Christopher Braime

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Richard Bertinet's festive spelt pikelets with cinnamon recipe

Enjoy a relaxing Christmas day breakfast savouring festive pikelets oozing with butter.<p>Working time: 15 minutes<p>Resting time: 20 minutes<p>Baking time: 6 to 8 minutes<p>Makes 12 to 15 pikelets<p><i>Ingredients</i><p>For the spelt pikelets<p>125g white spelt flour<p>125g wholemeal spelt flour<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>75g …

Consumed By Violence, With Hope For Peace: Britten's 'War Requiem'

I'm a bit of a cynic when it comes to composer anniversaries but this year, marking 100 years since the birth of Benjamin Britten, has been absolutely fascinating for me. I am now living proof that such centenaries can indeed change the way we look at a composer and provide us with opportunities to …

The Sound of Struggle Tempered With Terror: Penderecki At 80

There's a beguiling photo of Krzysztof Penderecki, who turns 80 today, inside the brochure of this week's Warsaw music festival that bears his name. It shows the lauded Polish composer standing in his immense garden, surrounded by a labyrinth of trees and shrubbery trimmed to symmetrical perfection.<p>…

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Kronos Quartet

Sunny Yang joined Kronos Quartet in June 2013. Now, just five months later, the cellist she says she's learned quite a few new works — not just a handful, but about 70 pieces.<p>That degree of dedication to contemporary composers, coupled with an insane concert schedule, has propelled Kronos Quartet …

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Britten looking forward

To celebrate his 50th birthday Benjamin Britten, who was not a fan of anniversary celebrations, was invited to write an article for the <i>Sunday</i> …

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Top 10 cookbooks for Christmas

From Gwyneth to Nigel: this year's tastiest recipe books to leave under the Christmas tree<p>Unlike many recipes, where disaster seems an intrinsic part of the process, it is possible to follow (closely) instructions on how to make a cake and find that a cake is exactly what you get at the end of it. …

101 things to do in London

The best things to do in London<p>1<p>RBG Kew<p>Attractions, Parks and gardens<p>Wander around Temperate House in Kew Gardens<p>Kew<p>The return of the newly restored …

15 Soul-Warming Cider Recipes

In this go-to recipe, the sweetness of syrup balanced with kicky peppercorns brings autumn into your mug.

Stunning Light Cube Justifies The Existence Of Dubstep

We know how comments work. So let us begin this story by admitting–warning even–that there be dubstep ahead. But friends, compatriots, like-minded design nerds, I promise it’s worth it.<p>This is Tesseract, a globetrotting light sculpture created by the photon gods at 1024 architecture. Visitors are …