Joanne Lee

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The 50 greatest adventures on Earth

Adventure: noun – an unusual and exciting experience; a daring enterprise; a hazardous activity.<p>That’s what the dictionary says. But what does it mean to you? To some, it might involve pushing yourself to the physical limits: summiting a great peak – Kilimanjaro, perhaps – or tackling extreme …

Conditions Of Greece Agreement With European Union Revealed

As Greece continues to struggle with economic turmoil and the European Union tries to sort it out, HuffPost UK Comedy can exclusively reveal the EU's …

How to Dress Any Salad Green, from Arugula to Watercress

Advice on pairing salad greens with dressings, from hearty endive and kale to tender summer mâche mixes<p>Anyone can make a decent salad, but it takes some skill and know-how to create a masterpiece in green. It's important, first, to brush up on the basics: Are you sufficiently drying your greens? …

Blue Cheese

10 Ways to Achieve Cold Brew Coffee Greatness

From better ice cubes to DIY flavored syrup, here are 10 simple, awesome ways to make cold brew iced coffee even better.<p>There are three things that iced coffee should be: strong, bracingly cold, and in your hand as soon as possible. Unfortunately, it can also be expensive, so we're big fans of DIY …

Coffee

Deliciously Ella: why coconut is all it's cracked up to be

Coconut products are great kitchen (and bathroom) essentials. My guide to the best water, oil, yogurt and ice cream<p>Coconut seems to be used in just about everything these days, from ice cream and yogurt to moisturiser and even mouthwash. As it’s so popular I thought I’d talk a little about how …

The foodie traveller … tries frozen sashimi in Japan

Ruibe, or frozen raw fish, has been popular in Hokkaido, Japan’s northernmost island, for centuries. So, if you like your fish supper to slip down like a sorbet …<p>Even in a country renowned for its bizarre dishes, frozen sashimi – yes, eating frozen raw fish – manages to be one of Japan’s most …

The 20 best Italian recipes: part 4

Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers’s panna cotta with grappa and raspberries<p>Serves 6<b><br>double cream</b> 1.2 litres<b><br>vanilla pods</b> 2<b><br>lemons</b> 2, rind thinly pared<b><br>gelatine leaves</b> 3<b><br>cold milk</b> 150ml<b><br>icing sugar</b> 150g<b><br>grappa</b> 120ml, plus extra to serve<b><br>raspberries</b> 3 punnets<p>Pour 900ml of the cream into a pan, add the vanilla pods …

Ultimate 'Selfie' Taken By Photographer On Rim Of A Hawaiian Volcano With Milky Way Background

Stop taking selfies. There’s no point. The game has been ended by an Ohio man who recently snapped himself on the rim of a volcano, silhouetted …

Feeling Sluggish? 10 Health And Wellbeing Techniques To Put A Spring In Your Step

Health and fitness guru James Duigan (and the man behind the bodies of A-listers such as Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Elle Macpherson) is about to …

Salted Caramel "Ding Dong" Cake

12 Servings<p>It may look like a giant lunch-box treat, but an ultra-smooth ganache and a final flourish of crunchy sea salt make this one elegant cake.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 cup natural unsweetened cocoa powder<p>4 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, …

Dessert

No more lumps: how the Brits have gone crazy for custard once more

Forget that lumpy stuff that used to be spooned onto your school dinner plate - a new generation of chefs are making custard the star of the their menus<p>It begins, as these things do, with a tart. An amber-hued disc of just-set wobbliness, housed in the thinnest, crispest pastry, baked daringly …

The secret to cooking with onions | Everlasting meals

If you’re short on vegetables, get to know your onions...<p>Some of our most common vegetables are persistently underestimated. If you ever find yourself longing to cook a “good” vegetable, but there isn’t much in sight, get a deep pot and dig 8 to 10 plain, big, boring, dusty onions from your pantry, …

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

What's better than cookies? Chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies, of course. That's why they are the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to</i> …

Recipes

Watermelon Gazpacho with Feta Crema

6 Servings<p>A super-juicy watermelon is key; it should feel heavy for its size and sound hollow when tapped.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Gazpacho<p>1 pound seedless watermelon, rind removed, coarsely chopped (about 3 cups)<p>1 large beefsteak tomato, coarsely chopped<p>1 English hothouse cucumber, peeled, …

Recipes

Roasted Peaches with Ricotta Buttercream and Breadcrumbs

8 Servings<p>Nectarines, all types of plums, or apricots are easy swaps for the peaches.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup honey<p>½ cup white wine vinegar<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt, divided<p>4 firm but ripe peaches, halved, pitted<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature<p>2 tablespoons powdered sugar<p>¾ cup …

