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The shape of things to come in the kitchen

Spring is a key time for people updating their kitchens. In preparation, many of the manufacturers are launching their new ranges in the next month.

The kitchen that can think for itself

The modernist designer’s motto “form follows function” may have been born long before anyone had heard of the world wide web, let alone ovens and dishwashers that talk to each other.

Interiors: the sexy retirement pad

How to grow old in style: build a cool, hi-tech, eco-friendly house in the garden of your old place and ask your son to be the architect.

Meet the woman who skewered the healthy-eating brigade

Eating food used to be a straightforward business. You felt hungry, you made a sandwich, you opened your gob, you shoved it in: end of. But what fools we were; how little we knew.

Heston: dessert through the ages

Just desserts? You must be joking. The pudding course has a rich history.

Duchy dessert has twice the sugar of other brands

An ice cream sold under the Duchy label founded by the Prince of Wales has been criticised by campaigners against child obesity because it has almost twice the sugar of other brands.

Barr Fly: How to make cocktail classics

You don’t need to be a master mixologist to rustle up one of these classic cocktails.

Cocktail Britannia

Congratulations, London, which has just been crowned the world’s Cocktail Capital.