Nina Laxmikanth

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Blueberry Jam Recipe - Great British Chefs

This simple blueberry jam recipe will provide a host of delicious breakfasts. If you manage to get your hands on British bilberries, do use them in …

New women-only adventures around the world

<b>Asia, Europe, Latin America and South Africa with Exodus</b><p>100 years after women won the right to vote in Great Britain, the UK-based company Exodus has …

The 100 best feminist films of all time

Let’s hope the seismic waves triggered by #MeToo and #TimesUp result in serious, lasting change—the kind that marks one generation from the next. In …

Five lost cities of the world

Angamuco, Mexico<p>Last week laser scanning revealed the true scale of the ancient city of Angamuco in western Mexico. The city, built around AD900, is thought to have had 100,000 residents and included pyramids, road systems, vegetable gardens and ball courts. It was a major centre for the Purépecha …

Vegetable Gardens

Is this Spain's greatest gift to gastronomy?

Jabugo looks unremarkable. Its hills are crowded with narrow streets lined with white-painted houses; you could be in any number of small Andalucian towns. But there is something extraordinary here that’s worth driving 70 miles (110km) from Seville to Huelva Province to experience. It’s Spain’s …

European Capitals of Culture you've probably never heard of – including the world's most adorable city

Introduced in 1985 with the noble aim of bringing our continent closer together, the European Capital of Culture scheme offered few early surprises. That year saw Athens bestowed with the title (birthplace of democracy, fair choice), the following year it was Florence’s turn (birthplace of the …

Crock Pot Bourbon Chicken

<b>You’ll need</b><p>3 lb chicken breast cut into bite sized pieces<br>3 tbsp corn starch<br>1/4 cup green onion chopped, plus more for garnish (optional)<br>1/4 tsp …

Inside the forgotten underground city that once housed 20,000 people

How to cook the perfect penne all’arrabbiata

This simple, quick and spicy supper can be prepared with minimum fuss. But how ‘angry’ do you dare to make it?<p>If I had to eat one cuisine forever more, I think it would probably be Italian – and not just because a world without spaghetti carbonara feels like a very bleak place indeed. The sheer …

Cooking

Are these the best chocolate bars in the world? We think so...

10 of the best narrow-gauge railway journeys in Britain

Ffestiniog Railway, Snowdonia<p>The Ffestiniog winds its way from Porthmadog through more than 13 miles of stunning countryside. Waterfalls cascade and streams froth down mossy rock sides. Swathes of deep green grass soar on one side while valleys dip spectacularly on the other, affording the chance …

FEMA Is Preparing for a Solar Superstorm That Would Take Down the Grid

The looming threat of extreme space weather has FEMA preparing for the perfect solar storm, and an unimaginable power grid disaster, FOIA documents reveal.<p>In 1859, a giant plume of magnetized plasma was flung out into space from the Sun. This coronal mass ejection (CME), the sibling of a massive …

11 Baking Ratios Every Pro Should Memorize

You’ve heard it said before that baking is a science — and it’s true. Ratios are the backbone of our favorite recipes for cookies, cakes and more. …

Easy, Flaky Garlic Bread (Plus the $15 Wine to Sip with It)

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.<p>Place the butter, garlic, parsley, cheese, and …

Baking

A Meatless Mushroom and Garlic-Loaded Spaghetti Dinner

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook until al dente, 7 to 9 minutes, or according to package instructions. Reserve 3/4 …

Recipes

How To Make Crispy, Juicy Fried Chicken — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Let me walk you through the pleasure of eating this crispy, juicy fried chicken: You've got this glistening drumstick with a coating so full of …

15 holiday destinations you can actually see in a day from the UK

London is one of the worst places to be in winter.<p>It’s cold, it’s dirty, it’s grey and it’s expensive. On top of that, our fears over Brexit are …

In Jerusalem, Find Peace with Austrian Pastries

Every morning in the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City while other shops bake pita bread and squeeze fresh juice from pomegranates and oranges, …

11 Seemingly Good-For-You Foods That Aren't As Healthy As You Think

Sugar shows up in the most surprising places.<p>The concept of eating healthy is a simple one: eat lots whole grains, fruits and vegetables, and stay clear of sweets. But successfully making that happen these days ― when so much of our food is packaged ― is a lot trickier than you might expect. Many …

The Fastest Way To Turn Around Career Burnout

There are three common types of burnout. Once you figure out what’s going on, you can take steps to fix it.<p>We’ve all felt like we’re in a rut, uninspired, and burned out. Often the feeling lasts a few days and then goes away, but if it persists, it’s important to get to the root of the …

Kitchen Cabinets Organizers That Keep The Room Clean and Tidy

Keeping the kitchen clean and organized is no easy task. It is, however, easier to achieve that when there’s a designated space for everything and …

Under cover of night, Syrian wounded seek help from enemy Israel

GOLAN HEIGHTS (Reuters) - It happens nearly every night. After dark, the Syrian wounded come to known locations on the Israel-Syria front in the Golan Heights, driven by desperation to seek help from an enemy army.<p>Israeli soldiers give initial medical treatment to wounded Syrians in an Israeli …

An Advanced Way to Find the Cheapest Airline Tickets

Yesterday I encountered what seemed like a pretty strange phenomenon. There was a roundtrip United fare between Chicago and London for under …

Has KFC's top secret recipe been revealed by Colonel Sanders' nephew?

KFC's secret chicken recipe - one of the biggest mysteries in the fast food world - may just be secret no more.<p>Tens of thousands of Brummies every …

How I Travel Across The Globe Somewhat Rested.

We all hate the long flights to reach longed-for destinations. The jet lag, the dehydration, the stress, the back pain, the muscles cramps, the bloated stomach, the motion nausea, the bad breath, the messy clothes, the swelling feet - did I miss anything?<p>I just traveled from New York to New Delhi …

Air Travel

The most extreme hotels around the world

Exclusive: Charlie Cox Talks Daredevil Season Two

Daredevil has landed and if you’re anything like as binge-y as <b>Empire</b>, you’ll have seen and most probably relished its gritty take on the Marvel hero. …