Recipes

Spice invader: why Thai green curry is Australia's sentimental winter favourite

It’s the dead of winter, nights are cold. So what to eat to warm you up?<p>Thai green curry is Australia’s sentimental winter favourite; it has seduced Australians for decades. And the beating heart of a green curry is not what’s cooked with it but the unique spice paste which it’s cooked …

Fruit Salad with Thousand-Flavor Syrup

4 Servings<p>A thousand might be an exaggeration, but this complex fruit syrup can be used countless ways. Add to spritzes, drizzle over fruit salads, mix into yogurt, or spoon onto grapefruit halves (just to name a few).<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Syrup<p>¼ cup sugar<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>3 wide …

Spices

What to Do With Leftover Salmon

<i>We partnered with Alaska Seafood</i> <i>to make the most of salmon in salads during the summer harvest season and all year round.</i><p><i>Today: Make extra salmon on purpose next time.</i><p>With the amount of salmon consumed in the U.S.—about 3 pounds per person annually (!)—I've started to wonder: Why aren’t there more …

Potatoes

Avocado Cream

Makes about 3 cups<p>A lighter, smoother, more grown-up guacamole.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 ripe avocados, pitted, peeled<p>½ cup sour cream<p>2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro, plus leaves for serving<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped fennel …

Recipes

Yes, It's Possible to Screw Up a Hot Dog. Here's How Not To

This cookout staple is so easy to make, it's impossible to screw up…right? Here's how to cook a hot dog—the correct way.<p>Cooking up a proper hot dog isn't rocket science, but it's not a fool-proof endeavor, either. From burst casings to the wrong condiments, these are the most common hot dog crimes. …

Hot Dogs

Tunisian Terror Attack Took The Lives Of Three Generations Of The Same Family

Three generations of the same family have been named among the victims of the terrorist attack in Tunisia last week.<p>Downing Street today announced …

Terrorism

Yogurt-Chia Pudding

4 Servings<p>The ultimate do-ahead, portable power breakfast; it’s also great with fresh fruit.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups plain whole-milk yogurt<p>1½ tablespoon chia seeds<p>1 tablespoon agave syrup, plus more<p>Cocoa nibs, sunflower seeds, and/or toasted coconut (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Mix …

Breakfast

10 things I learnt at Juice School

Toni Jones finds out how how to get the most out of a Nutribullet or juice machine at a class in Soho<p>Thought juicing was just about buying a sexy new piece of kitchen kit and cramming in the contents of your <b>Daylesford</b> veg box? Think again.<p>Inspired by the health nuts of La La land, our thirst for …

Spread the word: if you think hummus is a dip, you've been doing it wrong

Packed with protein and best enjoyed with pita bread and barbecued meats, this Middle Eastern staple of hummus bi tahina can be a meal in itself<p>What a gift is hummus – a delightful little meal that transcends cultures, continents and centuries. At its best, hummus is creamy, unctuous and almost …

Smoked Tomato Soup

4 Servings<p>Skillet smoking is a chef’s trick that’s easy to do at home.<p>July 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 pounds plum tomatoes, halved, seeded, divided<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>1 large onion, chopped<p>1 large leek, white and pale-green parts only, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced<p>3 garlic cloves, crushed<p>2 bay leaves<p>2 …

Beautiful Closing Paragraph Of Justice Kennedy's Gay Marriage Ruling Proves That Love Really Does Win

The Supreme Court has ended two decades of litigation, and finally declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry in every state in …

Valerie Jarrett

Your Favorite Savory Breakfasts from Around the World

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline—it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge—and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Your favorite breakfasts from around the world—no passport required.</i><p>Toast slathered …

Sausages

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p><i>This week from around the web: Baked squash pasta, rhubarb chutney, a rosemary-ginger Collins, and other recipes to help you take on your CSA …

Peaches

Baking Bad and other culinary classics

A year ago, Strasbourg-based engineer and video games designer Nicolas Knepper quit his day job to become a photographer. He started to take professional promotional shots when his wife, winner of French Masterchef in 2011, opened a macaroon bakery. Knepper then began to set elaborate stories among …

Let Everyone Eat Cake!

Today, on the anniversary of two other successful same sex- and marriage-equality court rulings, we're celebrating the Supreme Court's decision to make same-sex marriage legal in the United States—all 50 of them!<p>And what better way to celebrate—especially to celebrate marriage—than eat cake? Today, …

Same-sex Marriage