Thursday, November 23, 2017

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Naomi Shimada: the model making sure positive body image isn't a fad

In March, American Vogue named model and body image activist Naomi Shimada a “street style star to watch”, applauding her “feminist work”. But 30-year-old Shimada – who has been photographed by lensmen such...

Rachel Roddy’s cuttlefish pistachio polpette recipe | A Kitchen in Rome

One way to prepare for a meal at Sakalleo, a restaurant in the southern Sicilian town of Scoglitti, is to visit the docks at about 3.30pm to watch the second catch of the...

A ‘festive garbage clam’: the problem with Ivanka Trump’s Thanksgiving centrepiece

‘Have no idea how to decorate your Thanksgiving table? Problem solved,” read the tweet from Ivanka Trump HQ. But the link to what her website described as a “bold and unexpected Thanksgiving tablescape”...

Five of the best distilleries on the American Whiskey Trail

US whiskey has experienced dramatic growth over the last decade, propelled by an unslakable thirst for it from Europe, China and India. But while the spirits themselves – mostly bourbon, Tennessee whiskey and...

Anna Jones’s recipes for baked onions and crispy shallots

Onions are arguably the stars of the kitchen. They are cheap, readily available and crucial for laying the foundations of so many dishes, across countless cooking cultures. Few good dishes I cook start without...

Sri Lanka's perfect, crispy-edged snack – Appam

Appam, or “hoppers” in English, are cup-shaped rice-flour pancakes. They are eaten most commonly for breakfast and dinner, which, in Sri Lanka, are the smaller meals of the day – so don’t go...

Are pop-up igloos the new Christmas markets?

The only place to be seen during the winter months – and you will be, thanks to their transparency – is in an igloo. The domed structures are popping up like PVC pustules...

Unlucky or deluded? One man’s attempt to swim the Atlantic | Alex Moshakis

One sunny morning last November, Ben Hooper, a 38-year-old former policeman, waded into the Atlantic Ocean from a beach in Dakar, Senegal, and plunged right in. In film of the moment, Hooper appears...

Jeremy Lee’s recipe for fudge-topped chocolate brownies

Once when I was a young lad, having a thought to bake a cake, and so leafing through Fannie Farmer’s Boston Cooking-School Cook Book, my dad happened to walk past. As he did,...

Yotam Ottolenghi’s sweet potato recipes

At Thanksgiving a year or so ago, I ate so much of one sweet potato dish that I almost made myself sick. The layered potato slices were topped with marshmallow and drizzled with...

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US Amb. under investigation for comments in Samoa

Brown confirmed that he is the subject of a State Department inquiry after complaints were made after he told participants at a celebration...