Σάββατο, 29 Μαρτίου 2014

6 Exquisite Craftsmanship Trips


PORTOBELLO MARKET, A TRAVEL TO THE PAST

This is one of the best markets for antiques
in London, I wanted to share this destination. if you really like all the walking and finding amazing things.


20 Diving experiences


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'What I Eat: Around The World In 80 Diets' Shows Stunning Portraits Of Daily Meals
The different kinds of foods people eat around the world are endlessly fascinating. We at HuffPost Taste want to know what other countries eat for breakfast when we're shoveling down a bowl of cereal or enjoying our eggs and bacon.



Πέμπτη, 27 Μαρτίου 2014

The rebirth of Italian fashion



Since its glamorous 1950s heyday, when Hollywood stars were snapped in Rome and Florence wearing Gucci and Versace, Italian fashion has declined into conformity, and old age. But could all that be about to change?.......

How to cook perfect moussaka
A summer holiday favourite perfect for the British spring's combination of scintillating sunshine and sudden sharp showers……………………
Bigar Waterfall Looks Just Like Something Out Of A Fairytale
Sometimes you see a photo of nature and think "well, that just can't be real." This is one of those times.



Spain’s Best-Kept Secret


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Τετάρτη, 26 Μαρτίου 2014

Save a Banana Day: My love affair with the banana

With more than a million bananas going to waste around the world every single day, Stuart Heritage believes we all need to rediscover the wonders of this delicious, endlessly useful fruit
The Next Wearable Device: the Smart Ring
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Visitors to Vienna can stay in imperial splendour at Schönbrunn Palace

Apartment in former residence of the Habsburgs is available to tourists who wish to experience one of Austria's top attractions
Vienna's opulent Schönbrunn Palace, the former summer residence of the imperial Habsburg family, will open its doors to tourists looking to spend the night like Emperor Franz Joseph and Empress Sisi.

Τρίτη, 25 Μαρτίου 2014

Japanese architect Shigeru Ban wins 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize

Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has won the 2014 Pritzker Architect Prize for his contribution to humanity and innovative use of everyday materials.



Exotic Food Dealer Finds Vegas Chefs Any Ingredient
March 25 (Bloomberg) –- Brett Ottolenghi is a Culinary fixer who tracks down obscure foods for his company Artisanal Foods. The 28-year-old is an expert on rare products from around the world, supplying the top Las Vegas chefs with exotic and expensive ingredients from scarce spices to the finest caviar and charcuterie. Bloomberg takes a look at some of the most bizarre products he carries.

Chanel | Haute Couture Spring Summer 2014 Full Show | Exclusive

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Δευτέρα, 24 Μαρτίου 2014

How often do you call your mother?

Some of us speak to our mums every day, others only accept incoming calls, but research has found that most of us pick up the phone once a week, at 7pm on a Monday
The phone call home to mother is an institution of family life. And like many institutions, it operates according to arcane rules. Every family has them. But every family's are different
Chocolate Fudge

INGREDIENTS

1 large ripe banana
1/2 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup coconut butter
1 tablespoon almond butter
3 tablespoon raw honey
2 teaspoon almond or vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon salt

DIRECTIONS

In a food processor, process all ingredients until smooth.
Transfer mixture into a pan or container lined with parchment paper.
Smoothen with a spatula.
Cover and place in the freezer for 30 minutes.
Remove from freezer and cut into squares.

Serve and enjoy!

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University libraries of the 21st century – in pictures

We invited you to help us document the university library of the 21st century. From the uber-traditional to the downright quirky, here's a selection of your pictures featuring some of the most interesting designs


Κυριακή, 23 Μαρτίου 2014

Σάββατο, 22 Μαρτίου 2014

San Francisco tour by VW campervan


The VW campervan is the quintessential California hippy vehicle, so there's no better set of wheels for exploring the sights of San Francisco. Even when the hills are a struggle, the friendliness of admiring passers-by keeps the good vibes flowing




How to busk: with Billy Bragg and Jack Monroe – video
We challenged food writer (and keen singer) Jack Monroe to busk on the streets of London. To help her nail her first gig, musician Billy Bragg went along to share his tips for success. They set up outside Camden Town tube station and treat passersby to renditions of Billy's classic New England and Bob Dylan's The Times They are a-Changin'

Παρασκευή, 21 Μαρτίου 2014

Πέμπτη, 20 Μαρτίου 2014

Hens for hire: the chickens teaching children where their food comes from
Confidence, cooking and creativity - how chickens are transforming classrooms across the UK



Author Jacqueline Wilson on illustrator Nick Sharratt: 'He got inside my head' – video 

Tracy Beaker and Hetty Feather author Jacqueline Wilson talks to illustrator Nick Sharratt as Sharratt draws some favourite characters. They discuss how their partnership has developed over 50 or so books; why cats play such a big role; and how new character Opal Plumstead might look
Shower, slump, or sexy time: the songs that soundtrack Generation Y

Our digital trainees pick the music that gets them through the day




Τετάρτη, 19 Μαρτίου 2014

Paris's best antiques and street markets



Paris is a great place for flea markets and brocantes – places to find vintage goods and antiques around the city. Here's a list of trinket and furniture shops, and neighbourhood markets








The daily quiz, 19 March 2014
Monaco, monuments, Monopoly, marathons, temperature scales and fictional dogs are among the subjects today

Τρίτη, 18 Μαρτίου 2014

Indian potato kofta stuffed with nuts and cheese
Delicious potato koftas to make at home – a great way to transform leftover mash into another dinner

Kofta stuffing
150g paneer (or mozzarella)
1 tbsp fresh coriander, finely chopped
2 green chillies, deseeded and finely chopped
2 tsp sultanas or barberries
3 tbsp mixed nuts, chopped (I use a mixture of almonds, cashews, hazelnuts, pinenuts or pistachios)
Sauce
2-3 tbsp oil (or ghee)
2-3 English onions, finely chopped
1-2 garlic cloves, very finely chopped
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp garam masala
A pinch of ground turmeric
½ tsp ground chilli powder (or more to taste)
1½ tbsp ginger-garlic paste (or finely chopped equivalent)
400ml single cream
Fresh coriander, garam masala and crushed pistachio nuts (to serve)
Top 10 classic cocktail bars in London

London's cocktail scene is booming, with new bars opening all the time – but if you want to treat yourself to a flawless classic then head to a hotel bar. Cocktail expert Jared Brown chooses the best, plus some cutting edge places where top mixologists are producing drinks destined to become the new classics

Raw Architecture’s Scottish Highlands House has Perfect Views ...
Raw Architecture Workshop set the home’s living spaces on the upper portion of the plot, while the sleeping areas and entry level are stacked beneath. The home’s exposed concrete base is overshadowed by an elaborate timber frame that draws inspiration from the gabled shape of a typical Highland cottage. The ends of the house were altered to allow for larger windows, and therefore views, while the central section was pinched to reduce the amount of surface area exposed to the biting cold. Because the property is built into a slope, it also benefits from its natural foundation and the insulation provided by the soil and wild grasses.