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This year, the historic perch had a new addition: Prince Louis.Too young to attend in 2018, the youngest Cambridge child joined his brother Prince George, sister Princess Charlotte, and four generations of other family members for the patriotic event.

I chose the latter option – specifically a half-day course on soufflés, for what Prue would no doubt call ‘a technical challenge’.The base of many soufflés is a white sauce, to which you can add your choice of ingredients Soufflés are notoriously difficult to make.

FOR THE LAKSA PASTE: 2 teaspoons ground coriander 2 teaspoons ground cumin 2 teaspoons ground turmeric 6 banana shallots, peeled and chopped 2 Thai chillies (or to taste), roughly sliced 2.Mix in the laksa paste and stir-fry for another 2 minutes.

’ Unlike some of us, though, she followed through: she contacted Beata and commissioned her – and she now considers herself the happiest homeowner in Sussex.A narrow painted frieze along the top of each bookcase was inspired by patterns the owners had seen at Charleston, the Bloomsbury Group’s Sussex house.

The owners of this house in Kew, wanting something clean and pared-back turned to British Standard, whose off-the-shelf cabinets combine tradition and modernity in equal measure.The owners wanted a space with elements of the Arts & Crafts sensibility, but that was also clean, functional and pared-back.

Getty Images This Saturday the celebration of the official birthday of the Queen, known as Trooping the Colour, takes place in London.At the beginning of the event, the Queen travels down the Mall from Buckingham Palace escorted by the Household Cavalry.

Every year, Ikea hosts its Democratic Design Days press conference in June at its headquarters in Älmhult in southern Sweden.All pieces must balance and deliver on Ikea’s five design principles – form, function, sustainability, quality and affordability.

Emma Lee This recipe was given to me by my dear friend Vicente Taberner; Vicente and Anne own Huerta de Albalá winery in Cádiz.The milk in this recipe balances the strong flavour of the meat, so the taste is surprisingly delicate.

If you’d prefer to go booze-free, you can just leave out the sherry.Tip the egg whites into a separate large, clean and dry bowl and pour the cream into another large bowl.

Maybe you've already read Marie Kondo's first book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, or her second, Spark Joy.Or maybe, because life is short and the list of books you're dying to read is long, you haven't read any of them— but you're curious.

In the 1860s, the Mormon millionaire Sam Brannan built a decorative resort around it, the ‘Saratoga Springs of California’.After a day’s driving, the vacancy sign at Skyview Los Alamos – set on a hill above US Highway 101 in rolling Santa Barbara (aka Sideways) wine country – is a welcome sight.

So we've found the dreamiest, richest and most intoxicating chocolate recipes for Christmas on HOUSE - design, food and travel by House & Garden.IngredientsThe beetroot is subtle but helps to produce a wonderfully soft, moist cake with a sweet berry flavour that is enhanced by the crème de cassis in the glaze.

In a medium bowl, mix the mango with the red chillies and a pinch of salt and pepper.Squeeze over the lime juice, orange zest and juice and a drizzle of olive oil.

Emma Lee The secret of any good sorbet is really ripe fruit, which means plenty of sunshine – and Andalusia certainly has that.Once the sugar has dissolved, bring the mixture to the boil for 5 minutes.

Yet the problem many cities face is a lack of space to create them.As a result, some architects, designers, and urban planners have been forced to reimagine the way in which leafy green environments are designed in dense cities.

These muffins are packed with sweet potato and spinach and therefore have a round sweetness to them.Grease a 12-hole muffin tin and line it with baking parchment or paper muffin cases.

Walk through the woods with Max Bainbridge and Abigail Booth - the pair behind Forest-and-Found - and you will learn that you are never far from something useful.The couple met at Chelsea College of Arts, where they both studied fine art: Max made large wooden sculptures and Abigail created installations using found objects.

Jan Baldwin IngredientsBy Kerstin Rodgers aka MsMarmitelover in V is for Vegan Key limes or Mexican limes used in Key lime pie are very different from the usual 'Persian' limes that we know in our shops.The strange thing about both Key limes and Persian limes is that they are ripe when yellow, not green.

Yield 6-8 Cooking time 25 mins Preparation time 25 mins Ingredients 100g (3½oz) shelled, unsalted pistachio nuts 150g (5oz) icing sugar, sifted 50g (1¾oz) plain flour, sifted 2tsp finely grated lemon zest 100g (3½oz) unsalted butter 100g (3½oz) white chocolate, chopped 5 egg whites Icing sugar, to serve Method Heat the oven to 180°C (gas mark 6).Grease 8 baby loaf tins or 8 baby brioche tins, or 6 muffin tins, with butter.
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