Colin Brookes

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Chile-and-Yogurt-Marinated Grilled Chicken

4 servings<p>Yes, you’ll need a lot of spices, but it’s not much work from there. Let the chicken marinate for 12 hours to get the most impact. This recipe is from Gunpowder, an Indian restaurant in London.<p>June 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>7 dried Kashmiri or guajillo chiles, broken into pieces, seeds removed<p>1 …

Recipes

12 Bulgogi Recipes for When You Can’t Be Bothered to Leave the House

Gone are the days when pizza was the first thing you thought of when ordering takeout. Now your palate is much more accustomed to the flavors of Korean food, whether you’re digging into a big bibimbap bowl or snacking on kimchi. But sometimes you just can’t be bothered to get your shoes on and head …

Cooking

A Buddhist Master Explains What Karma Really Means and How It Can Be Used for Personal Growth

Just about everyone’s heard of karma. You’ve probably heard someone say “She must have some good/bad karma!”<p>Some people think it’s almost fate.<p>But …

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

1 of 25<p>How the List Was Calculated<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 25<p>January: Domestic<p>3 of 25<p>January: International<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 25<p>February: …

Flying

Chelsea captain John Terry is what Arsenal need says Harry Redknapp

Terry is wanted by West Brom after manager Tony Pulis confirmed interest in Chelsea star.<p>Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp says Chelsea …

The Best Food Instagram Accounts

Everything in moderation, you know?<p>When we set out to find the best Instagram accounts for healthy eating, we first had to answer the question, “What does it mean to ‘eat healthy’?”<p>It’s a fair question that even our government is trying to tackle. And almost everyone has an opinion. It’s high-fat, …

Clean Eating

18 One-Pot Gluten-Free Dinners for Busy Evenings

It’s 2017 now, and eating gluten-free hardly means living off of rice and meat alone. If you’ve adopted the lifestyle, we’ve got plenty of gluten-free cake recipes and breakfast recipes for you. But often, these (admittedly amazing) dishes require some time, effort, and well, lots of dirty dishes. …

Cooking

The Secret to Perfectly Cooked Jambalaya: Use Your Oven

My first trip ever to Louisiana was exactly what it should have been: a debauchery of food and drink. I'd flown into New Orleans late one night with my best friend, and within an hour of landing, we were tucking into platters piled with oysters. The next morning, we got up and headed to breakfast …

Tomatoes

7 Lazy But Brilliant Dinners You Should Make This Week

Minimum effort, maximum comfort.

Cooking

14 Soak-Worthy Hot Springs to Chase

The hot bath has long been used as treatment for releasing stress and promoting better health. This isn't an old wives' tale, especially when it …

Your Breath is Your Brain’s Remote Control

We have all heard this simple saying during times of trouble: “Take a deep breath in.” Science being science, however, indicates that we may now have …

10 easy recipes that make a week's worth of food

Cooking every day seems as daunting as, uh, cooking every day. Especially after work. Especially when there are other things to do. Especially since,</i> …

Cooking

Pork Pad Thai - Garnish & Glaze

Ingredients<p>For the Sauce:<p>1/4 cup peanut butter<br>• 1/4 cup water<br>• 3 tablespoons soy sauce<br>• 2 tablespoons brown sugar<br>• 2 plump cloves garlic minced<br>• 1 1/2 teaspoon …

This Is the Easiest Way to Diffuse an Argument, According to Psychologists

It's when we're in the middle of an argument that we're least likely to turn to problem-solving strategies—seeking compromise, taking the other …

Gorgeous 8K Timelapse Captures All Four Seasons in Norway

One year of planning, one year of shooting, and four months of post-production is a lot of time to spend on a single timelapse, but photographer …

Time-lapse Photography

19 stunning photos that show just how amazing US National Parks are

The United States is home to some of the most incredible natural sights and wonders in the world — from towering mountains to otherworldly rock formations — and we're grateful the National Park Service honors and preserves many of these unique sights.<p>The agency proudly fosters outdoor exploration …

Our Hottest Recipes on Pinterest Right Now

Go make the ultimate crab dip and perfect pan-roasted chicken<p>Textbook tikka masala. Spicy green chile enchiladas. Crab dip that makes us weak in the …

Slow-Cooker Chinese Barbecue Beef

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:8 hrPrep:30 minCook:7 hr 30 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories450 calorieTotal Fat10 …

Cooking

Want to move abroad? Try here

We talked to residents in the top-ranking countries for expats to find out what exactly makes their adopted country so special.<p>As the world becomes more connected, the number of people living outside their home country is on the rise – more than 244 million globally, estimates the United Nations, …

Mexico City

Try this quick and easy oven-steamed salmon recipe for dinner tonight

If you're a salmon fan, this recipe from former Food columnist Russ Parsons is one of the easiest dishes you can make: Heat the oven to 250 degrees. Place the salmon on a baking sheet and slide it in the oven over a pan of boiling water. That's it. The salmon will be ready in about 20 minutes, when …

6 Personality Tests That Will Actually Help You Learn About Yourself

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our</i> <i>Hit Refresh</i> <i>series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Humans have a weird desire for self-awareness, even though …

Psychology

Top 10 national parks in California

California has an array of incredible national parks from snow-capped mountains to sparkling shorelines, volcanoes to desert there is no end to its …

New Year’s Eve Dinner for Two

Restaurant reservations will be hard to come by on New Year's Eve. In fact, New Year's is second only to Valentine's Day for the hardest night to get …

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Make your own dumplings for dinner tonight. It's easier than you think.

If you're in the mood for dumplings, you could spend an hour waiting for the <i>xiao long bao</i> at Din Tai Fung, drive to Hacienda Heights for the potstickers at Earthen, or brave the numb-taste dumplings at Chengdu Taste. Or you could make your own dumplings tonight.<p>This pork dumpling recipe, from Ruth …

Seven bucket list holidays your family should take in 2017

Whatever the age of your child, there is a world of opportunity in 2017 to challenge your family to try something new.<p>Perhaps you’ve always dreamt of seeing the Northern Lights in Scandinavia; maybe you seek a spell of island escapism in the Indian Ocean; or it may be that you wish to bring your …

6 Mental Hacks To Maximize Your Workout

<i>This article originally appeared in the December 2016 issue of SELF.</i><p>Mindfulness workouts are becoming an increasingly popular way to maximize your …

Watch: How Japan’s ‘Sushi God’ Creates His Masterpieces

Our Top 20 Chicken Recipes of 2016

Want a chicken dinner? We have a winner! This year we doubled down on the omnipresent chicken, that humble and do-it-all bird. Chicken dinners will …

The Best Writing Advice of 2016

Highlights from 12 months of interviews with writers about their craft and the authors they love<p>2016 was not an easy year to be a writer. Not just because of the constant, concentration-wrecking pull of our devices, their glowing screens beckoning with the promise of fresh horrors. I’ve spoken with …

Writing