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A 5-Minute Raspberry Mug Cake—Because Summer Can Be Cozy, Too

What I love most about cold weather months is cozying up with a blanket, a book, and a big cup of hot chocolate. Or a bowl of soup. Or a slice of warm apple pie. Or a mug cake.<p>It's not February anymore, and I don’t need the blanket, but I still want that mug cake (and the pie, tbh). And sure, I …

Dessert

Peter Gordon's creamy chicken, mushroom and parsnip pie recipe

This open-top pie is rather like a quiche. The “mushroom custard” on top hides the juicy chicken filling beneath. You could serve it hot, but I prefer it at room temperature, and it’s just as good served the next day. Serve with either a green salad or steamed veggies.<p>Creamy chicken, mushroom and …

Recipes

Peter Gordon's lamb shakshouka recipe

More often than not this classic North African dish (which is now also a classic of modern Israel thanks to the Tunisian Jews who settled there) is vegetarian and, much as I am happy to eat it that way, I prefer this spiced-up version containing lamb – although simply omit it if you prefer.<p>Lamb …

Recipes

26 Romantic Recipes to Make for Someone You Love (Including Yourself) — Recipes from The Kitchn

Skip the fuss of making a fancy dinner reservation this weekend and spend the night in making a delicious meal for the ones you love.Whether it's …

This Chicken Piccata with Angel Hair and Asparagus Is a Weeknight Showstopper — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

10 things to do in Singapore

Singapore is a city of contrasts.<p>While predominantly associated with shiny skyscrapers and a building that looks like a giant boat held aloft by …

3 Reasons to Retire as Early as You Can

Are you forgetting about one of your most valuable assets in life?<p>Time is one of the most valuable assets at your disposal. Unfortunately, many …

Cheesy Frittata Cups Will Break Your A.M. Drive-Thru Habit

3-Cheese Frittata Cups<p>Makes 12<p>Cooking spray <br>12 large eggs <br>3/4 cup whole-milk ricotta cheese <br>1/4 cup whole milk <br>1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese <br>1/2 …

The 8 Best Protein Sources For Weight Loss

These powerful picks can help you shed those stubborn pounds<p>If you’re trying to lose weight, you probably don’t need us to remind you that eating plenty of protein can help you reach your goal weight. Protein — even from unlikely sources like vegetables — digests at a slow, steady rate to help you …

Filling Breakfast Casseroles

Enjoy all your favorite breakfast flavors combined in a casserole.<p>Breakfast is a wonderful way to start the day, and these breakfast casseroles turn …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for autumn bakes

There’s something about a bake, be it sweet or savoury, that brings comfort to a cold day – and saves on the washing-up, too<p>It’s a good time of the year for a bake, a great user-upper of all that super-ripe, tail-end-of-the-season produce. A bake, for me, is also a delightful catch-all, because it …

Chorizo

How to make preserved lemons

MAKES<p>Fills a 1 litre jar<p>INGREDIENTS<p>Approx 1kg unwaxed lemons (some you need to pickle, some you will need for juice. It’s best to have extra)<br>• About 150g flaked sea salt<br>• A couple of cinnamon sticks (optional)<br>• 2 tsp coriander seeds<br>• 1 tsp black peppercorns<br>• 2 or 3 bay leaves<br>• Olive oil<p>METHOD<p>Wash the lemons …

The 10-year evolution of the iPhone

Early in January 2007, then-Apple CEO Steve Jobs stood onstage in San Francisco to unveil a tiny rectangle that changed the way the world communicates.<p>Over the last decade, Apple has gone on to sell more than 1.2 billion iPhones, and many have high hopes for the company’s tenth-anniversary device, …

Mobile Technology

Make-Ahead Baked Oatmeal Cups for Your Busiest Mornings

<b>Heat the oven and grease muffin pan:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat the wells of a standard 12-well muffin tin very …

