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French Alps

For pools with a view, it’s hard to top the Biotope de Combloux, an ecological swimming lake near the French Alpine resort of Megève. Nestled in verdant meadows in the…

Caramel latte cake

Serves 12 For the caramel latte cake you will need: * 4tbsp fresh ground coffee granules * 4 large eggs, separated * 150g (5oz) unsalted butter, at room temperature *…

Chicken soup

Eat better Chicken soup A bowl of chicken soup is the ultimate comfort food. Research in the American Journal of Therapeutics found that a compound in chicken soup – carnosine…

Christmas party shoes

Your Eyes Champagne corks are the most likely cause of seasonal eye injuries, so make sure bubbly is properly chilled, as warm bottle corks are more likely to pop unexpectedly.…

Christmas stockings

Making patterns and cutting out Enlarge the stocking template on a photocopier, so that the cuff width measures approximately 20cm, and cut out. Red snowflake stocking You will need: ✤…

Partridge Christmas craft

Whether hung on a tree or adorning a gift, these jewel-bright embroidered decorations are a gorgeous spin on a traditional theme. For one partridge and one pear you will need:…

Help us name the Woman's Weekly lamb

What makes British Wool so special? Britain boasts over 60 different sheep breeds, more than any other country in the world and that’s a lot of British Wool. In the…

Tooth brushing and the truth about your teeth

MYTH 1 You should brush your teeth straight after meals   ‘Never brush teeth immediately after meals or snacks,’ warns Karen Coates of the Oral Health Foundation (dentalhealth.org). ‘Eating alters…

Butternut squash

Butternut squash & sweet potatoes Their vibrant orange colour is packed with immune-boosting beta-carotene – the brighter the pigment, the more antioxidants you’re also getting for cardiovascular health. ‘Both are…

Bamboo

Bamboo can be relied on to add texture and colour to an evergreen planting scheme and wind filtering through the stiff canes makes a gentle rustling sound, which in urban…

Ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer affects around one in 50 UK women – that’s 7,100 each year – but it can be hard to diagnose early, as symptoms are often vague to start…

How to care for carers

One in 10 of us is a carer – that’s around 7 million of us, saving the UK an estimated £132 billion a year. And 60% of us will act…

Orange peel

Every year we throw away seven million tonnes of food and drink – enough to fill around 97 million wheelie bins, or around one and a half wheelie bins for…

Asperger syndrome

Asperger syndrome affects up to one person in 200, and is a high-functioning form of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), a lifelong condition that affects the way people interact with the…

Fabric trays

Finished sizes of the trays: Large tray: 16 x 16cm Medium tray: 13 x 13cm Small tray: 9 x 9c For the large tray: 
Two pieces of 25cm-square cotton fabric …