Alice Durrant

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Sleep Amongst the Condors 400 Feet Above a Sacred Valley in Peru | Colossal

<p>Suspended 400 feet above Peru’s Sacred Valley of Cusco are three capsules that appear like Space Age airstream trailers. These transparent sleeping …

Snap Peas and Green Beans with Arugula-Mint Pesto

8 Servings<p>When not using this pesto to dress this very green salad, you could schmear it on just about any sandwich, or stir it into scrambled eggs.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup raw skin-on almonds<p>1 garlic clove, finely grated<p>2 cups (lightly packed) baby arugula<p>2 ounces Parmesan, shaved, divided<p>1 …

How to Make Homemade Pizza, Grandma Pie-Style

A chewy-crisp crust, endless topping ideas, and do-ahead ease. Pizza made in a sheet pan is the simplest, tastiest way to feed a crowd.<p><b>Those supremely thin, hearth-blistered pizzas</b> coming out of upscale pizzerias these days? We love ‘em, but trying to replicate the conditions of an 800-degree …

Nigel Slater's aubergine and mozzarella recipe

The recipe<p>Wipe a large aubergine, or two small ones, remove and discard the stalks then slice into rounds, roughly a centimetre thick. Heat the grill, place the aubergine slices in a single layer on a baking sheet. Blitz 15g of basil leaves and stalks with eight tablespoons of olive oil to a vivid …

Our Most Mouthwatering Cover Recipes Since 2012

A collection of our cover recipes since 2012, from Skillet-Fried Chicken to Ultimate Sticky Buns to Sour Cherry Pie.<p><b>We'd like to think that every recipe that appears in the magazine is special.</b> But, we'll admit it, every month we do have a favorite child—our cover recipe. And so we've decided to …

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Spinach and Parmesan soup recipe

A traditional Italian recipe for spinach and Parmesan soup.<p><i>Serves 6-8</i><p>15g butter<p>Half an onion, finely sliced<p>1kg spinach, washed<p>4 medium-sized potatoes, thinly sliced<p>160g Parmigiano Reggiano, freshly grated (plus shavings to decorate)<p>125ml single cream<p>Traditional balsamic vinegar from Modena<p>In a …

Soft Scrambled Eggs with Fresh Ricotta and Chives

2 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 large eggs<p>1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives<p>1/4 teaspoon fleur de sel or coarse kosher salt plus more for sprinkling<p>1 tablespoon butter<p>1/2 cup fresh ricotta cheese<p>4 1/3- to 1/2-inch-thick slices whole grain bread or 8 whole grain baguette slices, lightly toasted and …

Interior design ideas: how to transform a Victorian warehouse for just £800 - in pictures

Bobby Petersen has turned an industrial loft from an abandoned graffitied shell into an airy live/work space using clever ideas and a tiny budget

Rose Prince's Baking Club: Easter lemon fancies

Easter is a great excuse for old-fashioned tea-time treats – such as these delicious morsels of heaven, says Rose Prince<p>Now that my children are older, I do miss teatime: the sandwich, biscuit and cake type of event which sadly vaporises as soon as the youngest heads off to secondary school.<p>Easter …

24 Recipes Where Ricotta Is the Star, from Crostini to Gnocchi

From gnocchi to crostini to lasagna, these are our favorite 24 ways to use ricotta.<p><b>Creamy yet light, ricotta is the perfect companion for spring produce</b>. Whether you're making pillowy gnocchi or spreading ricotta on toast and topping it with fresh peas and mint, this soft cheese should be a staple …

How to make the ultimate hot cross buns for Easter

Maria Fitzpatrick tries her hand at making hot cross buns at Gail’s bakery in London<p>In 1792 hot cross buns almost caused a riot. The Chelsea Bun House in London had them for sale at Easter and so many people queued things got rather out of hand. Thankfully, the residents of Dulwich Village, in …

Gorgeous and Rare Illustrations for Alice in Wonderland by John Vernon Lord

<i>“Words mean more than we mean to express when we use them,”</i> Lewis Carroll once wrote in a letter to a friend, <i>“so a whole book ought to mean a great deal more than the writer means.”</i><p>Perhaps due to its timelessly whimsical nature, <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> — the umbrella title given to Lewis Carroll’s …

5 of the best small British breweries

Britain now has more beer producers than at any time in the past 70 years. Ben McFarland salutes five small breweries that are well worth seeking out<p>Britain, a nation where fields of barley vastly outnumber vineyards, has got its microbrewing mojo back.<p>No longer synonymous with homogenous …

