This rather grand sounding River Cafe dessert is perfect for kids

Trust us on this one - children will love making (and eating) this hazelnut praline semifreddo!

Hazelnut praline semifreddo

The fruit and friendship that enrich Ballymaloe Desserts

In his new book, the brilliant pastry chef JR Ryall describes how the generosity of County Cork influences his menus

Peaches at Ballymaloe House. Photo by Cliodhna Prendergast

The country house that nurtured Ballymaloe Desserts

JR Ryall may be one of the world’s most exciting pastry chefs, but he always grounds his cookery in his restaurant’s historic surroundings

Ballymaloe House, County Cork, Ireland. Photo by Cliodhna Prendergas

Yes, it was once illegal to sell certain sweet buns in Britain

The British Cookbook traces the nice but naughty history of British baking

Chelsea Buns. Photography by Sam A Harris

This River Cafe salad looks great and is fun to make with kids

The River Café Parmesan and raw zucchini dish is very easy to prepare and quick to impress

Zucchini Salad. Photography by Matthew Donaldson

This risotto is a great, kid-friendly introduction to Italian cookery

There may be no alcohol in this tasty tomato and basil recipe, but it’s still a wonderfully grown-up dish

Risotto with tomato and basil

The dessert trolley that helped define Ballymaloe Desserts

In our new book, the brilliant dessert chef JR Ryall describes how a blood orange dish adds a ray of sunshine; a fruit fool always goes down well and a redcurrant barquette pretties it up too

The dessert trolley at Ballymaloe House. Photo by Cliodhna Prendergast

Inside the hen house fit for a banking dynasty

Spanish designer Isabel López-Quesada Biarritz crams so much good taste into her modest Biarritz farm house

 Isabel López-Quesada, Biarritz. Photo by Miguel Flores-Vianna/The Interior Archive

Inside the Korean home that uses antique methods to solve modern problems

Teo Yang isn’t only creating his own home in Seoul, he’s taking care of the city’s traditional buildings for the next generation

Teo Yang. Seoul. Photo by Shim Yun Suk/Studio Sim

Inside the English house that feels like a modernist sculpture

British designer Faye Toogood says this family home was the first place she could truly live a modern life

Faye Toogood. London. Photo by Henry Bourne

The hugely talented young chef behind Ballymaloe Desserts

Discover how a kitchen pratfall pushed JR Ryall down a distinctly sweeter path

JR Ryall

This classic River Cafe pasta recipe is child’s play

Try the spaghetti alle vongole recipe from The River Cafe Look Book: Recipes for Kids of all Ages

Spaghetti alle vongole

Inside the soulful loft of Kim and Kanye’s designer

Vincent Van Duysen might be known for his starry clientele, but his own home is all about comfort and quiet contemplation

Vincent Van Duysen, Antwerp. Photo by Kasia Gatkowska

Inside the warehouse apartment decked out with salvaged souvenirs

Italian designer Paola Navone creates beauty with discarded ceramics in her distinctive domestic space

Paola Navone's home in Milan. Photo by Enrico Conti

Try a healthy and affordable slice of Mexican vegetarian cuisine via these tasty tacos

Tacos de pobre might make for a budget-conscious dinner, but they’re rich in both taste and nutrients.

Poor tacos with potato peelings. Photography by Ignacio ‘Nacho’ Urquiza

The amazing adaptability that keeps HAY current

From smart speakers to sandals, cookware to candleholders, this Danish design firm collaborates cleverly to always stay ahead of the game

Dinner in collaboration with Ignacio Mattos, Los Angeles, 2021. Photo by Thomas Slack

This River Cafe fish dish is perfect for kiddy cooks (and those young at heart)

Monkfish wrapped in pancetta might sound like haute cuisine, but The River Cafe Look Book makes it easy

Monkfish wrapped in pancetta

What Iris van Herpen saw in the Ocean

Our new book Ocean looks at how this Dutch fashion designer captured a mystery element of the seas

Iris van Herpen, Sensory Seas, 2019

What David Doubilet saw in the Ocean

The brilliant National Geographic photographer captured life perfectly below and above the sea’s surface

David Doubilet, Father and Son, Kimbe Bay, Papua New Guinea, 2013.

