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Recipes for a stylish Sunday lunch that won't break the bank

In the first of his regular food columns, the former 'Bake Off’ winner invites you to risk it for a brisket – and proposes a clementine cake that’s just darling<p>If there is one thing you can guarantee about a Sunday lunch, it is that it will be hearty in more ways than one. Every few mouthfuls of …

The truth about ‘miracle foods’ – from chia seeds to coconut oil

As books that give answers go, there’s one classic that often gets overlooked – the dictionary. So next time you’re wondering whether a £10 tub of the latest miracle food can really stave off cancer, diabetes and heart disease, and get rid of a podgy belly in time for summer, run your finger down …

Coconut

The Cutest Little Kitten in the World

By golly, I think we've done it. We just found the cutest kitten in the world! Her name is Daisy and she lives in Japan. The blue-eyed ball of fur is only cuter because of her miniature size, which owner Ben Torode accentuates by capturing her peeking her head out of a mixing bowl or from under a …

Pets

Russian Photographer Creates Stunning Visual Narratives Inspired by Fairytales

Russian photographer Margarita Kareva brings fairytales and other magical stories to life in her gorgeous fine-art portraiture. With the goal of weaving fictional narratives that fall outside the realm of photorealism, Kareva immerses her beautiful subjects in fantastical scenes that look straight …

Photography

Stunningly Elaborate Scenes Created Without Photoshop by Jee Young Lee

Seoul-based artist Jee Young Lee devotes weeks and months to building incredibly elaborate scenes by hand for the sake of taking a single photograph—all without the use of digital manipulation. Confined to the small space of her 360 x 410 x 240 cm studio, she painstakingly constructs every last …

Small Spaces

Abandoned Hubcaps Transform into Amazing Animal Sculptures

For over twelve years now, Brighton, UK-based artist Ptolemy Elrington has been morphing discarded hubcaps into amazing animal sculptures. While most of us see hubcaps as just replaceable car accessories, Elrington sees them as art, taking these scraps of metal and forming them into everything from …

Sculpture

How to Cook Pot Roast, Without a Recipe

Pot roast (or pot au feu if you're being fancy) is one of the most satisfying winter dishes. Here's how to nail it, every time<p>A few weeks back, just after Thanksgiving, Hugh Acheson posted this pot roast photo on his Instagram account. Two thoughts popped in my head: 1) Damn, that looks good. 2) …

Bus Converted into Mobile Food Market to Bring Healthy Produce to Neighborhoods in Toronto

Mobile

Molten Dulce de Leche Cakes

6 Servings<p>August 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Unsalted butter<p>2 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour plus more for ramekins<p>2 large egg yolks<p>1 large egg<p>1 2/3 cups canned or jarred dulce de leche (preferably Nestlé)<p>Vanilla or banana ice cream<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Preheat oven to 425°. Butter and flour ramekins; …

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

Cooking

Interview: Mother Takes Breathtaking Photos of Her Ten Kids

When she's not taking portraits of clients in Las Vegas, this rural Arizona-based mother is turning the camera onto her ten children. Lisa Holloway is a fine art photographer who has a knack for shooting stunning outdoor photos. Completely self-taught, she only uses natural light to take these …

Parenting

21 Adorable Photos of Animals Surrounded by the Snow

For those of you who are in the northeast, you woke up on Monday morning to an usual case of cold weather as a storm dumped huge piles of snow. The early blast is making it feel more like winter than fall. In fact, more than 130,000 home and businesses in Maine were left without electricity as of …

Weather

Norway Photos

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>See photos of Norway (including fjords, polar bears, Oslo, Lillehammer, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

The foodie traveller in Canada: glass of tomato wine anyone?

