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Healthy gourmet

Occasional indulgences such as desserts are important to our well-being. But how can desserts be made healthier?

Tuesday, 20 November, 2012, 3:50pm

The Taste Test: Yogurt with toppings

23 Oct 2012 - 9:55am

First Couple's first 'chocolatey' kiss honoured

She was a lawyer at a big Chicago law firm. He was a Harvard law student who landed a job there as a summer associate.

He was immediately smitten. She wasn't so sure. But he won her over, and they sealed their budding romance with a kiss at the Baskin-Robbins ice cream shop in Hyde Park.

19 Aug 2012 - 11:21am

Wild ways of the summer

Many of us can't wait for summer to come, but when it does, we may find ourselves not having much to do. We may feel like spicing things up a bit.

For this week's Top 10, we ask our readers about the craziest thing they've ever done or would like to try out for fun.

1 Sleeveless skating

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

Con artist served up the real deal

The simple dessert of berries macerated in alcohol and sugar, served with whipped cream, was one of the stars of the 1940s Hollywood dining scene.

Credit is due to a man known to the police as Harry Gerguson - but who called himself Prince Michael Romanoff - the owner of an incredibly chi chi eatery named Romanoff's.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:11pm


Versatile enough to belong on the breakfast or dinner table, yogurt has been eaten for millennia. Janice Leung seeks out new cultures

Farmers Union Greek Style Natural Yogurt

15 Aug 2012 - 10:47pm

Gallic journey

I came across Chinese-American Ann Mah's blog (Adventures in Food, France and Beyond, annmah.net) just as she was packing up to leave Paris, France. Her husband, a diplomat, had received a new posting, so they were moving from the City of Lights to Washington, in the United States.

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

The Last Course - The Desserts of Gramercy Tavern

The Last Course - The Desserts of Gramercy Tavern By Claudia Fleming

Claudia Fleming has worked at some of the top restaurants in New York. Her creations caught the eye of Tom Colicchio, host of Top Chef and a respected restaurateur, who made her pastry chef of his Gramercy Tavern restaurant.

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Short and sweet

Every summer, I look forward to the brief apricot season. When I finally find them in the markets, I cook at least one batch of apricot jam so I can enjoy the fruit the rest of the year and make desserts such as the two below.

Raspberry, vanilla-poached apricot and Greek yogurt parfaits with lemon and muscovado sugar crumble (pictured)

8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Before and afters

The warmer weather has brought durians to fruit vendors, supermarket aisles and dessert shops across town. The spiky fruit is served in many ways, including with shaved ice, in a pudding (similar to panna cotta) and in cr?pes filled with whipped cream. But for those yet to acquire a taste for the pungent fruit, there are many other sweet things on offer.

26 Apr 2012 - 12:00am