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Perk up your porridge: the best oat recipes for a healthy breakfast

Gone are the days of gruel. Porridge is not just a sachet of Quaker Oats any more, nor a half-filled pot of watery oaty soup, but instead, a chance to get inventive and experimental.<p>And oats aren't just delicious, but even better for us than previously thought. A large bowl of porridge each day may …

Breakfast Sandwiches That Make Us Wonder Why We Ever Eat Anything Else

These are glorious.<p>We’re just going to say it: breakfast is the best meal of the day. With options like pancakes and eggs Benedict, it’s hard to argue otherwise. And we haven’t even mentioned breakfast sandwiches, which take this morning meal to a whole other level.<p>The thing that’s so great about …

How to Make a Tuna Poke Bowl at Home | Bon Appetit

The only 10 curry recipes you'll ever need

<b>National Curry Week</b> begins today with events taking place across the country to celebrate one of <b>Britain's most popular dishes</b>.<p>In order to inspire us, the chef and food writer <b></b><b>Maunika Gowardhan</b> has shared her top 10 recipes for the perfect Indian feast. She has included classics such as Tandoori and …

From peppermint to oolong: the surprising health benefits of a cup of tea

Us Brits don't really need more of a reason to drink tea - but today (21 April) is National Tea Day, so there's an added incentive to put the kettle on.<p>The recent news that drinking camomile tea may help women live longer has got us thinking about the health benefits of our morning cuppa.<p>Here we …

Where to Find the Loveliest Cafés and the Best Sourdough in London

If anyone knows where to eat, drink, and find the best cinnamon and cardamom buns (yes, both) in London, it's Anna Jones. The London-based cookbook author—who's new book <i>A Modern Way to Cook</i>, was released in August—vegetarian pioneer, and "The New Nigella," as she's been called, shared her picks …

Spiced vegetable pulao with cauliflower, ginger and garam masala

SERVES<p>3-4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>5 tbsp vegetable oil<br>• 650g white onions, thinly sliced<br>• 2 bay leaves<br>• 1 tsp cumin seeds<br>• 8 black peppercorn<br>• 5 cloves<br>• 2.5cm cinnamon<br>• 5 garlic cloves, roughly chopped<br>• 3.5cm ginger, roughly chopped<br>• 2 green chillies<br>• 3 tbsp softened butter<br>• 1 tbsp coriander seeds, coarsely crushed<br>• ¼ tsp mild chilli …

The ultimate roast lamb

A leg of lamb is made up of various different muscles, which makes for a range of textures. This is good for eaters (lots of different flavours in a slice) but challenging for the cook. Some chefs separate the muscles and cook them separately, according to its tenderness, but that won’t do for …

Deliciously Ella's mushroom and chickpea stew

SERVES<p>6<p>INGREDIENTS<p>8 carrots<br>• 850g mushrooms<br>• 3 cloves of garlic<br>• 4 tsp turmeric<br>• 4 tsp cumin power<br>• 3 tsp ground chilli<br>• olive oil, for frying<br>• 3 x 400g tins chopped tomatoes<br>• 7 tbsp tomato puree<br>• 600ml boiling water<br>• 2 x 400g tins chickpeas<br>• a big handful of coriander, about 50g, plus more to serve<br>• 2 lemons, plus 3 more …

Skinny Enchilada Turkey Chili (Gluten-free)

This one pan wonder is a little bit enchilada, a little bit chili and a whole lot of hearty, meaty goodness! It's a quick and easy, 30 minute recipe. Using 99% fat free turkey breast works great when adding enchilada sauce and tomatoes. And, all the protein comes from the turkey, there are no …

'Best pizza in the world' to come to London

Naples is famed as having the best and most authentic pizza in the world, and L'Antica Pizzeria da Michele is said to make the best pizza in the city.<p>The pizzeria is so famous it's featured in the film <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i>, and is the venue where Julia Roberts, playing Elizabeth Gilbert, falls in love …

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Moroccan-spiced maple sprouts

SERVES<p>6-8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>400g brussels sprouts, outer leaves removed, small ones kept whole and larger sprouts cut in half from top to bottom<br>• 1 tbsp maple syrup<br>• 1 tbsp olive oil<br>• 1 tsp ras el hanout spice mix (a spice mix from north Africa available in most supermarkets)<br>• Zest and juice of ½ orange<br>• 3 medjool …

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What Comes First In Digital Transformation: Culture Or Innovation?

