M& S drops cauliflower ‘steak’ amid ridicule from customers

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

Chicago cheers adopted son Obama as he returns for farewell speech as president

Many Chicagoans swell with pride for Barack Obama, whose life and run were enshrined as the best of the south side long before his last presidential address Zariff can remember cutting Barack Obamas hair for his breakthrough speech at the Democratic national convention address in 2004. I cut it real short for that one, the…

Nuno Mendes’ summertime recipes: seared beef salad with herb puree

Cooking with this unusual technique makes the juiciest steak, which pairs beautifully with seasonal vegetables This may seem an unusual way to cook steak, but a light touch preserves the integrity of the meat and renders the juiciest melt-in-the-mouth steaks you can imagine. The garnishes are very much a reflection of what is around at…

Russian state Tv cautions ‘traitors’ not to settle in England

After Salisbury poisoning, host says there have been too many strange incidents in recent years Russian state television has warned “traitors” and Kremlin critics that they should not settle in England because of an increased risk of succumbing in mysterious circumstances. ” Don’t prefer England as a place to live. Whatever the reasons, whether you’re…

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 vacations 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…

1968: the year that changed America

The cliche says that if you can recollect the Sixties, you werent really there. But Hendrik Hertzberg recollects the decades most explosive year are you all right indeed Where were you in the 1960 s? And what were you? A toddler, a grade schooler, a teenager? A young adult? Were you already old enough to…

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, tells Trine Hahnemann We Danes have stopped thinking about the meal as revolving around meat and potatoes. More the situation is eaten raw than my grandmother would have imagined. While my cook is quite different from my grandmothers…