Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Dunking sweet and salty osmania biscuits in Hyderabad, India

In front of the Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad, India, is an ordinary-looking bakery selling cakes, bread and biscuits. It’s easy to miss: all around is the bustling Laad Bazaar, with locals selling everything from...

Matt Moran's Thai-style fish curry recipe

A good curry is as much a part of many people’s repertoire as meat and three veg, and it’s all the better when made with a homemade curry paste. If I have time, I...

'Older people have pulled up the ladder': inside England's oldest and youngest towns

‘Baby boomers have built an empire and empires need protecting,” says Reuben Young, a millennial who runs the pressure group PricedOut. “When younger people say, ‘We want our own house, we want to...

A cunning plan: Yotam Ottolenghi’s main course recipes for a Christmas party

Feeding a crowd is fun, but it requires a fair bit of organisation. Three practical tips, then. First, plan and prepare as much as you can in advance: marinate meat, make sauces and...

Bryan Singer joins Kevin Spacey and the rest of sleazy Hollywood’s usual suspects

Round up the usual suspects, the public cried, as Hollywood promised to clean all the sexual harassers, bullies and general examples of toxic masculinity out of its closet. This turned out to be...

High-street heroes: 10 of the best supermarket wine bargains for Christmas 2017

£21, Booths Like it or not, it looks as if we’re going to have to get used to drinking English bubbly, because we probably won’t be able to get our hands...

'Coffee is the new racket': how mafia are brewing up trouble

Less than a month after the death of Sicily’s most notorious mafia boss, his daughter is attempting to trade on his infamy with a range of espresso products bearing his name. Days after Salvatore...

What computer should I buy to run Minecraft?

Could you provide an update to your previous articles on the system requirements for Minecraft? I would love a recommendation on a laptop for my 10-year-old son. I have a £500 budget, and...

How to make the perfect panforte

Hand on heart, have you ever been truly pleased to receive a panettone, the gargantuan gift that promises so much, with its impressive girth and deliciously elaborate packaging, yet delivers so little in...

A step up – what is it like tower-running up a 35-storey building?

Running up a seemingly endless flight of steps in a brightly lit, white-walled stairwell, I felt as if I was trapped in a psychological thriller. Muffled sounds of heavy breathing and disembodied voices...

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UBS scales down bank's Brexit exodus scenario

The head of Swiss banking giant UBS said its "worst case scenario" of having to shift 1,000 jobs out of London due to...