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How to make Indonesian corn fritters
Learn how to make crispy corn fritters with London-based chef Rahel Stephanie, who spreads the joy of Indonesian cuisine as she talks us through the steps and cooks up a bountiful feast with all of the recipes detailed in Konfekt. Buy your copy today.
Glassblowing with Michael Ruh
Nature is a key source of inspiration for glass artist Michael Ruh, who has hand-crafted pieces for leading architects and brands, such as Fortnum & Mason. We visited his south London studio as production was underway for a new commission for The Birch Hotel to hear about his design process.
London: a runner’s perspective
Traffic-clogged and polluted London may not seem like a runner’s paradise. But there’s more to the city’s offerings than first meets the eye, with its windy streets, architectural variety and abundant greenery. We followed six runners in different neighbourhoods around the city, who share their favourite characteristics of London and how running helps them see their city in new ways.Tracksmith is making its London debut in 2023. Its marathon training-focused pop-up is open now through March at 2 Chiltern Street, after which it will open its official London Trackhouse at 25 Chiltern Street.
Meet the photographers: John Balsom
The Jogos da Lusofonia are an Olympics-style sporting event for people from the world’s Portuguese-speaking nations. We dispatched John Balsom – a photographer known for his powerful portraits – to the 2009 games in Lisbon. In our latest film, Balsom shares his memories of the assignment and how he captured such a fast-paced sports story on vintage film cameras. Discover more with The Monocle Book of Photography, which is available to buy today.
The 2021 Monocle Christmas Market, London
Monocle’s Christmas market landed in our Midori House HQ with Glühwein, gifts, good cheer and reindeer last weekend. If you missed it, don’t despair, our Zürich Christmas market will happen on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 December at Dufourstrasse 90.
War reporting, print’s future and being a TV anchor
From CNN’s Clarissa Ward on reporting in hotspots around the world to Magculture’s Jeremy Leslie on the future of print, here are some of the highlights from The Monocle Media Summit in London. Listen to more from the annual event here.
Yinka Ilori’s 3D-printed basketball court
Designer Yinka Ilori discusses the design inspiration behind his temporary installation in London’s Canary Wharf and the importance of play in adulthood. Hear more on ‘Monocle on Design’ on Monocle 24.
A refined feast in the heart of London
Bringing guests into the kitchen is an ideal way to involve them. Bertie de Rougemont – founder of London’s chicest catering company, Cellar Society – certainly knows a thing or two about hosting. When he’s entertaining for friends, de Rougemont favours the smell of home cooking and perfectly chilled cocktails to get them in the mood. The InstaView™ Door-in-Door® display on the LG SIGNATURE Refrigerator also adds some drama when entertaining in the kitchen – once experienced there is no going back. Find out how to become the consummate host with LG SIGNATURE in our five-part “The art of hosting” series.
Monocle Christmas Market 2017
Tyler Brûlé and his merry team got into the Christmas spirit last weekend with the annual Monocle Christmas Market at Midori House. Some fantastic festive retailers shared a mulled wine with stallholders representing our favourite nations – and met Santa Claus, and a few friendly reindeer too.
The secret to opening a bike shop
In the latest episode of our 'Secret to...' series we talk to Jack Pattison, co-founder of Freddie Grubb, about the key elements that go into creating an outstanding bike shop.
The secret to throwing a dinner party
In our new “Secret to...” series, supper club host Gabriel Waterhouse shares his tips on organising a friendly feast in your home with great-quality food and (just as important) an entertaining atmosphere.
Summer in London
Monocle Films partners Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to discover the secrets that London has to offer. Charlotte Rey shows us around the vibrant capital, taking us to her top spots and favourite haunts.
Monocle Christmas Market 2016
Tyler Brûlé got the band back together again for the fifth annual Monocle Christmas Market last weekend. With Midori House transformed into our own winter wonderland, beloved brands from around the world shared a mulled wine with stallholders representing our favourite nations – and had an audience with a certain Santa Claus too.