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A Cool Cube Home In The Woods

Today we are going to visit Buenos Aires in Argentina, where design professionals <i>Lucas McLean Architects</i>, have imagined, drawn, planned and built the …

Introducing the 'Micro-hotel' - the world’s coolest and chicest budget boltholes

While luxurious hotel stays have traditionally been about sprawling, lofty suites with multiple rooms, a more pared-back and efficient design breed of compact yet sleek and stylish “micro-hotels” has been a growing trend in urban cities such as New York, where Arlo Hotels, a new hotel brand …

Talk of Tuscany: Osteria Tornabuoni

After elevating mozzarella to cult status with his Obikà cafés, Bulgari’s Silvio Ursini is taking on Tuscany with his new restaurant, Osteria …

With the autumn glut comes a final chance to enjoy homegrown tomatoes as the main event in stews and curries<p>It is now, as the summer dips into autumn, that tomatoes are at their best. They are the last few hauls of home-grown fruit before the plants wither to a crisp and head off to the compost. A …

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Monochrome Iranian holiday home by RooyDaad Architects is dark outside and white inside

RooyDaad Architects created this monochrome house as a weekend retreat from their practice in Tehran, and based its design on a housing model by Le …

Move over, Gaudí: meet Barcelona's amazing forgotten architect

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Home grown spices work wonderfully well, even indoors<p>My mate Tim has just started gardening. He is a resourceful man, so he’s not going to let a small matter like not actually having a garden stifle his ambitions. Along the windowsills of his little shared flat in Waterloo it’s like a mini Kew …

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Diana Henry: capture the holiday spirit with a Sicilian menu

I’m appraising my temporary kitchen. It’s in Sicily, a place I’ve often visited but never cooked in. When I do this – get a holiday and a kitchen all at once – the anticipation builds for weeks before I travel.<p>Oh yes, we’ll visit the oldest Roman mosaics and the Greek amphitheatre in Siracusa, but …

Modern Plywood Treehouse

Our client, a Creative Director in the skateboarding world, was looking for a kitchen and powder room filled with texture and life, and a showcase to exhibit a finely curated collection of art in all forms. What emerged from the collaboration is a kitchen that is a sculpture in itself, modern and …

​10 prefab houses to die for

Love it, hate it, but you can’t deny it – we are, of course, talking about prefabricated homes, one of the newest and greatest fads in the …

NEAPOLITAN-STYLE PIZZA DOUGH

<b>(Prepare the day before you make pizza)</b> <b>YOU’LL NEED</b>¼ tsp dry active yeast1 ½ cups water at 105°2 tsp extra virgin olive oil2 tsp sea salt4 cups “00” …

10 great food holidays for solo travellers

1. Cookery and culture in Spain<p>On Solos Holidays' six-day Discover the Flavours of Spain tour to Andalusia (0844 371 8860; solosholidays.co.uk), travellers will learn about cooking classic Spanish dishes and tapas, take part in wine tasting in a vineyard and try local ham in the whitewashed <i>pueblos</i> …

Natural Cold Fighting Garlic Elixir | shopswell

I have been making this natural cold remedy for a few years now, as a way to boost our immune systems during cold and flu season. Not only does the …

Growing tomatoes in Buckets #vegetable_gardening

CollectCollect this now for later<p>bleu. growing peppers in buckets<p>Garden<p>CollectCollect this now for later<p>lidegaga Growing tomatoes in …

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Mario Batali's Guide to the Amalfi Coast

Along the central part of Campania, an hour south of Naples, lies one of the most beautiful stretches of coast I have ever seen. Here are the towns I …

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Eat Healthier and Lose Weight With These 6 Lifestyle Tips | shopswell

Use these six tips to achieve your health and weight-loss goals.<p><b>Start Early</b><p>Everyone has heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, …

PASTA WITH FENNEL, ARUGULA + LEMON

Bring a large pot of liberally salted water to a boil.<p>Cut the fennel in half lengthwise. Remove the tough core and slice it into 1/4'' wedges. Heat …

SMOKY BEETROOT HUMMUS

My birthday happened at the beginning of the month. I hosted a big seafood feast. I wanted a bunch of my favorite people together at a table and a …

Mashed Potatoes in the Summer? When It's Greek Skordalia, Absolutely

Think mashed potatoes and you're probably thinking something warm, hearty, and filling, perfect for cold weather. At least, that's where my mind goes. But it doesn't have to be that way—mashed potatoes can make a fine hot-weather dish. What I'm talking about specifically is <i>skordalia</i>, Greece's cold …

buns "Cream de Parisienne" | Recipes, Beautiful, News

Ingredients<p>for the dough:<br>375 g flour (pre sift)<br>5 g of dry yeast (or 15 g living)<br>75 g sugar<br>1/3 tsp salt<br>12 g of dried milk (or soluble cream for …

Special Sauce: Brian Polcyn and Michael Ruhlman on Why Failure Is the Key to Success

The arts of making French charcuterie and its Italian cousin, <i>salumi</i>, are two of the highest forms of the craft of cooking. So when I heard that chef and cooking teacher Brian Polcyn and journalist Michael Ruhlman, the authors of the two definitive books on those subjects, had come out with an app …

Calabrian Chile Oil

Makes about ⅔ cup Servings<p>This versatile oil is a great way to bring heat to just about any dish.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped drained oil-packed Calabrian chiles<p>½ cup olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Combine chiles and oil in an …

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Westward Oregon Malt Whiskey

We tend to place younger whiskies a step or two behind their more mature brethren. This is, of course, because some of the qualities that are evident …

Grilled Bread with Ricotta and Tomatoes

8 Servings<p>Use very ripe—even overripe—tomatoes; they’ll give up even more juice.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 garlic clove<p>Kosher salt<p>1 tablespoon red wine vinegar<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>¾ pound assorted small tomatoes (such as cherry, Sun Gold, or green), halved, quartered if large<p>Freshly …

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Bees Knees Spicy Honey

Add a kick to your morning routine with Bees Knees Spicy Honey. Handmade in Brooklyn using raw honey from the Hudson Valley and a combination of …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

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How to Make Vegetable Stock and 8 Ways to Use It

It's not unsual to buy a bunch of celery only to need two stalks of it. And let's not even get started on the seemingly endless amount of stems one accumulates while making kale salad. What's a person to do with all of these scraps?<p>Vegetable stock is a simple way to add layers of depth to your food …

The Food Lab's Complete Guide to Sous Vide Steak

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>Steak is one of the most popular foods for first-time sous vide enthusiasts to cook, and with good reason. Cooking steak the traditional way, in a cast iron skillet or on the grill, leaves lots of room …

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