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Yotam Ottolenghi’s hummus recipes

Hummus gets its name from the Arabic word for “chickpea”, and traditionally it contains just chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; olive oil is used only to finish it off on the plate. Other versions, based mainly on olive oil and containing anything from beetroot to avocado, I’ve always …

Recipes

How to Create a Better Brand Experience: Move Beyond the Customer Journey

It used to be that brands could think and operate on a transaction-by-transaction basis. People shopped for goods and services, they bought something, and then they and that brand parted company until the customer came back to buy something else. Times certainly have changed. Businesses that want …

Customer Experience

An Australian Family's New Digs in Canada Embraces Sunshine and Socializing

Wanting to stay connected to the outdoors and keep up an active social life, an Australian family looks to Vancouver practice McLeod Bovell for help.<p>Named G’Day House as a nod to the Australian family that lives there, this 4,400-square-foot residence extends across three levels on a steep site in …

Architecture

7 Modern Celebrity Homes With Seriously Lust-Worthy Interiors

Peek inside the impeccable homes of Diane Keaton, Bryan Cranston, Jenna Lyons, and other design-conscious celebs.<p>Celebrities often live in jaw-dropping homes thanks to their ability to hire an architect and interior designer to help realize the retreat of their dreams. The results are truly …

Celebrity Homes

Five Shipping Containers Are Woven Into This Home in Santa Barbara

There’s even a shipping container sitting in the kitchen.<p>The home that architects Clay Aurell and Josh Blumer, of AB Design Studio, devised for Bret and Dani Stone on a sloping site in the foothills of Santa Barbara, California, is nothing short of a triple-threat: It’s largely prefabricated; it …

tinyhouses

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth on a Low-Carb Diet With 11 Keto-Friendly Recipes

The ketogenic diet is superpopular right now. Not only can you eat all the delicious, high-fat foods you want, but it also encourages your body to burn up your fat stores for energy. If you're thinking about trying it out but don't want to give up your sweets, read on for 11 low-carb, high-fat, …

How to avoid the 'midlife slump' and make your 40s a much happier decade

After struggling to understand myself in my 20s and to establish myself in my 30s, I finally hit my stride in my 40s. My health was vibrant and I had a successful career in journalism, plenty of money, wonderful friends and a loving, stable relationship.<p>It was the unhappiest decade of my life.<p>Today …

5 Fin Whale Way / SALT Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> 5 Fin Whale Way is located in a tranquil coastal village called Kommetjie about 40km south of Cape Town, …

Ready to Try the Keto Diet? Here's a 7-Day Meal Plan to Get You Going

They always say starting your diet is the hardest part. I agree that it is difficult to stop your old habits and transition into new ones, but I think there's something even harder. That's sticking to your new diet. You may be loving the diet, but sometimes it can get boring eating the same things …

Healthy Eating

These Japanese fluffy pancakes are the ultimate new food trend

LIFESTYLE FOOD<p><b>These ultra-soft pancakes have taken over both the Tokyo food scene and Instagram.</b><p>These Japanese pancakes are inspired by the …

This is what the Warren Buffett empire looks like, in one giant chart

While most of the world’s richest people came to that title through a single company, billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s story is different.<p>Jeff …

Investing

23 Moroccan-Inspired Meals That Are Everything Your Spice Rack Has Been Waiting For

You’ve probably heard some version of this refrain over and over: To make food taste better without compromising nutrition, spices are key. But if …

Mini Layer Cakes Are the Only Thing Cuter Than Layer Cakes

The only thing better—or cuter, at least—than a layer cake is an itty-bitty layer cake; <i>and</i> you don't have to share it. Cupcakes are old news (still love them, but). Best of all, mini layer cakes are easy, less high-strung than a regularly-sized layer cake. You just bake one sheet cake and cut the …

Masonry walls enclose courtyards and living spaces at Ritz&Ghougassian's Melbourne extension

Architecture studio Ritz&Ghougassian has extended a traditional Melbourne house, using a minimal material palette that sees blockwork walls left …

Felix Hotel review - Sydney, Australia

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B.E. Architecture "rejects stark minimalism" with eclectic interior for Melbourne house

Melbourne studio B.E. Architecture has renovated and extended a Victorian property in the city for an avid art collector, adding a varied palette of …

How to Be Mindful (Even if You're Anxious or Impatient)

The world really wants us to count our blessings. News articles and blog posts tout the many benefits of gratitude, from improved health to better …

SNODO / Gruppo Building + Boffa Petrone & Partners

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The aim of the project is to preserve and respect the existing industrial atmosphere of an incredible …

A No-Cook Caramel You'll Eat by the Spoonful

Anyone who's made caramel at home might be familiar with some of the associated perils: watching the sugar like a hawk; wondering if it's ready when (seemingly out of nowhere!) angry, volcanic bubbles start climbing up the sides of your pot; futzing with a candy thermometer, questioning its …

We Found a Way to Have Cookies for Breakfast (You’re Welcome)

<i>Can you hear the angels singing? The day has finally come where eating cookies for breakfast is not only acceptable, but wholly encouraged. Today, we introduce you to the Breakfast Cookie. Yes, that’s its name. Born in Boston to the wildly popular Flour Bakery (of sticky bun fame), the seedy,</i> …

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Creativity

IKEA research lab Space10 develops burgers and hot dogs of the future

A burger containing mealworms and a hot dog made from dried carrots and algae are among the latest futuristic foods developed by Space10, the …

Ice Cream

Transform Any Meatball with This Truly Unique Technique

Do you have a favorite food that makes itself at home as easily on a dinner table as it does a party spread or even a lunch box? For me, that versatile dish is a meatball. Not just any meatball, but a Japanese meatball called <i>tsukune</i>. In my mind, this chicken meatball is the tastiest team player of …

5 Inspiring Books That Are Transforming My Life and Business

The news was horrifying.<p>There had been a mass shooting.<p>Then another story broke.<p>Some madman with his fingers on a big red button with megalomania …

Barangaroo House restaurant review - Sydney, Australia

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The 50 Best Boots for Men

CHELSEAS, CHUKKAS & MORE<p><i>This guide to the best boots for men covers nine different categories, including work boots, Chelseas, chukkas and more.</i><p><b>Table</b> …

The Complete Guide to Keto Snacks (Over 50 Keto Diet Snacks)

Folks, I am a good friend. I know that sounds like I am blowing my own horn a little bit, but I am only repeating what I was told by a friend of mine …

Snacks

Miso Pesto Is the Velvety, Veg-Packed Sauce Your Pasta NEEDS Tonight

Springy ramen noodles and a vegetable-packed miso pesto have us itching for pasta night.<p>Pesto is an insanely flexible and delicious condiment. I've tweaked the traditional Italian recipe before, but this miso pesto with ramen opened up a whole new world for me. Pesto is traditionally made of pine …

The Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies Our Staff Can’t Stop Eating

I was five, maybe six or seven or eight, sometime in the late ’90s. There was a bake sale at my elementary school. Cookies, cakes, brownies, blondies, the usual suspects—except wait!—except for those, those sugar-crusted, dark chocolate cookies with peanut butter bellies and the very cutest name:</i> …