Paul Oprescu

17 Added | 1 Magazine | 610 Likes | 8 Following | 1 Follower | @pablogato | Keep up with Paul Oprescu on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Paul Oprescu”

How to make the perfect lemon curd

Bring a golden glow to January with a Victorian classic, and, no matter if you’re looking to be eased into the day or hit with a full-on acid trip, there’s a variation for you<p>A ray of sunshine in one of the darkest months of the year, lighter and zingier than marmalade (and considerably quicker to …

The best thing to eat in every EU country

Traveling through Europe is likely to be at the top of anyone's bucket list — in fact, people probably even have a whole <i>other</i> bucket list for it.<p>But forget the sites for a moment and think of the food, which is as varied as the many different countries themselves.<p>Whether you're high up in the Alps …

European Travel

35 Sandwiches You Need to Try Across the US

In a sandwich rut? Sick of having ham and cheese day in and day out? Gonna go crazy if you have to have tuna fish one more day? I feel you. When I …

Forget ideology, liberal democracy’s newest threats come from technology and bioscience

A groundbreaking book by historian Yuval Harari claims that artificial intelligence and genetic enhancements will usher in a world of inequality and powerful elites. How real is the threat?<p>The BBC Reith Lectures in 1967 were given by Edmund Leach, a Cambridge social anthropologist. “Men have become …

Singularity

Oakland's Top Sushi Spots, Ranked

Hankering for sushi across the Bay Bridge? We ranked Oakland's top six options so that you can stop fighting and just eat already.<p>It might sound …

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

Alan Turing

Why you shouldn't exercise to lose weight, explained with 60+ studies - Vox

Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>"I'm going to make you work hard," a blonde and perfectly muscled fitness instructor screamed at me in a recent …

Fitness

How to explore the world's greatest archipelagos

Readers share their tips on exploring the world's archipelagos.<p>This week's winning entry<p><b>Escape from modern living</b><p>Inspired by your article in Discover, we explored Palawan and the surrounding islands on the only sailing paraw [outrigger] in the Philippines. This is as remote as travel gets. …

Canary Islands

For Cod's Sake, Make These 20 Awesome Recipes Already

Cooking

How to Make Zhug, the Yemenite Hot Sauce You'll Want to Put on Everything

Last week, when I wrote about my recipe for <i>phat phrik khing</i>, I tried my absolute darnedest to convince you that a good mortar and pestle belongs in the arsenal of any home cook. It will actually extract more flavor from herbs and spices than a food processor or blender ever can, producing chili …

20 best pasta recipes: part 3

Spaghetti, oxtail pierogi and seafood linguine: great recipes from top chefs including Anna del Conte and Sam Harris<p>20 best pasta recipes: part 1 20 best pasta recipes: part 2<p>Sam Harris’s linguine with mixed seafood<p>Serves 4<b><br>dried linguine</b> 500-600g<b><br>olive oil</b><b><br>garlic</b> 2 cloves, finely sliced<b><br>red chilli</b> 1 …

Italian Food

Soft and Fluffy One Hour Dinner Rolls Recipe

<i>One hour dinner rolls made with potato flakes to make them extra tender, soft, fluffy, and delicious! These rolls are perfect for special occasions</i> …

Recipes

Seafood Pastas

These hearty recipes include angel hair pasta with squid, mussels, and zucchini and seafood capellini with saffron.

21 Butternut Squash Recipes to Make Now! - Dr. Axe

Butternut squash is like the orange-headed stepchild of autumn and winter foods. While <b>pumpkin recipes</b> get all the attention — I’m talking pumpkin …

How A Brutal Beating Became The Symbol Of Oakland's Gentrification Struggle

In a city wrestling with fast-rising housing costs and demographic change, a security guard’s attack of a poor black man at Whole Foods has come to represent what many black residents fear: Oakland wants them out.<p><b>OAKLAND —</b> On the night of Sept. 3, sisters Zoe and Julia Marks were waiting in line to …

Creative self-destruction: the climate crisis and the myth of 'green' capitalism

The upcoming Paris climate talks in December this year have been characterised as humanity’s last chance to respond to climate change. Many hope that …

Climate