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Marbled Mint-Chocolate Pudding

6 Servings<p>For this chocolate pudding recipe, gently drag some of each custard layer through the other to get the cool black-and-white swirled effect.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>mint custard<p>4 ounces white chocolate, chopped<p>¼ teaspoon mint extract<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>¼ teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 large egg …

Don't Wait Till the Holidays to Make Vermont Spice Cake

<i>Posie Harwood, who finds the best back-of-the-box recipes in the grocery store, uncovers the recipe for the one cake you should make this fall.</i><p>My job requires spending part of my time in Vermont, which is lucky for me: At this time of year, it's the only place I want to be. The leaves are changing, …

Rustic strawberry tart

Try making your own shortcrust pastry with crunchy semolina. Top with juicy fruit and pinch the pastry round the edges to create a rustic …

Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Makes 2 dozen<p>If a fudgy brownie and chewy chocolate chip cookie had a baby, it would be this decadent creation.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups gluten-free powdered sugar<p>¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 large egg whites<p>1 large egg<p>4 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped<p>3 …

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Spicy tomato baked eggs

Vary this dish by flavouring the simple tomato sauce with whatever you have to hand - curry powder, pesto or fresh herbs<p>Ingredients<p>1 tbsp olive oil<br>• 2 …

Waitrose: Mexican eggs recipe

This simple breakfast dish is known as 'huevos revueltos' in Mexico and is packed to the brim with exciting flavours and the gentle warmth of chilli - perfect for a lazy weekend breakfast or brunch<p><b>Video by Waitrose</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p><i>4 essential Waitrose eggs</i><p><i>1 red onion, finely diced</i><p><i>2 tomatoes, diced</i><p><i>1 green</i> …

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Strawberry and moscato d’Asti sorbet recipe

This deliciously simply sorbet recipes uses little more than strawberries and a splash of wine<p>Moscato d’Asti is a sparkling wine from Italy. You can use prosecco or cava. If you don’t have an ice cream machine, put the mixture in the freezer and stir regularly.<p><b>SERVES</b><p>6<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>900g/2lb …

Sensational summer ice cream recipes

Our chef gets in touch with his inner child as he turns a perennial favourite into a sweet treat with a difference<p>Who doesn’t love ice cream? I was in Italy a few weeks ago and I took my boys for a gelato every single day. I adored it at least as much as they did.<p>The Italians are still the masters …

25 Icons Who Travel in Style

Let these 25 vintage icons inspire your jet set style.<p>Let these 25 vintage icons inspire your jet set style.

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Tres Leches Cake

16 Servings<p>Hailing from Latin America, this tres leches cake gets its name from incorporating three kinds of milk: evaporated, condensed, and regular whole milk.<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Unsalted butter (for pan)<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour plus more<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>6 …

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The New Vegetarian: tomato, ricotta and sage torta

A moreish quiche-like topping of ricotta and balsamic-baked tomatoes on a nutty base<p>This is like a tender quiche, with no pastry but a crunchy walnut base.<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>400g (14oz) tomatoes<br>1 tsp sugar<br>2 tsp balsamic vinegar<br>1 garlic clove, thinly sliced<br>80g (3oz) walnuts<br>80g (3oz) self-raising …

The 50 Best Bags of Fall

Our favorite clutches, totes, backpacks, and more.<p>Bold clutches, modern backpacks, embellished totes: This season was all about a statement accessory. Here, all the best, busiest bags we want to grab onto. Plus, shop the best bags for the year AND the best fall bags available now.

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Hyperspace Portal (Or Massive Black Hole...) Found In Deep Space (PICTURE)

The Chandra X-Ray Space Observatory has just photographed some kind of terrifying hyperspace portal deathship in deep space.<p>(Yes, it's true that the …

Pancake recipes from around the world

Bored of crepes? Shake up Shrove Tuesday by making pancakes American, Irish or even Vietnamese-style<p><b>ALL-AMERICAN BACON AND MAPLE SYRUP PANCAKES</b><p>Fluffy <b>pancakes</b> topped with bacon, maple syrup and a side of cream cheese frosting – not for the faint-hearted.<p>Makes 4-5 pancakes<p><b>Ingredients</b><p><i>For the …

A Winter Fruit Cobbler that Can't Not Succeed

This pear and dried cherry cobbler from Dan Kluger is a sweet brunch special you can't mess up.<p>When you hear the word "proofing," do you think theorems, axioms, mathematical deduction? Are rolling pins most useful as a tool for chasing after irritating spouses? Is a <i>bain-marie</i> something that best …

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Caribbean hot chocolate recipe

