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Sweet poison: why sugar is ruining our health

The average Briton consumes 238 teaspoons of sugar each week - often without knowing it. But just how hard is it to go sugar free?<p><b>This article was first published on April 12, 2013 and has been republished as Action on Sugar calls for a ban on the sale of sugary energy drinks to children. The</b> …

18 Pink Recipes for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month—show your solidarity by cooking up these 18 rosy recipes<p>There’s just something about pink food and drink that’s irresistible, whether it’s a cupcake or roasted beets or a salmon spread. It’s just…pleasant. How can you not smile at a bright pink …

Middlesbrough parmo recipe

An irresistible combination of breadcrumbed chicken, creamy sauce and melted Cheddar.<p>A fast-food fix in Teesside means only one thing – deep-fried breaded chicken slathered with béchamel sauce and melted cheese.<p><i>Serves four</i><p><b>For the béchamel sauce:</b><br>5 tbsp butter<br>4 tbsp all-purpose flour<br>1l (1¾ pints) …

Sheffield pork sandwich recipe

To make this hog-roast-in-a-bun, don't forget to dip your bread roll in the juices before devouring it.<p>Sandor Béres left Budapest in 1956 and set up a butcher's shop in Sheffield, little realising that his family's recipe for roast-pork sandwiches would remain a favourite in the city more than 50 …

29 Recipes Your Grandma Would Love

These recipes are an ode to Nonna, Grammy, Abuela--whatever you call her<p><i>(Credit: Hirsheimer & Hamilton)</i><p><i>(Credit: Christina Holmes)</i><p><i>(Credit: Christopher Baker)</i><p><i>(Credit: Jonathon Kambouris)</i><p><i>(Credit: Matt Duckor)</i><p><i>(Credit: Danny kim)</i><p><i>(Credit: Peden + Munk)</i><p><i>(Credit: Romulo Yanes)</i><p><i>(Credit: Jonathan Lovekin)</i><p>Roast …

My favourite dish: Anna Hansen's raspberry rose sorbet

A refreshing recipe for raspberry rose sorbet, to mark the Chelsea Flower Show.<p>“I love the colour of this sorbet, so beautiful and vibrant – I just want to eat it straight away!” says Anna Hansen, the head chef of The Modern Pantry in Clerkenwell, east London. “The combination of raspberry and rose …

Childhood obesity: Five ways parents can bring back healthy home cooking

The rise in childhood obesity has coincided with a fall in home cooking. Sally Peck offers five tips on how busy parents can prepare healthy meals for their families – starting with: stop making separate food for your kids.<p>Most of us are <b>now overweight or obese,</b> according to official stats. In …

Layer Cakes for Any Special Occasion

Sweeten any occasion with these dramatic (but doable!) celebratory confections<p><i>Any cake is a good cake. But a lofty layer cake has the wow-factor worthy of a celebration. Arm yourself with these five showstopping recipes to bake without fear--or a mix.</i><p>Masterful Meringue:<p>The Tomboy Cake<p>The …

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

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16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

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