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How to use an epilator

Managing your body hair needn't be a rush-job in the shower with a razor or a pre-planned mission to the waxer, because there's actually a way to achieve salon-quality 'hairlessness' in the comfort of your own home, with very little fuss or bother. If you've ever toyed with the idea of epilating, …

Mary Berry's best recipes

Mary Berry is probably the best-loved baker in Britain, famous for her non-soggy bottoms and perfect cakes. As we await the return of The Great British Bake Off, which starts on August 24, here's a round up of her best recipes - both sweet and savoury.<p><b>Victoria sponge cake</b><p><b>Apricot frangipane</b> …

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30 recipes you should master by the age of 30

If your student days are over but you still haven't progressed from beans on toast or ready meals, improve your repertoire with one of these simple recipes - 30 dishes worth mastering, from bung-it-in-the-oven baked fish to a crowd-pleasing shepherd's pie, before you hit 30.<p>30 recipes every cook …

9 Must-Try Meatless Meals That Aren't Pasta

You don't have to be a vegetarian to enjoy a vegetarian meal. From Falafel to Pesto Pizza to Cauliflower Steaks, these recipes will have even the most staunch carnivores asking for seconds.<p><b>1. Falafel</b><p>A popular vegetarian dish eaten throughout the Middle East and one of my all-time favorite street …

45 Brilliant Cleaning Tricks for Every Occasion That Really Work

There’s nothing better than a spotless house. But, to tell the truth, for many of us cleaning our house is not on our list of our favorite ways to …

Mindfulness: does it really live up to the hype?

Happier, healthier and better rested: that's what 20 minutes a day of meditation has done for one writer. And as a resolute sceptic, she couldn't be more surprised<p>It may be a little early for bold proclamations of this nature, but still: I would bet big money on “mindfulness” being the Oxford …

A third of UK women still buy the wrong bra size. Here's how to find one that actually fits

Ladies, we need to talk about your bra. Or bras. Those lingering in the back of your drawer, that one which digs in awkwardly so that the first thing you do when you get home is wrench it off, the sports bra you’ve had since 2001 (and still wear to spin class). The one you’re currently wearing that …

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Colombian scrambled eggs with avocado

This is a recipe I picked up in Miami, and it’s now our top-selling breakfast dish.<p>Back in March 2012, when I was working at our sister restaurant Sugarcane, in Midtown Miami, one of the Colombian chefs was making breakfast to aid his tender feeling after quite a heavy night. He told us about a …

Time to reboot your sex life? Here are the best Kamasutra positions for women

You're welcome<p>Want to mix things up in the bedroom with some Kamasutra sex positions? From the ‘wheelbarrow’ to the ‘curled angel’, here’s your …

22 Unreal Destinations That Will Make You Want to Take a Gap Year

If these places don't give you wanderlust, nothing will.<p>While heading from high school right into college is the typical path for most people, it's not always the right option for everyone. Live a little! A gap year can be the perfect opportunity to unwind from the stress of a hectic school …

Katie and Giancarlo Caldesi's search for the world's best salads

On the day I speak to the food writer Katie Caldesi, her husband, Giancarlo, is teaching a pasta-making class at their cookery school in Bray.<p>This isn’t unusual – the couple have run cookery courses since 2005, first in Tuscany and then in London at La Cucina Caldesi – a few doors down from Caffè …

The best ever breakfast recipes

"Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dine like a pauper," goes the old saying - and here at Telegraph Food, we very much agree.<p>Too often, in today's busy world, a proper breakfast is neglected in favour of a quick cup of coffee, a sugar-filled energy bar, or nothing at all.<p>A good …

Deliciously Ella's creamy mango and banana overnight oats

Blitzing mango and banana with ground flaxseed and a splash of almond milk is a delicious way to incorporate fruit into an oaty breakfast<p><b>SERVES</b><br>2<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b> <b><br>For the mango puree:</b><br>1 mango<br>2 ripe bananas<br>1 tbsp ground flaxseed<br>a splash of almond milk (enough to make it blend)<p><b>For the oat mix:</b><br>1 ripe banana<br>⅔ …

