Food (UK)

Nigel Slater’s vegetarian spring recipes

This time of year can feel like winter, spring or even early summer. One minute you’re happy with a fistful of asparagus spears and a perfect white egg of burrata, the next you would kill for simple but warming stew ladled into a deep bowl. This month’s collection offers a sample of each, something …

Food (Australia)

How to make ice cream at home

<b>The sun is out. The finest ingredients are waiting on the shop shelves. Your blood sugar level is dangerously low.</b><p>Yes, it’s about time you learned …

Dessert

Frozen in time: Paul and Linda McCartney and family, 4 April 1976

At home with the the UK’s most influential vegetarians – when even their geese travelled by taxi<p>In April 1976, Paul and Linda McCartney were on a month’s break from the <i>Wings Over the World</i> tour, which would head to North America in May for Paul’s first shows there since the Beatles’ final US gig in …

Music (UK)

6 Savory Scone Recipes That Show Up Classic Scones in Every Way

Many of us have experienced an afternoon tea, proudly plowing through a plate of sweet scones — but have you tried savory scones? From the delicious additions of bacon, blue cheese, and black pepper to the omelet-scone hybrid, these bakes certainly know how to wear the term savory — and you need to …

Breakfast

Adventures with aquafaba: Chantelle Nicholson’s vegan recipes

It seems impeccably well-timed, but Chantelle Nicholson insists she didn’t anticipate the massive surge of interest in veganism when she came up with the idea for her new cookbook, <i>Planted: A Chef’s Show-stopping</i> <i>Vegan Recipes</i>, a year and a half ago.<p>“The whole reason I did a plant-based recipe book …

Food

Matt LeBlanc Just Shared The Grossest Behind-The-Scenes Story About The Trifle Episode Of "Friends"

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Trifle

Hold: This Startup Gives Away Millions To Mindful Smartphone Users

How much would I have to pay you to put down your phone?<p>It’s a valid question for a generation of millennials who, by some counts, check their smartphones as many as 150 times a day.<p>Today one Nordic startup called Hold is capitalizing on these wandering thumbs, giving away millions of dollars in …

Startups

The 20 best vegan wines

With more choices available in supermarkets and online than ever before, the Observer’s wine writer selects the pick of the bunch<p>In one sense, defining a vegan or vegetarian wine is easy. They’re wines made without the use of, respectively, animal or meat products. But herbivores and carnivores …

Lifestyle (UK)

Vegetarian diet is found to be just as effective for weight loss as mediterranean eating

The Mediterranean diet is considered by many to be the healthiest diet out there.<p>It’s packed with fresh fruit and veg, a good dose of oily fish and …

Holistic Medicine

My life as an (almost) vegan restaurant critic

It’s time to talk about vegetables with the same reverence usually reserved for nose-to-tail eating<p>In my game, as a restaurant critic, it would be more acceptable to come clean as a roaring alcoholic, a snob or a tax evader than reveal my actual clandestine secret. But here goes: my name is Grace …

Food (Australia)

There’s A Massive Rocky Road Festival Running All Of Next Month

Rocky Road is a pretty simple recipe: chocolate, nuts, marshmallows and guilt. But Victoria’s Chocolateries are kicking things up a notch next month …

Ice Cream

Breakfast Yorkshire Pudding Recipes

Directions for: Breakfast Yorkshire Pudding<p>Ingredients<p><b>Yorkshire Puddings</b><p>¼ cup refined avocado oil or grapeseed oil or lard (do not use extra-virgin …

Food (Canada)

Would you put a Yorkshire pudding on your breakfast?

It's well known that the Yorkshire Pudding is the best part of a Sunday roast, isn't it?<p>If you don't think so, then this addition to the full English …

Breakfast

Meillion Cottage (ref OT3) in Letterston, near Fishguard, Pembrokeshire

10<p>Anna<p>14/04/2018<p>Confirmed guest, 06/04/2018<p>Enjoyed a week in this lovely cottage celebrating birthdays and Easter. The cottage is spotlessly clean …

British Cuisine

The builders, the MP, and the chef: meet the new vegans

From health and taste to ethics and politics, there are many reasons people eat a plant-only diet. Here, seven of them explain their choice<p>Emily Deary<p><b>Painter and decorator, Custom builders, and author of The Vegan Build cookbook, Isle of Wight</b><p>I was six when my family turned veggie. I remember …

Lifestyle (UK)

Raw power: Britain’s changing appetite for veg

From top restaurants to Greggs snacks, vegetables are on the rise. So why are we eating less of them we did 60 years ago?<p>You can tell the story of modern British food through our changing attitude to vegetables. Once, we were a people who ate our greens while grumbling about them. Then, we became …

Lifestyle (UK)

Jack Monroe: 'Twitter became like any addiction – this is terrible! I want more!’

