If anyone can complete a 127-mile cycle race through the Pyrenees called the “Bone Breaker”, having done no exercise for years, surely it would be a doctor. They might not have quite the depth of medical knowledge that Lance Armstrong possesses, but surely they can merrily prescribe themselves an assortment of finest pharamceuticals to get themselves over the hump.
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Thursday 12 September 2013
From pruning herbs to cutting pizza and cracking shellfish, we look at the best ways to cut through everyday culinary tasks
Saturday 07 September 2013
Each of these dishes told a story, as the best meals should do
Thursday 05 September 2013
A charter jet will fly the birds to New York, from where they will be distributed to sanctuaries on the east coast
Monday 02 September 2013
An animal baby boom prompted a move to answer an age-old dilemma: what are those monkeys doing?
Saturday 31 August 2013
Saturday 24 August 2013
Have them raw or cooked, for dessert, dinner or cocktails – the uses for blueberries are limitless
Friday 23 August 2013
A seat for the Ashes reminded me of the primary difference between football and cricket
Thursday 22 August 2013
Whether it's for a full English or something more sophisticated, here's a piece of kit you can't live without
Saturday 10 August 2013
People now have a great choice of olives in all sizes and brines for snacking on and cooking with. Long may it last, says our chef...
Saturday 10 August 2013
Saturday 03 August 2013
Saturday 27 July 2013
Makes 1 medium cake
Saturday 20 July 2013
Five 19th-century outbuildings have been transformed into impressive rental properties, says Mary Novakovich
Cookbook of Unknown Ladies: Historian discovers 300-year-old recipe collection - now, roast sheep’s head, anyone?
Monday 15 July 2013
If the maxim “know us through our food” still holds water, then not many would care to be on nodding terms with the authors of the Cookbook of Unknown Ladies, given that it’s long on recipes using sheep heads and cow heel and short on things like summer salads or posh burgers. But, then again, we ought to make exceptions, it being 300 years old and all.
Thursday 11 July 2013
Rangers in Death Valley, one of the hottest places in the world, are pleading with visitors to stop frying eggs on the national park’s scorching roads – it is making too much of a mess.
In defence of liberal democracy
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
Andy McSmith's Sketch: Feisty audience is the real star of an enlightening show
- 2 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to join show
- 3 General Election 2015: 14-year-old boy asks Nick Clegg – 'can you kill Katie Hopkins?'
- 4 University student in court for allegedly covering housemates' food in window cleaner and spit