In a future teeming with robots and artificial intelligence, humans seem to be on the verge of being crowded out. But in reality the opposite is true.<p>…

Spiced avocado toast with black beans recipe

Pep up avocado toast with lime and chilli, black beans and feta for a snack that's packed with flavour<p>Avocado toast has almost become a cliché – I’ve lost count of the ways I’ve seen it prepared – but it’s also irresistible (and good for you). This makes a bit more of the avo-on-toast theme but you …

45 Chickpea Recipes That Aren't Hummus

Chickpeas are for way more than hummus. Here's how we use 'em<p><b>There's a whole chickpea world out there beyond hummus</b>. From crunchy, spicy snacks to main ingredients, chickpeas are one of the best ingredients you can keep in your pantry. In fact, keep a lot.

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20 Quick Meat Recipes Because You Need Some Food, Stat

These meat recipes are for when you need to get dinner on the table... fast.<p><b>We get it</b>—you don't always have time for a slow-cooked meat dish, or you don't always think ahead to marinate something a day in advance. Guess what: We don't either. These 20 recipes are for those times: when you just …

16 Fiery Hot Sauce Recipes That Bring the Heat

<b>Some like their food hot,</b> and at <i>BA</i>, that means doubling down on a whole lot of hot sauce. But sometimes we just can't buy hot sauce fast enough for how frequently we use it, and even if we could, the store-bought kind just isn't giving us the right fiery kick for what we need. That's why there are …

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Photograph: Aisha Gani for the Guardian<p>Customers talk about their first impressions of the new cafe.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/3/1433353630671/d925eda7-78e0-493c-a4d4-90fd9f905c22-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Aisha Gani for the Guardian<p>Customers talk about …

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Dim Sum Goes Deutsch: Pretzel Bao With Hot Mustard Pork Filling

What do you get when you combine German and Chinese foods? The meals at most of my family get-togethers, actually, thanks to my grandmothers—two women who are constantly cooking dishes from their respective cultures. Inspired by their cooking, I came up with this dish by combining pretzels with <i>bao</i> …

Britain's best beach cafes and restaurants

Cornwall<p>1. Fifteen Cornwall, Watergate Bay<p>Jamie Oliver’s coastal venture sits right on the beach amid whirling seagulls and crashing waves. Dishes on the menu include Cornish mackerel with fregola di Sarda and John Dory with artichoke caponata, chilli and mint.<p><b>Contact:</b> 01637 861000; …

Lentils with Cucumbers, Chard, and Poached Egg

4 Servings<p>Calling all savory breakfast people: This beans-and-greens egg bowl is for you. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>January 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar<p>4 large eggs<p>2 cups cooked black lentils, green lentils, or …

London's best outdoor dining

London’s full of charming cafés, bars and restaurants that let you take things outside (conventional British ‘summertime’ weather be damned). But for …

London's best Italian restaurants

From crusty sourdough pizzas to Venetian small plates, hearty plates of pasta and finely crafted regional specialities drawn from the rustic south or …

Fattoush

6 to 8 Servings<p>Coating the toasted pita in olive oil prevents it from getting soggy when mixed with the vegetables and dressing. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>May 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dressing<p>4 teaspoons ground sumac, soaked in 4 teaspoons warm water for 15 …

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As part of our new Students Express series, we asked you to share your end of year artwork with us. The Guardian’s picture editor Roger Tooth selects some of his favourite contributions submitted before 26 May.

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25 Moments That Changed America

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Everyday Leadership Starts With 'Hello'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Hello.<p>It's Monday morning. I walked into the office after an early meeting. My team was already at work and I felt like I was already running behind schedule. Typing emails as I walked, I went my desk. Computer on, I started staring at a …

8 Toxic Employees Who Ruin Great Companies

Oddly enough, it isn't the truly terrible employees who cause the real problems. Whether clearly incompetent or unbelievably lazy, they're easy to spot.<p>So although it's never fun to fire anyone, at least you know there's a problem--and you can quickly let the person go and move on.<p>The real problems …

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Lamb-Bacon Burgers with Spicy Aioli

Makes 4 Servings<p>At Rioja, in Denver, half of the bacon is replaced with ground fatback, a step that makes this excellent burger even better.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>aioli<p>1 large egg yolk*<p>2 teaspoons Dijon mustard<p>½ cup vegetable oil<p>1 canned chipotle chile in adobo, finely chopped<p>1 garlic clove, …

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Pico de Gallo

Makes about 2 1/2 cups Servings<p>Looking for a salsa recipe? Look no further than this pico de gallo.<p>June 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 medium white onion, diced<p>2 cups diced tomatoes<p>1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro<p>1 tablespoon minced jalapeño (optional)<p>Kosher salt<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Place 1 cup cold water and …