Alexandra Ayoola

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17 small kitchens to inspire you!

A smart interior design with well equipped spaces can easily overcome the inconveniences due to lower dimensions of a home and fill up the interiors …

The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling perfectly risen cup come out of the microwave five minutes later.<p>These recipes, from …

The best foundation for oily skin to keep you shine-free all day

• Popular beauty<br>• Top beauty buys<p>Feeling like an oily mess come lunchtime is never ideal, but these will ensure you stay matte all the day long<p>Is that …

Skin Care

12 Practical Ideas For One-Pan And One-Pot Meals

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Two Dubai venues make World’s Best Restaurants list

<b>Zuma Dubai has been ranked highest in the MENA on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016 ranking.</b><p>The Japanese restaurant, which celebrates its fifth …

Everything You Need To Know About Anthony Bourdain's Visit To Houston

Last week, <b>Anthony Bourdain</b> was everywhere in Houston. In town to film the long-awaited episode of <i>Parts Unknown</i> that the city so deserves, Bourdain made stops at some of the city's most interesting eateries in his week(ish) long visit to H-Town.<p>If you missed the Bourdain madness, here's everything …

These Are The 'Top 22 Places To Instagram #Foodporn In the UK'

If you're looking to up your Instagram game, look no further.<p>The team at urban city guide Yelp have rounded up the top spots in the UK for …

Shake Shack snubs Houston again — New York cult burger chain picks corporate complex for second Texas location

A first Dallas-area location for Shake Shack has officially emerged, but it's a hike north: A branch will go into the Legacy West development in …

The 14 Best Taco Spots in Houston

You can't put a price on a good taco (well, you can, and in fact that's how all of these places continue to operate, but you know what we mean), and …

One stands above the rest, but lots of fine choices abound

Enlarge<br>Slideshow<p>Houston doesn't lack for sushi restaurants. Of course, that's true for most cuisines in this bustling city, but determining what's …

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13 Dangerous Household Items You Should Quit Using Immediately

Common items in your home that are putting you at risk.<p>There are many unknown dangers around our home, most of which we have no control over. In a world of "going green" it's hard to tell which products produce a threat to your health and which are simply natural alternatives. Here's a list of …

The New Baker: Peanut-butter-caramel brownies

Sinfully rich and moreish brownies with a nutty kick and a swirl of caramel<p><b>MAKES</b><br>24<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>300g (10½oz) granulated sugar<br>120ml (4fl oz) double cream<br>170g (6oz) smooth peanut butter<br>1 tbsp golden syrup<br>2 tsp vanilla extract<br>225g (8oz) unsalted butter<br>170g (6oz) unsweetened chocolate, 99 per cent cocoa …

Four Cosy Autumn Recipes: Ham Hock, Chicken Wings And Bread Pudding

If you're feeling cold, frazzled and just generally down-in-the-dumps because winter is coming then we've got a little treat for you.<p>Food lovers, …

The 4 Things Every Son Needs From His Father

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

Parenting

The Case for Dedicated Dads

Fathers who get involved in their kids' education have a big effect on the health, academic success, and happiness of their sons and daughters.<p>One out of every three American children grows up without a biological father. These 24 million kids miss out on the many benefits of having a dad around, …

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Waitrose: Lemon and blueberry cake recipe

Silvana Franco shows you how to bake this lovely caraway-flavoured lemon & blueberry cake<p><b>Video by Waitrose</b><p><b>Preparation time: 15 minutes</b><p><b>Cooking time: 1 hour</b><p><b>Serves: Cuts into 16 slices</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p><i>175g butter, softened, plus a little extra for greasing</i><p><i>175g caster sugar</i><p><i>Grated zest and juice ½ lemon</i><p><i>3</i> …

Spiced corn and prawn cakes with avocado cream recipe

These sweetcorn and prawn cakes, made with a touch of chilli, are delicious with a simple home-made avocado cream.<p>If you want an easier life, serve these with a bought hot sauce (you can go Caribbean or Thai) instead of the avocado cream (or serve a Mexican hot sauce, the avocado cream and a dollop …

What's all the fuss about the Chiltern Firehouse?

The Chiltern Firehouse has become London’s hottest celebrity hangout - even David Cameron paid a visit this week. We take a closer look<p>Once upon a time, celebrities liked to nibble their lettuce leaves at The Ivy. Then, the place to go for your sushi (and a quick romp in the broom cupboard) was …

Extra Stormy Dark and Stormy

Makes 1 Servings<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 oz. Lemon-Ginger Brew (click for recipe)<p>2 oz. dark rum<p>Club soda<p>Lime wedge and candied ginger (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Combine Lemon-Ginger Brew and rum in a highball glass filled with ice, then top off with club soda. Garnish with lime wedge and …

School packed lunch inspiration

Thinking of healthy and exciting pack lunch fillings can be a daily challenge. Especially if you can't envisage your child happily trotting off to …

Blackberry Farm Is the #1 Food Lover's Hotel in America

Every hotel on this list is more than worth the flight, but one stood out above all the rest<p>If you want to know what a stay at Blackberry Farm is like, start with your departure. After days of fly-fishing, skeet shooting, and general lounging about, the staff will ask, "Would you like us to pack a …

Potatoes

Coq Au Vin

5 to 6 Servings<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided<p>5 skin-on, bone-in chicken legs (thigh and drumstick)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>12 ounces thick-cut bacon, cut crosswise into 1/3-inch slices<p>3 carrots, peeled, chopped<p>3 celery stalks, minced<p>1 onion, …

When Traveling with Kids, Use This 3-Step Plan

What's the best way to travel with kids in tow? Make a plan and stick to it, by following the "rule of three."<p>We're not so good at doing nothing. Take this morning, for example. Here we were, the first Sunday in weeks with not a birthday party, soccer tournament, or home-improvement project in …

Roast Lamb with Artichokes and Lemons

6 Servings<p>Lamb shoulder is a little fattier than the leg, and becomes meltingly tender in chef Jody Williams’s mostly hands-off method. Earmark this one for your next dinner party.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>lamb and artichokes<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>1 5–7-lb. bone-in lamb shoulder<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground …

11 Over-the-Top Las Vegas Burgers You Must Eat

In Las Vegas, America's capital of glitz, these 11 burgers are flashy, flavorful, and totally over-the-top<p>Whether it gets the credit or not, Las Vegas has led America in the fussy-fancy burger trend, dating back to Michelin-starred chef <b>Hubert Keller</b>'s Burger Bar in 2004, if not earlier. With the …