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This Is What Women Really Think When They're On Their Period

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

An insight into the Jekyll and Hyde lives that many of us lead, courtesy of our monthly cycles. "Hooray for periods!" Said no-one ever. SEE ALSO...

The Ultimate Foodie Weekend In Barcelona, Spain

Chloe Gunning | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

The history and culture of a place is best told through its cuisine. So, what better way to get to know Barcelona inside and out, than with a long weekend of food-based adventures? From Willy Wonka style treats, to a neighbourhood tour with a difference, to the most exciting, theatrical meal of my life... these are my top tips to satisfy your inner foodie!

Garlic and Sun-Dried Tomato Cornbread Muffins With Silky Mashed Potato Frosting and Bacon

Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Barrell

Cornbread always reminds me of proper Lumberjack-style places. American BBQ joints and stuff. So does the combination of potato, sour cream and chives. Everything about it just screams 'steakhouse'. You'd be mad not to try these - people go crazy for them!

This Insane Cake Is Real And Here's How You Can Make It

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A beautifully surprising cake recipe from How To Cook That is gaining millions of views because of a secret that is only revealed when the cake is cut...

Life's Too Short. Eat the Cake!

Vicki Marinker | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Marinker

I was brought up to finish everything on my plate - a hangover from my parents' experience of post war food shortages and rationing perhaps, the requirement to be grateful for what you're given and not knowing when you'll get your next decent meal.

Pulses and Beans - A Tasty Alternative to meat?

Bini Ludlow | Posted 04.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Bini Ludlow

I myself have fond memories of lentils; I remember growing up, that my mother would cook both meat and lentil dishes. I now realise that that this not only gave us a varied and balanced diet but meant she could feed the family while keeping to a tight budget.

Gluten-Free Chocolate Banana Cake

Lisa Roukin | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

This is a lovely, moist cake, which is sometimes hard to achieve with gluten-free flour! When you pull the cake out of the oven, it will look like it's not done in the center. Don't worry, that's correct!

It's Official, Baking Rules For This One Brilliant Reason

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us who bake aren't necessarily sugar enthusiasts (although that helps). A big reason for why baking has become so popular in recent years is b...

Four Business Lessons From Ganache Macarons: The Sweet Taste of Success

Maite Baron | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Maite Baron

These guys should be an inspiration to anyone who has ever wanted to set up their own business doing something they love, but hasn't, maybe because they haven't wanted to borrow the funds to do it with or simply didn't know how to get sta

These Baking Fails Would Make Mary Berry Cry (With Laughter)....

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We're fast approaching this year's The Great British Bake Off final, but unfortunately, not all of us are as talented as Richard, Nancy and Luis when ...

Bonfire Night Cupcakes

Holly Bell | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

Just back to school and already I'm thinking about the opportunity for wearing thick woollen jumpers, drinking soup and preparing a feast for Bonfire night. There are a few things that must be done on Bonfire night.

Apple, Ginger and Maple Syrup Layer Cake Recipe

Holly Bell | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

I wish, wish, wish I'd appreciated my body between the years 1996 to 2013. It really wasn't that bad. Yes, I often sported a few extra pounds, and no, I wasn't a size 10. But really, compared to now, I was in great shape... Here's a cake that almost includes one of your five a day.

What On Earth Is A Gender Reveal Cake?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Move over baby shower, it's now all about the gender reveal party - and you'll be requiring a different sort of cake or cupcake for the occasion too. ...

This Week I Ate... An Irish Cricket Tea

William Sitwell | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
William Sitwell

For as anyone who plays cricket knows, it's the only sport whose action is cut by meals. If you start in the morning, you break for lunch. Then at around 4pm you stop for tea. There is no difference between professionals or amateurs. Rain may stop play, tea and lunch definitely do.

Don't Ask This Bakery To Make A 'Gay' Bert And Ernie Cake

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK

A Belfast bakery could face court action for refusing to make a Sesame Street cake which celebrated gay marriage, because it conflicts with the owners...

My Simple Carrot, Pistachio and Raisin Cake

Shelina Permalloo | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Shelina Permalloo

This cake idea was inspired by looking at my twitter feed and seeing how many people were preparing for Ramadan this year and the anticipation of Iftar. 'Iftar' which is the meal that is eaten to break fast. Usually starts with a date and some water followed by an array of protein, vegetables, carbohydrates...

Easy Banana and Toffee Muffin Recipe

Holly Bell | Posted 31.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

I often listen to Radio 4 at my desk, with a hot cup of tea. Is it wrong to be mourning these daily treats already? I'm not naive. I know it'll be mighty busy but do you think there might be time for half an hour a day? Perhaps with one of these muffins? Who am I trying to kid...

Colour Your Food Green For St. Patrick's Day - Without Food Dyes

Katherine Hackworthy | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katherine Hackworthy

Instead of pouring bottles of food colouring into your cakes, cupcakes and treats, you can add some leafy greens and get a few extra nutrients into your desserts as well. These natural vegetable colourings can't be tasted and add a vibrant green hue, perfect for St Paddy's celebrations.

Eat Your Greens - in Cake!

Katherine Hackworthy | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katherine Hackworthy

Kale in a cupcake? Before you start backing out of the room, remember that carrot cake doesn't cause concern and there was a time when your smoothies were any colour but green.

LOOK: Vagina Cake: How To Get Yourself Banned From Baby Showers For Life (NSFW)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Forget the 5:2 diet or the Atkins - after clamping your eyes on these cakes you may never want to eat again. However, there is one upside: if you'...

This Picture Of Jupiter Is Actually A CAKE

Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Tech

The Hubble Space Telescope has produced some pretty amazing pictures of Jupiter in its time. So has the Galileo Space Craft, and a bunch of other prob...

LOOK: Life-Size Cake Statue Of Elvis

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Master sculptors Roland and Marsha Winbeckler create amazing life-size statues -- out of cake. The husband and wife team craft incredible 5ft to 9f...

Mr Cake, I Applaud You

Jane Sparrow | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK
Jane Sparrow

There are many ways to resign: with dignity, anger, absence, humour... alcohol (all five if you want to go out in style). But with a cake?

Is It Possible to Be Just a Little Bit Racist?

Xavier Toby | Posted 17.05.2013 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

If I hear something racist, sometimes when I pull the person up for it they'll say something like; "Ease up champ. Settle down sport. Back off tiger. It's only a little bit racist." Is that even possible? To be only a little bit racist?

When Sexiness Left the Building

Lana Citron | Posted 06.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lana Citron

This week the bump took command of the mothership. All things ego related receded into the background as I prepared for metamorphosis, from woman to 'mother' or 24 hour service station. Branded with a thick black line, a primal print of 'Keep Off' ran the length of my curvature.