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Sexy Fish: hot and sour prawns with new potatoes

In the restaurant, we alternate between prawns and octopus for this dish. Prawns are obviously a little easier to get hold of. I dreamed up this dish, because I like the idea of sweet and sour, but not being keen on the sweet element, I replaced it with heat. It’s my variation on the theme of the …

Homemade

Kipper and spinach kedgeree

SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>4 Craster kipper fillets<br>• 175g white basmati rice<br>• 25g butter<br>• 1 large onion, thinly sliced<br>• 2 tsp mild curry powder<br>• 260g young spinach leaves<br>• juice of ½ lemon<br>• 4 soft-boiled eggs<br>• 2 tbsp chopped parsley<br>• lemon wedges<p>METHOD<p>Place the kippers in a heatproof dish, cover with boiling water and leave …

Your Samsung TV Now Supports YouTube HDR - If You're Lucky

Samsung has announced that from today (December 20th 2016) it will begin rolling out a new firmware update to some of its TVs that will enable them to play high dynamic range (HDR) videos from YouTube.<p>When YouTube launched its HDR service in early November it was initially only available to people …

Televisions

Thirty-clove garlic and onion soup

Garlic’s anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic, antibiotic and antiviral properties make it an incredibly important ingredient in the defence against digestive assaults of all varieties.<p>SERVES<p>3-4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>3 garlic bulbs, whole, unpeeled<br>• 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 2 tbsp unsalted butter<br>• 1 large onion, …

Onions

The fry-up is back: how to cook the perfect full English breakfast

Put on your aprons and whip out your frying pans; the Great British fry-up is enjoying a renaissance in kitchens across the UK. So far this year, we’ve eaten 10 per cent more fried breakfasts than last year, fresh sausage sales are up by 5.9 per cent and egg consumption at breakfast is up by 18 per …

Breakfast

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11 Public Speaking Tips From the Best TED Talks Speakers | Inc.com

There's no question about it: TED Talks have raised the bar sky-high for what's considered a memorable and compelling business presentation.<p>That being said, there are a handful of TED Talks speakers so talented that they almost make the rest seem dull and uninspired.<p>What makes them so special and …

Public Speaking

King prawn, noodle and lemongrass broth recipe

This Thai soup from The Detox Kitchen - bursting with selenium, tryptophan, and potassium - is ideal for cleansing your system<p>This version of the classic noodle soup uses Thai flavours – ginger, coriander and lemongrass – to create a really fresh, fragrant, cleansing broth. If you can’t find brown …

Food

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 …

Breakfast

7 Reasons You Need to Eat More Eggs

Eggs aren't just delicious—they can also boost your mood, nourish your gray matter, and even guard against cancer<p>Many Americans were raised on the theory that eggs are loaded with artery-clogging cholesterol and that eating them was a surefire way to promote coronary heart disease. But when Wake …

This is what you're doing wrong with produce

Many of my clients assume they should be eating fresh, raw produce to reap the most health perks possible. But the reality is, several studies have debunked conventional wisdom about the best ways to store, prep, and cook fruits and veggies. Check out these science-backed tips for getting the most …

Nutrition

How to survive a global disaster: a handy guide

On 22 June, 2001, Tara O’Toole and Thomas Inglesby of the Johns Hopkins Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies, organised a war game like no other. The two researchers, working with an array of bodies such as the ANSER Institute for Homeland Security, set out to simulate the effects of a …

Oxford University

One batch of pearl barley, four nourishing dishes

This quiet, polished, pearlescent grain deserves more attention than it gets in most kitchens. Fibrous, with a delicate, nutty flavour, pearl barley releases starch as it cooks, yielding a firm yet creamy texture that is happy to soak up bold flavours or sit back and let the meat and vegetables do …

Sausages

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

23 Blackberry Recipes to Convince You It's the King of Berries

All of our best recipes that feature show-stopping blackberries.<p><b>These gorgeous berries of dark red or black—perfect for desserts</b>, salads, syrups, even cocktails—are stunning show-stoppers as either a main ingredient or simple garnish. They're also a "superfood" packed with nutrients. Despite their …