Discover the lighter side of Mexican vegetarian cuisine via these sophisticated salads

The Mexican Vegetarian Cookbook helps bust those 'unhealthy' myths about Mexican cuisine

Roasted Jicama salad with apple and poblano dressing

What Paul Klee saw in the Ocean

The Bauhaus master used marine life as a teaching aid, our new book explains

Paul Klee, Fish Image, 1925

Inside the Paris apartment that doubles as a self-portrait

French designer Sophie Dries says creating an interior is like creating a portrait. So what does her own home reveal?

Sophie Dries, Paris. Photo by Christophe Coenon

The affordable offerings that set HAY apart

Rolf and Mette Hay attracted the world’s greatest designers by offering them a worldwide audience (and an egalitarian price point)

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

How Ugo Rondinone re-invents life, love, experience, identity and even time and space itself around him

All the elements that make up the practice of this Swiss-born artist come under the microscope in his new Contemporary Artist Series monograph

Ugo Rondinone at Studio Rondinone 2019

Inside the Milanese palazzo where the past meets the future

Architect and artist Vincenzo de Cotiis has turned his antique apartment into a beautifully progressive design lab

Vincenzo de Cotiis's apartment, Milan. Photo by Joachim Wichmann

Inside an unexpectedly English home in Latin America

Chilean design duo Grisanti & Cussen turn up the baroque beauty in this Santiago home, and add just a touch of Wes Anderson-style whimsy

Hugo Grisanti (Grisanti & Cussen), Santiago. Photo by Ana Mar&ia Lopez

The designers that truly distinguish HAY

This innovative Danish firm knows what consumers want, and also what great designers desire

 Stine Gam and Enrico Fratesi

What Jean Jullien saw in the Ocean

The French artist finds thrills, threats - and humour - in his sea view

Jean Jullien, Surf's Up, 2017.

What Snøhetta saw in the Ocean

Our new book takes a look at the beautiful, box-like restaurant the world-famous architecture practice pitched into the Norwegian sea

Under by Snøhetta

Inside the wood-panelled LA den that reminds its star creator of his grandparents’ place

Californian designer Jeff Andrews has worked for Lady Gaga and the Kardashians. Yet, when it came to his own place, he drew on influences closer to home

Jeff Andrews. Los Angeles. Photo by Grey Crawford

The colours that make HAY shine

Against a prevailing backdrop of Scandi neutrality, HAY has brightened our world with colourful, coherent products

 Six-Colour Bags, Susan Bijl and Bertjan Pot, 2019, from HAY

Taste a hearty slice of meat-free Mexican vegetarian cuisine via this charcoal-grilled classic

This roasted mushroom dish from Yucatán is the perfect reformed carnivore’s choice from The Mexican Vegetarian Cookbook

Poc chuc with mushrooms

Inside the London designer’s 18th century apartment that’s become a lab for interior treatments

You won’t just be impressed by the way Ben Pentreath decorated his flat, you’ll also be struck by the way he secured the property

Ben Pentreath's London apartment

What NASA saw in the Ocean

The Space Administration’s contrasting views of our seas hold both hope and fear

Earth Science, 1994, by NASA

The New York dessert that's now pretty much British

The British Cookbook explains how The Knickerbocker Glory found a new home - on the other side of the Atlantic

Knickerbocker Glory, from The British Cookbook

Inside the apartment that slowly became a family home for two footloose designers

The Anglo-Japanese couple Naoko Takenouchi and Marc Webb arrived in Singapore as backpackers, and created their forever home

Naoko Takenouchi and Marc Webb's apartment, Singapore. Picture courtesy of Studio Periphery

Enjoy the savoury side of Mexican vegetarian cuisine via these delicious breakfast dishes

Big breakfasts are part of Mexican culture, and our new Mexican Vegetarian Cookbook has some great meat-free options to try

