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Almost off the beaten track in France: discovering Saint-Rémy de Provence

Here Janelle reveals the best kept secrets of the picturesque ancient village of Saint-Rémy de Provence, once home to Vincent Van Gogh.The post …

France

Anne’s Aix-en-Provence

<b>Anne Elder</b> “fell in love with France somewhere between <i>Madeline</i> and <i>Moulin Rouge</i>.” After studying abroad in Paris, the life-long Francophile migrated south and found a home in <b>Aix–en–Provence, France</b>. When she’s not helping students learn English as a teaching assistant, Anne spends her time keeping …

Provence scenic drives

Explore by car for the most rewarding days out: here are two itineraries that follow sinuous lanes taking in lovely landscapes, dramatic coffee-stop spots and some fascinating history.<p>Drive 1: Round trip from Lorgues<p>Here’s a drive which hits the Provençal heights, causing the senses to soar (or …

Follow These Rules And You Will Never Look Back In Life With Regrets

You are responsible for your life, for your feelings, for you actions, and for every results you get. You are in control of your thoughts. You have …

The 10 Most Beautiful Towns in Japan

For a small country, Japan plays host to some strikingly diverse landscapes, ranging from towering mountains and rolling hills to flat farmlands and …

Enjoy Nature! A Day Trip To Okutama From Central Tokyo | MATCHA - JAPAN TRAVEL WEB MAGAZINE

<b>Okutama</b>, located in the western part of Tokyo, is a place richly endowed with nature where you can enjoy stunning landscapes and outdoor activities …

Kyoto Arashiyama bamboo groves walking path

The most famous bamboo grove in Japan, in Arashiyama, Kyoto, is renowned not only because it is very accessible and inside an area filled with many …

Japan

A Local's Guide to Tokyo

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>Tokyo may be a city of extremes, but travelers can find the best of it between the ancient and ultramodern.<p>Clichés: Portrayals of Tokyo are riddled with them, frequently restricted to the ultratraditional and the absolute new, with the occasional bit of Japanese quirkiness …

Ultimate Japan

Day 1<p>Fly from London overnight.<p>Day 2<p>After checking in at Park Hotel, head to Harajuku, the street fashion mecca. Soak up the rainbow-bright crowds of teenagers strolling down Takeshita Dori. Roam through a forested path to Meiji Jingu shrine before wandering past the fashion flagships of tree-lined …

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Sushi

Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto shares his intel, and gives tips for having the best sushi experience ever.<p>You probably eat sushi all the time—in …

Journy's Must-Read Guide to Tokyo, Japan

Updated: December 18, 2016<p>Tokyo is HUGE. Between navigating the railway system to brushing up on Japanese customs, figuring out the best way to visit …

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Making French Onion Soup

French onion soup is so simple, yet rich, luxurious, and deeply comforting. It's a bistro classic that combines sweet caramelized onions and rich …

Onions

The only 10 curry recipes you'll ever need

<b>National Curry Week</b> begins today with events taking place across the country to celebrate one of <b>Britain's most popular dishes</b>.<p>In order to inspire us, the chef and food writer <b></b><b>Maunika Gowardhan</b> has shared her top 10 recipes for the perfect Indian feast. She has included classics such as Tandoori and …

Curries

Benzodiazepine-Related Overdose Deaths Soar, Study Suggests

With the majority of headlines focusing on opioid-related deaths, another class of drugs is doing its own damage behind the scenes: benzodiazepines.<p>Published in the <i>American Journal of Public Health</i>, a new report suggests that overdose deaths from benzodiazepines have soared. These …

Medicine

Let's cook - an easy and delicious family pasta night carbonara pasta recipe

By the time dinner-time rolls around at my place, I’m looking for something which is super quick, easy to get on the table and something that …

19 Recipes to Make the Most Out of Your Cast Iron Skillet

I've spent my whole adult life living in apartments, which means I've never had the space to amass as many pans as I'd like. Practicality dictates that I only buy what I'm really going to use. There are just a couple pans I own that I have no trouble justifying: a carbon steel wok, an eight-inch …

11 Essential Spices for Indian Cooking

One of the things that people find intimidating about cooking Indian food is the vast array of spices used — both whole and ground, which are often …

Chorizo and Shrimp Paella

4 Servings<p>Bomba rice is a short-grain, starchy type, and its ideal texture is tender but chewy in the center, like al dente pasta. Try not to overcook. Use the shrimp shells and chorizo ends to make the Back-Burner Stock.<p>January 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 medium onion, quartered<p>2 celery stalks, coarsely …

15 Essential Recipes To Convert To The Slow Cooker

Got a favorite stovetop or oven recipe that you wish you could make in the slow cooker? If it has some moisture in it—whether from water, broth, …

How to Make Biryani Without a Recipe

<i>This rice dish from the Indian subcontinent is amenable to whatever spices and proteins you have on hand.</i><p>Growing up in a Pakistani home where all the women of the family held their biryani techniques close to their hearts, I had a romantic notion that it—a rice dish with spices, vegetables, and/or …

Top iPad games gone free

Every day at 00:01 PST, our exciting new algorithm searches iTunes’ nearly 2 million apps for the top iPad games just gone free that day. From the …

Quick and Easy Fish Stock (Fumet) Recipe

As with most classic preparations, fish stock comes with lots of rules. We put them to the test to see which matter and which don't. This recipe is the result, and it couldn't be easier.<p>Why It Works<p>Soaking and washing the bones removes excess blood, leading to a more delicate, fresher-tasting …

The Secret to Making Great Curry | Back to Basics

<i>The complex flavours of curries are governed by just three things: generous spicing; onion, ginger and garlic done just right; and something to give</i> …

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french onion soup

I’m firmly of the belief that no matter what ails you in the realm of the kitchen, onion soup can cure it. Never cooked before? Don’t think you’ll be …