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Signe Johansen's Swedish apple and almond pudding

Tart apples and buttery sponge make this Scandinavian apple pudding a perfect autumn treat.<p>I like to use Bramley cooking apples in this, as their tartness is in a lovely contrast to the buttery sponge, but feel free to use other crunchy apples instead.<p><i>Serves 6 – 8</i><p>2 apples<p>½ tsp cinnamon …

Pumpkin Seed Brittle

16 Servings<p>Kick off the holiday sweet(s) season by sending guests home with this crunchy, easy-to-make-ahead brittle.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 cup sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 cup raw shelled pumpkin seeds (pepitas)<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>1 teaspoon kosher …

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37 Buttermilk Recipes for Every Meal From Breakfast to Dessert

Buttermilk is a magical ingredient. These recipes are proof.<p><b>Buttermilk is a magical ingredient.</b> It transforms meats into melt-in-your-mouth masterpieces and baked goods into springy, moist confections. It gives tang and texture to dressings, ice creams, and custards. And, of course, it's the …

Raisin Chocolate Crunchies

<i>So simple yet so delicious these raisin chocolate crunchies are a brilliant snack time treat or naughty breakfast.</i><p><b>Serves 8 (makes 16)</b><p><b>Preparation …

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Sour-cream and vodka ice cream recipe

A grown-up version of vanilla ice cream, made with sour cream and a splash of vodka – perfect with baked fruits.<p>I’m almost scared to admit that I’m not the biggest fan of plain vanilla ice cream (made with regular cream). I like something with a touch of acidity, which this has (not to mention a …

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The Investment Dresser: Biker jackets

This week, Lisa Armstong is zipping up in tough-love leather.<p>I absolutely adore the idea of a black leather biker jacket. What could better embody the entire philosophy of this column? (I call it philosophy - please indulge me.)<p>I see women in Céline black leather biker jackets. I see them in Zara …

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Beauty: autumn nail colours

Ihave been wearing neon nail polish for most of the summer, which is uncharacteristically chipper of me. When the sludgy grey, taupe and burgundy autumn lacquers arrived from <b>YSL</b> (here in 38 Gris Underground, £18), I felt a sense of calm return. They're right up my street: subdued, soft, muted and …

When the high street meets the internet

Sometimes when we talk about a place we are actually expressing an idea beyond it. The British press isn't Fleet Street. There's (slightly) more to Hollywood than the American film industry. Whitehall isn't the government. This figure of speech – when we describe something using a word or phrase …

How to dress: biker boots – the flats that flatter

It is a measure of how fervently I believe what I am about to tell you that I am wearing flat boots today. I detest wearing flats in photos, because I really should have been 5ft 9in, but was somehow robbed of my destiny and ended up 5ft 5½in. So looking at my short legs in photos fills me with …

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Butternut Squash, in Season in Autumn

From soups and sides to bread pudding and cakes, here are 24 butternut squash you should be making all fall and winter long.<p>Is your sweater on? Check. Have a scarf around your neck? Check. Are your feet bundled up in boots and warm woolen socks? Affirmative. Then allow us to state the obvious: It's …

Fashion wish list: what we like this week - in pictures

The Weekend fashion team picks their five favourite high-street finds each week. So whatever you're looking for – be that a new coat, some swanky shoes or an on-trend top – check out their wish list. This week, their choice includes a shirt, coat and skirt

Tusting: bags made in Britain

Have you noticed the British clothing and accessories renaissance? Admittedly, it's a small renaissance – more a hand-painted miniature than a Botticelli fresco – but nevertheless it's a phrase you see more and more, even in the high street, Topshop included, as Melanie Rickey pointed out in her …