Patricia Glynos

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Spuds you’ll like: 20 delicious recipes to help save the humble potato

Rejected by millennials and the clean-living movement, potato sales are down 5% this year. Here, chefs, food writers and Guardian readers share their favourite dishes<p>Potatoes are in a slump. They don’t fit with the idea of clean eating. Their fame as an accompaniment means that it is hard to think …

Cooking

Brexit will ruin the lives of British citizens in Europe. We deserve a vote | Jane Golding

There’s a line in Alan Bennett’s play The History Boys where Mrs Lintott, the teacher played in the original production by Frances de la Tour, finishes an irate monologue about the essence of history by concluding: “What is history? History is women following behind with the bucket.”<p>For the past …

Great Britain

10 curious places you must visit in your lifetime, according to the world's most travelled person

Don Parrish has been to all 193 UN member countries, seen more than 500 World Heritage Sites, and holds the number one ranking on a database of the world’s most travelled people, having visited 852 of the 874 countries, territories, states, provinces and islands it details.<p>He is, probably, the …

Washington D.C.

Where U.K. Youth Don’t Shop

Young people like department stores such as Debenhams and House of Fraser, which is being bought by Sports Direct, and think the chains will survive …

House of Fraser

Anna Jones’s recipes for carrot marmalade and a vegetarian roast

My family is made up of three vegetarians, two vegans, a pescatarian and Dad, who has a steak on special occasions. We’ve had to reinvent our classics to fit the tapestry of how we all eat. Our Saturday-morning pancakes are now vegan, made with oats and bananas; our favourite pudding, banoffee pie, …

Recipes

Volcanoes show why solar geoengineering can’t save our food from climate change

Scattering aerosols in the sky would cool the planet, but it would block crucial sunlight for plants.<p>It’s been a dangerously hot summer. Just this week, Lisbon, Portugal, reported its highest temperature ever recorded, 111.2 degrees Fahrenheit. Chino, California, hit an all-time high of 120°F in …

Climate Change

Chickpea Flour Will Revolutionize Your Baked Goods

The gluten-free flour replacer is my go-to<p>Even with all the gluten-free hype, I still use all-purpose flour in most baking endeavors. Except when it …

Breakfast

No plumber, no problem: Conquer drain clogs with these 4 cleaners you can make from pantry staples

There are few things more annoying at home than clogged and smelly drains. Calling a plumber is expensive and inconvenient. Commercial drain cleaners …

Cleaning

Gargling salt water is a seriously under-rated hack for fighting inflammation

You wake up in the morning with a telltale tickle in your throat. <i>Ruh roh.</i> Is it the first symptom of a cold, the flu, or—<i>gulp</i>—strep throat? Before …

Saltwater

How ablation destroys cancer to prolong lives

Seven years ago, when Heather Hall was informed by her oncologist that her kidney cancer had spread to the liver, she initially assumed she had just months to live. “I’d been on chemotherapy for a while, but they’d done a CT scan and found three new tumours,” she says. “But they then said that, …

Cancer

Macron Wants May’s Brexit Plan to Fail

In his meeting with the British prime minister, he aims to send a message to Euroskeptics everywhere: Don’t mess with the EU.<p>Few places in Europe can match the beauty of the Côte d’Azur’s Fort de Brégançon, the French president’s summer retreat. With its rocky shore, lined with coves and pine …

Great Britain

I'm the sort of highly skilled non-EU immigrant the UK is now courting. But after seeing what happened after the referendum, I don't want to stay

Among the many breeds of Brexiter, perhaps none is odder than the “liberal” Brexiter. This subtype insists that Brexit, far from being an atavistic …

United Kingdom

Warning of 'dangerous acceleration' in attacks on immigrants in Italy

The wave of racism is simply an invention of the left Interior minister Matteo Salvini<p>Anti-racist groups in Italy have warned of a dangerous acceleration in attacks on immigrants after 12 shootings, two murders and 33 physical assaults were recorded in the two months since Matteo Salvini, leader of …

Extremism

12 must-try dishes when you’re in Sicily

Influences from Arabia, Africa, Spain (and, of course, Italy) make Sicilian cuisine a veritable melting pot of flavour. Here are ten of the island’s …

Italian Food

An unsolved murder at Italy’s most notorious tower block

It was raining heavily on 28 March 2018, as Alessandro Albini’s officers were raking over rough ground on the outskirts of an abandoned building. The police were looking for stashes of drugs or money, because they knew the shack was being used by dealers.<p>At first glance, this might have seemed an …

Siblings

13-mile lorry park may last 'many years' after Brexit, impact reports reveal

Brexit impact reports from local councils, obtained by Sky News, reveal exasperation at government planning for March 2019.<p>The government's …

Great Britain

Behemoth, bully, thief: how the English language is taking over the planet

No language in history has dominated the world quite like English does today. Is there any point in resisting? By Jacob Mikanowski<p>On 16 May, a lawyer named Aaron Schlossberg was in a New York cafe when he heard several members of staff speaking Spanish. He reacted with immediate fury, threatening …

Language

Do erectile dysfunction exercises help?

