Linda Horner

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Angkor what? Getting to know Cambodia's most iconic temple

Angkor Wat is the ultimate expression of Khmer genius – an awe-inspiring temple that is stunning for both its grand scale and its incredible detail.<p>A visit to Cambodia’s World Heritage Temples of Angkor complex is understandably high on the list for many travellers. Get to know a little about the …

Angkor Wat

11 Superfoods to Boost Your Health

<b>1. BLUEBERRIES<br>WHAT'S IN IT?</b> Blueberries are packed with antioxidants, including vitamin C, and also constitute a good source of fiber.<b><br>WHAT DOES IT …

Smoked Char Siu Pork Shoulder Steaks Recipe

Inspired by the sweet, salty, and earthy qualities of Chinese char siu pork, with smoky, tender meat and bits of luscious fat. The pork shoulder is cut into steaks and rubbed with a mix of five-spice powder, brown sugar, and salt, then smoked with a sweet hoisin-honey glaze.<p><b>Read more: Grilling:</b> …

Recipe: Marinated Portobello Burgers

Jumping on the veggie-burger bandwagon <i>sounds</i> like a great idea—skipping beef lets you cut back on calories and fat, and relieves boredom when you’re …

Rijksmuseum visitor guide: how to master the reborn museum

It is three years since the Rijksmuseum was reborn after a spectacular 10-year restoration programme. It has already mounted one spectacular exhibition of late Rembrandt paintings, and now it is hosting two more, rather different shows. October 7 marks the opening of the first full retrospective of …

San Francisco's top cheap eats

Booms and busts come and go fast in this Gold Rush town, but there's one thing you can always count on: dinner. Whether you're flush or broke, San Francisco offers vast menu options and excellent value for money. Not that it's always cheap – the fad for pricey pizzas and gourmet burgers isn't quite …

San Francisco

The six best makeup bases

Ask any woman which makeup item she can't live without and there's a good chance she'll say mascara. Much as I like a flutter myself, I've never …

Ginger Key Lime Cheesecake

• In a large sandwich bag, place all the ginger snap biscuits and bash vigorously with a rolling pin until you get fine crumbs<p>Melt the butter and sugar …

Cucumber and Radish Salad

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 15 min<p>There are all kinds of radishes available at the markets in spring--use any shape or color that looks good to you.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup sliced almonds<p>1 small shallot, finely chopped<p>1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil<p>1/4 cup red wine vinegar<p>Kosher salt, …

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Burmese tomato fish curry recipe

A fragrant tomato fish curry from Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi.<p><i>Serves 4</i><p>300g firm, sustainable white fish, cut into cubes<p>300g raw tiger prawns, peeled<p>2 tsp ground turmeric<p>2 tbsp fish sauce<p>5 shallots<p>5 cloves of garlic<p>2–3 red chillies (deseeded if you prefer)<p>2cm piece fresh ginger, …

Recipes

The new baker: quick cheese loaf with streaky bacon and Gruyère

A teatime loaf made with parmesan, Gruyère and smoked streaky bacon.<p>A wonderfully quick yet flavoursome loaf for those who fancy something savoury for tea. Leftovers (if there are any) are gorgeous toasted and buttered for breakfast.<p><i>Makes one 23x12cm (9x5in) loaf</i><p>90g (3¼oz) parmesan, grated<br>140g …

The rise of cheap Kenyan safaris and flights to the region has led to an influx of visitors, with nearly 10,000 people per day visiting the Masai Mara during peak season. How do you escape the crowds? Located on the fringes of Kenya's national parks, a smattering of discrete lodges and tented camps offer the discerning traveller luxury, seclusion and proximity to the natural surroundings: http://bit.ly/17fLDLH

Cambodia off the beaten track

Mention you're going to Cambodia and chances are you'll end up comparing notes on the glorious temples of Angkor, among the most awe-inspiring - indeed, mind-blowing - monuments ever conceived by the human mind. It is hardly surprising that so many travellers from around the globe dream of gazing …

National Parks

Food memories: a taste of home in Myanmar

It was my husband’s first trip to Myanmar, and I was eager to show Chris my country of birth and the much-loved food of my childhood. One dish I particularly wanted to share was <i>let thoke</i>, which can be translated as ‘hand-mixed’. It can roughly be described as a salad because all the ingredients are …

Deep Frying

A guide to the eateries of Hong Kong

How many kinds of restaurants are there in Hong Kong? How much time do you have? How big is your appetite? What is your gastronomic interest? Getting the idea? Hong Kong is entrepot to the world. And so it is restaurateur to the world.<p>Hotel Restaurants<p>Many of the best and oldest restaurants in Hong …

Hong Kong

Eating in Myanmar (Burma): an intro to Burmese food

Burmese food suffers from a bad rap – a rather unjustified bad rap in our opinion. While Burmese food can be somewhat oily, and lacks the diversity and firy spicing of cuisine in neighbouring Thailand, with a bit of advice and background knowledge we’re confident you’ll return from Myanmar having …

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