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7 Techniques for Turning Ordinary Subjects into Interesting Photos

There are times when it seems like the objects around you will not allow you to capture an interesting photo. In these situations, there are some …

Landscape Photography

A culture of over-investigation and over-treatment is now one of the greatest threats to western health<p>A few weeks ago my mum was admitted to hospital with a life-threatening pneumonia, induced by an immuno-suppressive medication she was taking for her rheumatoid arthritis. When the chest x-ray …

5 Photos Every Photographer Must Know How to Create

Did you know that there are five basic photographs that every photographer must learn how to create? All other camera techniques in photography are …

Recipe: how to make your own doughnuts

I started making my own doughnuts while working at St John Restaurant more than years ago. I normally keep the fillings quite classic – custard, jam, lemon curd and apple cinnamon. But I have been developing many new flavours, such as my most fought-over one, the caramel custard with salted …

Nigel Slater's ginger recipes

A fresh, clean and aromatic alternative to the booze-laden hot toddy is a scented ginger tea, made by adding just-boiled water to a glass containing a curl of clementine or orange, a squeeze of lemon juice and a few thin coins of fresh ginger. The steam alone, aromatic and heavy with citrus, feels …

Cook's winning animation: Ruby Tandoh's recipe for cranberry, orange and dark chocolate florentines

<b>Ruby bakes:</b> Cider may sound an unlikely addition to a bake. But just try it once...<p>Published: 26 Apr 2014<p><b>Ruby bakes:</b> Almonds are the building blocks of many a great bake. Let Ruby show you how...<p>Published: 19 Apr 2014<p><b>Ruby bakes …</b> Shake up your bakes by introducing flavourings normally used in …

Shane MacGowan: My family values

<b>When my mother was pregnant</b> with me, she passed out one day and nearly had a miscarriage because she opened a boiled egg and there was a baby chick inside it. Another time while she was pregnant, she got hit in the stomach by a football, right where my head was. I survived and was born on Christmas …

The Ghent Altarpiece: the truth about the most stolen artwork of all time

Just about everything bad that could happen to a painting has happened to Hubert and Jan van Eyck's Adoration of the Mystic Lamb (also known as the Ghent Altarpiece). It's almost been destroyed in a fire, was nearly burned by rioting Calvinists, it's been forged, pillaged, dismembered, censored, …

Does Japanese Shunga turn porn into art?

Near the entrance to the exhibition, a medium-sized image depicts a Japanese woman in loose, sensuous clothing that parts to reveal a cheeky flash of pale leg. Other paintings leave less to the imagination; they are replete with pubic hair and sex toys and gravitationally implausible scenes of …

Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

Choc troops: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's alternative Christmas treats

It pays to have a few festive tricks up your sleeve – and that means chocolate. Lots of it<p>'Now bring us some figgy pudding!" goes the carol, but not everyone is enamoured of boozy, spicy, fruity Christmas pud; or, indeed, of oozy, super-sweet mince pies. Even those who love them will not want to …

Finger-lickin' good: Angela Hartnett's simple party food recipes

Got a crowd coming round for Christmas drinks? You don't have to spend hours in the kitchen, slaving over fancy canapés<p>Each of these snacks is designed to serve four, so if you need to make a larger batch, just multiply the quantities. And if you've a big crowd, why not make them all? There's very …