Erectile dysfunction occurs when a man cannot get or maintain an erection. It is common in men of all ages.<p>Muscles, especially those important in …

Muscle

A grand vegetable biryani and wild fig sorbet: 20 best vegetarian and vegan recipes – part 4

Meera Sodha’s grand vegetarian biryani<p>A meal for special occasions, whether that be Diwali, Christmas or a bar mitzvah. It’s not a difficult recipe, far from it, but it’s one to take your time over. You will need a blender, and also a medium casserole or biryani dish – around 24cm in diameter is …

Recipes

Musicians refusing to perform in UK due to 'humiliating' post-Brexit vote visa process and right-wing politicians, says Womad festival organiser

The organiser of Womad world music festival has said that entering the UK has become so “difficult and humiliating” since the Brexit referendum that …

Great Britain

A simple bean salad and a build-your-own tortilla bowl: 20 best vegetarian and vegan recipes – part 3

David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl’s vegetarian family-style tortilla bowls<p>For Luise and me, this recipe is all about building our own Mexican-inspired tortilla bowl, but for the kids it’s just another reason to eat with their hands.<p>We usually keep the ingredients in the bowls on the table quite …

Recipes

Fool’s gold: what fish oil is doing to our health and the planet

The omega-3 industry is in a twist. Again. Last week, Cochrane, an organisation that compiles and evaluates medical research for the general public, released a meta-analysis – a study of studies – to determine whether or not omega-3 pills, one of the world’s most popular dietary supplements, …

Southern Ocean

The referendum gave sovereignty to the British people, so now they deserve a final say on the Brexit deal

<i>The Independent</i> today launches a campaign to win for the British people the right to a final say on Brexit. Come what may in the months ahead, we …

Great Britain

9 Ways to Tone and Lift Your Bum Using Only A Resistance Band

Looking for workouts that use resistance bands for glutes? Well, look no further.<p>Resistance bands are a workout essential and a cheap and cheerful …

Homemade samosas and citrussy courgette fregola: 20 best vegetarian and vegan recipes – part 1

Romy Gill’s vegan samosas and avocado chutney<p>There are many ways of making samosas. I prefer this as it reminds me of my grandmother.<p><b>Makes 12-1</b><b>6 samosas</b> <b><br>For the pastry</b><b><br>plain flour</b> 200g, plus more for dusting<b><br>salt</b> ½ tsp<b><br>nigella seeds</b> ½ tsp<b><br>sunflower oil</b> 6 tsp<b><br>water</b> 80-100ml<p><b>For the filling</b> <b><br>potatoes</b> 2 large, …

Recipes

Tamal Ray’s recipe for white nougat with dried apricot and cherry

I used to live near a cafe that had tempting little bags of nougat by the tills, all tied up with shiny gold ribbon. I wasn’t sure what to expect the first time I tried it, but that first richly sweet, airy bite was instantly familiar – the fudgy centre of my favourite childhood chocolate: Milky …

Baking

Anna Jones’s egg recipes

There is nothing that splits opinion like an egg. Some of the finest food writers and cooks won’t touch them. Prince Charles, I have it on good authority (I cooked dinner for him once), won’t have a meal without one. I love to eat eggs when the mood takes me, and here are my two favourite ways: …

Recipes

Make Your Own Crackers, Win "Best Cheese Plate" Award

In ancient <i>(</i>definitely not ancient) times, one might have said to someone they suspected of losing their mind that they had gone crackers. Crackers! You might have clicked on this article just to see what the fuss was about, to see what kind of truly unreasonable person out there was spending their …

Recipes

Large study reviews the cardiovascular benefits of walnuts

In recent years, studies have started pointing to nuts as a way to boost heart health, but most of them were observational with a limited sample …

Diets

Why Alzheimer’s hits women harder than men

Sex differences in dementia are only just being recognised – but the consequences could change the way we fight the disease.<p>Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2015, 75-year-old Brenda Whittle still enjoys jigsaws, sewing and dancing. New activities are less appealing, but participating in Alzheimer’s …

Dementia