How to cook the perfect goulash

Goulash is a dish with dual nationality. In its traditional Hungarian form, it's a soup, a thin broth studded with meat apparently favoured by cowboys (<i>gulyás</i>) – a kind of central European chilli con carne, if you like. Almost everywhere else, however, it refers to the spicy meat stew known in its …

Click over a cuppa: Lovestruck’s top six cafés for a coffee date – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 5:30 pm, April 4, 2014 in Food & Drink<p><i>With dilemmas over what to wear, where to go and what to do, first dates can be daunting at the best</i> …

Six of the best wines for under £6

More than half of Brits won't spend over £6 on a bottle of wine. The good news is that there are some cracking wines for that price tag<p>Some years ago I interviewed the author, humanitarian and former Beirut hostage Terry Waite who explained with enormous relish that he liked red wine, but even more …

Just Add Soda: 11 Highball Cocktails to Drink All Summer

Master the classic highball cocktail using these 11 easy, refreshing recipes.<p>You don’t need a doctorate in mixology to up your cocktail game. You just need a tall glass, ice, spirits, and a little fizz. In other words, you need a highball.

How to Make Bakery-Style Apple Danish at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Heather Hands from Flourishing Foodie is sharing a recipe for a delicious -- and jaw-dropping -- danish braid that will give you a reason to get</i> …

The 10 Pasta Recipes to Know

It's easy to look to pasta as that happy weeknight cure-all: the palette on which to throw any bits and bobs, to dress with the random things hanging out in the pantry, to just top with cheese and call it dinner. But there are some classic pasta dishes -- or just really delicious ones -- that we …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

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Interior design ideas: forever 50s - in pictures

This Glasgow apartment is filled with retro touches – many uncovered after its young, artistic owners moved in.

The history of listening

A new project aims to highlight the role of the audience in music-making. Ivan Hewett explains<p>Composer, performer, listener. They’re what Benjamin Britten once called the “Holy Trinity”, the three cornerstones of the musical experience. But we only ever hear about the first two. Look at the music …

Misanthropy I can bear - but anti-feline prejudice is different

The cat is man's master, and nobody should challenge its supremacy<p>This week I learnt a disturbing fact about Walt Disney. At an awards dinner in Hollywood, Meryl Streep gave a speech in which she condemned him for his various prejudices. He didn’t like women, he didn’t like Jews, and in fact he …

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Awe-Inspiring Photos of Patagonia’s Most Famous Glacier

Sean Kelly gallery in New York is presenting an impressive new body of work by photographer Frank Thiel that shows the massive glacial ice formations in Patagonia, Argentina. The show, called <i>Nowhere is a Place</i>, takes its name from a book co-written by Bruce Chatwin and Paul Theroux in 1992 about …

10 Happy Kitchens

We Scots have a clear moral duty this year – to stay British

When, after 10 years as prime minister, Tony Blair gave his resignation speech at Trimdon Labour Club in 2007, he described Britain as "the greatest nation on earth". This was met with a horrified gasp from the country's opinion formers. What was this guy on? What was this flag-in-the-front-yard …

Spicy Pork and Mustard Green Soup

4 Servings<p>It might look like a lot when the greens are raw, but add them all anyway. They’ll quickly wilt down to a silky texture.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ pound ground pork<p>2 cloves garlic finely chopped<p>2 teaspoons finely grated peeled ginger<p>1 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns, crushed<p>¾ teaspoon …

Life-changing bread recipe

A nutty, satisfying loaf of delicious bread made with chia seeds and psyllium husks<p><i>Makes one loaf</i><p>135g (5oz) sunflower seeds<br>90g (3¼oz) flax seeds<br>65g (2oz) hazelnuts or almonds<br>145g (5¼oz) rolled oats<br>2 tbsp chia seeds<br>4 tbsp psyllium husks, or 3 tbsp of psyllium husk powder<br>1 tbsp maple syrup (for …

Kale market salad recipe

A quick and satisfying kale salad by one of the world's favourite healthy food bloggers<p>Cavolo nero is my variety of choice here.<p><i>Serves two to four</i><p><b>For the spring-onion dressing:</b><br>2 spring onions, rinsed and chopped<br>2 tbsp fresh lemon juice<br>80ml (2¾fl oz) extra-virgin olive oil<br>2 tbsp ripe avocado flesh<br>1 …

How to survive winter: famous cooks share their favourite recipes

When it’s cold outside, what dishes do our best-known cooks turn to? Baked fruit and vegetables, slowly stewed meats that fill the kitchen with delicious smells, and simple recipes handed down from their mother<p><b>Mark Hix's cauliflower cheese</b><p><i>Serves 4</i><p>This is one of those old favourites that has had a …