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23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Books

Savoury Morning Buns | April Bloomfield | The Spotted Pig NYC

Pork Tenderloin with Kale and Kimchi

4 Servings<p>Cooking kimchi with greens mellows the intensity while still delivering a ton of flavor. Swap out the kale for swiss chard, or mustard greens for something a bit spicier.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 pork tenderloin (about 1 ½ lb.)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper<p>2 tablespoons vegetable …

Recipes

Eight forgotten British bakes that deserve a comeback

We all know Eccles cakes and Bath buns, but have you ever tried a Huffkin or Maid of Honour?<p>Britain is often unfairly mocked for its cooking, but one thing we do have is a proud and vibrant baking tradition. Sadly, many of our regional bakes are in danger of vanishing. Though classic treats like …

Last Course Meal: A Dessert-Only Party Guide

The key to a leisurely, balanced non-meal is pacing. We recommend three courses: one to awaken the palate, one to wow the senses, and one to gently fill any remaining stomach space. We’ll share a few different options for all three -- feel free to mix and match your favorites. While you’re …

7 Unique Recipes to Make Pizza a Work of (Edible) Art

Great art and great pizza: The seven easy, colorful pies here pay homage to modern-art masterpieces -- and they taste great too. Use them as a starting point for your own edible artistic creations.<p>Start with a great dough, the primed canvas that will let your other ingredients shine. Then comes the …

Spiced chicken & pineapple salad

This colourful salad is packed with contrasting flavours and textures - dress with sweet chilli and coriander<p>Ingredients<p>227g can pineapple in …

Lemony hazelnut and blueberry cake recipe

A healthy lemon, hazelnut and blueberry cake, made using spelt flour.<p><i>Serves 8-10</i><p>On a recent visit to Sadie Frost’s house, I took her some cakes to share for afternoon tea, and one of her sons, upon seeing this cake, said, 'Baking cakes like this is like being a superhero.’ Possibly the best …

10 Best Foods for Healthy Living

In the perennial quest for longevity, there are no miracle cures. But, what’s on your plate matters more than you think. Here are 10 foods to put in your pantry.<p>Greens contain folate, calcium, and other nutrients that support bone health, protect against cognitive decline, and help prevent …

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Freekeh Salad with Chicken and Kale

4 Servings<p>If you can’t find freekeh, use another whole grain, like spelt or rye berries.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>dressing<p>1 small garlic clove, finely grated<p>2 tablespoons finely grated Parmesan<p>1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice<p>¼ cup heavy cream<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground …

Word of mouth: Bee's Bakery, cookies and cakes with a difference

Bee Berrie gave up a science career to set up a bakery specialising in bespoke biscuits<p>Bee Berrie might never have become a baker had it not been for Scotland’s harsh winters.<p>'I grew up about two hours north of Inverness,’ she says. 'We were snowed in for weeks at a time. Having the oven on and …

Telegraph wine experts pick the best supermarket wines to drink this weekend

Telegraph wine critics Victoria Moore, Susy Atkins and Hamish Anderson recommend the best bottles available on the high street this week, including a tempting trio from the award-winning wine aisles at Morrisons, and juicy reds to sip around the bonfire.<p><b>Masseria Pietrosa Verdeca 2015</b>, Puglia, Italy</i> …

The ultimate pulled pork

SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the spice rub</b><p>2 tbsp smoked paprika<br>• 2 tbsp ground cumin<br>• 2 tbsp soft brown sugar<br>• 1 tbsp sea salt<p><b>For the pork</b><p>1.5kg pork neck<p><b>To serve</b><p>8 soft bread rolls<br>• coleslaw<br>• barbecue sauce<p>METHOD<p>Preheat oven to 220C/425F/Gas 7. Combine all the spice rub ingredients in a bowl. Roll the pork around in …

'I had no idea my food blog would take me to a whole new career'

Having started blogging about family meals and other creative endeavours ‘for a giggle’, Claire Sutton gave up a career in IT when her website, Things We Make, took off<p><b>Why did you call your blog Things We Make?</b><p>I didn’t want it to be exclusively about cooking. I wanted it to include growing stuff …

12 of the Hardest Places to Visit on Earth

From impassable terrains to unstable political situations to strict visa regulations, there are some places on Earth that are nearly impossible to get into. Fortunately, these adventurous photographers dared to venture into these territories! Even if you can't be there yourself, you can still …