Stars of the rose show: Shrub varieties are easy to grow and there’s one for every garden

Stars of the rose show: Shrub varieties are easy to grow and there’s one for every garden Nigel Colborn says shrub roses are far less trouble to grow than bush varieties Shrub roses less likely suffer from pests or diseases and many need no pruningBritish gardener says favourites include R. Nevad and R. Marguerite Hilling By Nigel … Read more

A taste of the med: Mackerel tabbouleh 

A taste of the med: Mackerel tabbouleh By Annie Bell Published: 00:03 BST, 20 June 2021 | Updated: 00:03 BST, 20 June 2021 This tabbouleh has hints of the Eastern Med and also goes well with lamb. SERVES 4 75g wholewheat bulgur 1 cucumber, ends trimmed 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, plus 1 tsp … Read more

Elizabeth Day: 40 things I feel guilty about

Styling: Holly Elgeti. Make-up: Nicky Weir using Hourglass Beauty. Hair: Alex Szabo at Carol Hayes using T3 Haircare. Dress, Temperley London. Earrings, Motley x Scott Wilson. Rings, Daisy Jewellery, Pilgrim   1 I haven’t called my friend back. 2 I accidentally put a bubble-wrap envelope in the recycling bin and someone once told me that … Read more

My private paradise | Daily Mail Online

My private paradise By Ali Heath Published: 00:02 BST, 20 June 2021 | Updated: 00:02 BST, 20 June 2021 Snapping up her own island in Nicaragua for the price of a two-bedroom home in the UK, Nicky Ray followed her dream to create the ultimate modern hideaway  The 1.5-acre island’s lush vegetation includes numerous mango … Read more

A taste of the med: Bucatini with Sicilian pesto 

A taste of the med: Bucatini with Sicilian pesto By Annie Bell Published: 00:02 BST, 20 June 2021 | Updated: 00:02 BST, 20 June 2021 Mint makes a sparkling change from basil in this delicate pesto. Use any pasta shape, though I love bucatini (like macaroni in long spaghetti form). Just as good eaten when … Read more

A taste of the med: Hazelnut and orange cake 

A taste of the med: Hazelnut and orange cake By Annie Bell Published: 00:01 BST, 20 June 2021 | Updated: 00:01 BST, 20 June 2021 Based on a French gâteau creusois – a deliciously moist hazelnut sponge made with egg whites (the yolks can be put to good use in a custard, cream filling or … Read more