Thursday, May 23, 2019

Chicken-filled yorkshire pudding: the culinary equivalent of a Mike Leigh film

This month, Aldi launched a chicken-filled yorkshire pudding to more newspaper coverage than you would expect for what is effectively a ready meal....

How to grow beans | Alys Fowler

I rattle a glass jar of black beans and take the last handful out to plant again. This has been my routine for...

Meet the 'cleanfluencers', the online gurus who like things nice and tidy

It may not be spring yet, but everybody’s cleaning. Or, at the very least, they are talking about it. It has only been...

Girl’s heartwarming love story is a reminder to always shoot your shot

(Picture: Twitter/@ayekelliann)A couple have filled our hearts with so much joy by sharing their love story on Twitter. Kelliann recently shared her dating story...

How to take care of your mental health when travelling alone

(Picture: Dave Anderson/Metro.co.uk)Going travelling by yourself can be utterly life-changing. However, despite what travel bloggers’ picture-perfect Insta feeds might tell us, travelling solo isn’t...

Killer sudoku 636

Normal sudoku rules apply, except the numbers in the cells contained within dotted lines add up to the figures in the corner. No...

If you always dig out the cookie dough in your ice cream, you’ll love...

(Picture: Ben & Jerry’s)Whether you like scooping out the cookie dough bits of ice cream or love to lick the bowl after a...

London’s queer community is hosting a pop-up shopping event next month

(Picture: Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen)In two weeks, head to Hoxton for your fashion fix. Wotever – a community that supports Queer art and...

The BAME organ shortage can’t be solved by MPs. As someone waiting for a...

MPs have been encouraged to promote organ donation within the BAME community (Picture: Ella Byworth for Metro.co.uk)In the summer of 2010, I was...

Yes, dads can experience empty nest syndrome too

(Picture: Dave Anderson for Metro.co.uk)Fathers can and do feel bereft when their children leave home. Feelings of depression or grief when children have ‘flown...

Can you find this girl’s cat hiding in her Christmas tree?

(Picture: Twitter)Twitter user Alli McDonald recently shared a photo of her Christmas tree with her cat hiding within it – and it’s turned...

Pink Tax: Women are still paying up to 34% more for toiletries because of...

(Picture: TESCO)Identical health and beauty products cost more for women than they do for men. Tax refund specialists RIFT compared the prices of over...

Nigel Slater’s sausages, shallots and grapes recipe

Tomorrow’s night sky will be awash with neon green peonies and sapphire crowns, silver fountains and their accompanying screeches and bangs. No tree...

Beyond the holy sites: Where to go in Jerusalem if you love food and...

I don’t consider myself a religious person, but standing at the Western Wall in Jerusalem with my head bowed in silence, I found...

Hetty McKinnon's chocolate and cherry semifreddo recipe

I first tried semifreddo at an Italian cooking class in Sydney. It was espresso flavoured and it floored me. This chocolate and cherry semifreddo...

December is a chance for wildlife housekeeping | Allan Jenkins

I am tempted to tell you to do nothing much in December. Except, perhaps, to cloche or cover any vulnerable crops you care...

Testing the £11 steak at the new Flat Iron in London Bridge: Tasty, affordable,...

Flat Iron steak – the classic flat iron, £11 (Picture: Flat Iron)Flat Iron, the affordable steak place with 6 locations across London, has...

I treat women badly in my sex life but still think I’m a feminist....

I am a guy in my late 20s. I’m writing because a recent incident made me reflect on my thought process and how...

My life in sex: ‘I no longer want to make love to a person...

I’ve been married 27 years to a man I love very much. We’d always been happy and our sex life was passionate until...

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