable Green Living Rooms

Green has made a healthy comeback in the home — and especially in living rooms. So yes, these 11 spaces will make any visitor green with envy.

20 Satisfying Sandwich Alternatives to Pack for Lunch — Recipes from The Kitchn

I can think of a nearly endless list of reasons why sandwiches have become our default lunch. They're quick and easy, can be made in advance, have …

Meet the woman reviving Cornishware, one striped mug at a time

Karina Rickards is a woman who likes to put her own stamp on things. Born in Normandy to a Belgian father and English mother, she moved to London when she was 19 after meeting her entrepreneur husband, Charles, while sailing in Antigua. She worked at Cartier and Kenzo, dressing the brands’ windows, …

Poem of the week: Lapstrake by Ross Cogan

<b>Lapstrake</b><p>Here you can walk across mudstone and mud<br>flat, through sedge into a river grown<br>fat as now, forgetting the tithe of land<br>taxed from its banks, it ponders borders with<br>the fierce sea and braids itself to brown<br>dreadlocks of estuary. Shadowed beneath<p>an ankle of low cliff is a flat spit<br>of shale …

13 Blue Bedroom Ideas That Are Anything But Sad

There’s something serene yet stunning about blue. We love it in hallways and kitchens alike, but one of our favorite spots to show off this dreamy …

Kurt Vonnegut Offers 8 Tips on How to Write Good Short Stories (and Amusingly Graphs the Shapes Those Stories Can Take)

You can't talk about American literature in the second half of the 20th century without talking about Kurt Vonnegut. And since so many well-known …

From Atonement to The Go-Between: why British novelists love a heatwave

"I love England in a heatwave,” says Leon Tallis in Ian McEwan’s Atonement. “It’s a different country. All the rules change.” As the summer of 2018 continues to break records, it’s worth asking whether this year, like 1976 and 1914, will enter the fictional consciousness as well as the national …

This Italian pasta salad is good enough to be a main course

Let’s be honest: nobody really <i>loves</i> pasta salad. It’s not one of those things to get super excited about. More often than not, it’s just that side …