Breakfast

Amazing bars around the world to drink at before you die

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Alessandra Peters’s pineapple carrot cake

SERVES<p>12<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the cake</b><p>2 eggs, beaten<br>• 70g coconut sugar/ unrefined<br>• brown sugar<br>• 2 tbsp coconut oil<br>• 200g ground almonds<br>• ½ tsp bicarbonate of soda<br>• ½ tsp ground cinnamon<br>• 2 medium carrots, grated<br>• 40g raisins<br>• 100g fresh pineapple chunks, very finely chopped<br>• 20g unsweetened shredded coconut<p><b>For the icing</b><p>70g …

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7 No-Bake Desserts For Spring

All over <b>The Chic Site</b> I feature tons of treats that are absolutely delicious! However, some of my favorite recipes require absolutely no baking at all! Take a look at all my easy to make desserts that you are going to love!<p><b>Shortcake Parfaits</b><p><b>Peanut Butter Banana Pudding</b><p><b>Caramel Apple</b> …

Never Again Will You Panic in the Face of a Red Wine Spill

There's an episode in Season 3 of <i>Real Housewives of Beverly Hills</i> in which friend-of-the-'wives Marisa Zanuck attempts to remove a small red wine stain from her white Alaia dress using white wine. She explains that her mother-in-law had been at a party at Barbra Streisand's house, spilled some red …

Cleaning

8 Homemade Snacks That Hit The Spot

Are there too many processed snacks in your pantry? Time to think outside the box when you need something satisfying between meals. From Crispy Roasted Chickpeas to Herbed Cottage Cheese, these homemade snacks are all a cinch to make and fun to eat.<p><b>1. Crispy Roasted Chickpeas</b><p>When you roast …

Pound Cake Recipes

Here are Food & Wine's best pound cake recipes. Find recipes for lemon pound cake, chocolate pound cake and more.

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The ultimate travel bucket list: 31 things to do in your lifetime

Expert Tips to Make Your Sweaters Last This Winter

Whether you live in sunny California, a ski town in Colorado, or here in NYC (where it is absolutely frigid right now!), sweaters are always a winter necessity.<p>But as you start to wear your sweaters more, it's important to take good care of them to make sure they last (snags, pulls, and pills are …

5 anti-ageing facial exercises you can do at home

If it's good enough for Meghan Markle...<p>It’s hailed as a non-invasive alternative to Botox and surgery, with Meghan Markle reportedly a huge fan, but …

Raspberry Scones Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

46 seriously cool places to have brunch in London

Marie Claire's guide to the best breakfasts and brunches in the Big Smoke<p>From beautiful bowls of granola to hangover fry ups (and everything in …

Frittata Recipes

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27 Sandwich Ideas You Probably Haven't Thought of Yet

Don't waste an inch of that bakery bread—these 27 sandwich ideas will help you eat your way through the entire loaf without getting bored.<p>If you've ever been tempted by a freshly-made loaf of bakery bread during a weekend shopping trip, you know how quickly yeasty, carby nirvana can turn into …

Food

This Hot Soup Is (Maybe) Even Better Than Coffee

It's fast, it's comforting, and it's a great breakfast—all hail miso soup!<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat</i> …

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The Beauty Edit: clutch bag essentials

<i>When space is at a premium, these are the products to party with...</i><p>I’ve never be good at whittling down my (ever-expanding) make-up bag to the essentials. For a cosmetics lover like me, everything is essential. But I think I’ve cracked the code of the party necessities and found the best products …

Celebrities Rocking Top Knots On This Week's Best Beauty List

If Kendall is wearing it, then EVERYONE will be wearing it.<p>Well, this is kind of awkward! Several stars were photographed wearing top knots this week, and a few walked the <i>same</i> red carpet.<p>Zendaya attended the unveiling of her new figures at Madame Tussauds San Francisco on November 21st with her …

Here are the 8 words you should never put on your CV

Time to get editing...<p>Take a look at your CV and you may be quite proud of it – after all, who wouldn’t want to be seen as passionate, hard-working …