• Yotam Ottolenghi's artichoke and pearled spelt salad

    Dish type: Salad Serves 4 Ingredients 3 large globe artichokes 4 medium lemons, juiced (150ml) 2 bay leaves 2 sprigs fresh thyme 4 garlic cloves, peeled and thinly sliced 125ml white wine 60ml olive oil 150g green peas, fresh or frozen 100g pearled spelt or barley, rinsed 20g parsley, roughly chopped 1 small gem lettuce, cut in half lengthways and again into 3 or 4 wedges Salt and black pepper 1/2 tsp Urfa chilli flakes (or 1/2 tsp plain chilli flakes) Method Heat the oven to 200C/400F/gas mark 6. Cut most of the stalk off the artichokes and remove the tough outer leaves by hand. When you reach the softer leaves, take a

  • Antony Worrall Thompson's scotch broth

    Dish type: Soup Serves 6 Ingredients 2 onions, peeled and cut into 5mm dice 250g/8oz turnips, peeled and cut into 5mm dice 250g/8oz carrots, peeled and cut into 5mm dice 1 celery stalk, diced 1 leek, white part only, thinly sliced 75-125g/3-4oz Sharpham Park pearled spelt 225g/8oz diced, cooked lamb or mutton 125g/4oz dried peas, soaked in water for 4-5 hours, drained 2.3litres/4 pints lamb or mutton stock 85g/3oz cabbage, chopped (optional) 2 tbs chopped parsley Salt and freshly ground black pepper Method 1. In a large saucepan, heat all of the ingredients, except the cabbage, parsley and seasoning, until boiling. 2. Reduce the heat and simmer gently for 2-3

  • Tom Aiken's spelt risotto with cèpes and walnuts

    Ingredients 400g spelt washed 2 carrots, peeled and split in half 2 onions 3 shallots, peeled 6 cloves garlic, split 6g sprigs thyme 20g parsley stalks 3 bay leaves Method Wash the barley under cold water and place the barley into a pan, cover with cold water and bring to a simmer, drain wash and rinse in cold water. Place back into a clean pan with the split carrots, onions, shallots, garlic, thyme, parsley and bay leaves then bring it back to a simmer. This will need to simmer for approx 45 minutes till tender, leave this too cool in the liquor so they take

  • McFly's Harry Judd diagnosed with heart condition as he trains for the London Marathon

    McFly's Harry Judd has revealed that he has been diagnosed with a heart condition, which was discovered as he prepares to run the London Marathon. The musician, 27, has been undergoing serious training ahead of the 26 mile race, which is thought to have contributed to an 'ectopic heartbeat'. Harry, who won the 2011 series of Strictly Come Dancing, has reassured fans the condition is not too serious, saying, "It's nothing to worry about but just means I have to chill out a bit" as he explained the latest developments on Twitter.   "So I've acquired an ectopic heart beat through

  • Cover girl Ireland Baldwin models herself on mum Kim Basinger

    Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger's daughter Ireland, 17, says her famous mother is one of the inspirations behind her modelling career. While attending the premiere of indie film The Company You Keep, the statuesque teen, who has just been signed by IMG Models, was asked whose example she would follow in her new job. "I have a few, one off the top of my head Miranda Kerr," she told reporters. "I look up to Kate Moss . . . and my mom of course."   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY It seems that Kim, 59, who signed with Ford modelling agency

  • Pauline Ducruet and boyfriend go public in Paris

    In the romantic setting of Paris, the city of love, Monaco's Pauline Ducruet finally made her long-term relationship public. Princess Stephanie's daughter was seen during the Easter weekend walking the streets of the French capital with her footballer boyfriend Paul-Noël Ettori. The couple first met in 2011, when Pauline was 17 and Paul-Noël was 21, and they have recently begun an exciting new phase in their relationship in Paris, where the young royal has moved to pursue a career in fashion. Her beau has relocated there too in support, while trying to establish himself as a model and an actor after

  • One Direction become three-dimensional with clay figures

    Young music fans will be pleased to know that One Direction are well on their way to becoming three-dimensional wax figures. Iconic museum Madame Tussauds released images showing how the famous five's sculptures are coming along – and the likeness is uncanny.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY   Artists are shown crafting the features of Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Zayn Malik, Niall Horan and Louis Tomlinson with painstaking care. The clay moulds will be used for the group's new wax figures. In March, it was revealed that the boys would be immortalised in the famous museum. Since then, One Direction have

  • Healthy recipes from celebrity chefs Antony Worrall Thompson, Tom Aikens and Yotam Ottolenghi

    Renowned British chef Antony Worrall Thompson has joined the likes of Michelin star winning Tom Aikens and Isreali-born chef and restaurant owner Yotam Ottolenghi in creating delicious and healthy spelt recipes. The three celebrity chefs, food writers and restaurant owners have all created their own fantastically delicious – and fibre filled – recipes in a move to raise the nation's health awareness. Our selection of recipes from some of the UK's top chefs are truly delicious, and show the various ways that you can incorporate fibre into your daily routine, leaving you feeling lighter and healthier. Antony Worrall Thompson's scotch

  • Official programme announced for the day that will see Willem-Alexander crowned King

    Excitement is building in the Netherlands as its royal family prepares to make history. In a little more than three weeks, Prince Willem-Alexander will officially take over his mother Queen Beatrix's role as head of the Dutch monarchy. Now royal watchers have been given their first glimpse of the programme for the day which will herald the start of this new reign. The Dutch royal household have released an outline of the abdication and investiture programme — subject to change — ahead of the momentous occasion on April 30.   CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE Festivities will begin on the evening of 29 April,

  • Charlotte Casiraghi is 'Forever in Bloom' with Gucci

    SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO Charlotte Casiraghi is ready for spring in Gucci's third installment of their Icons of Heritage 'Forever Now' series, fronted by the Monagesque sweetheart. This is the third time that the model, 26, has posed to celebrate the Italian fashion house's icons. Shot by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott, some of the world's most respected fashion and portrait photographers, the latest of the Gucci campaign features beautiful portraits of Charlotte. Dressed for spring in bright floral patterns, she holds an intense gaze with the camera, her tousled locks lending a romantic frame to her stunning features. CLICK ON

  • Angelina Jolie launches jewellery line after wearing a 'trick' wedding band

    While Angelina Jolie has denied reports that she secretly married Brad Pitt after she was spotted wearing a plain gold ring, the actress has revealed plans to launch a jewellery collection of her own. Angelina's new collection, the Style of Jolie, includes a version of the black and gold necklace that she wore to the 2010 premiere of Salt. Angelina, 37, announced that she has funded a girls-only school in Afghanastan and she plans to use profits from her jewellery line to fund more schools around the world. The Tourist actress has taken a hands-on role in creating the "chic"

  • Joanna Lumley shares her timeless style tips at Zandra Rhodes' digital launch

    SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO She is best known for playing designer label-loving Patsy Stone in comedy sketch Ab Fab, but actress and former model Joanna Lumley says the only fashion tip a woman needs to know is what she looks like from behind. Once the muse of designer Jean Muir and photographed by Patrick Lichfield and Brian Duffy, Joanna told HELLO!: "To learn how to look in the mirror there so that you can see your back view in a mirror here; it’s terribly important. "Your hair and clothes, your bottom especially, lengths of skirts… see what you look like from

  • Kate Middleton to attend annual Scout Review at Windsor Castle

    Kate Middleton clearly enjoyed her recent day out with the Scouts because she will meet with them again at the end of the month. On 21 April, the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge will attend the National Review of Queen's Scouts at Windsor Castle. Afterwards, Kate will join a service at St George's Chapel and have birthday tea with the Queen, who marks her 87th birthday that day. The Scout Association provides common ground for both royal ladies. The Queen is patron of the organisation and meets high-achieving youngsters at Windsor Castle each year.     Meanwhile, Kate volunteers at a local Scout group

  • Prince Harry 'pleased' to appoint a new private secretary

    Prince Harry has brought in a private secretary to help him manage his affairs. Clarence House have announced the appointment of Mr Edward Lane Fox, a former officer in the Blues and Royals who will assist the Prince as a trusted advisor. Harry himself will have chosen Mr Lane Fox as his right hand man. Both have proudly served for the Blues and Royals, and as a military man, Edward will understand perfectly Harry's commitment to his career in the army. Mr Lane Fox is currently a senior associate with the global financial communications firm, RLM Finsbury. Previously he was

