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Modern Refuge for an Active Couple: Cycle House in Seattle

<b>Chadbourne + Doss Architects</b> recently unveiled the completion of <b>Cycle House,</b> an impressive three-level residence located in Seattle, USA. …

Mobile Device Charging Stations For A Neat And Tidy Space

Let’s be honest, the power cords supplying juice to our mobile devices get away with being a cacophonous addition to our homes. But this troubling …

Nutella Cheesecake Trifles

Decadent Nutella Cheesecake filling layered with rich brownies and whipped topping – simple and so delicious.<p>I made Nutella Trifles the week before I …

Dessert

Foolproof Vegan Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream Recipe

Smooth, scoopable, and fragrant vanilla ice cream, no dairy required.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>A mix of coconut milk and extra-rich coconut cream provide the smooth texture for a creamy vegan ice cream.<br>• Corn syrup adds additional plush body to the base.<br>• Simmering and puréeing the ice cream base …

Strawberry and Chocolate Butter Cracker Ice Cream Sandwiches

Remember that time I was like, “Hey you guys, let’s totally make ice cream sandwiches out of savory butter crackers!”<p>You were like, “Um… that sounds …

The Best Vegan Nacho Cheese Sauce Recipe

A thick, creamy, tangy, gooey vegan nacho sauce made with supermarket staples. Perfect for dipping or topping nachos, baked potatoes, veggie burgers, or macaroni and cheese.<p><b>Note:</b> For the best, smoothest results, use a high-powered blender (such as a Vitamix or Blendtec) and press mixture through a …

Classic Chocolate Mousse

6 Servings<p>Dark chocolate and espresso add the slightly bitter notes needed to balance this easy chocolate mousse. Remember, the higher the cacao percentage, the less sweet the chocolate.<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup chilled heavy cream, divided<p>4 large egg yolks<p>¼ cup espresso or strong coffee, …

Dessert

Barbecued Chicken

4 Servings<p>Avoid rookie mistakes when it comes to barbecuing chicken. If you apply the sauce too early, it will scorch. And most bottled sauces are too sweet, which is where this vinegary version comes in.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Barbecue Sauce<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>¼ cup tomato paste<p>2 teaspoons …

Durian, the world's smelliest fruit, goes on sale in Britain

Nose pegs at the ready … musang king durians are now on sale in the UK. The infamous durian – regarded the king of fruit in much of south-east Asia – is best known for its pungent smell, variously compared to sewage, rotting flesh or, at best, ripe cheese. The green, spiky durian is an awkward …

30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.

Feisty recipes using anchovies

These little canned fish add intense flavour to meat, poultry and no end of accompaniments<p>There’s a stash of anchovies in my larder, just as there is a stash of dark chocolate. I love the compactness of the tins, their labels (the French ones, with vintage designs, are the prettiest), and the way …

10 Restaurants from Books and Movies That Became Real

These restaurants might have started out as Hollywood plot points, but now they have developed to bonafide brick-and-mortar spots.<p>Books and movies are full of restaurants that are too good to be true, because nothing tastes as good as something that isn't real. Thankfully, there are major marketing …

Junk food: we need to tackle Britain's obesity crisis

Pussy footing around the junk food issue just isn't going to work – it's time for legislation<p>At last, the truth is out about burgers, pizza and pop. The World Health Organisation has published research by experts including Professor Roberto de Vogli of the University of California that proves what …