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Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Pimm's jellies recipe

A minty, fruity, refreshing jelly for summer, made with Pimm's and lemonade.<p><i>Serves four</i><p>400ml (14fl oz) good-quality lemonade<br>5 tbsp granulated sugar<br>finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon<br>4 broad strips orange rind<br>leaves from 6 sprigs mint<br>1cm (½in) cube root ginger, peeled and chopped<br>peel from ½ …

Whipped Cream

'World's first healthy chocolate' to help dieters lose weight

A chocolate invented by a maths graduate from London has been billed as the world's first "healthy" version of the snack – claimed to help dieters lose weight.<p>The 20-calorie chocolate bar, which can help consumers lose weight, is being supplied to Michelin starred restaurants and London hotels.<p>‘The …

Nutrition

An Iced Coffee That Outsmarts The Summer Heat

It’s iced-coffee season, and we couldn’t be more thrilled! You see, mastering your morning fix at home is easy, especially with our homemade …

Extreme Makeover: MVRDV Transforms A Drab Building With A Splashy Facade

An old commercial building in Gangnam, Seoul, gets a new lease on life.<p>The first time you heard “Gangnam Style,” its appeal was immediate though its lyrics were, for non-Korean speakers, indecipherable. What was Gangnam, and what is <i>that</i> dance? After dissecting the song into searchable keywords, …

Bottle Design Brain Melter: The Handle is the Spout, the Opening is on the Bottom, the Inside and the Outside Are the Same Surface

That there is the Klein Bottle, first conceived of in 1882 by German mathematician Felix Klein. Klein's "non-orientable surface," as it's called in …

Ad Tempus by Henry Richmond V. Young

With graduation in the air, we recently had the privilege of viewing all the senior thesis Product Design projects at the Parsons School of Design. …

Bombay Sapphire East Gin Wheel by AvroKO

Looking for a cool new home bar? Bombay Sapphire and design firm, AvroKO have teamed up to craft the limited edition Bombay Sapphire East Gin …

Chinese Wood Carving Art: Stunning Q Lin Bed

The ancient tradition of wood carving of Chinese screens is a lost art. The fascination of this beautiful element of Chinese culture inspired Hong …

Luxury Lifestyle

Right-Angled Staples: Simple Twist Reinvents the Stapler

Like coffee mugs or or door knobs, staplers are one of the most ubiquitous design objects and frequently tackled by people trying to make small …

Furniture

A Flexible Desk Lamp Made From A Ribbon Of LEDs

With Fluida, you don’t just redirect the light–you move the whole lamp itself.<p>While floor lamps and overhead lights are mostly stationary affairs, it’s not uncommon to find desk lamps that can be repositioned as needed. The classic drafting light, with its articulating arm and expressive face, is a …

A History Of Daring Red Panda Escapes

Don't be fooled by its fluffy, clumsy amble. The red panda is a master escape artist.<p>The red panda looks like a fluffy raccoon-cat, frolics in the snow like an arctic otter, and is known to interrupt lunchtime in impossibly adorable ways. These are well-known skills and traits. What's <i>not</i> so …

Why Are Pearls Round?

How can an oyster rotate pearls so perfectly when it's basically just a giant booger?<p>Not all pearls are round, but many are, and these are the most prized. But given that the creation of a pearl happens within the locked-tight shell of a living creature, we don't really know exactly how they're …

Geometry bake-off: sconic sections, toast tangrams and the Möbius bagel

When you slice a cone the surface produced is either a circle, an ellipse, a parabola or a hyperbola.<p>These curves are known as the conic sections.<p>And …

Yes dear, I am eyeing her up… it’s in my genes: Scientists offer explanation for why men ogle women

If you catch your man’s eyes wandering when a beautiful stranger walks past, don’t blame him – it’s all the fault of evolution.<p>Chaps are naturally …

AMMO: Cross Section Photos of Bullets

In October of 2012, LA-based photographer Sabine Pearlman found herself ensconced in a Swiss WWII bunker photographing 900 different “specimens” of …

Extend the battery life of your MacBook, no matter how old it is

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>The battery life of the brand new MacBook Air is an enviable 12 hours (or more, as some reviewers found). If you can’t afford …

Views Of The Hong Kong Sky, Framed By A Canopy Of Skyscrapers

Romain Jacquet-Lagreze’s photographs are a reminder of the dazzling views to be found simply by looking up.<p>For as long as he can remember, when Romain Jacquet-Lagreze has found himself walking in the forest, he’s always had the inclination to look up, searching for patches of sky poking through the …

The World’s Loveliest Advertisement For Death

This award-winning ad for a Japanese funeral home casts the inevitable in a whole new light (and tons of pigments).<p>There are times when design needs to be understated, when it needs to recede into the background. Spaces where the proportions of a room, a wall treatment, or a tacky chandelier should …

Love Hurts: A Breakup Kit To Mend Your Broken Heart

Breakups are hard and even harder to get over. No one could possibly understand what you’re going through, unless their names are Chocolate and Alcohol. Designer Melanie Chernock feels your pain and has produced a readymade breakup kit that’s guaranteed to lift your spirits.<p>Love Hurts takes its …