Rich, thick and boozy, with a touch of spice, this is the ultimate chocolate drink<p><i>Serves four</i><p>800ml (1½ pints) full-fat milk<br>200ml (7fl oz) double cream<br>125g (4½oz) chocolate, broken into pieces<br>3 tbsp soft dark-brown sugar<br>1 vanilla pod<br>1 cinnamon stick<br>approx ¼ tsp freshly grated nutmeg, or to taste<br>3 …

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Austria's Beautiful Mountainside Thermal Retreat

Located in Oberlngenfeld, Austria, the <i>Aqua Dome</i> is an impressive contemporary spa and retreat found at the foothills of the area's scenic mountains. Using the rocky backdrop for inspiration, many of the structures featured at the lodge reflect the shapes and forms found within the surrounding …

Double chocolate raspberry brownie recipe

A delicious raw treat, free from refined flour, sugar or dairy from a pair of the world's best healthy food bloggers<p>For a wintry version you could substitute the raspberry-leaf tea with chai tea. We often use herbal teas in place of spices – camomile, peppermint and rosehip add interesting flavours …

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"Time Capsule" Apartment in Paris Found Untouched for 70 Years

Some people might take a vacation and leave their residence unmanned for a few weeks or even months, but one apartment in Paris was left isolated for about 70 years. The beautifully preserved space, which belonged to the granddaughter of the late Parisian socialite and actress Marthe de Florian, …

These Raspberry-Ginger Muffins Pack All of the Flavor with None of the Gluten

These raspberry-ginger muffins are high on flavor, low on gluten—as in, there is none<p><i>It’s the freakin’ weekend, which means you should not be awake early enough for breakfast. Sleep in. It’s all about brunch.</i><p>It's time for you and muffins to get reacquainted. December has likely provided you with …

Cranberry and eggnog bread pudding recipe

A rich tender pudding with a kick of booze plus tart and sweet cranberries<p>Cranberries, spices and booze make a perfect New Year treat.<p><i>Serves six to eight</i><p>75g (2¾oz) dried cranberries<br>25g (1oz) raisins<br>175ml (6fl oz) bourbon<br>300ml (½ pint) full-fat milk<br>300ml (½ pint) double cream<br>100g (3½oz) caster …

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Chichén Itzá

<b>Site</b>: Pre-Hispanic City of Chichén Itzá<p><b>Location</b>: Mexico<p><b>Year Designated</b>: 1988<p><b>Category</b>: Cultural<p><b>Criteria</b>: (i)(ii)(iii)<p><b>Reason</b>: The brilliant ruins of Chichén Itzá evidence a dazzling ancient city that once centered the Maya empire in Central America.<p>* * *<p>The stepped pyramids, temples, columned …

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Chocolate mint loaf cake

Bring some contemporary glamour to your table with this layered sponge flavoured with After Eight icing and peppermint<p>Ingredients<p>2 x 85g salted …

Step Into the Void Above the French Alps

High up in the French Alps, on the top terrace of the Aiguille du Midi mountain peak, sits a new five-sided glass structure called the Chamonix Skywalk. The installation was inspired by the Grand Canyon's glass skywalk, but it takes the concept to the next level. Instead of looking out over a …

The New Baker: Peppermint brownies

An recipe for palate-cleansing yet irresistibly rich brownies, made with dark chocolate and fresh mint<p>These could be cut into 1 inch cubes and served as dessert canapés.<p><i>Makes 16</i><p>225g (8oz) unsalted butter<br>225g (8oz) dark chocolate<br>80g (3oz) unsweetened chocolate (100 per cent cocoa solids)<br>15g (½oz; …

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Beautiful and easy-to-make winter fruitcakes

A fruit cake jewelled with apricots and another rich with booze, chocolate - and lots of dried fruit.<p>Every so often you chance upon something edible that is so rich and jewelled you think it must come from another age – an age in which queens wore crowns and men fought for the hands of fair maidens …

Mississippi mud pie recipe

Mississippi mud pie is an amazing combination of biscuits, dark chocolate, praline and cream<p>Use proper dark cooking chocolate with a high percentage of cocoa solids. Of the supermarket brands, Green & Black’s works for me.<p>SERVES<p>10-12<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>500g/1lb 4oz dark chocolate<br>• 400g/14oz butter<br>• 6 …

39 Thanksgiving Potato Recipes: Mashed, Baked & More

Mashed, roasted, or baked into a cheesy gratin—one of these 37 recipes for the potato is sure to grace your holiday table.<p><b>One of these easy, homey potato recipes</b> is sure to earn a permanent spot on your holiday table.

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61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …