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Expert guide to fermenting

Natural fermentation expert Sharon Flynn shares her best and simple preserving techniques to try at home<p>Sharon Flynn, natural fermentation expert, …

Chilli

Lemonade Calamari

Step 1<p>Preheat Fryer<p>Preheat fryer to 180°C.<p>Step 2<p>Make Lemon Mayonnaise<p>Zest the lemon and stir into the mayonnaise with plenty of black pepper.<p>Step …

Bright sparks: Yotam Ottolenghi’s winter vegetable recipes

Food & drink,Life and style,Winter food and drink,Vegetables,Side dish,Main course,Cheese,Vegetarian food and drink<p>Add a welcome splash of colour to winter cooking<p>This is a tough time of year, especially when it comes to getting out of bed in the morning. So it’s maybe not surprising that some …

Why You Should Be Microwaving Lemons

If you're anything like us, it takes you about four lemons just to get the stupid half cup of juice your marinade calls for. Here's an easier way to get more from less.<p><b>What you need:</b> A microwave<p><b>What you do:</b> Pop a lemon in for 15 to 20 seconds, then remove it and let it cool for about a minute …

Recipes

How much sugar is in your alcohol?

Manufacturers of alcoholic drinks are making them sweeter, it has been claimed, in order to appeal to to young Brits who have been raised on sugary energy drinks.<p>A report from trade magazine The Grocer, found that the most popular drinks amongst young adults today are things like vodka and red …

How to Make Biryani Without a Recipe

<i>This rice dish from the Indian subcontinent is amenable to whatever spices and proteins you have on hand.</i><p>Growing up in a Pakistani home where all the women of the family held their biryani techniques close to their hearts, I had a romantic notion that it—a rice dish with spices, vegetables, and/or …

Recipes

How I gave up alcohol and got a life

On Tuesday, it will be a year since I last had a drink: 365 days of not doing the thing that characterised my adult life from the ages of 13 to 43. This is a sentence I never imagined I would write. For 30 years, booze was not only my great love, but my life’s principal purpose. It was the thing …

How to Make Pan Con Tomate, the Easiest Spanish Tapa Around

<b>Edit:</b> It has been quite rightfully brought to my attention that I should mention that pan con tomate in its original for is actually a Catalonian dish, not Spanish, and that in fact, <i>pa amb tomàquet</i> is a more geo-culinarily appropriate name for the dish. Here's to the Catalan and their incredible …

Italian Food

Ruby’s Portuguese pastry recipes

The Portuguese make a religion of their pastries, celebrating saints’ days with little cakes of all kinds, filled with custard or scattered with flaked nuts, such as these two heavenly confections: the Jesuit pastry and the bread of God. Amen<p>Treacly honey cake topped with walnuts; a tart full of …

Late-night bars and pubs in London

Late-night bars in central London<p>Bars and pubs<p>Ain't Nothin' But...<p>Soho<p><b>Until 2am</b><p>This blue-painted (natch) venue benefits from a late licence (2am on …

England

22 Places We've Been (Or Want to Visit) This Summer

One of the greatest parts of summertime is that sunny, vibrating anything-is-possible feeling that swells at the end of May and thrums along through Labor Day. It's the same feeling that inspires lists of all the places we'll eat when, someday, we go to Oakland or Ann Arbor or Knoxville; and Bruce …

Ann Arbor

Grilled Scallops with Lemony Salsa Verde

4 Servings<p>Choose scallops that are “dry” (not stored in liquid preservatives). Larger is better; small ones could overcook before browning. Make sure to coat them thoroughly in oil before grilling so they don’t stick to the grate.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil, plus more for …

Seafood

Essential Shanghai Street Food: 14 Must-Eat Dishes

With a population of more than 24 million, Shanghai isn't just the biggest city in China, it's also the nation's street food epicenter. In part that's thanks to the area's compelling food culture—the city sits in the Yangtze River Delta where it meets the Yellow Sea, and the often sweet, oily …

Food & Dining

Shakshuka Up Your Morning Routine With Eggs in Tomato Sauce

Shakshuka only looks complicated—these eggs poached in tomato sauce are perfect for a weekday breakfast.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the</i> …

Breakfast

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Relish in These 27 Condiments for All Your Summer Barbecue Needs

No summer meal is complete without one of these flavor-packed condiments.<p><b>We're not above bottled ketchup and mustard.</b> We're just saying no summer meal spread is complete without the homemade relish, salsa, chimichurri, and mayo. The recipes for all these grilled-food enhancers and more are straight …

