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Authentic guacamole recipe, approved by Wahaca experts

This wonderful guacamole recipe comes from chef Thomasina Miers, the co-founder of Wahaca, the chain of Mexican restaurants.<p>Guacamole is the Aztec for 'avocado’ (guac) and 'sauce’ (mole). The secret is to use ripe avocados, and masses of fresh coriander and lime. Season well and eat, knowing that …

Spiced avocado toast with black beans recipe

Pep up avocado toast with lime and chilli, black beans and feta for a snack that's packed with flavour<p>Avocado toast has almost become a cliché – I’ve lost count of the ways I’ve seen it prepared – but it’s also irresistible (and good for you). This makes a bit more of the avo-on-toast theme but you …

Roasted vegetable and feta jar salad

Easy to transport and simple to make, our new jar salads series showcases a variety of recipes that are both pretty and practical.<p>In this video, learn how to make a roasted vegetable and feta jar salad with a tangy honey and mustard dressing, perfect for lunch on the go.<p>Previously we shared a …

Stephen Harris: my perfect Moussaka recipe

SERVES<p>6<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the lamb sauce:</b><p>500g lamb mince<br>• 1 large onion, finely diced<br>• 1 large carrot, finely diced<br>• 1 large celery stick, finely diced<br>• 1 large clove garlic, crushed<br>• Pinch of dried chilli flakes<br>• 250g cherry tomatoes, blitzed to a purée<br>• 1 tbsp tomato purée<br>• 1 tbsp soy sauce<br>• 1 tbsp Worcester sauce<br>• 2 …

Europe's 20 most beautiful hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — With so many iconic cities and diverse landscapes, beautiful hotels in Europe are commonplace. But some are, quite simply, more beautiful than others.<p>From clifftop luxury retreats on Italy's Amalfi Coast to art nouveau masterpieces in the heart of Budapest, we've handpicked Europe's 20 most …

10 epic long-distance walks around the world

From the Highlands to the Himalayas, these hikes take in some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. They’re not for the faint-hearted, but keen trekkers will love the challenges posed by each<b><br>More great walks: Europe | UK | best kit</b><p>The trek to the base of the fifth highest mountain in the …

Hiking

Shrimp Fried Rice

4 Servings<p>If you forget to thaw the shrimp in the morning, set the bag in a large bowl filled with cold water. It will defrost in minutes. One cup of dry rice will yield 3 cups cooked; leftover rice, which is slightly dried out, makes the best stir-fries. You'll soon be making this shrimp fried …

Season's eatings: salted chilli watermelon

At the market, the best way to choose a watermelon is to look for the creamy yellow blush. As watermelon ripens the underside of the melon, that’s touching the ground, will change colour. This definitely doesn’t mean your watermelon is in any way rotten, instead it means it has been allowed to …

Chilli

Artichoke and Feta Tarts

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>This recipe gives you yet another excuse to keep a package of puff pastry in the freezer. If you prefer, swap out the marinated artichoke hearts for drained canned or thawed frozen artichoke hearts.<p>May 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/3 cup heavy cream<p>4 ounces …

Almond, Kale, and Banana Smoothie

2 Servings<p>As bananas turn the corner from ripe to too-ripe, peel them and pop them in the freezer so you can make this anytime (you won’t need as much ice if using frozen bananas).<p>November 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ orange, peeled<p>2 Medjool dates, pitted<p>¼ cup almonds<p>1 banana, peeled, cut into 1-inch …

Thai Beef with Basil

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 25 min<p>Basil is wilted like a leafy green in this thai beef stir fry recipe, then added raw at the end for a double dose of its aromatic flavor.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided<p>6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>2 red chiles, thinly …

36 Ways to Eat Sandwiches for Every Meal

There's a sandwich in here with your name on it.<p>Whether you like your sandwiches hot or cold, savory or sweet, these recipes will have you rollin' in bread from breakfast to dessert.

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9 Wearables Totally Changing the Medical Industry

When someone says “wearables” you naturally think about fitness and health wearables or smartwatches. These wearables can relay notifications to you or track your calories burned — which is cool and all — but the medical industry has been making their own amazing advancements in wearable …

2014's Best Hotels in The World

Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014.<p>Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Exercise

Harissa Potatoes - Recipe

<i>Potatoes with harissa, feta and dill</i><p>This was absolutely an improvisation; I’d been traveling and had very few vegetables in the house on my return, …

At her new Milan abode—and in her new role at Tod's—designer Alessandra Facchinetti finally feels at home. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/1dzog Photo by François Halard.

How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Set Your Intentions:</b> What energy do you want to create in each space …

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Lunch al Desko: Upgrade Your Midday Meal

With a few strategies, a bit of planning, and a little sea salt in your cubicle, weekday lunch can be as delicious and exciting as any meal of the week. Here’s how to rethink the way you brown-bag it<p><i>Imagine an office meal you’re actually excited to break for (no hard feelings, turkey</i> …

Healthy Eating

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

Time Management

The 10 Pasta Recipes to Know

It's easy to look to pasta as that happy weeknight cure-all: the palette on which to throw any bits and bobs, to dress with the random things hanging out in the pantry, to just top with cheese and call it dinner. But there are some classic pasta dishes -- or just really delicious ones -- that we …

Pat’s Backcountry Beverages

We’ve written about Pat's Backcountry Beverages Carbonator, the Nalgene-size system for fizzifying your drink of choice where ever the trail takes you. And while we've talked about Pat's alcohol-packed beer flavors—the world's first beer concentrate, according to the company—we haven't put them to …

London’s best rooftop bars

1<p>Bars and pubs, Hotel bars<p>Rumpus Room<p><b>What is it?</b> Slick bar on floor 12 of the Mondrian Hotel. <b><br>Why go?</b> Drink champagne cocktails with St Paul’s …

Paleo Balls Recipe

<i>Your children will love these Paleo Balls as an after school treat and what’s great is the recipe is filled with healthy nutrients.</i><p>Only taking two …

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