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Apple upside-down cake with caramel and spicy walnuts

Using apple juice to make caramel adds an extra-fruity punch to this weekend treat.<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the caramel</b><p>850ml cloudy apple juice<br>• 30g unsalted butter<br>• 2 tbsp apple brandy (optional)<p><b>For the cake</b><p>155g unsalted butter<br>• 250g light soft brown sugar<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 1½ tsp vanilla extract<br>• 260g plain flour<br>• ½ tsp …

The 6 Best At-Home Pilates Workouts Of 2016

Strengthen, lengthen, tone, and tighten—do Pilates regularly, and you’re bound to see positive results. And although the reformer and the Trapeze …

How to run: everything you need to know

Whether you are new to running or want to improve your pace, here’s how to get going<p>Running is a fantastic way to get fit. You don’t need much kit, you can do it anywhere (within reason) and it’s available to you all the time – you don’t need to wait for the gym to be open or a class to start; just …

8 of the best free workouts on YouTube

Who says you need an expensive gym membership to get fit?<p>If you're looking to get fit, but the cost of a gym membership is putting you off and you …

Exercise

Chocolate blackout cake recipe

The ultimate chocoholic's dessert: a rich three-layer cake with chocolate-custard icing<p><b>SERVES</b><p>10-12<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the custard:</b><p>175g (6oz) granulated sugar<br>• 4½ tbsp cornflour<br>• 450ml (16fl oz) single cream<br>• 270ml (9¾fl oz) full-fat milk<br>• 150g (5½oz) dark chocolate (100 per cent cocoa), finely chopped<br>• 2 tsp …

Dessert

KFC secret recipe revealed? Colonel Sanders' nephew shows off list of 11 herbs and spices

It may well count as one of corporate America’s most closely guarded secrets, but the recipe for KFC’s signature ‘original’ fried chicken may just …

Kentucky

The Finest and Richest of All German Lebkuchen

In this age of materialism and store-bought cookie dough, the pomp that surrounds the Advent season and Christmas in Germany is quite heartening to traditionalists like me. Almost every single person, young or old, that I know in Germany heads to the kitchen to bake Christmas cookies in late …

English almond butter toffee recipe

A delicious recipe for homemade toffee from Hope and Greenwood<p>This is the George Clooney of toffees<p><b>MAKES</b><br>Makes 25 lumps of almond heaven<p><b>COOKING TIME</b><br>Takes 30 minutes to make; about 6 hours in total to cool and set.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>Groundnut oil, for greasing<br>400g (14oz) flaked almonds<br>450g (15oz) unsalted …

The Crazy Good Flourless Chocolate Cake with an Even Crazier Backstory

You know a cake is going to be good when it's got chocolate, gangsters, and the image of the beautiful island of Capri all in its backstory.<p>It was the 1920s. Three Italian-American gangsters visit Capri. As the story goes, they were there to buy a shipment of spats for Al Capone—those elegant, …

Recipes

29 Genius Recipes to Freeze Now (Because It's About to Get Crazy)

Below are 29 Genius Recipes that—were I being smart and responsible like you—I would cook and freeze now. The holidays are barrelling down on us almost here (yay!) and a freezer full of ready-to-roll little helpers will make it all go more smoothly—or at least mean less cooking later.<p>For more tips …

Pie

Chocolate and hazelnut cake

SERVES<p>8<p>PREPARATION<p>20 minutes<p>COOKING TIME<p>50 minutes<p>RESTING TIME<p>2 hours<p>INGREDIENTS<p>4 eggs, separated<br>• 100g (3½ oz) caster (superfine) sugar<br>• 1 tablespoon water<br>• 100g (3½ oz) chocolate hazelnut spread<br>• 80g (3 oz) butter<br>• 90g (3¼ oz) plain (all-purpose) flour<br>• Pinch of salt<br>• 450ml (15 floz) milk, at room …

Pumpkin recipe ideas: How to make vegan pumpkin brownies

It’s October, which means it’s officially pumpkin season.<p>Not artificial pumpkin spice syrup, to be clear. Actual pumpkin, carved and whizzed up into …

Magic pistachio and morello cherry cake

Use a 24cm round cake tin, silicone or greased with butter and lined with baking parchment.<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>4 eggs, separated<br>• 135g caster sugar<br>• 125g butter<br>• 1 heaped tsp pistachio paste (from a specialist grocer) or pistachio flavouring<br>• 40g ground pistachios<br>• 120g plain flour<br>• pinch of salt<br>• 500ml milk, at …

Is this the best hot chocolate in the world?

Here’s a strange fact. If you go to TripAdvisor and look up restaurants in ridiculously pretty Rye, East Sussex, out of the 70 establishments listed, the one that comes top isn’t actually a restaurant.<p>It has no starters, no main courses, no wine list and no proper tables or chairs.<p>Behind him is the …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don’t have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College …

The Florence Most Travelers Never See

The Florence Cathedral, Ponte Vecchio, and the Uffizi are just the beginning. Two local tastemakers dish on what you really need to see and do in the beautiful Tuscan capital.<p>A trip to Florence wouldn’t be complete without paying homage to its holy trinity of attractions: the Florence Cathedral, …

How to Make the Most Out of One Day in Florence

One of the questions we’re asked most at Walks of Italy HQ is: What’s the best way to spend one day in Florence? Our...The post How to Make the Most …

Mario Batali's Guide to Florence

This city is the real deal, from the fake and the legit Michelangelo’s David to the trashy yet beautiful stalls on the Ponte Vecchio to 
the …

The Other Side of Venice

The city is beloved by tourists, and often besieged by them. But Skye McAlpine knows how to leave the crowds behind: by sailing to the little islands …

Magic cakes: the miraculous recipes that make three cakes in one

WHAT IS A MAGIC CAKE?<p>Magic cakes are made simply of eggs, sugar, flour, butter and milk. So what’s magic about that, you might ask. There may be nothing unusual about the ingredients, but the magic in these cakes happens in the baking. The batter of the cake is very liquid, so it divides into three …

Four-layer Earl Grey and honey cake

SERVES<p>6<p>INGREDIENTS<p>200ml full-fat milk<br>• 2 Earl Grey teabags<br>• 100g butter<br>• 200g caster sugar<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 175g plain flour<br>• 3 tsp baking powder<br>• ½ tsp salt<br>• 175g icing sugar<br>• 60g butter<br>• 1 tsp honey<br>• 1 tsp lemon juice<br>• Bee pollen, to decorate<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 180C, and grease and line two 5” cake tins with baking …

10 Of The Best Craft Beer Pubs In London

It can't have escaped the attention of many pub-goers that London has experienced something of a beer 'renaissance' over the last few years. Some …