Ice Cream

The mysterious origins of punctuation

Commas, semicolons and question marks are so commonplace it seems as if they were always there – but that’s not the case. Keith Houston explains their history.<p>As readers and writers, we’re intimately familiar with the dots, strokes and dashes that punctuate the written word. The comma, colon, …

Language

Blood moon has some expecting end of the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> There will be blood in September -- literally, according to the Internet postings of end-times believers.<p>The night of September 27-28 will bring a "blood moon." To skywatchers, it simply refers to the copper color the moon takes on during an eclipse, but to some Christian ministers, the …

Moon

Put an Egg on It: 20 Great Ways to Eat Fried or Poached Eggs

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>I can't tell you how many times a simple egg has saved my life, or at least my day. That's because adding a perfectly fried or poached egg, its runny yolk surrounded by creamy white, can turn just about anything into a …

The trick to a perfect group dinner: preparation

Entertaining needn’t be stressful – party on with serenity<p>The wise men of Proverbs say that a crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.<p>One of the calmest and most pleasant dinners I remember attending was at the house of a very accomplished cook who’d plated our entire …

Dining Rooms

Put an Egg on It: 32 Grain Bowls for Lunchtime and Anytime

The quickest, easiest one-bowl meal we can think of is a grain bowl. Here are our favorites to make for lunch time—or, anytime. Did we mention they taste great as leftovers too?<p><b>Our love for grain bowls knows no bounds.</b> Composed of, well, grain—rice, farro, barley, quinoa, kamut, you name it—and …

Cooking

Jose's Gin and Tonic

1 Servings<p>José Andrés's herbal take on the classic Gin and Tonic.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 juniper berries<p>1 lime wheel<p>1 lemon verbena leaf<p>1 strip lemon zest (removed with a vegetable peeler)<p>1½ ounces gin (preferably Hendrick's)<p>3–4 ounces tonic water<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Combine juniper berries, lime …

Vegetables

How to Make Très Flawless French Onion Soup

Oui, you should be making classic French onion soup at home, with all the gooey cheese your heart desires. Let Petit Trois chef Ludo Lefebvre show you how.<p>Petit Trois (our no. 3 best new restaurant in America) chef <b>Ludo Lefebvre</b> would be the first to tell you: It's not easy to make perfect French …

Cooking

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Scandinavia

In the northernmost parts of Scandinavia the growing season is 60 days long. The rest of the year is basically a prelude to or a recovery from …

Landscaping

11 Essential Tips for Creating a Rose Garden

Follow this expert advice for a beautiful garden all summer long.<p>1. Choose a sunny plot; roses like six to eight hours of sunlight in the summer.<p>2. Roses really need good rich soil, so dig in lots of organic matter, humus, or well-rotted mature before you plant.<p>3. Invest in a garden hose because …

Pickled blueberries

An easy pickle, sweet and tart, to serve with cheese and cured meat<p>Lovely with goat’s cheese – in fact, all sorts of cheeses – and Parma-style ham. Make this at least a day in advance.<p>MAKES<p>750ml (about eight servings)<p>INGREDIENTS<p>• 150ml cider vinegar<p>• 225g granulated sugar<p>• 2.5cm piece cinnamon stick<p>…

Land Rover Details 2016 Range Rover Sport Lineup's Changes, New Diesel V-6

Right on schedule, Land Rover has announced a series of minor changes for the Range Rover Sport, including the SUV’s first-ever (in the U.S.) diesel V-6 engine option. We already knew the Range Rover Sport was getting the diesel six, but Land Rover is giving us the full details of the model’s other …

Land Rover

The 7 Biggest Decor Mistakes That Drive Designers Crazy

Pros reveal what they always want to change when walking into a room.<p>Pros reveal what they always want to change when walking into a room.

The best red wines to drink in spring

As the weather warms, try these lighter, fresher, fruitier red wines from Chile, Sicily and Burgundy<p>It’s time for spring-like red wines to burst forth. Let’s have a change from the robust, mature and savoury reds of the properly cold months and see some lighter styles blossom. Right now – …

Why being unable to stand noisy eaters might make you a genius

The next time you find yourself sighing in annoyance at your colleagues' inability to munch their crisps quietly, take solace in the fact that this could mean you are a genius.<p>A <b>study from Northwestern University</b> suggests that the inability to filter out competing sensory information is a common …