One of the world’s great wonders, Machu Picchu is the holy grail for any traveler visiting South America. A common misconception is that one needs to complete a four-day trek to reach this incredible and
Kitchen-phobic? We promise you can make this! If the last dinner you made came with microwave instructions, it’s time to step it up. New York Times bestselling author Jessica Seinfeld (Jerry Seinfield’s
A rich and glorious way with potatoes that would be perfect with a Sunday roast, or a celebratory New Year's meal Serves 10 2kg (4lb 8oz) large Maris Piper potatoes 600ml (1pint) full-fat milk 600ml (1
The most irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth have been identified by an international team of scientists, based on the large numbers of threatened animals and birds they harbour. They range from a mountain
Changing Planet Marty Schnure and Ross Donihue are National Geographic Young Explorers recently back from the field. They’re currently producing maps of the future Patagonia National Park from their office
The bittersweet tarragon in this dish cuts through the mustard and cream to give a lovely piquancy to the chicken. Serve with a pile of fluffy mash and some bright green beans or spinach, or pasta. Serves
Tips on choosing and buying sweet potatoes, in season in October—plus recipes! Autumn is in the air, and root vegetables, squash, and hearty greens are coming from the ground. This week, we’ll be taking
Vietnamese marinated salmon served with a simple but refreshing garnish of spring onion and dill. On our first trip to the island of Phú Quôc, we headed south and stopped by a food stall on the beach.
Perfect at any time of day – Scandinavian-style spelt pancakes topped with ruby roasted plums. We love pancakes at any time of the day in Scandinavia, and adding spelt flour and oat bran gives them a nuttiness.
Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting villages; small, rustic towns where time seems to slow down and travelers can explore narrow streets, ancient buildings, and farm-fresh country taverns
SERVES 6 PREPARATION TIME 25 minutes, plus chilling and cooling COOKING TIME 25 minutes INGREDIENTS 175g plain flour, plus extrafor dusting • 50g cocoa powder • 50g golden icing sugar • 150g unsalted cubed,
John Whaite, winner of the Great British Bake Off 2012, shares his recipe for apricot and white chocolate flapjacks There is something reassuring about knowing I always have the ingredients in my cupboard
Sugar, flour and dairy-free, this lime-flavoured cheesecake (made with avocado flesh and coconut oil) is delicious straight from the fridge. We always soak and dry nuts and seeds before we use them. This
These chewy coconut bites made with pure maple syrup instead of sugar for a healthy treat A touch of lavender goes fantastically well with the coconut and maple flavours in these chewy bites. They're hot
Not even the laziest coffee-drinker needs to suffer through a watery, lukewarm cup of regular coffee on ice. Try one of these methods. It's tough to choke down a steaming cup of coffee in the heat of summer,
Once you try this French toast recipe, you'll wonder why you ever make anything else for breakfast Since I started making French toast in a baking dish I’ve never looked back. Not only do you not need
Like the finest single malt whisky, the Isle of Skye is an intoxicating distillation of all that is great about Scotland’s Highlands and islands. Its dramatic landscape embraces everything from bleak,
A red-lipped, kimono-clad geisha vanishing around a corner. Riverside cherry trees bursting into cloudlike bloom. Zen gardens with raked sand and haiku-inspiring rock formations. There are perhaps few
6 Servings Prep Time: 25 min Total Time: 45 min As co-chefs at Hog & Hominy in Memphis, Michael Hudman and Andy Ticer see each other daily, but the old friends still cook together on days off. “Andy does
The sweetness of the crab works well with the peas and pickles in this salad. You might find that you have cucumber left over, but it’s pretty versatile and lasts well. Use lamb’s lettuce if you can’t
Ditch white and pink - the most refreshing wine to be drinking in late summer is green. 2012 Quinta de Azevedo, Minho £7.99 (£5.99 when buying two) Majestic Vinho Verde is a region transformed. Previously
A moist, delicious tea bread stuffed with dried fruit and nuts - sliced and spread with butter it makes a wholesome teatime snack Serves 10 My favourite tea bread: moist, fudgy and completely moreish.
Slurp your way through these two Italian-inspired, boozy iced drinks, perfect for a hot summer's day. A sgroppino sounds rather elegant and sophisticated, don’t you think? And it is: lemon sorbet in a
The stereotypical Frenchman may no longer start the day with a shot of red wine to tuer le ver (kill the worm) followed by an espresso, but France is one of the top ten alcohol-consuming countries in world.
SERVES 10 TOTAL TIME 1 hour 40 minutes INGREDIENTS For the cake 225g (8oz) butter, softened • 225g (8oz) caster sugar • 275g (9¾oz) self-raising flour • 2 level tsp baking powder • 4 large eggs • 2 tbsp
A deconstructed and stacked-up take on the Seventies classic Black Forest cake, with kirsch cherries and lashings of grated chocolate SERVES 10 INGREDIENTS 100g/3½oz 70 per cent cocoa dark chocolate, •
Nigella Lawson's chocolate key lime pie This recipe has been removed as our rights have expired. Bruno Loubet's fresh raspberry mousse with basil syrup The basil syrup is a lovely, unusual touch with "trick"