Ashleigh Robynn Hayden

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Nigel Slater’s lentil recipes

We all have old boxes of lentils in the larder. Why not give them the star treatment with these delicious recipes?<p>There’s a surfeit of lentils in the cupboard. Not only beautiful lentilles du puy, those diminutive beads the colour of country roof slates, but the less fashionable yet equally …

Which country consumes the most calories for Christmas dinner?

Christmas is a time for gorging on turkey and mince pies before vowing to diet in the New Year.<p>Previously, experts have estimated the average Brit consumes more than 7000 calories on Christmas Day, and now new research reveals that we stuff ourselves more than anyone else in Europe.<p>A study from …

Make-Ahead Brown Butter is Better

<i>The holidays call for a boatload of butter, so we paired up with Organic Valley to share how to make a stockpile of its nuttier cousin.</i><p>Brown butter is the prima ballerina of butters. It tiptoes onto the stage and everyone's like, "Whoa, look at that. Look at <i>that</i>." Brown butter is a hole-in-one. …

Cookery classes are booming – thanks to men in their 60s

Older men are sharpening up their knife skills and gaining kitchen confidence – and bread-making courses are also on the rise for Christmas<p>On the kitchen stools of Harts Barn cookery school in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire sit six men in their sixties among the 10 people learning how to …

It’s nonsense that the poor can’t cook or eat well cheaply | the big issue

They’ve got a bit more wit, wisdom and energy than Barbara Ellen gives them credit for<p>Barbara Ellen is misguided in her faux common-sense pronouncements on eating healthily, “It’s simply harder to eat well when you are poor” (Comment). Families or people living together can have meals together and …

Going Against the Flow: Ingrid Vanderveldt, Empowering Billion Women by 2020

Ingrid Vanderveldt is a tech entrepreneur, media personality, investor and philanthropist. She is the Founder and Chairman of Empowering a Billion Women by 2020 (EBW2020), MintHER™ (The Engine Powering a Billion Women by 2020) and Vanderveldt Global Investments. She also heads the $100M IV Credit …

How To Cook Fish Without Leaving A Smell Using Lemon And Vinegar

There's nothing worse than the lingering smell of fish after it's been cooked.<p>Thankfully the team from HooplaHa have devised a quick and easy life …

Recipes

One batch of steamed potatoes makes four different recipes | Get ahead

A single batch of steamed potatoes is the foundation of four cheap, filling, mouthwatering meals; a bright Indian supper, humble homity pie, irresistible Italianate gnocchi, and a hearty Alpine tartiflette<p>I used to grow potatoes as a farmhand living in Dorset. One of my most memorable times on the …

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Eating less meat isn’t just good for you, it could save the planet | Adam Briggs

The UK and US are reviewing their dietary guidelines – this is an opportunity to tackle climate change via people’s plates<p>The food writer Michael Pollan summed up how to eat healthily: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”<p>It is unlikely that when the British and American governments issue new …

Nutrition

City hiring soars after election uncertainty fades

Finance firms put hiring on hold before May’s vote, and are now making up for lost time<p>Finance firms went on a hiring splurge last month in the wake of the Conservative victory in the general election, recruitment agency figures show.<p>Job advertising levels slumped in May amid uncertainty over the …

Is Capitalism Ending?

“Without us noticing, we are entering the post-capitalist era,” writes Paul Mason in the <i>Guardian</i> in an article entitled “The End of Capitalism Has Begun.” “At the heart of further change to come,” he continues, “ is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways …

Innovation

Flour Power: Your Definitive Guide to Baking With White, Wheat, and More

Confused about the different types of flour? This guide will walk you through when and how to use AP, bread, pastry, whole wheat, gluten-free, and more.<p>Wheat, whole-wheat, bleached, gluten-free…when it comes to baking with flour, there are more choices than ever. It's a big, scary world in the …

Baking