Ten-minute Thai beef salad

This is a great way to use up Sunday’s leftover roast beef, and takes me back to balmy nights on the beach in Ko Phi Phi in no time at all.

Snacking and strolling ruins diet by encouraging you to eat more

Dieters who snack while walking tend to go on to binge on unhealthy food, a pilot study suggests.

Homework earns marks… for parents

A school in Nottinghamshire is grading its pupils’ parents based on the support they give to their children. Greasley Beauvale primary school marks parents from A to D on engagement with school activities and homework.

Taught Parenting

There is no shame in admitting that raising children may not come naturally.

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.