Molletes with pico de gallo salsa and gratin cheese

This classic River Cafe chocolate cake is fun to make, and delicious to eat

Young home cooks, as well as those young at heart, will love making this pressed chocolate cake

Pressed chocolate cake

What Hokusai saw in the Ocean

Our new book explains how deep, East Asian philosophical ideas are captured in this famous image

Katsushika Hokusai, Under the Wave off Kanagawa (or The Great Wave), c.1830-32

There are a bunch of spicy, Indian-flavoured dishes in The British Cookbook. But you won’t find any of them in India

In The British Cookbook, Ben Mervis records the recipes and retraces the roots of the country’s colonial legacy

Chicken tikka masala, from The British Cookbook

Try a colourful, fresh taste of Mexican vegetarian cuisine with this satisfying dessert

The Mexican Vegetarian Cookbook uncovers the lighter, healthier side of this country's cookery

Fresh fig cake

Septime, Central and Ikoyi find a place on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants list

Phaidon high risers and new entrants dominate this year

Septime, Paris. Photograph: Alexandre Guirkinger

Is Britain’s most famous dish really Jewish?

Well, sort of. The British Cookbook untangles the intricate foodways of the British Isles

Battered fish and chips

Summer Reads: This is what high summer should look like in your flower beds, according to one of the world's best garden writers

Anna Pavord says it’s ‘beachwear season’ in your backyard. Here’s how you can get the look

High Summer. The bright blooms of self-seeding poppies light up a summer border where the vigorous Geranium pretense ‘Mrs Kendall Clark’ flowers between feathery plumes of bronze fennel (Foeniculum vulgare ‘Giant Bronze’). Horticultural photographs by Claire Takacs

Summer Reads: You’ve been dieting all wrong, according to this eminent New York Doctor

Gary Deng once felt like he was putting out fires, surrounded by piles of kindling. Now he’s set out a safe, simple way we can all eat more healthily

Dr Gary Deng, author of The Wellness Principles

Summer Reads: Annie Leibovitz's fascination with Emily Dickinson

The photographer recounts how her ghostly encounters at the poet’s home led her to dig deeper into the Dickinson archive

Emily Dickinson’s herbarium, Houghton Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2010. © Annie Leibovitz. From ‘Annie Leibovitz at Work’

Summer Reads: Here’s why Gordon Ramsay thinks this British chef is among the best in the world

Ramsay says Clare Smyth has style, finesse and a drive that cannot be bought or taught. So, why did he think she couldn’t last a week in his kitchen?

Clare Smyth. Photographs by Nathan Snoddon

Summer Reads: Harmony Korine on Supreme's wild, early days

In our Supreme book the movie director recalls the birth of the skate brand

Javier Núñez at Supreme store by Larry Clark, Lafayette Street, NYC, 1994

Bruce Weber and the opening up of male beauty

This Pride month, we look at how Weber’s muscular photographs helped men see themselves in a new light

Tom Hintnaus photographed by Bruce Weber for Calvin Klein, Santorini, Greece, 1982. As reproduced in The Men's Fashion Book

Summer Reads: Is Martin Parr the Roger Federer of Photography? This National Portrait Gallery curator certainly thinks so

In the first of our seasonal reading series, and to coincide with the Wimbledon, tennis championships, we take a look at how Parr won the game, set and match of observational photography

Martin Parr at US Open, New York, USA, 2017. Portrait by Louis Little

The 'Lioness' artist fighting LGBTQIA+ hate crimes

Our African Artists book highlights Zanele Muholi's visual activism in South Africa

Zanele Muholi, Bhekezakhe, Parktown, 2016. © Zanele Muholi. Stevenson, Amsterdam, Cape Town and Johannesburg, and Yancey Richardson, New York. Gelatin silver print, 50 × 35.9 cm (19 5/8 × 14 1/8 in).

