Danielle Davies

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Toffee apple cake

This makes more than you need for a picnic but it looks so inviting in a big apple topped rectangle, and you can bring the remaining cake back home. If you don’t want to make the caramel drizzle (though this is what makes it a toffee apple cake) then just sift some icing sugar over the top.<p>MAKES<p>1 …

20 great UK walks with pubs, chosen by nature writers

Pull on your boots and enjoy the countryside in all its autumn glory. Ten of Britain’s best nature writers reveal their favourite routes – and where they like to refuel on the way<p><b>20 more UK walks with pub pit stops</b><p><b>Length: 11miles<br>Time: 5</b>½ <b>hours<br>Start/finish: Grassington National Park Centre</b> …

National Parks

Chocolate fudge with whisky sugar and sea salt

This recipe makes more whisky sugar than you need (it isn’t easy to work with smaller amounts) but just keep the excess in an airtight container.<p>SERVES<p>16<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the sugar:</b><p>1 vanilla pod, split<br>• 200g demerara sugar<br>• 2 tbsp whisky<p><b>For the fudge:</b><p>600g caster sugar<br>• 200g butter<br>• 2 tbsp golden syrup<br>• 200ml …

Dessert

Ile de Ré: France's favourite holiday island

It is the light that hits you first. As you cross the bridge that arches over the Atlantic from France to the <b>Ile de Ré</b>, the air changes, becomes …

France

Vietnamese Rice Noodle Salad Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Excerpted from DELANCEY, by Molly Wizenberg (Simon & Schuster, 2014)<p>During Delancey's gestation, and for a long time after it opened, we ate a lot of takeout. One of our favorite quick, cheap lunches was (and still is) a Vietnamese rice noodle salad called bun, and we like it enough …

Brown Butter Blueberry Peach Crisp.

A giant spoonful of warm peaches topped with cinnamon streusel and vanilla ice cream and we’re all set for summer. Nothing comes close to fruit crisp …

almond rhubarb picnic bars

One of the primary pieces of advice my grandmother imparted on me — besides the fact that she thought I should be a writer, an absurd idea I promptly …

desserts

Majorca beaches

Expert guide to Majorca<p>An insider's guide to Majorca's best beaches, including the top beachside bars and restaurants, as well as information on activities and watersports. By Annie Bennett, Telegraph Travel's Majorca expert.<p>Cala Llombards<p>On the southeast coast, this cove is a long, thin strip of …

North Carolina coast: the best beaches, hotels and restaurants

When my wife and I moved from New York to Virginia three years ago, one of the first things we noticed was an unusual bumper sticker. Every second car (I exaggerate only slightly) had a white oval sign with the letters OBX on it. Often, alongside those three letters, was a skull and crossbones or …

Outer Banks

DIY Floral Wreath Cake Piping Tutorial

DIY Floral Wreath Cake Piping TutorialYesterday was officially the first day of spring and we’re celebrating with a Floral Wreath Cake!! I’ve gotten …

Recipe: Lean Turkey Chili

It’s a chilly Sunday afternoon. The football game plays on TV, your family cheers on your team and you sit warmly wrapped in a blanket on the couch. …

10 Comfort Foods Under 500 Calories

It's a cold winter night and all you're craving is a steaming bowl of gooey mac and cheese. But you've been trying so hard to eat healthy... Don't stress! Here: Ten comfort foods that clock in at 500 calories or fewer per serving.<p><b>Spinach and Artichoke Grilled Cheese (285 Calories)</b><p>Spinach artichoke …

5 Ways to Eat Burgers in the Middle of Winter

At one point this past summer (a point that I’m not particularly proud of), <b>I ate burgers for dinner for an entire week straight.</b> In my defense, I was on a burger-high from discovering Ashley Rodriguez’s special burger sauce, had just discovered that my Emergency-Use-Only Fire Escape doubled as the …

Readers’ recipe swap: after-school snacks

You met us at the gates with a cheering selection of snacks to keep the kids going till teatime, with recipes for blondies, muffins, pittas and shakes …<br>… and our next theme is recipes using <b>tea</b>. Send us your ideas by 13 January to be included in the paper 23 January, to recipes@theguardian.com or …

Muffins

Holiday Decorating Starts Now! With DIY Snowflake Ornaments

When crafting wizard Laura Kaesshaefer sent me a bag of clothespin crafts last year, I was surprised at how artful—not to mention unrecognizable—they were. <b>"The humble clothespin takes on a new life when disassembled!"</b> she wrote, an action accomplished by just twisting the two halves until the metal …

10 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look More Polished

These DIY architectural details will give your home tons of character — for a fraction of the cost.<p>These DIY architectural details will give your home tons of character — for a fraction of the cost.

