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Cook smart: Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipe cheats

I used to cheat much less in the kitchen. As a young cook, full of ideas – and of myself – things had to be done ‘properly’, even at home: tins were a no-no and the freezer a no-go; fancy appliances were a last resort. Only pure, raw ingredients were acceptable, and every bit of prep had to be done …

Spices

Study shows that electric hand dryers do a great job of concentrating bacteria and spraying it all over your hands

<b>But paper towels are four times as bad for the environment. What's a treehugger to do?</b><p>Life Cycle Analyses have shown that electric hand dryers are …

Particles

Avoid these top 12 toxic fruits and vegetables

<b>Each year EWG ranks produce for pesticide residue and presents consumers with both the safest and most toxic choices – here’s the latest list.</b><p>Is …

Sweet Corn

5 foods to eat daily, according to a Harvard nutritionist

<b>Simply adding these foods to your daily routine, says Teresa Fung, is a great way to boost your health.</b><p>Navigating the massive maze of nutrition …

Nutrition

This Swedish Retreat Fuses Scandinavian Vibes With Traditional Barn-Like Style

A local architect intertwines an unexpected twist to the design of this summer home in Sweden.<p>The exterior of the home—including the wooden deck and pergola—is clad in Siberian larch that has been treated with a silicon–based sealant to protect it from the salty sea breezes. The angled roof …

Architecture

How to: Build a Floating Shelf for Less Than $10

Floating shelves can be built in a myriad of different ways and with any lumber you can get your hands on, but if you’re buying blind shelf supports …

Woodworking

The Secret "Ingredient" for Bakery-Style Bread at Home

<i>We've partnered with Miele for a special edition of our Change the Way You Cook series, all about the power of a simple, essential technique: steaming.</i><p>For bread with a spongy holes (all the better for catching ricotta) and crackly-crisp, dark brown crust (the kind that splits apart with such a …

Baking

Wellington has some of the best coffee in New Zealand, and perhaps even in the world. From classic local institutions to innovative newcomers, check out these cafés.

New Zealand may be one of the most laid-back countries around, but Kiwis definitely don’t take their coffee drinking lightly. And nowhere is this …

New Zealand

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Gardening

You don't have to delete Facebook, but you could definitely be using it better

Your Facebook account is spraying your personal info onto the internet like a hose. Here's how to stop it.<p>Right now is a pretty complicated time to be one of Facebook’s roughly 2 billion active users. The company has taken a lot of heat for its role in the 2016 election and the dawn of the “fake …

Social Media

The complete guide to spring cleaning your computer

Blow away those digital cobwebs<p>If you want to keep your house clean, you need to dust it regularly; if you want your car to run well, you should service it annually; and if you want your computer to stay speedy and responsive, it needs its own maintenance—a digital spring clean.<p>We're not just …

Operating Systems

You don't need to be a pro to sell your photos online

Earn a little cash from stock photography websites.<p>If you have a passion for photography, you don't have to wait for your big break. While you work on your craft, you can earn money by selling your pictures on stock photo sites.<p>This is a great way to get cash from a hobby you already enjoy, but …

Photography

Polenta with Savory Tomato Chickpea Sauce

Hot polenta and a savory chickpea-tomato sauce are topped with thin, crispy slices of zucchini.<p>There's a lot of room for flexibility with this …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Mork-Ulnes Architects completes timber-clad house with "pinwheel plan" in a Norwegian forest

This compact house overlooking a lake to the north of Oslo features four intersecting pitched-roof volumes, which radiate out towards the landscape …

San Francisco

How to remove your Facebook data from macOS

Whether you’re planning on keeping your Facebook account, are debating deleting it, or already have, you may have Facebook data stored on your Mac. Here’s how to remove it from macOS.<p>macOS allows users to log in to social media accounts at the system level, offering the option to easily post …

Social Media

Ruby Tandoh’s recipe for orange blossom ricotta cheesecake

With the final throes of the arctic winter behind us, it’s time to eat our way into a sunnier mindset. Wince through a punnet of slightly sour strawberries and pretend it’s a bright Wimbledon day. Perch next to the radiator with a Twister and bring the summer bank holiday to your living room. This …

Dessert

Composting for Serious Gardeners - Organic Gardening

<i>With more than forty years of experience redefining gardening's boundaries, author Will Bonsall shows how readers can eliminate the use of off-farm</i> …

Gardening

Top 10 affordable hotels, hostels and B&Bs in Amsterdam

As Eurostar’s direct London-Amsterdam service launches, we pick great-value accommodation in this popular city-break destination<p>Max Brown Canal District<p>This three-star hotel is actually a trio of listed buildings and is in a quiet, picturesque spot where the Herengracht and Brouwersgracht canals …

Travel

Our data is valuable. Here's how we can take that value back

Silicon Valley’s surveillance capitalism isn’t working. But Barcelona shows that citizens’ data can generate public value<p>Tech firms are emerging as new feudal lords. They control essential digital infrastructures – in this case, data and artificial intelligence – which are crucial for political and …

Silicon Valley

This Tax Season Stromboli Recipe Is My Only Dependent

By Alex Delany<p>It's basically just a pizza rolled up into a giant log. And when you're paying rent AND taxes in the same month, it's here for you.<p>Hey. How’s it going? Oh, me? I’m fine. A little tired. Yeah, tax season is rough, especially when you forget to pay taxes on all those little freelance …

Have We Been Poaching Eggs All Wrong?

I’ve been poaching eggs at least once, if not four or five times, a week for decades. That’s how I know there’s way too much overthinking, and just plain silly thinking, around poaching eggs. They are the easiest (and best) eggs you can make!<p>An old boyfriend taught me to make poached eggs. Rather, …

Eggs

De La Canardière Residence / BOOM TOWN

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This residence was designed to enable a sister and brother to meet as a family on special occasions and …

Architecture

Grilled Cherry Tomato Pickle Recipe

To begin making Grilled Cherry Tomato Pickle Recipe, take a bowl, add halved cherry tomatoes, some salt, one tablespoon oil, black pepper powder. …

Grilling

In World's First 3-D Printed Home Community, Houses will be Built in a Day for $4000

Tech gets a bad rap for serving developed economies in the interest of money-making. It often takes a few cycles for the technologies that are truly …

3D Printing

Recipe: Carrot Soufflé — Easter Recipes from The Kitchn

If you're looking for a show-stopping dish to serve at Easter or your next dinner party, look no further than this carrot soufflé. It has everything …

Breakfast

These Onion-y Turmeric Eggs Are the Perfect Breakfast Comfort Food

Andy Baraghani shares his dad's classic recipe.<p>My father is not a great cook. My father is not even really a good cook—apologies!—but he does three things very well when it comes to food. He makes the most weird and wonderful pickles, extremely fragrant and glossy jams, and an amazing egg breakfast.<p>…

Breakfast

Buy this magical indoor-outdoor house that disappears into the landscape

The Rosebery House by Andresen O’Gorman Architects is located just outside Brisbane, Australia<p>A true indoor-outdoor experience, if ever there were one. Designed by noted practice Andresen O’Gorman Architects in 1995, the Rosebery House sits in a secluded grove on the far side of a gully in Highgate …

Architecture

How to Grow Plants from Cuttings - Organic Gardening

Grow. Food. Anywhere. (Hardie Grant, 2018) <i>by Mat Pember and Dillon Seitchik-Reardon goes through every fruit and veggie you can think of, giving you</i> …

Gardening
Gardening

Two giant engineering projects will alter the European landscape

WHEN the Berlin Wall fell, Europe began repairing its sundered east-west transport networks. A revived Paris-Moscow train heralded the new era. …

Europe