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Readers’ recipe swap: meals for one

When it comes to cooking just for myself, I’m supremely unimaginative; it’s either noodles with a peanut butter, garlic and soy sauce (broccoli too, if I feel bad about it being 100% beige), or a cheese omelette of sorts (no guilt when 100% yellow). Luckily, though, our readers are full of brighter …

Fish

Ethiopian recipes from Mazi Mas: ‘We like to eat! Slowly, with family’

It’s the colours that you first notice about Ethiopian food. The dishes look like children’s paint sets: purple beetroot, orange carrots, green cabbage and the unmistakable, rich red of berbere spice mix. A musky, intense mixture of dried spices and chilli, berbere lends its fire to many …

Onions

Eggplant Parm Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Eggplant Parmesan is the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. The eggplant parm of test kitchen manager Brad Leone's</i> …

Eggplant

Gâteau Breton aux Pommes

8 Servings<p>In this gâteau breton aux pommes, or apple cake, apples are caramelized before being baked in buttery batter. Why stop there? Salted caramel sauce lets guests indulge even further.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Salted caramel sauce<p>½ cup sugar<p>½ cup heavy cream<p>3 tablespoon Tbsp. unsalted butter<p>…

Baking

75 of Our Best Cake Recipes (Yep... 75!)

If it's not clear from these 75 recipes, we just really like cake... a lot.<p><b>Sometimes you just need a slice of cake.</b> Or...75 of 'em. We rounded up some of our favorite cake recipes, and then kept finding more that we loved, and well, here we are. Happy baking!

Dessert

20 Quick Meat Recipes Because You Need Some Food, Stat

These meat recipes are for when you need to get dinner on the table... fast.<p><b>We get it</b>—you don't always have time for a slow-cooked meat dish, or you don't always think ahead to marinate something a day in advance. Guess what: We don't either. These 20 recipes are for those times: when you just …

10 amazing properties that prove you're wrong about B&Bs

The AA has announced its annual Bed and Breakfast Awards, with Glenegedale House on the Isle of Islay, Maiden’s Tower at Leeds Castle, Kent, and The Grove in Cromer scooping the top awards. But a survey by the organisation has suggested that less than one per cent of 15,000 holidaymakers consider …

Crack Pie

10 to 12 Servings<p>Prep Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 15 min<p>Anyone who has taken a bite of Milk Bar's best selling crack pie immediately knows the reason for the sassy name. This rich, salty-sweet pie recipe has an irresistible oat cookie crust.<p>September 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>Oat Cookie Crust<p>Nonstick …

Baking

The best beers to welcome in autumn

Until the development of refrigeration, breweries used to come to a halt in the summer months because the warm weather made brewing unreliable. Come early autumn, beer would be made again, with the added bonus that the new season’s barley and hops were ready to be used.<p>Today, the beer-lover’s …

Beer

One bowl recipes for self-saucing chocolate pudding and bakewell tart

I spend almost as much time scrubbing whisks, bowls and tins as I do actually baking. While there’s a joy to seeing so many separate elements come together to form a really impressive layer cake or an elaborate dessert, the thrill quickly fades when the time comes to wash up. Here are a couple of …

Baking

Crab Cakes with Roasted Tomatillo Mayo

Makes 20 Servings<p>Try not to pack the crab mixture too tightly; you want these to just hold their shape so they fry up light and airy. And remember: Crab cakes are only as good as the crab you use; buy the best you can afford.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>tomatillo mayo<p>3 medium tomatillos, husks removed, …

Eggs

The weekend cook: Thomasina Miers’ recipes for roast chicken Marseille-style, and lime and ginger posset

Last summer, we went on a family holiday to the south of France, the first time I’d been there in years. And, quelle surprise, the food was every bit as glorious as I remembered, a celebration of everything in the markets at that time of year: juicy, plump tomatoes; ripe, gnarled red peppers; huge …

Coffee Grinders

7 Tips for Crispy, Totally-Not-Soggy-at-All, Hash Browns

Yes, you can (and should) make perfect hash browns. Here's how.<p>Confession: Until 2 weeks ago I was a full-on hash brown-hater. To be fair, the only hash browns I had experienced were soggy, greasy, half-raw piles of shredded potatoes sitting alongside imperfectly cooked eggs (why can no one serve a …

Breakfast

How to Never Overcook Salmon (or Other Fishes) Again

<i>Every week, Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i> <i><br>Today: The most foolproof way to cook any fish—and a petition for a new cooking term.</i><p>The most unfair implication of slow-roasting is the <i>slowness</i> part. Sure, there are plenty of …

Seafood

Nana's Brownies

Makes 12 Servings<p>These deep, dark brownies, a Lauren family favorite, are from Ricky Lauren's The Hamptons: Food, Family, and History.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Brownies<p>½ cup (1 stick) salted butter, plus more for pan<p>1 cup all-purpose flour, plus more for pan<p>1½ cups chopped walnuts (optional)<p>2 …