Cooking

101 things to do in London

The best things to do in London<p>1<p>RBG Kew<p>Attractions, Parks and gardens<p>Wander around Temperate House in Kew Gardens<p>Kew<p>The return of the newly restored …

England

National Garlic Day: our very best garlic recipes

To mark National Garlic Day, we share our most delicious garlic-laced recipes, from chicken baked with a whole bulb to Nigella's garlic and cauliflower soup<p>Usually at Telegraph Towers, we roll our eyes at dedicated food days. National Ice cream for Breakfast day? Puh-lease. World Pasta Day? No need …

How to Make Flour Tortillas So Tasty You'll Want to Eat Them Alone

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>I have a problem with those leathery flour tortillas sold at most supermarkets, because they give real-deal flour tortillas a bad name. The ones I love are thin and ultra-tender, so laden with lard that they verge on …

24 Quick Chicken Dinners

We all have our go-to quick and easy weeknight meals, the dinners we'd never serve company but are happy to scarf down by ourselves. Cooking a "real" dinner just doesn't always seem worth it after a long day of work. But sitting down to a satisfying meal in an hour or less doesn't have to look like …

A Spanish feast in Springtime

Spring in Spain is a season of abundance: juicy artichokes, fresh green peas, wonderfully robust asparagus and, of course, bright, leafy spinach – a staple in many Spanish dishes. My mum used to whip up a fresh <i>mayonesa</i> to go with our artichokes and we would all sit round the table in silence as we …

16 Sweet, Savory, Tangy, and Tart Ways to Cook With Rhubarb

It's not just about the strawberry-rhubarb pie: These rhubarb recipes are savory AND sweet.<p><b>We love strawberry-rhubarb pie as much as anyone</b>, but there are so many other ways to cook this stalk. Simmered into sauce? Baked in a cake? Yes, please! These 16 recipes make the most of rhubarb's fleeting …

Green jackfruit: is ‘pulled pork for vegetarians’ the next big food craze?

Late last year, after 18 years of litigation, a senior government official in Kerala, south-west India was given a prison sentence after being convicted of theft. The object he stole was government property, and it was so large he had to have it cut up to get it home. A piece of art, perhaps? A …

10 spectacular rail journeys … that you’ve probably never heard of

Photograph: Fotofeeling/Westend61/Corbis<p>Jasper national park, Canada.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/10/1428670683754/f15d0dfb-fc28-47d7-a025-6308b667a7dc-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Fotofeeling/Westend61/Corbis<p>Jasper national park, …

Love Miso? You Need to Know About Doenjang

Korean doenjang, miso's more assertive cousin, adds an umami-rich boost to dips, stews, and more. Here's how to use it.<p>Umami-rich miso is good for way more than just soup—we love how the savory paste makes everything from tofu to apple cobbler taste a little more <i>alive</i>. And if you're a miso fan, …

Blue Cheese

Overnight cinnamon buns with cream cheese frosting

If you're in a hurry, you can skip the overnight chilling step. This just brings out a yeastier flavour in the bun which I prefer. Instead, just proof the raw buns in a warm place for two hours and then bake.<p><b>MAKES</b><p>8 large buns<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>3/4 cup (150g) warm water<br>• 2 1/4 tsp (8g) active dry yeast<br>• 1/2 cup …

Chicken breasts: easy, stylish dinner recipes

Chicken breasts are quick to cook and extremely versatile. Here we share our favourite recipes<p>Chicken breasts hold a peculiar power over us Brits. Many food lovers will roll their eyes at being served them: this part of the bird can be less flavourful than meat on the bone, and they are all too …

Nigel Slater’s five vegetarian recipes

Photograph: Jonathan Lovekin for Observer Food Monthly<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/11/1426073112129/a5f9864c-fc1c-4bb5-b739-7fff61a0e2ae-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Jonathan Lovekin for Observer Food …

17 Bread Recipes to Bake Your Way to Yeasty, Chewy Goodness

These 17 homemade breads are impressive, delicious, and (bonus!) will make your whole house smell great.<p><b>Nothing makes us feel quite as accomplished</b> as a homemade loaf of bread fresh out of the oven. From pillowy, salt-topped Parker House rolls to the ultimate sandwich loaf, here are 11 ways to …

Breakfast