Pierre Bergé’s loving tribute to Yves Saint Laurent in the heart of Marrakech

The Yves Saint Laurent Museum is both a public reminder of the designer’s genius, and also a personal memento of love

Pierre Bergé–Yves Saint Laurent Foundation, Paris. The foundation’s archives room; photograph of Yves Saint Laurent by Helmut Newton

The positive message in Ugo Rondinone’s rainbows

Our new book reflects on the celebration of queer identity in some of the Swiss artist's best-loved works

Ugo Rondinone, Cry Me A River, 1997. Installation view at Centre Pasquart, Biel, 1997.

Why our Book of Dinosaurs will keep prehistoric passions alive in younger readers

Do your kids love Jurassic World Dominion and Prehistoric Planet? Then need to get them our new Book of Dinosaurs

Pages from Phaidon's new Book of Dinosaurs

Cool off (and stay steady) with these low and no alcohol cocktails

Our books Spirited and Regarding Cocktails have some surprisingly refreshing inclusions

Carrot Spritz. Cocktail photos by Andy Sewell

Gaspacho Alentejano is the soup the Portuguese sip to keep cool. This is how you make it

Want to sample some of the great tastes of Europe? Here’s a cooling dish to start with

Gaspacho Alentejano, or Gaspacho Alentejo Style, from Portugal: The Cookbook

How one ECAL student turned a whale skull into a design object

Our new book on this seminal Swiss design school shows how contemporary creativity can be both local and global

Hrefna, Milos Ristin, 2013. The Iceland Whale Bone Project. Photo by Emile Barret

How one ECAL student spun the record round

Our new book on this seminal Swiss design school details ECAL’s playful audio project with Yamaha

Vertical Player, Jonas Villiger. Yamaha Sound Machines, 2021. Photo by Younès Klouche

The sons of Phaidon reveal how dad helped shape their creative lives

For Father's Day we salute the paternal role within the creative lives of artists, chefs, designers, photographers and architects

Vivi, Bruno, Lili, 2019, acrylic paint on aluminium. Jean Jullien Studio / Photographs courtesy NANZUKA

How one ECAL student future-proofed the sausage

Our new book on this seminal Swiss design school shows how contemporary creativity can be turned to almost anything

Anatomical sausage model: Bangers and mash, 2014-2017. The Sausage of the Future. Photo by Younes Klouch

When ECAL reshaped the baguette

Our new book looks at how one of Europe's most innovative design agencies re-examined 'the staff of life'

Bread Workshop, Biennale Internationale Design Saint Etienne, France, 2000. Photo by Pierre Fantys

The Only Woman in the armed forces

In The Only Woman, Immy Humes gathers together group portraits featuring just one solitary female subject, including these examples, featuring a single female in among servicemen

Marlene Dietrich, European Front, 1945.

A Prime view of Pride

Get a fresh view of queer art, aesthetics and politics via our contemporary art survey

Louis Fratino, Tom at Riis Beach wearing my underwear around his neck, 2019

Theaster Gates has created a touching tribute to his father inside this year’s Serpentine Pavilion

Here’s how the artist’s father’s profession informed the seven abstract works hanging inside Black Chapel

Serpentine Pavilion 2022 designed by Theaster Gates © Theaster Gates Studio. Photo: Iwan Baan. Courtesy: Serpentine

The Only Woman in activism

The Only Woman features group portraits featuring just one woman. See how these strange, yet all-too-common photos highlight the role of the activist

Gloria Richardson, Civil Rights Leader, Cambridge, Maryland, USA, 1963

Faye Toogood, Paul Smith, IKEA and ECAL are all big hits in Milan

The British designers and the Swiss design school have placed environmentalism, music, cycling and puppets at the centre of their must-see Salone del Mobile shows

Toogood x Carhartt WIP exhibition at Milan’s Salone del Mobile

Try these Royal party favourites this Jubilee

We extract seasonal food and drink from our books, each with a Royal connection

Summer pudding trifle, from Simple & Classic

How Lucian Freud, Martin Parr and Annie Leibovitz captured the Queen

To mark the jubilee, we look at how three very different artists pictured Her Majesty

