Adwoa Aboah: ‘I thought I was hideous. I wanted to jump out of my skin’ Adwoa Aboah: ‘I thought I was hideous. I wanted to jump out of my skin’

The supermodel turned mental-health activist on how battling dyslexia, drugs and depression helped her find her voice’s clothes are causing a stir, and not – as you might expect from one of the world’s most recognisable models – in a fashion sense. Her team are worried that her black hoodie, featuring the colourful logo of a young, disruptive sportswear brand, won’t fit with the podcast...

yesterday, 12:00
Yotam Ottolenghi’s Californian recipes Yotam Ottolenghi’s Californian recipes

A celebration of Californian abundance, starring a tangy cobb salad, steak and cheese tacos, and rocky roads with a twistCalifornia, the state of plenty and infinite possibilities, had me hooked at the age of eight. It was 1977, Elvis had just died, and I landed there with my family to live for a year. In contrast to our dusty corner of the Middle East, the land of hot dogs, endless seafood, ,...

yesterday, 11:30
Gloria Estefan: 'I have nightmares where I go on stage naked' Gloria Estefan: 'I have nightmares where I go on stage naked'

The singer on her 1991 accident, the gig she wished she’d played, and her art collectionBorn in Havana, Estefan, 61, emigrated to the US after the Cuban revolution. She formed Miami Sound Machine with her husband Emilio, and had hits in the 1980s with songs such as Dr Beat, Conga, Rhythm Is Gonna Get You and 1-2-3. The couple have 26 Grammy awards between them. Their story is told in the...

yesterday, 11:30
Liam Charles' recipe for Marvel Avengers-inspired fruit pastilles | The Sweet Spot with Liam Charles Liam Charles' recipe for Marvel Avengers-inspired fruit pastilles  | The Sweet Spot with Liam Charles

Assemble your own Avengers-themed ‘power stones’ at home – they won’t take an infinity to makeThere’s no hiding that I’m a massive Marvel movies fan. Over the past 11 years, the quest for the infinity stones played an integral part in the Marvel cinematic universe. As a celebration of this, I’ve recreated the power stone – normally to be found on the fictional planet Morag (sorry,...

yesterday, 13:00
Meera Sodha’s San Francisco salad of bread and olives | The New Vegan Meera Sodha’s San Francisco salad of bread and olives | The New Vegan

An inspiring dish at one of the city’s landmark restaurants has evolved into this sunny bread saladI ate the best bread salad of my life at in 2015, came back home and regularly ate a variation on it for at least a year afterwards. Over time, those variations became bolder and wilder, until just a faint shadow of the original existed. Hence today’s recipe, which adopts the currants, olive...

yesterday, 12:00
Skip the Lakes and see the Cumbrian coast – without a car Skip the Lakes and see the Cumbrian coast – without a car

Of the millions who visit the Lake District every year, very few check out its dramatic coastline, so our writer has its beaches and wild dunes almost to herselfThe air smells of seaweed and woodsmoke as I step on to the platform at Ravenglass. The salt marsh nearby has galaxies of pale pink thrift flowers, the River Esk glitters in the evening light, and a waterside path heads off towards...

yesterday, 15:00
Back to the wall: cycling Berlin's Mauerweg Back to the wall: cycling Berlin's Mauerweg

As the 30th anniversary of its fall approaches, a cycle ride along the route of the Berlin Wall reveals a once-divided city now open and welcomingIt makes for delightful cycling: dappled sunshine, a smooth path, birds in the trees. The only clue that this isn’t just any woodland trail is the height of those trees: the oaks and beeches are young, barely three metres tall.That’s because we’re...

yesterday, 13:00
Bridget Jones’ Dairy: is Renée Zellweger’s What/If the cheesiest thing on TV? Bridget Jones’ Dairy: is Renée Zellweger’s What/If the cheesiest thing on TV?

A camp take on Indecent Proposal, this new Netflix drama is a ludicrous melange of soft-smut and property pornNow that is basically a show where you watch a marriage disintegrate as a posh shed goes over budget, and is just worried-looking couples telling Kirstie and Phil that, yeah, if a two-bed flat is all they could afford in 2019’s housing market they suppose they could give a child away,...

yesterday, 13:00
Lisa Kudrow on The Comeback’s groundbreaking satire Lisa Kudrow on The Comeback’s groundbreaking satire

Why a post-Friends Kudrow and Sex and the City’s Michael Patrick King’s cult comedy is still as relevant as everIn May 2004, the actor Lisa Kudrow met her colleague Michael Patrick King for lunch in Los Angeles. Kudrow had just finished playing the part of Phoebe Buffay in Friends, and King had ended his run as director, writer and executive producer for Sex and the City. They had known each...

yesterday, 12:00
Learning to overcome my fear of singing was as easy as do-re-mi Learning to overcome my fear of singing was as easy as do-re-mi

I thought I couldn’t sing. Then I discovered there’s no such thing as ‘tone deaf’ – and that singing is not very different to speakingIt’s lunchtime on a sunny day in early June. I’m standing on London’s Fleet Street outside an imposing door that’s sandwiched between a solicitor’s office and Ye Olde Cock Tavern. I feel nervous and sticky-palmed. A message pings into my phone....

yesterday, 18:00