As she turns 30, the activist and writer discusses social media, vegan pub food and her on-off love for Labour<p>I imagine any time you meet Jack Monroe it always feels a bit like you have interrupted her mid-story. There is a brilliant indiscretion about her, as if her life is not entirely contained …

Lifestyle (UK)

Welcome to April’s Observer Food Monthly

It’s a vegetarian and vegan special with brilliant recipes, the best vegan wines and a special report on Britain’s appetite for veg<p>My first thought is always, “But will it be delicious?” That, more than anything else, is what matters to me about the food I eat and give to others. And this month we …

Food

Vogue's Guide To Sustainable Restaurants

Cub<p>Redemption<p>Tienda Roosteria<p>Farmacy<p>Bean & Wheat<p>Nine Lives<p>Poco Tapas Bar<p>Arbor<p>Save The Date<p>Silo<p>Sat Bains

Lifestyle (UK)

11 Sweet Scone Recipes You'll Want to Bake Immediately

Wherever you stand on the age-old debate of which comes first, jam or cream, one thing is certain: scones are truly delicious. And if you're open to a few lively flavors, we've found some rather worthy additions to add to your repertoire alongside the classic British scone recipe. From chocolate …

Breakfast

Isabella Rossellini: ‘I’ve learned so much watching – rather than eating – my 120 chickens’

The actor and farmer on her father’s pasta sauce, bee-keeping – and being fed by Martin Scorsese’s mother<p><b>I live on a 21-acre farm</b> in the countryside near Bellport, Long Island, and we have a lot of vegetables and a lot of eggs from rare heirloom chickens and there’s nothing like them. The taste of …

Lifestyle (UK)

From Venice into the mountains: fizzing around on the prosecco trail

Prosecco is more popular than ever and from the bacaros of La Serenissima into the Veneto its qualities are being celebrated – and visiting its producers makes for a great wine holiday, too<p>Few cities are more intimately acquainted with a drink than Venice is with prosecco. Produced mainly in the …

Italy

Bug appetite: German supermarket sells burgers made from worms

Burgers’ maker says key is creating ‘aesthetic product that looks good and doesn’t show any insects’<p>Supermarket shoppers in the western German city of Aachen have stepped out of their comfort zone to sample insect burgers made from buffalo worms.<p>The worms, highly nutritious thanks to their high …

Food (Australia)

In case you were wondering, here’s the exact difference between a ‘splash’ and a ‘dash’ of milk

So you’ve been selected for the tea round, and now you’re in a panic.<p>They said ‘not too milky’ – but when is it <i>too</i> milky?<p>They asked for a ‘dash’ of …

Food (UK)

Country Women's Association's bush casserole recipe

<i>The new Country Women’s Association cookbook of country classics includes many favourites, including bush casserole from Verna Hay in Gympie, Queensland.</i><p>I moved to a cattle property in Taroom, central Queensland, when I was first married back in 1956. It was just 15,000 acres – a small family …

Food (Australia)

Michel Roux | Interview

Here is a Frenchman forever on the move. Over just the past few days Michel Roux has been in Switzerland (“I live there most of the time, in …

Dining Rooms

Great British Beef Week at the White Swan Chophouse

The post Great British Beef Week at the White Swan Chophouse appeared first on London Unattached - London Lifestyle Blog.The White Swan – a London …

England

Meera Sodha’s recipe for vegan jackfruit tacos with fried corn and hot cashew sauce

Jackfruit is a giant, gravity-defying tropical fruit that looks like an ancient weapon, with blunt, green spikes. It’s found in countries from India and Sri Lanka to Brazil, but is now also available in tins from supermarkets elsewhere. When jackfruit is fresh, it is sticky and sweet, but when it …

Food

#1977Club – early and brilliant short stories from @MargaretAtwood @ViragoBooks

So, after a fairly rotten experience with Angela Carter, I decided that my last read of the week should be the ever-inspiring Margaret Atwood. I …

Literature

Vegan Christmas recipes

Being vegan doesn’t mean missing out at Christmas. From mince pies to main courses, we’ve got plenty of festive ideas.<p>Mushroom purses<p>Apricot, chestnut and aduki balls with roasted vegetables and white wine miso gravy<p>Crispy filo mince pies with pear and apple mincemeat<p>Stuffed vegetables<p>Mushroom …

Vegan