  • Madonna serenaded by schoolchildren on Malawi visit

    The tables turned for Madonna as she was serenaded by schoolchildren on a trip to Malawi on Tuesday. The 54-year-old spent the day visiting the school blocks at Mkoko Primary School which her foundation had helped to build in the country where she adopted her two youngest children.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY The popstar was accompanied by her four children Lourdes Leon, from her relationship with trainer Carlos Leon, Rocco Ritchie, her and Guy Ritchie's son and her two adoptive children David Banda, seven, and Mercy James, who is eight. Hundreds of excited villagers and schoolchildren greeted them with

  • Infanta Cristina of Spain faces charges over corruption scandal

    Spain's Infanta Cristina faces charges over allegations that her husband embezzled millions of euros of public money. Her husband of 16 years, Inaki Urdangarin, is suspected of having overcharged local authorities for organising sporting and tourism events.   CLICK ON PHOTO FOR GALLERY The Duke of Palma de Mallorca, a former Olympic handball player, denies wrongdoing and has not been charged. His wife, the Duchess of Palma de Mallorca, has been summoned to appear in court on 27 April. Emails have come to light suggesting that she knew about her husband's financial affairs, according to Spain's El Pais newspaper. Inaki and his former

  • Celebrity buys: how the other half live

    With spring just around the corner, many of you will be dreaming up the ways in which you’ll be able to treat yourself this summer; perhaps a holiday, a makeover, a new car? Particularly considering that ISA season is soon approaching, it would be nice to have a distraction from all the big financial decisions you have to make in the upcoming months. So, to help alleviate the pressure of getting to grips with your finances, we’re here with a few celebrity buys to prove that your spending plans are not as outrageous as you first thought. While you may

  • Joss Stone murder plotters found guilty

    The two men who plotted to rob and murder Joss Stone because of her royal connections were found guilty on Wednesday. Junior Bradshaw, 32, and Kevin Liverpool, 35, both from Manchester, were arrested as they conspired to rob and murder the 25-year-old soul singer while armed with a samurai sword in June 2011.   They deny conspiracy to murder, rob and cause the singer grievous bodily harm. The Super Duper Love singer has crossed paths with the young royals on numerous occasions, prompting the accused to plot their attack. Joss had attended William and Kate's wedding in April 2011, shortly

  • Scotland: a royal love affair

    When Prince William, Kate Middleton and Prince Charles travel to Scotland this week, it will be a fond return for all three. The royal family have a rich and proud history with Scotland, which has housed, schooled and inspired the Windsors for decades. The country's role in the future of the monarchy is also key: William and Kate fell in love in the pretty coastal town of St Andrews in Fife. Married almost two years, they're now expecting the baby that will represent the new generation of royals. Both still support the university where they became sweethearts. They recently

  • Tom Cruise learns about his 'extraordinary' Irish family

    SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO When Tom Cruise visited Dublin for the premiere of his new film Oblivion on Wednesday, he also learnt about his "extraordinary" Irish ancestry, which has been traced back to the 12th century. "To learn about the history of my family – it was incredible," said the Mission: Impossible star, who was presented with a framed certificate confirming his Irish roots by Foreign Affairs Minister Eamon Gilmore. "I knew I was Irish, but I had no idea where it went."   "I'm very proud to be Irish," he added. "There's a pride in America of being Irish." Tom

  • Prince William to Skype former homeless youngsters

    Prince William will make a Skype call to two Glaswegian youngsters as part of a charity visit to Quarriers Stopover in Scotland on Thursday. "It's brilliant – I'm very excited," said Dylan Howie, one of the pair who will speak to the prince. "I never thought that when I came to Quarriers Stopover that a few months later I would be speaking to The Duke of Cambridge."   Dylan, 18, and 21-year-old Lyn Buchan were formerly residents at Quarriers Stopover, a short-term crisis accommodation centre in the south of Glasgow. They are now taking part in an exchange programme in the Netherlands organised