K R Anderson

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In praise of Tooting, south London

‘Captivating’ Tooting has been named one of the best neighbourhoods in the world, alongside exotic hotspots in Rio, Seoul and New York. Sound unlikely? Not if you live there, says the Guardian’s online Travel editor<p>Brookyln’s Sunset Park, Frelard in Seattle, Botofogo in Rio and ... Tooting. The …

England

Canada’s Haida Gwaii archipelago: kayaking to the edge of the world

These remote islands, 100km off British Columbia, are home to one of the oldest traceable populations on Earth, yet they are still fighting to save their environment and ancient culture<p>Early morning and a group of eight river otters in the bay eye us with nonchalant curiosity as we pack the kayaks. …

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Running in circles: a trip around the Isle of Wight

Chalky cliffs, curry and camping … Martin Love finds there’s much to discover on a run along the island’s 66-mile coastal path<p>If you said you were going round the Isle of Wight, most people would presume you were doing it in a boat. And I’ve done that – bobbing along in a day cruiser. I spent most …

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A Walk Around London

Shares 18<p>London is perhaps the most photographed city in the world, but that doesn't mean it's not still fun to walk around and take photos.<p>Big Ben …

Three days at Carnarvon Gorge in central Queensland – travel guide

There's little luxury, but this spectacular spot, beloved of Queenslanders, offers ancient vistas, teeming wildlife and unforgettable views<p>Located 720km north-west of Brisbane in Queensland’s central highlands, Carnarvon Gorge is a spectacular formation sliced out of the semi-arid sandstone belt by …

dark chocolate coconut macaroons

2014 has been mostly about the chocolate thus far, which is the kind of thing that happens when you outsource what-to-cook-next decisions to my …

valerie’s french chocolate cake

My friend Valerie makes one chocolate cake. No, I don’t mean one chocolate cake for school birthday cupcakes and one for grown-up dinner parties, one …

If You Have A Mac, Memorize These 13 Keyboard Tricks

If you're going to spend your life with your hands hovering over a keyboard, you might as well do it right. Or at least make the experience as tolerable as possible.<p>And while most Mac users know basic keyboard shortcuts -- command + "X" to cut, command +"V" to paste, etc. -- there are so many more …

parmesan broth with kale and white beans

This soup is the very best thing I ate in December, which is saying a lot for a month that involved the purchase of at least 4 pounds of butter. And …

The Ultimate iPad Air Keyboard Case Round-up

<b>The Ideal Keyboard Case</b><p><b>There are many good cases on the market, but the ideal case hasn’t been produced yet. Here are the features of the ideal case:</b><p>Protects front and back of the device when closed (does not include a built-in screen protector.)<br>• Good keyboard layout (Zagg cover and Logitech …

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President Obama Stew (Chicken Casserole) From 'My Irish Table'

As the story goes, <b>Cathal Armstrong</b> was cooking a variation of his mother's chicken casserole at home on his day off from working at his flagship Restaurant Eve when he got a phone call: President Obama was on his way to dine at Armstrong's restaurant. Armstrong dropped what he was doing and headed …

Roasted Root Vegetable Stew with Tomatoes and Kale Recipe

Cold weather chilling your bones? Try this colorful hearty ragout of roasted root vegetables, simmered with tomatoes and kale. It’s almost like a …

Tomatoes

Pasta Puttanesca Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> This is one of the first recipes my stepfather ever made for the family and one of …

roasted tomato soup with broiled cheddar

Lest you think I spend any part of my days doing Important Things — preparing, and totally not at the last second or haphazardly, for my only child’s …

chocolate buckwheat cake

There are rainy, dreary, energy depleted days when the best thing you can do at 3 p.m. is to stop pretending that anything short of chocolate cake is …

crackly banana bread

There are a lot of good reasons to make banana bread: You have a pile of sad bananas on top of your fridge that have reached their life’s expectancy. …

chicken noodle soup

There are about as many recipes for chicken noodle soup as there are people who enjoy it, which is everyone. Well, everyone but me. I understand that …

two classic sangrias

Last Friday, we had 17 people over for dinner. No, we haven’t moved to a larger apartment. No, my kitchen hasn’t grown to the size of a normal one …

pickled vegetable sandwich slaw

If you’re one of those people who saw the word “pickled” in the title and said “Ugh, no, sorry, not for me,” do know, I was the same not too long ago …

kale salad with pecorino and walnuts

As someone who has said things like “the world would be a better place if we could all stop pretending that kale tastes good” (on p. 67, in fact) and …

miso sweet potato and broccoli bowl

Here are the things I jotted down on my cooking wish-list <i>whilst</i> (!) I was in the UK: baked cauliflower cheese, a “proper” English Sunday roast (with …

How to Use Your Google Maps — Offline

To access one of Google Maps' best hidden features, you have to know the magic word. Well, it's a phrase, really, and that phrase is: "OK Maps." …

The Tipsy Traveler: Where to Discover the World's Most Extraordinary Beers - Vagabondish

Beer has been brewed for millennia. Hell, even the ancient Egyptians enjoyed tying a frosty one on (though we imagine they weren’t quite <i>that</i> frosty …

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Adventure holidays and trips for 2014: Australia and New Zealand

From exploring the rooftops of Melbourne to kayaking in the New Zealand wildernes, here are the best intrepid trips down under<p>More adventure in the UK | Europe | North America | Asia | Africa | Latin America & Caribbean<p>The red centre is where most people go to see the "real" Australia, but for an …

True wilderness in Australia's Northern Territory

It's 7.30am and our four wheel-drive bus is heading towards the Northern Territory's wildest bushland, otherwise known as Kakadu national park. Most of the people on the bus are dozing but I'm up front with Nathan – driver, guide, and enthusiastic naturalist – as he runs me through the wildlife …

The magic of New Orleans: how Nola got its groove back

Friendly people, the finest food in the US, some of the world’s best music … and a post-Katrina comeback in full swing. How could our writer not fall in love with New Orleans?<p>It's unusually cold and wet on my first evening in New Orleans. In the gathering dark I'm lost and just a little scared as I …

Top 10 hotels, B&Bs and guesthouses in New Orleans

Whether you want 19th-century grandeur, jazz-age chic or a more modern boutique hotel, New Orleans has a great selection of places to stay. We pick 10 of the best<p>Balcony Guest House<p>Despite its ascendance beyond being "up and coming", the Marigny neighbourhood is still short of accommodation …

Top 10 budget restaurants, cafes and diners in New Orleans

Eating on a budget in New Orleans isn't all about the famous po' boys, though they can be great. Check out fast-food restaurants serving Vietnamese and soul food delights<p>Cochon Butcher<p>Chef Donald Link has won a James Beard Award and has a cluster of impeccable restaurants. For those on a budget, a …