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Massimo Bottura and Enrique Olvera create kitchen alchemy

Enrique dug into Inca history and the Refettorio’s back yard to make a beautiful and healthy mole verde Massimo Bottura and Enrique Olvera create kitchen alchemy

John Pawson's World of Colour: Violet

18-3838 Ultra Violet is Pantone's colour for 2018. But did Spectrum author John Pawson discover the colour first? John Pawson's World of Colour: Violet

Dan McCarthy - Why I Create

Exploring the inspirations and attitudes of artists working with clay and ceramic, featured in Vitamin C Dan McCarthy - Why I Create

Bread is Gold and a Food for Soul donation – a gift for caring cooks

Pair Massimo Bottura's new book with support for his non-profit, and you'll satisfy any kind-hearted gourmand Bread is Gold and a Food for Soul donation – a gift for caring cooks

No one did hats like Yves Saint Laurent

The masterful designer loved headwear, even if he apparently wasn’t so keen on its bourgeoisie wearers No one did hats like Yves Saint Laurent

John Pawson's World of Colour: Black

Some say black is the total absence of colour but Pawson's dark shots let us see chromatic shades more acutely John Pawson's World of Colour: Black

The Artist Project: Cecily Brown on a Medieval Madonna

The painter went straight to The Met's medieval sculpture room when asked to choose an artwork that moved her The Artist Project: Cecily Brown on a Medieval Madonna

William Curtis's Le Corb book gets another award!

The International Committee of Architectural Critics honours Ideas and Forms with a Bruno Zevi Award William Curtis's Le Corb book gets another award!

How to have a Sportsman-like Christmas

Here’s how Sportsman head honcho Stephen Harris gets festive at his world-beating British restaurant in Kent How to have a Sportsman-like Christmas

Annie Leibovitz and a Vanity Fair subscription – a gift for glamour lovers

Gift the book for a look back at Annie's great work - and a subscription to look forward to the images to come Annie Leibovitz and a Vanity Fair subscription – a gift for glamour lovers

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