The Queen visiting the Livery Hall of the Drapers' Livery Company for their 650th Anniversary, the City of London, London, England, 2014. Martin Parr / Magnum Photos

Shake up your cocktail routine this summer with these mixed drinks

Try these alternatives to your usual Negroni, Espresso Martini or Piña Colada, courtesy of Adrienne Stillman's book Spirited

A Goombay Smash

These fresh barbecue recipes are a great way to start the summer

Whether you’re marking Memorial Day or celebrating the Queen’s birthday, there are many fun, social dishes to try in our new books

Mirandesa Steak. From Portugal The Cookbook

Get more from pink – this year’s most disruptive colour

See this unruly shade through the lens of refined, Japanese culture, via Iro: The Essence of Colour in Japanese Design

Flower Vase #2, 1989, Shiro Kuramata. Nichinan Spiral, Acrylic, Kuramata Design Office Ōtōiro (Cherry Blossom Peach)

Refresh your feel for green – the interiors colour of the moment

Dezeen, Living Etc. and Architectural Digest have singled out this part of the colour spectrum for 2022's interiors. Add a little depth andEast Asian sophistication to your take on it, with our new book, Iro

K06 Aki Biki Canta, 2000, Toshiyuki Kita / Cassina. Tubular Steel, Polyurethane Foam, Polyester, Fabric. Moegi (Spring Onion Sprout)

What to say about black and white – the timeless monochromatic colourway

Is it ancient, or new? Or even a proper colour scheme at all? Understand black and white a little better, via our book Iro

Black Raku Tea Bowl, 2000. Kuro (Black)

Take a deep dive into blue – the world’s most popular colour

Our new book Iro: The Essence of Colour in Japanese Design, provides an exquisitely focused insight into this internationally appealing pigment

Soft Pond, 2019, nendo / Atelier Swarovski. Crystal. Photo by Akihiro Yoshida, coutesy of nendo

Deepen your take on orange – this summer’s hot colour

Gucci, Prada and Proenza Schouler have signed off on this summer’s orange trend. Here’s how to truly appreciate the colour, via Iro The Essence of Colour in Japanese Design

Kumi Plate, Autumn Maple Leaves, 2020, Shigemasa Minami. Porcelain, Kutani Ware. Photo by Atelier Hiro. Mikancha (Orange Tea Brown).

The Only Woman in the arts

In her new book, The Only Woman, Immy Humes tells the stories of the solitary female figures in otherwise all-male group photographs

Hedda Sterne, Artist, New York, New York, USA, 1951

Phaidon and Artspace launch Prime - Arts Next Generation at MATCHESFASHION

Phaidon's new book is the new art star alongside a Loie Hollowell limited edition at a Frieze week cocktail party

The Prime and Phaidon installation at MATCHESFASHION

The Only Woman in politics

See how political power plays its part In The Only Woman - Immy Humes’ photographic survey of women making it in a man’s world

Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan, 1988

How Faye Toogood brings big brands into her creative world

Her idiosyncratic working practices have helped this British designer produce a wealth of successful crossovers with well-known fashion houses across the world

Comme des Garcons Blackpepper, 2016. Photo by Fernando Laposse. Finished display forms for sculptural installation to launch Comme des Garcons scent Blackpepper, Selfridges, London

Jean Jullien: I want to recreate the essence of something that made us happy when we were children

To mark the release of his debut Artspace and Phaidon edition we talk to the artist about his life, love and artistic practice

Jean Jullien with his new print, Public (2022) - photograph by Manou

The Only Woman in cinema

In her new book, Immy Hume picks out 100 pictures each showing just one woman within a crowd of men, including these seminal film makers

Shirley Clarke, New York, New York, USA, c. 1962

The Only Woman in industry

In her new book, The Only Woman, writer and film maker Immy Humes captures the moments in which a single, solitary female can be seen, in pictures of an otherwise all-male world

Unknown, Shipyard Worker, Aberdeen, Washington, USA, 1918

The Only Woman in publishing

In The Only Woman, Immy Humes gathers together group portraits featuring just one woman in each picture. Discover how these photos shed light on gender roles within our society

Katharine Graham, Publisher, New York, New York, 1975.