Dessert

Cookie Butter: Better than Nutella & Acceptable for Breakfast

I was first introduced to speculoos — also known as Biscoff or cookie butter — during a college summer internship. My predecessor had left an unopened jar of the stuff in my desk (I worked at a food magazine, so that’s not as weird as it sounds) which I unearthed one day while looking for Post-Its. …

Dessert

Nigel Slater’s pork belly and edamame bean recipe

The recipe<p>Cut 300g of pork belly into 3cm pieces. Discard the tough outer leaves from 2 stalks of lemongrass then crush the stalks flat. Peel a thumb-sized piece of ginger and cut it into very small cubes. Peel and crush 2 cloves of garlic. Warm 2 tbsp of oil in a wok or frying pan, add the pork …

Soysauce

An homage to fromage: 10 incredible British cheeses to try before you die

<b>Forget brie or camembert - the Brits make cheese like no-one else. Patrick McGuigan picks 10 of the best</b><p><b>Stawley</b><p>Velvety white and with brain-like wrinkles, the rind on this Somerset goats' cheese is a thing of beauty.<p>It also plays an important role in Stawley's complex flavours, imparting intense …

Where famous chefs love to eat

Austria<p><b>Vienna</b><p><b>Steiereck</b> – “It’s a family restaurant and probably the best restaurant in Austria. It’s inventive but you can still get a Wiener schnitzel or other traditional food.” – Wolfgang Puck<p>• El Celler de Can Roca reclaims world's best restaurant crown<p><b>•The best hotels in Vienna</b><p><b>Reader offer</b>:</i> …

BA’s Best Beef-and-Bacon Meatloaf

8 Servings<p>Seasoned stock keeps this meatloaf juicy and flavorful. A doctored ketchup delivers just the right amount of tang, spice, and sweetness. And the bacon? We think it speaks for itself. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 …

Cooking

Spicy Lobster Pasta

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>There’s something special about lobster you’ve prepared yourself, but if cooking one on a weeknight isn’t your speed, buy cooked lobster or shrimp instead.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>12 ounces spaghetti<p>Kosher salt<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>2 tablespoons …

Seafood

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

Perfect Fish Tacos

8 Servings<p>A fish taco dream come true: crispy, light-as-air fried fish, balanced by a creamy slaw and fiery, cooling, and crunchy fixings.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Fish<p>2 pounds skinless red snapper or other mild white fish fillets<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>1 cup white rice flour<p>2 teaspoons kosher …

Whitefish

Our 10 best summer recipes: Cook the Seasons part 2

Honey and lemonade with grapefruit and fresh mint<p>A judicious balance of sharp and sweet. This is a tipple for picnics and backyard BBQs, fetes and funfairs and daytrips to the beach. Just make sure to keep it cool, and to pack the mint leaves separately and add in just before serving.<p>Makes around 1 …

Slow-Roasted, Twice-Fried Porterhouse Steak

4 Servings<p>We wouldn’t tell you to score, season, chill, freeze, fry, slow roast, baste, and refry a steak if it wasn’t worth it. Really: It’s worth it. Learn more here and watch the video here.<p>April 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 2-inch-thick bone-in porterhouse steak (about 3 pounds)<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt<p>…

Cooking

The 10 simple prosecco cocktails you need to make

These refreshing prosecco cocktails are perfect for enjoying on warm days (or even chilly ones). Best of all, you can make them with store-cupboard staples.<p><b>Lemon Sherbet Fizz</b><p>A mouthwatering, lip-smacking, tangy citrus froth. Pop one heaped teaspoon of lemon sorbet into the bottom of a tall flute …

Real street food: Tuy palov from Tashkent

What is the dish?<p>Palov (plov or pilaf) is a very popular rice dish throughout Uzbekistan; there are more than 120 different recipes, but you can only get tuy palov in Tashkent, where I live. Although the ingredients wherever you go are pretty similar – oil, meat, onion, carrots and rice – in our …

Food & Dining

Chili Colorado Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Chili Colorado is the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. Recipe developer Rick Martinez's mom's chili Colorado, to be</i> …

Chili

The ultimate pulled pork

SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the spice rub</b><p>2 tbsp smoked paprika<br>• 2 tbsp ground cumin<br>• 2 tbsp soft brown sugar<br>• 1 tbsp sea salt<p><b>For the pork</b><p>1.5kg pork neck<p><b>To serve</b><p>8 soft bread rolls<br>• coleslaw<br>• barbecue sauce<p>METHOD<p>Preheat oven to 220C/425F/Gas 7. Combine all the spice rub ingredients in a bowl. Roll the pork around in …

BBQ

Pasta with caramelised onions and yogurt recipe

This Turkish-inspired pasta dish combines tagliatelle with tender, sweet onions in a buttermilk and yogurt sauce - unusual yet utterly delicious<p>Turkish manti – lamb-filled pasta shapes – are served with yogurt sauce. For my meat-free take I’ve added onions and feta. It takes a while for the onions …