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A shrimp dish so easy you’ll turn to it time and time again

Recipes featured in this space are often tweaked to save a step or two, but we’ve added an extra one here — with your convenience in mind.<p>Shrimp With Spicy Cashew Sauce builds on a seafood stock. But who keeps that in their pantry? The simple fix: Make your own, in the time it takes to prep the …

Seafood

What Guy Fieri Really Eats For Dinner

Despite knowing all of the best burger spots and pizza joints as seen on his Food Network show <b>Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives</b>, Guy Fieri's favorite place to eat and cook is at home with his family. In his new <b>Guy Fieri Family Food</b> cookbook, the TV host, restaurateur, and chef shares Fieri family …

Bruschetta toppings

This recipe for bruschetta can be made as simple as you like- but bring on the quality. The bread is key: sourdough, a country artisan loaf or a traditional French baguette are my favourites, toasting up nicely but staying chewy in the middle.<p>For toppings I like a mix of tastes: pops of saltiness …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

One pot ginger-miso roast pumpkin and mushrooms

Serves<p>6<p>Ingredients<p>1.3kg pumpkin, such as Crown Prince, deseeded, cut into wedges and peeled<br>• 2cm-square piece of ginger root, peeled and grated<br>• 2 cloves garlic, grated<br>• ¼ tsp dried chilli flakes<br>• 6 tbsp groundnut oil<br>• 2 tbsp white miso<br>• 1 tbsp honey<br>• 1½ tbsp rice vinegar<br>• 2 tsp soy sauce<br>• 400g large flat mushrooms …

Nigel Slater’s spiced veg recipes

The leaves are swept, the fire is lit, the evening will be spent around the table, candles burning. The food this week has been more substantial than it has been for months. A tray of roasted pumpkin, crunchy with coriander seeds and a tomato sauce thick with mint and basil. We ate an aubergine …

Onions

Potato gnocchi with sage and pecorino

SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>500g unpeeled Desiree potatoes, all roughly the same size<br>• 1 small egg, lightly beaten<br>• grating of fresh nutmeg (optional)<br>• 55g plain flour (you may need more than this), plus a bit extra for your work surface<br>• 50-70g unsalted butter<br>• handful sage leaves<br>• freshly grated pecorino<p>METHOD<p>Cook the …

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Spiced stuffed Persian fish

SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>5 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra for drizzling<br>• 3 large onions, very finely sliced<br>• 2 cloves garlic, crushed<br>• ½ tsp turmeric<br>• ¼ tsp dried chilli flakes<br>• ½ tsp ground fenugreek<br>• 2 tsp tamarind paste<br>• 30g coriander, leaves only, finely chopped<br>• 30g flat-leaf parsley, leaves only, finely …

Onions

Meringue ice cream and iced coffee recipe

The Spanish ice-cream treat blanco y negro always impresses but is so simple to make<p>A kind of Spanish version of affogato, the Italian dessert of vanilla ice cream doused in hot espresso. Here the ice cream isn’t vanilla but is called “leche merengada”, or “meringued milk”, a wonderfully easy ice …

Ice Cream

King prawn, noodle and lemongrass broth recipe

This Thai soup from The Detox Kitchen - bursting with selenium, tryptophan, and potassium - is ideal for cleansing your system<p>This version of the classic noodle soup uses Thai flavours – ginger, coriander and lemongrass – to create a really fresh, fragrant, cleansing broth. If you can’t find brown …

Food

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 …

Hack for cooking a frozen pizza in minutes

Who has the time to cook a frozen pizza these days? Preheating the oven, waiting for the pizza to cook and then letting it cool just takes way too much time out of our busy lives.<p>Luckily, Rachael Ray's 'Pizza Cuz' figured out how to cook a frozen pizza in a fraction of the time it would normally …

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Yotam Ottolenghi’s aubergine with black garlic recipe

Aubergine pairs beautifully with black garlic<p>Roasted garlic with black pepper, garlic and herbs is a delicious dish<p><b>Yotam Ottolenghi: don't be scared of black garlic</b><p><b>Black garlic brownies recipe</b><p><b>SERVES</b><br>4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>3 medium aubergines, sliced into 1.5cm rounds (900g)<br>200ml olive oil<br>8 large or 16 small …

Garlic

Try This Vegan Pesto Zoodle Dish for Your Next Dinner

The long-anticipated spring is here! We got warmer weather, flowers and amazing produce in season, which calls for yummy spring dinner recipes. I like to cook with seasonal ingredients, because it’s a cheap and fun way to consume your veggies. The zucchini noodle (or zoodle) dish has been in the …

Chefs April Bloomfield and Tom Adams launch Cornish farm project

As a narrow woodland lane winds through dew-soaked fields in Cornwall, a collection of stone barns comes into view, clustered around a stately slate-roofed house.<p>Coombeshead farmhouse, near the village of Lewannick, 20 miles from Dartmoor National Park, is surrounded by 66 acres of land, a pretty …