Got a weakness for desserts? Then try these pots of Wellness

In The Wellness Principles Dr Gary Deng reveals the healthy sweet spot

Mango lassis

Hungry for Red meat? Try these prime cuts of Wellness

A good diet can still include a little beef, says Dr Gary Deng, author of The Wellness Principles

Beef stew with carrots, cauliflower, and cabbage. Photography by Luke Albert

Solla's delicious guide to Vegan snacking at home

Solla Eiríksdóttir, author of Vegan at Home, knows how to beat that mid-afternoon lull

Solla Eiríksdóttir, author of Vegan at Home. Photo by Gunnlo

Solla's sneaky guide to parties as a Vegan at Home

Overcome the problem of animal-product finger foods (and other perils) with Solla Eiríksdóttir, author of Vegan at Home

Solla Eiríksdóttir. Photography by Hildur, Solla's daughter

Solla's simple guide to being a vegan at work

Haven’t quite worked veganism into your working day? Take some advice from Solla Eiríksdóttir, author of Vegan at Home

Solla Eiríksdóttir, author of Vegan at Home. Photo by Gunnlo

Miss breakfast pancakes? Try this stack of Wellness

The pancake stacks in Dr Gary Deng’s Wellness Principles Cookbook have fewer than 10 grams of added sugar per serving, making them a fine breakfast staple

Whole-Wheat Pancakes. Photography by Luke Albert

Solla's family tips for becoming Vegan at Home

The author of Vegan at Home shows you how to sneak a little plant-based eating into the family diet, via one, unlikely meal

Solla and her daughter Hildur. Photo by Gunnlo

Love chocolate, but like to be healthy? Enjoy it with a little Wellness

Doctor, cook and author Gary Deng explains why, in right amounts, some chocolate is just fine

Chocolate-filled raspberries. Photography by Luke Albert

Love burgers a little too much? Try these tasty patties of Wellness

In his new book, The Wellness Principles, Dr Gary Deng switches processed meats for something quite a bit healthier

 Vegan tempeh burger

Solla's essential tools to be a Vegan at Home

If you're taking on a plant-based lifestyle Solla Eiríksdóttir, author of Vegan at Home, has a shopping list for you

Solla Eiríksdóttirm. Photo by her daughter, Hildur.

Overdone the ice cream? Try these sweet scoops of Wellness

In his new book, The Wellness Principles, Dr Gary Deng explains how we can all accommodate something cool and satsifying into a healthy life

Kiwi and Honeydew Sorbet with Cashew Milk. Photography: Luke Albert

Solla's easy ways to become a Vegan at Home

Thinking about cutting out animal products? Take some advice from Solla Eiríksdóttir, author of Vegan at Home

Solla Eiríksdóttir. Photo by Gunnlo

Jean Jullien in the art world

Our new monograph focuses on the way in which this brilliant French artist has balanced a commercial and fine art career

Scribbler, 2018, fiberglass; Jean Jullien Studio, GIB, Arsham-Fieg Gallery, New York City, 2018

Jean Jullien at the beach

Our new monograph reproduces some of the lush, joyous sea and landscapes this brilliant French artist has created within the past few years

Petrichor, Alice Gallery, Brussels, 2019, by Jean Jullien

Jean Jullien in the news

Our new monograph collects together some of the positive, engaging and funny editorial commissions created by this brilliant French artist

Illustrated postcards produced with colette, 2013

Jean Jullien in fashion

Our new monograph highlights the way in which this joyous French artist has found new ways to express himself via streetwear

Elephant scarf, Nounou Autumn/Winter 2018

Jean Jullien in a family way

Our new monograph explores the way in which this French artist uses his happy childhood as a source of inspiration

Vivi, Bruno, Lili, 2019, acrylic paint on aluminium; Jean Jullien Studio / Photographs courtesy NANZUKA