Madonna creates $7.5 m for Malawi and criticises Trump at Miami show

Singer says plight of Native Americans constructs her ashamed to be an American at benefit performance and auction Madonna has repeatedly criticised Donald Trump and said she is ashamed to be an American, in a performance and auction in Miami that raised more than $7.5 m( 5.9 m) for her Malawi foundation. Images of the…

Italy’s best-kept food secret: the sagra festival

Italys food festivals are not just a chance to savor fantastic regional specialities, but also to delve into local culture and autumn is the time to go Italys best-kept food secret is the sagra . A festival organised to show off a local food or drink( or both ), a sagra is a place where…

Fresh reasoning: Trine Hahnemann’s Danish cuisine recipes

While still based in tradition, Danish cuisine has espoused new flavours, foreign ingredients and a lighter touch, says Trine Hahnemann We Danes have stopped thinking about the snack as revolving around meat and potatoes. More things are eaten raw than my grandmother would have imagined. While my cooking is quite different from my grandmothers it…

M& S falls cauliflower ‘steak’ amid ridicule from clients

Costing double the price of a whole vegetable and shrouded in layers of plastic, clean feeing product fails to make the cut Marks& Spencer has withdrawn its” cauliflower steak” product from marketing after it was ridiculed by customers for its “excessive” plastic packaging and inflated price. The sliced cauliflower, which comes in plastic packaging with…

Yotam Ottolenghi’s courgette recipes

A spanakopita-like filo pie with courgette instead of the usual spinach, and shaved raw courgettes that add bite to a seasonal salad I associate courgettes with summertime holidays in Greece, where the pale-skinned, pear-shaped assortment are sold by the roadside and served in every taverna. Luckily, there are as many ways to cook courgettes as…

Eat farm-to( -your-kitchen) -table because it’s good for you and the earth; here’s how

( CNN) Drew Hiatt walked me around a small patch of farmland simply a few footsteps away from his dining room inside the Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton, New York. He is the farm planner and executive chef of the House’s Jean-Georges restaurant, which serves farm-to-table cuisine, sourcing ingredients grown on the property’s one-acre farm.…

Nato expels seven staff from Russian mission over Skripal poisoning

Nato chief says move sends clear and very strong message that there is a cost to Russias reckless actions Nato has announced it is cutting the size of its Russian mission by a third, removing accreditation from seven Russian staff and rejecting three other pending applications. The Nato secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, said the permanent…

What to Know About Pumpkin Spice Lattes, From a Nutritionist Who Loves Them – Health.com

Health.com What to Know About Pumpkin Spice Lattes, From a Nutritionist Who Loves ThemHealth.comWell, here's the not-so-great, and not-terribly-surprising news: Most pumpkin spice lattes are high in sugar and processed ingredients. I haven't been able to find any versions that I would recommend from a nutritional standpoint as a daily habit. So … Read more:…