J Lowe

15 Added | 4 Magazines | 2 Likes | 3 Followers | @JLowe3ca3 | Keep up with J Lowe on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “J Lowe”

Milk bread: How to make the addictive, iconic bread

Bread: it’s one of life’s most simple but greatest pleasures. Bread is always there for you, whether sandwiching together delicious fillings or just …

The 12 Best Travel Sites And Apps You Need Right Now

Planning just got WAY easier.<p>It’s a new year, which means it’s time to start planning your next life-changing trip. But with so many options to choose from and so little time to plan, you’re gonna need some assistance.<p>Behold 12 of our favorite travel sites, popular with travel bloggers and …

Bring spice into your life with modern recipes from Anjali Pathak’s Indian Family Kitchen

“Spice is where the flavour is,” chef Anjali Pathak says.“One spice can genuinely transform any dish. With just a little bit of know-how, you can …

Recipes

8 Unusual Experiences to Have in Iceland

As the land of fire, ice, Northern Lights, and cheap flights, it’s no wonder Iceland has become one of the world's most popular destinations. From …

European Travel

The world's greatest walking trails

Hiking

In This Part of Tuscany, No Souvenirs Necessary

We arrived in Punta Ala, Italy, with a packed itinerary. My daughter Meenakshi, then 7, and I were on a weeklong August getaway, and the idea was to use the Tuscan seaside resort as a base to explore the region’s many medieval villages.<p>I had arranged walking tours and cathedral visits galore and …

Italy

20 best Chinese recipes: part 1

The first instalment of Observer Food Monthly’s collection of the best Chinese recipes, including dishes from Kenneth Lo and Fuchsia Dunlop<p>Tomorrow: best Chinese recipes part 2<p>Kenneth Lo’s egg fried rice<p>Simple as it is, this is a satisfying dish to eat even with only a very limited amount of …

Japan’s bullet train has made this well-preserved city more accessible than ever

KANAZAWA, Japan — In Japan, history is frequently right around the corner: a venerable little shrine, a neighbourhood temple that’s survived both war …

Japan

14 Cute Christmas Treats to Make With Your Kids

Pull out your aprons, crank up the Christmas tunes and grab your little helper, because it’s time to do some holiday baking. Homemade treats are great gifts for your friends and neighbors, and sharing will give you an excuse to make more (which is half the fun). It doesn’t matter if you’re a …

Dessert

The 10 best ever podcasts

Ten years since Apple launched a version of iTunes with a new format called podcasting, Pete Naughton selects 10 of the best<p>In June 2005, Apple launched a version of its iTunes software with a new feature which Steve Jobs confidently termed “the next generation of radio”. The technology in question …

Father John Misty

Great Blue Hole off Belize yields new clues to fall of Mayan civilisation

Research supports theory that drought and climate conditions reduced Mayans from a regional power to survivors abandoning cities to virtual extinction<p>What are sinkholes and what causes them?<p>A massive underwater sinkhole surrounded by reefs, caves and sharks has provided archaeologists with clues in …

Flower Sugar Cookie

Transform your favorite sugar-cookie dough into sweet flowers with just the tip of a knife and some round candies.

Dessert

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

Win at Halloween With These Vampire Mouth Sandwich Cookies

You know those white plastic vampire teeth you can buy at the 99¢ store when Halloween season rolls around? Like these guys? Well, I've always been of the opinion that they suck (yes, pun intended)—not only are they totally unconvincing and guaranteed to fit <i>terribly</i>, you can't even eat them. …