Dining Rooms

Perfect pâtisserie recipes

Diamonds are a girl's best friend? Not in my experience, darling. I'm not one for jewellery shops. But pâtisseries are another matter. Ambling round French villages on holiday, I will stop and press my nose against the glass that separates me from rows of glazed loveliness. 'What are you doing?' …

Dessert

The weekend cook: two tasty spring dishes – Thomasina Miers’ recipes

I’ve been making the most of pomegranates, and those delicious, shocking-pink seeds, while the last of the crop is still in the shops. Today’s salad is an ode to spring – crisp, sharp, fresh and vibrant with herbs. It is also inspired by my recent discovery that, although the seasons are by no …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

Yogurt with puffed quinoa and pomegranate

This is visually gorgeous and texturally interesting, with the smoothness of the yogurt punctuated with puffed quinoa and toasted sunflower seeds – a quick stunner at ease anchoring a brunch spread.<p>SERVES<p>1<p>INGREDIENTS<p>2 tbsp fresh pomegranate juice<br>• Drizzle of honey<br>• Dollop of Greek-style yogurt<br>• Handful …

Pomegranate

Upside-down apple and maple cake

SERVES<br>8-10<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the maple topping:</b><p>75g caster sugar<br>• 50ml maple syrup, plus extra for glazing<br>• 50g butter<p><b>For the cake:</b><p>150g butter<br>• 150g soft light brown sugar<br>• 2 eggs, lightly beaten<br>• 1 tsp vanilla extract<br>• 200g plain flour<br>• 1½ tsp baking powder<br>• 75g chopped pecans<br>• 125ml whole milk<br>• 2½ tart apples (ie Granny …

Baking

This Healthy Veggie Snack Tastes Just Like French Fries

We know it’s hard to share our junk food-loving hearts with veggies (just drop us off at any one of these food trucks, please!), but we’ve found a healthy veggie snack that actually taste like junk food. We’re talking big wedges of zucchini dusted with parmesan, then baked until golden. Dip them in …

Stir-fried greens with yellow beans and chilli

This is Kay Plunkett-Hogge’s recipe and is properly made with Siamese watercress but you can substitute tatsoi greens (Waitrose has them) or cavolo nero. Fai daeng means ‘red fire’ and it is pretty hot, so leave out some of the chilli if you want to.<p>SERVES<p>2 – or 4 as a part of a larger …

Stephen Harris: pizza perfection in your own home

In 1973, two young Americans walked into my father’s office in Canterbury and asked to see the restaurant properties that he had on his books. As he was the main commercial property agent in the city, they had come to the right place. I remember him coming home that night and describing the two …

Dairy-free chocolate espresso cheesecake squares

INGREDIENTS<p>Olive oil, for greasing<p><b>For the base</b><p>100g whole blanched almonds<br>• 25g unsweetened cocoa powder<br>• 150g Medjool dates, pitted<br>• Seeds of 1 vanilla pod<p><b>For the filling</b><p>3 ripe avocados, peeled and de-stoned<br>• 3 ripe bananas, peeled and roughly broken up<br>• 100g unsweetened cocoa powder<br>• 2 tbsp instant coffee …

Dessert

The six best bars in Britain

Out of hundreds of nominated watering holes, these six bars have made the cut and are now running head to head for GQ’s Best Bar award<p>These six bars …

Doing Veganuary? Try these vegan recipes

You can't get away from veganism this month. January has been re-branded 'Veganuary' and thousands are giving up all animal products for the month, for both ethical and health reasons<p>But if you're giving up meat and dairy for the first time, it can be difficult at first to know what to cook. …

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Party food recipes: Crackling and pork belly, roast potatoes, apple sauce, walnuts and parsley

Offer a forkful of roast pork this with our delicious, simple party recipe<p>Satisfying and easy to make, these can be kept warm in the oven while you get ready. Free-range pork tends to cook best, the fat rendering away to leave meltingly tender meat.<p><b>SERVES</b><p>8<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2kg piece of boneless pork …

Food & Dining

Avocado Papaya Salad | Goop

“This zesty salsa is delicious with chicken or white fish, but is just as lovely on its own—like summer on a plate. It is beautifully full of …

Roasted butternut squash and pine nut quinoa recipe

A naturally gluten-free meal of tender squash with quinoa, mixed with crunchy broccoli and nuts<p>SERVES<p>2<p>INGREDIENTS<p>• 1 butternut squash<p>• olive oil, for drizzling<p>• mixed dried herbs (I like oregano, herbs de provence, thyme and rosemary)<p>• 1 tsp paprika<p>• 1 cup of quinoa<p>• 1 lime or lemon<p>• a large …

Food

Step Up Your Breakfast Game with These Scrambled Egg Breakfast "Muffins"

Experts say that one of the major keys to aging gracefully is eating right—but, let's be real, no one is going to come to your apartment at noon on a …

From amchoor to smoked eel: a cook's guide to unusual ingredients and where to get them

“I feel sorry for that Yotam Ottolenghi,” says my mum. Restaurateur, international best selling author, vegetable hero (plus suave, handsome and likeable to boot), I’m struggling to see why I should feel bad for Yotam. “I heard him on the Food Programme and I think he feels he has to use odd …