Thomasina Miers’ recipe for Moroccan chicken tray bake

Bring the scents and flavours of Morocco into your home with this cinch of a chicken recipe<p>Imagine yourself sitting in a sun-soaked, dappled courtyard filled with lemon trees, an intricate mosaic underfoot. Whether or not you are able to go abroad this summer, one way to evoke a real sense of …

Recipes

Slow-Cooker Ginger, Sweet Tea, and Whiskey Short Ribs Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Sprinkle short ribs with pepper and 1 teaspoon of the salt. Heat canola oil in a large (12-inch) cast-iron skillet over …

Exploring Ningaloo Reef - swimming with humpback whales on Australia's west coast

Australia’s west coast is now one of only four places in the world where you can swim with 'humpies'. Emma Thomson encounters manta rays, whale …

Humpback Whales

5:2 diet recipe: mushroom and green bean korma

A deliciously creamy vegetarian korma for only 173 calories? Perfect for a 5:2 Fast Day<p>I love all kinds of curry, but have a very soft spot for korma. The richness of the sauce seemed to make it a no-no for Fast Days, until I decided to try using almond milk in place of cream and full-fat yogurt. …

Miso-marinated mushrooms

Portobello mushrooms might seem like a tired choice for long-term vegans but may I urge you to slather on this rich marinade and give them yet another whirl? This marinade is also sensational with roasted aubergines, on tofu and even as a coating on roughly chopped roasted …

10 New Books We Recommend This Week

Looking for an escape into the jungle? A revisit with Huck Finn? A deep dive into the origins of ISIS or a rousing defense of the Obama administration? Then this is your week, reader. Some seriously great storytelling below.<p>Pamela Paul<br>Editor of The New York Times Book Review<p><b>TRANSIT,</b> <i>by Rachel Cusk.</i></i> …

Books

How to see the Northern Lights on a budget

Want an unforgettable trip on the cheap? You don't get much more spectacular than the Northern Lights – here's how to see them for less than £250 …

Shanghai stir-fried chunky noodles

This Shanghainese dish is made with thick, bouncy noodles like fresh Japanese udon, which are given a dark caramel tint by soy sauce and freshened up with barely cooked greens. Pork slivers make a delicious addition, but vegetarians can omit them from the recipe.<p>SERVES<p>2 as a meal, 4 or more if …

Cauliflower Fried “Rice”

Cauliflower “rice” — or cauliflower grated into rice-like bits — has been all the rage for a while. But just as I’m late to catch on to fashion …

Christmas Day Muffins Recipe - Great British Chefs

These easy muffins have all the classic tastes of Christmas. With cinnamon, nutmeg, clementine zest and dried cranberries, they'd make a perfect …

Almond and coconut pancakes with spiced plums recipe

These protein-rich pancakes are a great option if you eating gluten-free<p>These <b>pancakes</b> can be cooked by the dozen and frozen successfully. Almond and coconut flours provide a grain-free alternative, as per the principles of the <b>Gut Gastronomy Plan</b>, as well as minerals and vitamins for boosting …

Eight things you need to do right now to protect yourself online

From using unique passwords for everything to utilising two-step verification and enabling encryption, here’s how to guard your privacy and stay safe<p><b>What:</b> Stop kidding yourself that you only re-use passwords on accounts that don’t matter, or that you have an unbreakable password scheme that no one …

Unique

The 12 best places to visit in Italy - and where to stay when there

An insider's guide into the top places and cities to visit in Italy – and where to stay while you're there – including the best for couples and families, in locations including Venice, Rome, Florence, the Amalfi Coast, Milan, the Italian Lakes, Sicily and Puglia.<p><b>Florence</b><p>The cradle of the …

10 of the best things to do in Vietnam

1. Light a lantern in Hoi An<p>Every <i>Tết</i> (Vietnamese New Year), Hoi An is transformed into a kaleidoscope of colour and light for its Lantern Festival. …

First 24 Hours In... Ubud, Bali

Ubud is a vibrant blend of ‘East meets West’ – but despite its blissed-out reputation, you can still find the old Bali among its temples and …

20th Century