Deirdre Stainer

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The Most Beautiful Cakes We Baked Last Year

Beautiful cakes can make you stop everything you're doing just to catch a long stare. They can warrant applause at birthdays and make just about any …

Social mobility tsar warns aspiration gap between UK's rich and poor 'will take 80 years to close'

It will take 80 years to close the aspiration gap between rich and poor at the current rate of progress, the Government’s social mobility tsar has warned amid fears UK society is becoming increasingly defined as “us-and-them”.<p>Alan Milburn, chairman of the influential Social Mobility Commission, …

This Risotto Gives All Those Summer Squash a Higher Purpose

Summer Squash Risotto<p>Serves 6 as a main dish; makes about 2 quarts<p>2 quarts (8 cups) low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth <br>1/4 cup olive oil <br>1 medium …

Brandy Snaps Recipe - Great British Chefs

This super-simple brandy snaps recipe will have you whipping up batches of this classic sweet snack in no time. Once baked, brandy snaps can be …

Murdered woman failed by silent 999 system, says police watchdog

Kerry Power was murdered by an ex-partner after Devon and Cornwall police failed to respond to call she made<p>The “silent solution” telephone system designed to tackle hoax calls should be reviewed following the murder of a mother by her violent ex-partner, the police watchdog has said.<p>Kerry Power, …

How to Make Crepes, Nonna's Homemade Crepes

HOW TO MAKE CREPES<p>Thin, light basic crepe recipe which can be used to create a savoury or a sweet dish.<p>Watch the video below where Nonna Igea shows you <b>how to make crepes at home</b> the easy way.<p><b>How to Make Crepes | Homemade Crepes made by Nonna Igea</b><p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>3 X large fresh eggs<p>3 table spoon of …

Norwegian Recipes: Cinnamon Roll Cake

It's getting crisper outside and fall weather is here full force. I even started snowing in some parts of the country this week. There is nothing like a good cup of hot chocolate and cinnamon rolls while watching the wind pick up leaves outside or hear the rain drops against the window this time of …

Anna Jones’s recipes for making porridge more interesting | The modern cook

There’s more to porridge than plain old oats, and you’re missing out if that’s all you eat for breakfast. Apples and maple butter, or a chocolate and pear combo, are guaranteed to sweeten the day. Who cares if that upsets tradition?<p>Porridge: do we really need a recipe for that? That for me is the …

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Pumpkin Risotto Recipe, Most Delicious Halloween Pumpkin Recipe

<b>Pumpkin Risotto</b><p>Think Pumpkin Risotto is too hard to make? Think again! This Pumpkin Risotto is creamy, light and with a scrumptious punch of pancetta, it's a whole new take on the traditional version. Vegetarian? Leave out the pancetta and this recipe is still guaranteed to be FULL of flavour.<p>Are …

9 Ghoulishly Good Treats For Halloween

Trick-or-Treat? Definitely treat! From killer caramel corn to spooktacular ghost cupcakes, these eerie-sistible goodies are guaranteed to get you into the Halloween spirit.<p><b>1. Ghost Cupcakes</b><p>You don't have to be "that mom" to make impressive Halloween treats. These adorable ghosts are made with …

Walking Fends Off Loss Of Mobility, And It's Not Too Late To Start

People who have reached their later years may think it's primarily a time to relax, not to increase their physical activity. Not so. Previous research has suggested that exercise can improve memory and reverse muscle loss in older adults, among other benefits. And a study out Monday finds that a …

'Emergency' need for exorcists after surge in people dabbling in Satanism and black magic

Exorcists are in urgent demand as a result of a sharp rise in people dabbling in Satanism and the occult, experts from the Catholic Church in Italy and the US said.<p>Speaking in tongues, levitating and vomiting nails may seem far-fetched to most people, but church experts insist there is a need to …

Fresh Summer Pasta Recipe: Lemon Pepper Pappardelle with Artichoke Pesto & Asparagus

Summer is almost here, and as the daylight lingers outside, this luscious, lemony pasta is sunshine in a bowl. Pappardelle is a ribbony sort of pasta noodle that can carry more of the artichoke pesto with each forkful. The word origin for pappardelle, <i>pappare,</i> in Italian, means <i>to devour</i>, as you may …