The idea of tomato wine may not sound appealing, but many a sommelier has taken Canada’s Omerto Sec for a crisp sauvignon blanc.<p>In picturesque countryside near Quebec City, Pascale Miche runs Omerto, the world’s only commercial producer of aperitif tomato wine.<p>Rather than the green and purple …

Week's Best Space Pictures: The Sun Stretches, Dust Swallows Africa, and the Milky Way Arcs

The sun sends out magnetic material, dust blows across the Atlantic, and the Milky Way arcs over the Himalaya in this week's best space pictures.

Perfect pizza recipes

Everybody’s favourite Italian dish is easy to do at home – just limit your choice of toppings and don’t overdo the tomato<p>We all know that if you want real blow-your-socks-off pizza, you have to get yourself over to the home of the wood oven in Naples. But did you know that you can make an …

Sambal Badjak recipe

A classic recipe for Indonesian pickle<p>This is an Indonesian pickle, delicious served with any curry and a great accompaniment to a boiled egg. It has a mellow rather than a fiery taste because it is slowly sauteed which brings out the sweetness of the chillies rather than their heat. You can …

A-maizing sweetcorn recipes

We all know it’s delicious gnawed from the cob, but the earthy flavour of sweetcorn also goes perfectly with seafood and spice<p>I’ve always been a huge sweetcorn fan. As a child there was no vegetable I enjoyed more — munching away rabbit-style on the cob was about as fun as it got at dinner time. I …

Banksy’s Street Art Reimagined in LEGO

What would it look like if Banksy's most famous street art pieces were reimagined in LEGO? What would the balloon girl look like and how would the rat on the wire appear? These are the questions photographer Jeff Friesen asked himself when he created his original series <i>Bricksy</i>. As he tells …

The formal cat fantasy portraiture of Eldar Zakirov

Man, I love this guy's work--particularly the cats. Eldar Zakirov is on DeviantArt, and you can support his high weirdness by purchasing prints. He …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Cake recipes

Fresh Research Finds Organic Milk Packs In Omega-3s

While milk consumption continues to fall in the U.S., sales of organic milk are on the rise. And now organic milk accounts for about 4 percent of total fluid milk consumption.<p>For years, organic producers have claimed their milk is nutritionally superior to regular milk. Specifically, they say that …

Better Than Bacon: 25 Pork Recipes, From Chops to Tenderloins

From lean and tender pork loins to tasty pork shoulders to a classic pork chops, we've compiled 25 of our favorite recipes that puts a pig to good use.<p>Bacon makes everything taste better: in waffles, in quiches, in cornbread, in miso, on pizza, and wrapped around anything. You say bacon, and we're …

Rose Prince's Baking Club: courgette pizzetta

Our weekly column shows you the way to beautiful bread and consummate cake. Today: pizzetta<p>There are all sorts of words to describe small foods, none of which sound right. I can’t hear the word ''nibbles’’ without picturing a rat gnawing at a piece of cheese, or ''bites’’ without thinking of …

The Lost Art of the Hors d'Oeuvre

Snacking is the highest form of eating, and what is the hors d'oeuvre other than a glorified snack? Here are three classics worth spoiling your dinner for.<p><i>Published in the December 2013 issue. Also: here's a list of more things that any man can take to Thanksgiving with neither too much nor too</i> …

Recipes

Chilli roast pork belly with clove apples recipe

A wonderfully spiced recipe for roasted pork belly and apples<p>If you don’t have the ribs, you might want to rest the pork on a few sliced onions.<p><i>Serves 6-8</i><p>1 tsp fennel seeds<p>1 tsp dried chilli flakes<p>A splash of oil<p>1.5kg/3½ lb pork belly, skin scored, ribs detached but reserved<p>1 tsp cloves<p>6 apples, …

Autumn apple recipes: pip, pip hooray!

Delicious British varieties of the crunchy apple kind are in season – what better time to add a little traditional flavour to dinner?<p>Each autumn when I was young, my father would order a box of the most delicious apples imaginable from a farm in Kent. It was a fabulous mix of Coxes, Orange Pippins …