Ajay Srinivasan

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Four recipes for classic quick pasta sauces

Basil pesto<p>Don’t skimp on the nuts and cheese here. To use as a pasta sauce, spoon the pesto into a large bowl and add just-cooked, drained pasta.<i><br>Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat, (Canongate)</i><p><b>Makes about 400g</b><br>175ml extra virgin olive oil<br>About 2 big bunches fresh basil leaves, roughly chopped<br>1-2 …

Italian Food

How to avoid eating like a tourist in Rome

Nothing is more tragic than a bad meal in Rome. But believe it or not, it can happen. Bland pizza. Overpriced cappuccino. Chicken cutlet sandwiches …

Buying a Used DSLR Kit for $80: Here’s What You Get for the Money

Cameras and lenses are expensive. Really expensive. Even the cheapest entry-level DSLR kit today costs $500 or more. But what if you buy the cheapest …

Quick & Tasty Chicken Fried Rice, No Wok Required

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Fried rice is one of those satisfying comfort foods beloved by many for its soft yet crispy rice with tender chicken and …

Moroccan Fried Cauliflower Recipe

This tempura-style cauliflower is made extra flavorful by the additions of garlic, parsley and Moroccan spices to the batter. Similar although less …

The internet says this vegan dip is better than hummus

When it comes to Middle Eastern spreads, the nation’s favourite chickpea-based dip, hummus, gets all the glory - but lovers of the beige paste are …

How to Do Splashes in Product Photos Using Speedlights

Adding a splash can add impact to product photos that involve liquid. Here’s a 9-minute video in which photographer Dustin Dolby of workphlo shows …

The new vegan: Meera Sodha’s recipe for sweet potato momos

I ate my first momos on the streets of Darjeeling, at a stall run by an elderly Nepalese lady of impressive sprightliness. As I waited for a batch of her dumplings to cook, she filled and crimped a dozen or two more with machine-like efficiency. I had low expectations – the filling was a mix of …

Food & Dining

Got Fresh Tomatoes? Make This 6-Ingredient Soup ASAP.

Right about now you're probably swimming in fresh heirloom tomatoes from the farmers market. First you'll simply slice them up and enjoy them as is, …

Tres Leches Cake with Raspberries

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°; position rack in center of oven. Butter and flour a 9-in.-wide cake pan (at least 2 in. deep) with …

What's the Difference Between Lo Mein and Chow Mein?

People frequently assume that the main difference between lo mein and chow mein is the type of noodles that are used. It makes sense - after all, …

The Most Drop-Dead Gorgeous Places in Europe

Earth is a gorgeous place and visiting every stunning corner will take a very long time. So start with Europe, and you won’t regret it. It is the …

Kimchi Fried Rice (Kimchi Bokumbap)

Kimchi fried rice <i>(</i><i>bokumbap</i> or <i>bokkeumbap</i>) makes for a simple meal that helps you use two items commonly found in Korean pantries and …

Food & Dining

Spiced Baby Eggplants

4 servings<p>The farmers’ market in high summer is the best bet for finding the small, inky-purple, round eggplants used in this recipe. They may be labeled Japanese, Indian, Italian—or simply “baby.” If you have an Asian grocer near you, try that. Alternately, use another small, purple- or …

Chili Powder

Chinese Vegetarian Cooking

There are many Chinese people who are vegetarian because they are Buddhist but in recent years there are more and more people becoming vegetarian …

Make Delicious Fried Rice With This Recipe

01 of 08<p>What You'll Need to Make Fried Rice<p>The classic Chinese comfort dish, it's believed that fried rice (Chao Fan) originated in the city of …

Corvette Documentary: Les 24 Heures du Mans

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Films<br>• Le Mans<p><i>Les 24 Heures du Mans</i> is a 34 minute film covering the Corvette entries at the 1960 Le Mans, the …

14 Protein-Packed Dinners Made With A Can Of Chickpeas

Did you know chickpeas have 15 grams of protein PER CUP?! That's about 30% of your daily intake!

Vegetarian and Vegan Mexican Recipes

A collection of easy vegetarian Mexican food recipes with plenty of vegan recipes as well. Whether you're looking for a simple salsa recipe or need …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

101 Amazing Indian Recipes | Recipes

Cashew Nut and White Chocolate Fudge<p>Time<p>10<p>Serves<p>15-20<p>Difficulty<p>Easy<p>Save<p>Saved<p>Remove<p>Saffron and Lemon Shrikhand …

These Workweek Meal Ideas Make Lunch Hour a Cinch (and Are Way Healthier)

If breakfast is the most important meal of the day and dinner is what brings people together, where does that leave lunch? Research has proven that …

How to Make Homemade Egg Noodles

01 of 10<p>Gather the Ingredients for Homemade Egg Noodles<p>Homemade egg noodles are easy to make, at least easier than you probably think. The process is …

Become a Better Visual Storyteller by Following These 10 Rules for Better Composition (VIDEO)

Most great photographers are also accomplished visual storytellers who understand how to draw viewers into their scene and direct their eyes to the …

Photography

The Easiest Way to Make Tres Leches Cake from Scratch

One-Bowl Tres Leches Cake<p>Serves 12<p><i>For the cake:</i><br>Cooking spray <br>3 cups all-purpose flour <br>1 3/4 cups granulated sugar <br>1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder <br>3/4 …

Dessert

How to Make a Potato Salad That'll Upstage the Classic

Classic potato salads are fine and good (sometimes even wonderful)—but every once in a while (maybe for the start of barbecue season?), you want a chance to play, create, impress, and use up some of the items in your pantry, too.<p>Behold: <b>our guide for building the potato salad of your dreams!</b> Whether …

Potatoes

'How to shoot on iPhone' videos explain why your pictures suck

The iPhone camera has been a consistently emphasized point by Apple, and for good reason. The quality of pictures it can take increases with each iteration, and for most people, smartphone cameras have become their primary way to take photos. Of course, not all of our pictures come out looking like …

31 Delicious Things To Cook In May

We're in full spring mode.

Healthy Eating

The Exposure Triangle: Making Sense of Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO

How important is exposure in photography? What are the components of exposure? What is the “Exposure Triangle”? These are the questions I will …

The potato gets its due with recipes from around the world

It is a love affair spanning 55 years.<p>Raghavan Iyer's passion for potatoes began as a small child, when his indulgent mother would ask him what he …

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