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Scotch Eggs for Normal People

If you consider carrying deep-fried sausage-covered eggs in your pockets "normal"<p>While I’ll never turn down the opportunity to order a Scotch egg, it …

Logan Plant: going on the road with my dad opened my eyes

The founder of Beavertown Brewery explains how his father, Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant, influenced his love for beer<p>Where did you get the idea for Beavertown Brewery?<p>It came from my infatuation with beer. Growing up in the West Midlands, I was dragged around many of the old pubs of the Black …

Creamy, Spicy Spinach & Chickpeas is Proof That the Ideal Weeknight Meal Exists

There was a time when, left to my own devices, I'd try to compose each and every dinner out of a ballooning number of vegetable sides: These recipes were sexy, and enticing, and, ultimately, unsatisfying.<p>I'd spend hours filling the table with cabbage e pepe, marinated zucchini, braised asparagus …

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Level, BA's new low-cost sister airline, promises £99 flights to America - so what's the catch?

British Airways has a new baby sister. Introducing Level, a low-cost, long-haul airline welcomed into the world last week by BA’s parent group IAG, which promises flights across the Pond from just £99.<p>What is Level?<p>“Stylish and modern,” according to IAG’s chief executive Willie Walsh. The carrier …

17 Cheat Sheets Every Home Cook Should Know About

From baking hacks, to perfect pastas, to slow cooker shortcuts.

Hot sauce 101: chilli sauce road test

We put the tastiest, hottest chilli sauces through their paces in an assortment of edible ideas – not just meals, but pickles, sweets and cocktails – plus you were hot on our heels with some spicy hacks of your own<p>Hot sauce is 2016-17’s must-have edible accessory: like Beyoncé, we all know to carry …

This Is Why Food Tastes So Damn Good When You're Drunk

It's not you, it's science.<p>It's a widely known truth that everything tastes better when you're drunk. It's the reason we'll absolutely destroy a large pizza at 3am on a Saturday, but probably <i>wouldn't</i> pick it as a first choice for our weekday lunch.<p>But why? Why <i>does</i> food you eat after a night of …

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Is the Thai beach where Leo found paradise still an adventure 20 years on?

Here’s a tip should you decide to visit the most beautiful beach in the world: come early. I’m in Maya Bay, scooped from the cliffs of Phi Phi Leh island, part of an uninhabited national park. It’s early afternoon. There’s just me, my guide Tuk and around 500 day-trippers who have also come across …

The 10 dishes you cannot leave Spain without eating

Continuing our series on the greatest delicacies in our favourite holiday destinations, Annie Bennett selects her top 10 Spanish dishes. Previous articles looked at Italy and France.<p>1. Tortilla de patatas (potato omelette)<p><b>What makes it great</b><p>Eggs, potatoes, olive oil, onions… that’s it – and some …

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Shrinkflation: 16 food products that have got smaller since the Brexit referendum

How to make the perfect vegetable biryani

This Indian classic stands or falls on the quality of the rice. Once you’ve got that, there’s a wealth of options for your vegetables, spices, cooking method and even garnish. But can you really have a biryani without meat?<p>Biryani, the Indian rice dish, is, like so many classics, disputed …

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World's most expensive transfers by age - featuring Paul Pogba and Gareth Bale but no Cristiano Ronaldo

Think of the most expensive footballers in the history of the game, and it’s likely the following names enter your head: Paul Pogba, Gareth Bale, …

10 of the best travel apps ... that you'll actually use: part two

Ever needed to make a cheap international call without the internet, or been worried about security as you move between wifi hotspots? These apps make travel safer, easier and cheaper<p>Part one<p><b>Rebtel: for phone calls</b><p>Skype and Whatsapp will always be staples when it comes to international calling and …

Crock Pot Chili Recipes That Are Perfect For Game Day

These are the chili recipes your life's been missing.<p>There are so many ways to make use of your Crock Pot this Super Bowl Sunday. You could use it to make some meatballs, wings or even pizza. You could even use it to make something sweet. But one of the more natural uses for the slow cooker ― and …

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The weekend cook: Thomasina Miers’ recipes for curried dal and winter drop scones

After the rigours of Christmas, now’s a time to feed both body and mind<p>After splashing out over Christmas, January is a time for tightening belts. That’s dispiriting, I know, and the dark evenings don’t help, either: yes, the days may be getting longer, but they still have a hell of a long way to …

Metallica: 48 hours in London with the biggest metal band on the planet

<b>Birth – School – Metallica – Death</b><p>Those four words perfectly surmise the devotion that Metallica, the biggest heavy metal band on the planet, …

Stephen Harris: venison with red wine, chocolate and raspberry vinegar sauce

Serve this with seasonal greens and mashed potatoes.<p>SERVES<p>Four to six<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 saddle of venison<p><b>For the sauce</b><br>75cl red wine (I use Côtes du Rhône)<br>2 medium onions, chopped<br>Oil, for frying<br>250g venison trimmings (or other meat, but not lamb)<br>250g button mushrooms, sliced<br>15g dried ceps<br>1 sprig of thyme<br>2 …

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Seven ways with Brussels sprouts

Does the smell of Brussels sprouts boiling on the hob make you want to run a mile? Discover the different ways you can prepare, cook and serve these …

Shanghai stir-fried chunky noodles

This Shanghainese dish is made with thick, bouncy noodles like fresh Japanese udon, which are given a dark caramel tint by soy sauce and freshened up with barely cooked greens. Pork slivers make a delicious addition, but vegetarians can omit them from the recipe.<p>SERVES<p>2 as a meal, 4 or more if …

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Crooked Man: 'Could you see Phil Oakey with a window round?'

Dance pioneer Richard Barratt links Sheffield’s musical past with its present. With a new album out on James Murphy’s DFA Records, he recalls how the city’s club scene began, and admits he always thought he made pop music<p>There’s something pleasing about a gruff, 53-year-old Yorkshire dad, long …

U2 Hint at New LP, 'Joshua Tree' 30th Anniversary Shows in Christmas Video

"We have 'Songs of Experience' coming, and to honor 30 years of 'The Joshua Tree,' we have some very, very special shows coming," Bono promises<p>U2 …

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Lewis Hamilton misses tyre test with injured foot

Lewis Hamilton’s fraught week took another twist after he was forced to miss a planned test with an injured foot.<p>Just days after seeing his grasp on this year’s championship slip further in Japan, Hamilton had been due to complete a tyre test in Barcelona.<p>But Mercedes said the three-time champion …