Raymond Harbridge

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19 Tofu Recipes to Treat Your Curd the Way It Deserves

Though tofu often gets a bad rap in this country, it's <i>so</i> much more than a bland substitute for meat. Its mild flavor makes it incredibly versatile, and, in many East Asian dishes, like <i>mapo tofu</i>, it's often combined with pork or beef for an intriguing interplay of flavors and textures. Nevertheless, …

1000 novels everyone must read: the definitive list

Selected by the Guardian’s Review team and a panel of expert judges, this list includes only novels – no memoirs, no short stories, no long poems – from any decade and in any language. Originally published in thematic supplements – love, crime, comedy, family and self, state of the nation, science …

Sensational Savoury Pie Recipes

There's nothing more satisfying that cutting through a flaky pie pastry to reveal the hot, oozing filling within. Whether you love to fill yours with …

Jack Riewoldt sings Mr Brightside with the Killers 2017 AFL GRAND FINAL

Savoury pie

The ultimate comfort food recipe. Golden brown pastry and a creamy chicken, leek and bacon filling make this a real feast for friends and family<p>A …

Cooking

Broad beans and peas with cream and garlic

Method<p>In a medium pan over a medium heat, add oil and cook garlic and thyme for one minute until fragrant.<p>Add wine and simmer for 20 seconds then add …

Cooking (Australia)

100 Greatest Bruce Springsteen Songs of All Time

An expert panel of writers and artists pick Springsteen's best songs, from "Rosalita" to "Wrecking Ball"<p>In the 41 years since the release of his …

Easter lamb and pea pie

Method<p>1. Heat your oven to 160C. Toss the lamb with the flour until well coated. Heat the olive oil in a large dutch oven on the stovetop and brown …

Baking

Racegoer foiled in attempt to smuggle bottle of vodka into Southwell - inside a sandwich

Safety stewards at race courses are perhaps used to the occasionally inventive attempt to circumvent their various rules and regulations, but security at Southwell racecourse were faced with something else entirely.<p>One racegoer tried to save herself a few pounds on the drinks bill for Sunday's …

Ken Cheng's pound coin gag voted Edinburgh fringe's funniest joke

Comedian who quit Cambridge University for online poker says both his careers are based on ‘extreme punishment or reward’<p>The 10 funniest jokes we heard at the Edinburgh fringe<p>They say comedy can be found in the most banal of subjects, and the 2017 winner of Dave’s Funniest Joke of the Fringe award …

Jokes

27 of the Best Books to Read This Fall

Featuring new books from Hillary Clinton, Esther Perel, Jennifer Egan, and Celeste Ng.<p>Fall weather is reading weather. Everyone thinks so, including literary heavyweights like Jeffrey Eugenides, Salman Rushdie, and Isabel Allende, who have new books coming this season. Whether you're searching for …

Books

Mussel Fritti Recipe - Great British Chefs

Tim Siadatan's mussel fritti recipe makes a perfect seafood snack for the summer. Serve with a big bowl of aoili and some crusty bread. This recipe …

Great British Bake Off

How to achieve Paul Auster's literary genius? Start living uncomfortably

Paul Auster takes the stage at the King’s Theatre in Edinburgh to a great reception. He reads the opening pages of his latest work, the Man …

Literature

3-Ingredient Dijon Roasted Potatoes That Go with Everything

3-Ingredient Roasted Dijon Potatoes<p>Serves 4 to 6<p>2 pounds small red potatoes, halved or quartered if large <br>2 tablespoons olive oil <br>2 tablespoons …

Whole Grain

A play-by-play of a 32 year old Cobb & Co staff training video

<b>Ever wondered what Cobb & Co’s menu looked like in the 80s? Thanks to the Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision Archive, Sam Brooks knows. Now he’s ready to</b> …

3 Recipes That'll Have You Cooking Like a New Zealander

<i>What grows together, goes together! Food52 has partnered with Villa Maria Wine to bring our readers New Zealand-inspired recipes from the kitchen of a top Kiwi chef, paired with some food-friendly, approachable wines from New Zealand's family-owned Villa Maria.</i><p>Most wine drinkers have heard the …

John le Carré Goes Back Into the Cold

In the author’s latest, spies gain nobility.<p>John le Carré’s triumph (and consequent burden) is that he created characters and language so evocative of the spy world that they became more real in readers’ minds than real people or events. This happens occasionally with books or movies: Our images of …

Books

Not the Booker shortlist 2017 revealed: let's get reading!

After much debate, here are the five best books of the year as voted by you – did your choice make it?<p>The votes for the 2017 Not the Booker prize have been counted and we have five books are going through to the shortlist stage of our competition. Here they are, ranked by the net number of</b> …

Books

30 hearty winter pie recipes

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Caramelized Onions

August 2017<p>Makes about ½ cup<p>Learning how to properly caramelize onions is key. Once you've mastered the basic technique, you’ll use them for everything from French onion soup to onion dip to topping burgers. Here, we break down the process step by step.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 large yellow onions, peeled …

Chicken and mushroom party pies recipe

• Heat oil in a medium frying pan over medium heat, cook onion and garlic, stirring, 5 minutes or until onion softens.<br>• Add chicken and mushrooms, cook, …

Moderate to heavy drinkers are more likely to live to 85 without developing dementia

UC San Diego claims in a new study that certain people who regularly consume moderate to heavy amounts of alcohol are more likely to live to 85 …

UC San Diego

Easy One-Pot Shrimp and Rice

Honey-Garlic Shrimp Stovetop Rice Casserole<p>Serves 4 to 6<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil <br>1 medium yellow onion, diced <br>1 1/2 cups long-grain white rice <br>3 …

Seafood

Teriyaki Shrimp and Asparagus

You know how I love that teriyaki sauce, but it wasn't until now that I tried it with shrimp and I'm hooked! This easy Teriyaki Shrimp and Asparagus …

Food

Bigging up those leftovers

Let bakers and cooks be the magicians when you need an easy dinner – all credit to you for buying what they conjure up well, giving you more time for …

Neil Finn To Mix, Master, Release New Album ‘Out Of Silence’ on 1 September 2017

Neil Finn isn’t just releasing his new album <i>Out Of Silence</i> on 1 September 2017, but he is also intending to mix and master it on the very same …

Universal Music

Make These Spicy Honey-Garlic Chicken Thighs Tonight

There are seemingly endless ways to cook chicken, but this one in particular should be at the top of your must-make list. With a Sriracha-honey …

Cooking

How to use a password manager (and why you really should)

If for some cruel reason I was forced to rewrite that mid-‘90s viral essay / hit single “Wear Sunscreen,” I would replace the titular advice with a simple plea: use a password manager. Like sunscreen, it can be a hassle to apply, but it’s an easy way to stop yourself from getting burned.<p>The reasons …

Information Systems