• Foraging, fish and cookery lessons from TV chefs: Cumbria puts itself on the foodie map

    Foodies will head to Cumbria at the end of the month to make, taste and celebrate a range of mouth-watering, local and organic food – promising to position itself among the world's greatest organic food sources. Not only is the festival offering workshops, courses, foraging days, and advice on menu planning, but classes from popular TV chefs James Martin and Simon Rimmer will put the cherry on top. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Food lovers can see Saturday Kitchen's James cook up gastronomic delights using the best ingredients Cumbria has to offer. He will share delectable dishes such as

  • Grace Kelly: Bridal ideas from the princess who inspires 30 years on

    Thirty years after her death on September 14, 1982 the world is still enamoured of the Hollywood actress who became princess of Monaco.  Grace Kelly's sense of timeless elegance and beauty is something every bride aspires to. The wedding dress, designed by Helen Rose, that she wore to marry Prince Rainier in 1956, is known to have inspired the likes of Kate Middleton, Nicole Richie and many more. Take a look at these stunning shots of the luminous beauty both on and off set to get ideas for bridal

  • Slow roast fillet of Cumbrian beef with wild Whinlatter Forest mushroom and smoked garlic pommes puree

    Ingredients: Whole Fillet of Cumbrian Beef – Medium Rare 150ml finished beef jus 800g mixed wild mushrooms foraged from Whinlatter Forest 2 shallots fine diced 2 sprigs fresh thyme 50ml olive oil For the mash potatoes: 900g (2lb) large Maris Piper potatoes, peeled and quartered 100g (4oz) unsalted butter 120ml (4 fl oz) double cream 3 cloves peeled smoked garlic Salt & pepper Method: Preheat the oven to 60C/140F/Gas ¼. Heat a frying pan until hot, and then add approximately 1 tbsp of corn oil. Take the beef and sear until it is browned on all sides (approximately two

  • Vanilla and Grasmere Gingerbread cheesecake with balsamic strawberries

    Ingredients:(serves 8) Cheesecake: 50g Readymade Grasmere Gingerbread slices 450g Cream cheese 250g Caster sugar 250g Crème fraiche 475ml Double cream 2 Vanilla pods scraped For the strawberries: 200g Strawberries 2tsp Caster sugar 2 tsp Balsamic vinegar Method: Place the sliced gingerbread on a tray and leave out to dry overnight. When dry, put in a food processor and pulse until fine crumbs are formed then set aside. Place all the other ingredients into a bowl and whisk to a smooth cream. Place the cream mix into 2 inch rings, smooth over the top with a palate knife and set

  • Penelope Cruz has an Angelina moment

    Spain's sexiest export Penelope Cruz went for maximum impact at the Toronto film festival, showcasing her voluptuous curves in a pale pink gown with a thigh high split. The showstopping look to promote new drama Twice Born was finished off with gold accessories.    CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY She plays an Italian woman making a pilgrimage to Sarajevo with her teenage son, whose father died in the Bosnian conflict years ago. It wasn't hard for her to slip into character as the actress has a son with husband Javier Bardem and says motherhood has completely changed her. She told a British newspaper: "From the first second, you

  • Fashionistas Kim and Kanye grace the front row for Marchesa show

    Front-row frequenters Kim Kardashian and Kanye West showed off their style credentials at Marchesa's New York Fashion Week show. Known for its floaty, embellished evening gowns, British label Marchesa, whose founders are Georgina Chapman and Keren Craig, drew in a host of famous faces at the show held at Vanderbilt Hall in New York's Grand Central Terminal this week. Seated between model Tyra Banks and George Clooney's grilfriend Stacey Keibler, who has attended several Marchesa shows before, Kim looked stunning in a silky white dress and fringe top by the designer next to Kanye who was dressed down in light

  • Palace contact lawyers over intimate pictures of Kate in France

    Although she was seen smiling during an offical visist in Malaysia, the Duchess of Cambridge is said to be "saddened" after learning that a French magazine plans to publish pictures of her on holiday in Provence. The photographs were said to show Kate peeling off her bikini top by the swimming pool while in conversation with her husband. CLICK ON PHOTOS FOR FULL GALLERY William and Kate had been staying at a chateau owned by Viscount Linley, the Queen's nephew. Aides travelling with the royal couple in South East Asia were informed at 5am local time about the release of the images.

  • Princess Letizia on mummy duty ahead of 40th birthday

    Unfazed by any first day nerves Spanish Princesses Leonor and Sofia were dropped off at school on Friday by their pround parents Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia, who turns 40 tomorrow. The birthday girl looked smart and chic in a cream blazer and grey trousers as her adorable daughters returned to Santa Maria de los Rosales school in Madrid, where Felipe previously studied for twelve years.    CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY Leonor, six, and Sofía, five, looked happy and excited on what is a big day for any youngster. The two sported their navy blue uniform and matching blue backpacks, as well as both wearing their blonde hair

  • Eva Longoria confirms American football player Mark Sanchez is her new beau

    Desperate Houswives star Eva Longoria has confirmed that she is in a relationship with New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez Glamourous A-lister Eva, who was married to basketball player Tony Parker, has been linked to the American football player since early summer.   The 37-year-old, who split from Penelope Cruz's brother Eduardo Cruz earlier this year after dating for 16 months, revealed: "Mark and I are, you know, fine. We're happy just dating." Eva and Mark, 25, have been spotted out and about together on a string of dates, including a shopping trip in New Jersey, where Mark has a home: They're also been seen at dinner with

  • The tropical triumph of the Duchess and her tresses

    We don't know how she has done it, but the Duchess of Cambridge has kept her wonderful waves as shining and tumbling as ever, even in the extremely humid conditions of South East Asia. Upon arrival in Singapore she showed off her signature curls with her favourite style, the classic Chelsea blow-dry. But Kate has also adhered to local custom, opting for a delicate chignon woven with pearls for the Diamond Jubilee tea party in Kuala Lumpur. CLICK ON PHOTO FOR FULL GALLERY The pretty bun was adorned traditionally, as pins are often worn by women in Malaysia. And on Friday she covered her

  • 'I have a stack of invites to choose from!' Emilia Fox gears up for jam-packed Fashion Week

    It sounds like Emilia Fox has a busy – not to mention super stylish – week ahead. "I have a stack of invites to choose from," she said of London Fashion Week, where the Silent Witness star will no doubt be a glamourous addition to the front row.   "I am especially excited to go and see Alice Temperley's show," she added. "Alice is a close friend of mine." Emilia was sharing her excitement for the next few days while getting into the party spirit at the Ten Green Bottles party to launch a limited edition range of Gordon’s Gin

  • 'Pippa wearing our dress was great!' Dannii Minogue chats to HELLO! about Project D London

    Dazzling in a floor-length sequinned gown that shone under the bright lights of Claridge’s ballroom, all eyes were on Dannii Minogue. But the collection that she was unveiling with business partner Tabitha Sommerset Webb was so stunning that it managed to steal the attention away from the pint-sized star.   It is the design duo’s line Project D London, which is going from strength to strength and has one particularly famous fan. “It was great that Pippa wore one of our dresses," Dannii said, referring to the bird print peplum dress that Miss Middleton showed off at Wimbledon. "But we

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