12 IKEA Hacks That Will Rescue Your Disorganized Entryway

Don't have an entryway, you say? Consider these projects and look again.<p>Not everyone is blessed with a dedicated space by their front door for keys, coats, and shoes. You don't need a fancy hallway, foyer, or mudroom — in fact, you can DIY it (even if you're construction-averse) using IKEA …

This Magnolia Kitchen recipe appears as part of a styled shoot in our Winter 2015 issue. For the full shoot, see the magazine - on shelves now!<p>Serves …

Dessert

32 Outdoor Christmas Decorations That Make Your Whole Yard Shine

Give the North Pole a run for its money.<p>You don't have to have the most lights on the block to feel festive this holiday season. Decorate the porch, mailbox or front door with these cheerful ideas.

Decorations

13 Tricks for Organizing Your Chaotic Linen Closet

The most cluttered spot in your home is about to become the tidiest (really).<p>The most cluttered spot in your home is about to become the tidiest (really).

9 Things Parents With Tidy Playrooms Do Every Day

If you (and your kids) adopt these habits, your toy collection will feel so much more manageable.<p>There's a reason why kids love the playroom, but so many parents despise it: Somehow, no matter how often you pick it up, it's <i>always</i> a mess. If we just hit a nerve with you, try these tricks that people …

Symmetry Breakfast's top five places for breakfast in London

No one knows the most important meal of the day like Symmetry Breakfast. The Instagram stars share their fave places for a morning feed.<p><b>NORTH</b><p><b>Parlour,</b> …

Pregnant and hungry? How to eat for two without the stress

Getting sufficient nutrition when pregnant can often be complicated, but it doesn’t have to be. <b>Amy Westervelt</b> shares her tips<p>When you’re pregnant, eating becomes complicated. And I’m not even talking about the whole weight gain thing, which is its own boondoggle – apparently, you’re not “eating for …

14 Pies for Fall (A.K.A. Pie Season)

Pie holds a special place in our hearts all year long, but if there ever was a month for pies to shine, November would be it. We may have nearly three weeks to daydream about which ones will make it to the table on Thanksgiving, but that doesn't mean we can't do a few trial runs along the way. We …

7 Postnatal Core Exercises for New Moms

New moms have enough to worry about without adding in physical fitness questions—including when and how to get moving again. That’s where I can help! …

Coconut Cream Pie with Macaroon Press-In Crust

Makes one 9" pie Servings<p>Tandem Coffee + Bakery’s coconut cream pie recipe riffs on the classic in all the right ways. Shredded coconut is a genius swap-in for cookie crumbs in the crust, and incorporating both coconut and regular milks in the custard gives it better flavor and a fluffier …

10 Great Pleasure Hikes in the U.S.A.

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Hiking is one outdoor activity that just about anyone old enough to walk can enjoy. Some trails, however, are more challenging than others.<p>If you’re new to the world of hiking—or are a seasoned pro hoping to introduce the younger generation to the joys of walking in the …

Hiking

Caramelized Upside Down Pear Bread.

<i>(pssst. this post is brought to you by Spice Islands® Trading Company. I received compensation to go to the NYC wine + food fest and write about my</i> …

Maple Glazed Apple Blondies

Preheat oven to 350 and line an 11x7 pan with tin foil (or spray with pan with cooking spray).<p>Apple Filling<p>On med-low heat, cook apple filling …

Brown Sugar Apple Upside Down Cake with Apple Cider Caramel and Spiced Walnuts Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I love upside down cakes because they are beautiful and rustic at the same time. Apple cider caramel has become a family favorite for it's delicious apple and spice flavor. This cake is an excellent time to use a silicone cake pan. When you turn the cake out, you can actually push it …