's latest book may be a first foray into non-fiction, but he's in very familiar historical territory. So, why bother to write another
book on one of the most famous battles in history? Read more
Scottish residents only had to answer one question yesterday--you get the privilege of ten. (Answers may or may not determine your independence.)*
knows a thing or two about the capital - which is probably not surprising since he's the author of Londonopolis: A Curious History of London
. To be getting on with, here's his ten truly surprising facts about the city. Read more
Find simple pleasure in this delicious dessert from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
Comfort food which doesn't leave you feeling bloated? Count us in! Enjoy this light and easy Mexican dish courtesy of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
When Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
was diagnosed with high cholesterol he knew it was time for a change. But, Hugh being Hugh, he wasn't going to deny himself great tasting food.
shares his surprising secret to a creamy tomato soup - without the cream.
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announced the arrival of their second child this week. They don't appear in our quiz but it may help our Google ranking, so everyone is a winner! But can you 'win' at our quiz?
It may be getting colder, but things are hotting up in the book world. Here's a round up of the amazing new titles hitting shops today.
Political writer Owen Jones
explains that for him writing is an occasionally painful means to a vital end.
shares some of her favourite images from Grayson Perry
's new book - Playing to the Gallery
. Read more
Today, we're never disconnected - there's always some kind of information wrestling for our attention. But have we come to a point where we can't survive without our info fix? Comedian Dave Gorman
didn't even know he had a problem until it was too late... Read more
George Clooney, fashion, and The Simpsons--every 90s girl's dream book quiz, maybe!
big week of new books - so here's a round up of some of our favourites. There's lots
more than our preview picture could allow by the way.
It's pie night tonight on The Great British Bake Off
- so here's Mary Berry
to show you how it's done. Yum!
Pies and tarts tonight in The Great British Bake Off
- but if that's too much of a challenge why not try Mary Berry
's delightfully easy, but no less delicious, spiced apple traybake?
Read the first chapter of Daniel Klein
's Travels with Epicurus
- our non-fiction favourite for September. Read more
It may take two to tango, but it takes three to compile Classic FM's The Big Book of Classical Music
. And no wonder - covering 100 years of classical music in 366 days is no mean feat - as one of the book's authors - Tim Lihoreau
Author Elizabeth Buchan
shares her inspiration for her new book, I Can't Begin to Tell You
, and gives us a glimpse at the women who worked in the shadows during World War II.
's latest offering - Jamie's Comfort Food
- focusses on food that makes you feel happy. Well, this recipe for butter and sage gnudi has certainly put a smile on our faces. Read more
explains how a chess set inspired his unconventional new narrative of one of history's great battles, which features unexpected perspectives and an hour by hour "virtual reality TV" style.
In the 1970s, a US football league starring Pele
briefly shone, then failed. Ian Plenderleith
’s new book, Rock 'n' Roll Soccer
, explains the multi-layered legacy of the unique and fascinating North American Soccer League.
has got this Sunday's roast sorted - but you need to start now. It's very much worth it. You're welcome.
To follow his recipe for paprika pork: another recipe from Tom Kerridge
's delicious strawberry tartlets. The diet starts tomorrow. Read more