Melissa Wright

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Savory Green Curry French Toast Means Brunch Will Never Be the Same

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>I come from a savory-breakfast family. Our morning meals were usually filled with crispy fried eggs and warm flatbread to scoop up turmeric-tinged potato hash. But, as great as that sounds to me as an adult, all I wanted as a …

This Is The Odd Writing Technique Used by David Bowie, Kurt Cobain, and Bob Dylan

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Classic Paris-Brest Recipe - Great British Chefs

This classic Paris-Brest recipe from Merlin Labron-Johnson is a work of patisserie art, with crispy almond-topped choux pastry encasing mounds of …

The Killers Covered David Bowie's 'Fame' And It's Pretty Much Perfect

Well, hasn’t this just been a big week for <b>unexpectedly great covers</b>.<p>Two days ago, Harry Styles dropped by the BBC Live Lounge to deliver a slam dunk …

An homage to fromage: 10 incredible British cheeses to try before you die

<b>Forget brie or camembert - the Brits make cheese like no-one else. Patrick McGuigan picks 10 of the best</b><p><b>Stawley</b><p>Velvety white and with brain-like wrinkles, the rind on this Somerset goats' cheese is a thing of beauty.<p>It also plays an important role in Stawley's complex flavours, imparting intense …

London's most unusual brunches

Fancy quinoa waffles, bacon naan or unlimited milkshakes for breakfast? We reveal London's quirkiest - and best - brunch spots. Come hungry...<p>Whether you're tucking into towers of pancakes, lashings of Hollandaise sauce or trusty fry-up, there’s nothing a good brunch can’t solve. If you’re bored of …

England

Why do orgasms feel SO good?

And how can we have more of them?<p>Our worlds were recently rocked by news that the much beloved G-Spot does not actually exist, which then made us …

One shoulder of roast lamb, four recipe ideas | Get ahead

A spiced, slow-cooked shoulder of <b>roast lamb</b> is the showstopper here. Turn any leftovers into a comforting pasanda curry, stuffed flatbreads with pickled veg, or rich gnocchi spezzatino<p>Lamb shoulder – the poorer, less desirable cousin of the leg – has a reputation for being tricky to cook and …

Booze bargains: when to buy your alcohol for less

New research reveals the cheapest weeks of the year to buy wine, beer, champagne and spirits<p>Christmas parties may not be uppermost in shoppers’ minds right now but if bargains are a priority – and you don’t mind buying in bulk – then timing your alcohol shopping can mean big savings.<p>According to …

Building the Perfect Sandwich Is All About Architecture

BA Foodist Andrew Knowlton has strong opinions on sandwich architecture—here's how he says to build everything from burgers to lobster rolls to bánh mì<p>No one can accuse <i>Bon Appétit</i>'s restaurant and drinks editor <b>Andrew Knowlton</b> of being wishy-washy. The man has some strong opinions about food and …

How to get the most out of your barbecue

Summer is here (give or take the odd downpour), so reach for your barbecue and let Christian Stevenson - aka DJ BBQ - guide you through the best techniques and recipes<p>Men love to sit around a live fire. They bring that kind of primal, caveman feralness to it. There’s nothing better than poking …

31 Essential Science Fiction Terms And Where They Came From

There are so many words and phrases that we use in science fiction—and even science—without giving it much thought. But where did we get terms like …

Science Fiction

After These 39 Chicken Thighs Recipes, You Can't Turn Back

Using chicken thighs, the most flavorful parts of the chicken, these recipes will have you cooking soups and skewers to tacos and paella.<p><b>We'll admit it: Chicken thighs trump chicken breasts any day of the week</b>. Not only are they more succulent than white meat, chicken thighs even stand up to …

Be Happy, Do This: Hand-Written Tips From Malcolm Gladwell, Roman Mars, And More

Design student Graham McMullin is asking one person a day to document what makes him or her happy, then testing those suggestions himself.<p>How do you exercise your inalienable right to pursue happiness? Graham McMullin, a student at School of Visual Arts in New York City, decided to take an …

Make Your Selfie Look Like The Work Of Avedon Or Arbus, Courtesy MIT

“The user provides an input headshot of themselves–clean, not too noisy, no handshake blur. Also, try to avoid hard shadows,” he says. “Cell phone …

Street Photography

Like Your Comfy Underwear? Thank Feminism For That

Exposed: A History of Lingerie charts how designers responded to feminist demands for better underwear over 300 years of ill-fitting, freeform, and racy lingerie.<p>“Burn up the corsets!” clothing reform activist Elizabeth Stuart Phelps wrote in 1873. “Make a bonfire of the cruel steel that has lorded …

Pig&Rig's Portable Party

One of the best summer activities is the backyard party—playing music until it echoes down the street, the smell of meat and veggies smoking on the grill, refreshing drinks and merrymaking until the sun goes down. Offering all this in single package is newcomer Pig&Rig—a London- and Norwich-based …

Self-Promotional Rebranding of Studio “Me”

Clever self-promotional studio branding.<p>Check out this clever and witty rebranding concept around a versatile pun on the word “Me”.<p>“Me” is the name …

Elegance in an Age of Crisis: 10 Codes

Many refer to the 1930s as a grim decade: opening with the Wall Street Crash, it played host to the Great Depression, and the global anxieties in the …

Fashion (UK)

Brilliant Breakfasts

According to Oscar Wilde, “only dull people are brilliant at breakfast.” Perhaps he had been to one too many breakfast meetings. Brilliant …

Breakfast

How to have a fashionable Instagram account

The Council of Fashion Designers of America has given its first ever Instagrammer of the year award to self-proclaimed 'man about town' Patrick Janelle, whose feed is full of artful shots of food, coffee and street style. Here's how to spot the posts of a true industry insider

Good morning. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/15eak Tyra Banks photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, styled by Edward Enninful; W Magazine March 2014.

The Five Codes of Film Noir

“Gangsters sit in offices at midday with the shades pulled and the lights off. Ceiling lights are hung low and floor lamps are seldom more than five …

Crime Drama

AnOther's Lego Celebration

Last year a set of Lego ice creams by multimedia artist Henning Birkeland stole our hearts and the Most Loved vote, and since then we've noticed a …

Lego

Exhibition traces our love of tattoos from Neolithic age to today

Once considered the mark of an underclass of criminals, prostitutes, bikers, seafarers and those inhabiting the margins of society, the tattoo is now à la mode. Samantha Cameron, the British prime minister's wife, has one – a dolphin just below the ankle; Charlize Theron has a fish on her leg and a …

The Sounds of Future Islands

No one's told the clouds yet, but as festivals become a central focus of conversation everywhere you turn, it's clear that summer has arrived. First …

Festivals

Grace Kelly's off-duty style

Nicole Kidman's critically panned Grace of Monaco opens in cinemas on Friday, offering a chance to remember the real reasons why Kelly is a style icon: not for the ballgowns, the tiaras or the ceremonial sashes, but for her many moments of effortless chic

A Many-Decker Van

All the best films have a road trip, from Thelma & Louise and True Romance to Little Miss Sunshine and Badlands. But just imagine how great they …

The closer the couple, the better the sex? Not so

Intimacy can be a passion killer, says Esther Perel, the bestselling author and relationship counsellor. And don't even think about confessing that affair...<p>New York: where the therapy and self-improvement industry is as booming a business as finance or fashion, and throwing thousands of dollars at …