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51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

Breakfast

How to cook the perfect Chinese dumplings

Today is Chinese New Year! What better time to do dumplings? So, with prawns or do you let the pork stand alone? What’s the perfect mix of spices? And do you steam, pan-fry or boil for the perfect little parcel?<p>Happy New Year to the billion-odd people celebrating the Chinese new year. It’s the year …

The 10 Things We Learned From Our TED Talk Playlist

Life<p>by Holly Peacock | 09 12 2014<p>[Getty]<p>The 10 Things We Learned From Our Grazia TED Talk Playlist<p><i>[Getty]</i><p>You know what it's like, you're sitting …

Why olive oil should be kept out of the frying pan

With scientists advising against cooking with olive oil - it is claimed to produce toxic chemicals when heated - what should you use instead?<p><i>This article was first published on June 19, 2009 and has been republished following claims that you should avoid cooking with olive oil.</i><p>It's that time of …

Nutrition

Your Fruity Five A Day

Good Things finds the best fruit around to get you your five a day<p>A lovely big bunch of fruit is redolent of sunshine, holidays and good health. So …

Don Lemon

The Fruit Index: A Handy Guide to Nature’s Candy

Trying to get in shape? Most fitness gurus agree that unless you change your diet, you’re wasting your workouts. But fear not — we’ve got your back. …

Crème brûlée tartlets

175g plain flour<p>100g cold butter, cubed<p>butt-err<p>Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…<p>2 tsp …

Dessert

5 Awesome Recipes for the Man’s-Man | The Art of Manliness

I believe every man should know how to cook. That being said, I’m realistic enough to know that many of you are likely to “outsource” cooking to …

Recipes

25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

Cooking

Sea-salted chocolate and pecan tart recipe

For National Chocolate Week, chocolatier Paul A Young shares his gorgeous recipe for chocolate and pecan tart<p>Definitely one for a special dinner party. With its sophisticated, sweet chocolate pastry crust, unctuous ganache filling, and caramelised salted pecans, this tart will stop all conversation …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

Recipes

Avocado lime cheesecake

<b>Sugar, flour and dairy-free, this lime-flavoured cheesecake (made with avocado flesh and coconut oil) is delicious straight from the fridge.</b><p>We always soak and dry nuts and seeds before we use them. This removes bitter tannins and aids digestion. Dissolve ½ tsp salt per cup of nuts or seeds in …

Classic Cake Recipes

Serious home bakers will want to master these crowd-pleasing recipes for cheesecake, chocolate cake, carrot cake, and more.<p>First up: What could make traditional red velvet cake even better? Chocolate, of course!

Dessert

Thinking of cutting down on meat? It benefits your health, the environment, and now we're told it even reduces food shortages in the developing world. If you need a nudge towards embracing vegetarianism, start with these delicious dishes via Guardian Life & style http://bit.ly/13ixNpB Photograph: Colin Campbell for the Guardian

Shanghai's best street foods and stalls

Shengjianbao<p>A Shanghai speciality, <i>shēngjiān mántou</i> – or <i>shēngjiān bāo</i>, as they're known everywhere else in China – are juicy pork buns wrapped in …

Food & Dining

How to buy a great pair of jeans? We asked an expert to break down the process, from sourcing denim, to dyes and fasteners, to what to look for in the dressing room: http://ow.ly/lcVsd