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Recent articles by Sabrina:

Coconut oil is ‘pure poison’, Harvard professor claims

Coconut oil is heavy in unhealthy saturated fats, the professor warns → Read More

How to make Wagamama’s famous chicken katsu curry at home

In order to sate the cravings of the British public during the recent lockdowns, Wagamama launched an online video series called “Wok From Home” in April, with instructions on how to make some of the most popular meals at the restaurant. The first episode featured executive chef Steve Mangelshot, who performed a tutorial on how to make the restaurant chain’s famous katsu curry. Several Instagram… → Read More

How to make McDonald’s chicken McNuggets at home

[This article was originally published in 2018] Of all the dishes on offer at McDonald’s, the chain’s chicken McNuggets seem to hold a very special place in the hearts of fast food lovers. You can now replicate the crispy, flavoursome deliciousness of the famous chicken delicacy from the comfort of your own home, thanks to the culinary prowess of one woman. Bernadette, a high school teacher from… → Read More

How to stay motivated to workout from home, according to experts

Former Olympic athlete Jessica Ennis-Hill and Chris Hemsworth’s personal trainer Luke Zocchi share their top tips → Read More

Hanukkah 2020: All the food that’s eaten during the Jewish Festival of Lights

From delicious doughnuts to luscious potato latkes, plenty of food is eaten during the eight-day festival of Hanukkah → Read More

Thanksgiving: Vegetarian and vegan alternatives to classic holiday meals

Who said Thanksgiving had to be an exclusively turkey-eating affair? → Read More

Lord Mountbatten death: Who was he and why was he assassinated?

The new season of The Crown depicts the funeral of Lord Mountbatten, the former Viceroy of India → Read More

The Crown: Who was Lord Mountbatten and why was he assassinated?

The new season of The Crown depicts the funeral of Lord Mountbatten, the former Viceroy of India → Read More

Charles and Diana’s first meeting: The story of their courtship

The new season of The Crown introduces Emma Corrin as the late Princess Diana → Read More

Coronavirus outbreak: How do pandemics normally end?

Can past pandemics and epidemics provide guidance on how the Covid-19 outbreak may come to an end? → Read More

EU rejects plan to rename veggie burgers ‘veggie discs’

Proposals previously called for plant-based products to not use names such as ‘burger’ and ‘sausage’ → Read More

Blake Lively ‘draws heels on bare feet’ in voting photo with Ryan Reynolds

‘Blake Lively’s drawn on heels are a masterpiece,’ fans says → Read More

Nicki Minaj shares first picture of newborn son in anniversary post

Rapper gave birth to first child with husband last month → Read More

Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty features black breast cancer survivors in new campaign

‘It’s important for you to appreciate the body that you’re in for getting you where you are right now,’ says breast cancer survivor Ericka → Read More

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry warn of ‘global crisis of misinformation’ online

‘This is a global crisis – a global crisis of hate, a global crisis of misinformation, and a global health crisis,’ Prince Harry says → Read More

Courteney Cox reflects on not being with partner Johnny McDaid for over 200 days amid pandemic

Courteney Cox has reflected on what it has been like to be separated from her partner Johnny McDaid for more than 200 days during the coronavirus pandemic. Friends star Cox and McDaid, who is a member of bands Snow Patrol and Vega4, first started dating in 2013. After announcing their engagement in 2014, last year Cox announced that they were no longer engaged, although they are still together.… → Read More

Iceland trials new packaging that could save over 350 tonnes of plastic every year

‘If these trials are successful, the impact on plastic reduction will be huge,’ supermarket spokesperson says → Read More

Bristol pub’s Sunday lunch so popular it’s booked up until 2023

The Bank Tavern won an award last year for its Sunday roast → Read More

Coronavirus app criticised for advertising face masks by Samantha Cameron’s fashion label

‘There is something very inappropriate about this,’ one person says → Read More

Coronavirus: Quarter of adults say their relationship improved during pandemic

One in 10 of the survey respondents said their relationship worsened in the months following lockdown → Read More