Charlie Docherty

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What are the best children's books of 2014?

Here members of the Guardian children’s books site community, from Book Elves to site members, offer their recommendations for best book of 2014.<p>Do you want to suggest your favourite book? Join the fun on the Children’s books site and then email us at childrens.books@theguardian.com or tweet us, …

Your Guide to Travel + Leisure on Flipboard

When “Camera and Travel” became “Travel + Leisure” in 1971, it combined the renowned photography of the former with the most experienced travel …

14 New Ways to Show Off Potatoes

The ever-popular, ever-praised, yet ever-humble potato: You love to enjoy them fried to a salty crunch, baked with butter, and mashed to creamy perfection. You know just how you like to prepare potatoes and you've got your favorite dishes down to a science.<p>But sometimes your potatoes are begging to …

The weekend cook: Mexican-inspired recipes to celebrate the Day of the Dead

It is Day of the Dead, or All Souls’ Day, on 1-2 November, a global festival to celebrate those we have loved and lost. In Mexico, it is a time of great festivity, when families get together, cook and make toasts to relatives. Last weekend at the market, I picked up lots of pumpkins, and decided to …

Aromatic Pork and Noodle Soup

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Vietnamese pho is built on a long-simmered and aromatic stock infused with charred ginger and onion, spices, and fish sauce, ladled over rice noodles and most commonly served with thin slices of beef. This is not that. We borrowed the technique of …

20 best fast food recipes: part 1

Food & drink,Indian food and drink,Fish,Chinese food and drink,Seafood,Life and style<p>Delicious dishes that can be made in minutes, including pumpkin curry and dry-fried prawns, collected by Observer Food Monthly<p>Part two of this series will be launched on Tuesday at 8am<p>This is a very simple curry …

Orecchiette Carbonara with Charred Brussels Sprouts

4 Servings<p>Chef Philip Krajeck, Rolf and Daughters, Nashville, says the key to this dish is getting a good char on the brussels sprouts, which helps balance the richness of the porky, eggy sauce. Salt draws moisture out of the leaves, which might make them soggy, so he doesn’t season them.<p>September …

Recipes

15 Classic Cocktail Recipes You Need to Know

In order to compile this list of need-to-know classic cocktails, I relied on advice from four of my more knowledgeable colleagues. (Perhaps that should have been a warning sign that I was not authorized to write this.) Here is a transript of part of the ensuing converation:<p><b>Sarah</b>: by "martinez" do …