Dom Huntman

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Recipe: An Iranian Omelette That’s Both Sweet and Savory

Iranians have a sweet tooth. My mother — who was born in Iran but immigrated after the Iranian Revolution of 1979 — doesn’t put sugar in her tea; she puts sugar cubes in her mouth and lets them melt on her tongue as she sips the hot, dark <i>chai</i>. Iranian desserts are literally drenched in sugar and …

Nigel Slater’s spiced veg recipes

Autumn calls for aromatic vegetable stews scented with cumin, ginger and cinnamon<p>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 …

Lentil Soup Recipes That Won't Bore You To Death

And they're (mostly) healthy, too.<p>Of all the soup recipes out there to choose from, lentil soup is the most unassuming. It’s not as popular as tomato and not as flashy as French onion, but there’s something about this protein-rich soup that has the ability to comfort beyond all the others. Lentil …

23 Basic Cooking Mistakes Everybody Makes

Stop leaving the pit in your guac!!!<p>Submissions have been lightly edited and condensed.

Yotam Ottolenghi’s tomato recipes

As autumn kicks in, fresh tomatoes can still give us one glorious final taste of summer<p>There’s no fruit I associate more with summer holidays than tomatoes: cherry tomatoes chopped and piled high on rusk biscuits in Crete; tomato and pomegranate salads in a kebab restaurant outside Istanbul’s spice …

Vedica's Mom's Butter Chicken

Any kid that grew up going to Indian restaurants knows that "butter chicken" is a staple of childhood. I remember every time we went out for Indian food the number one thing we'd order was butter chicken, rice, and naan. The chicken would be tender and drenched in a velvety sweet but savory …

Recipes

Follow These 6 Steps to the Best Eggplant Parm of Your Life

Fight for good eggplant parm with these insider tips. Be the change you wish to see in the world.<p>Unfortunately, we live in a world where bad eggplant parm outnumbers the good significantly. It's a fact that we wake up thinking about every morning and stay up stressing and pondering every night. As …

French Toast With Goats Cheese And Caramelised Red Onion

Step 1<p>Cook The Onions<p>Peel and slice the onions. Heat a large saucepan over a medium heat and add the vegetable oil, followed by the onion slices and …

Recipes

Crispy Skin Salmon

Crispy Skin Salmon<p>Crispy skin salmon is a healthy seafood dish with a delicious pesto and crunchy vegetable sauce.<p><i>Watch video recipe:</i><p><b>Crispy Skin Salmon Recipe | Easy Salmon Steak Recipe | Salmon Recipes</b><p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>1x Fresh Salmon Fillet (with skin on)<p>1 Zucchini (cut into cubes)<p>12 Cherry Tomatoes …

Seafood

The Recipes—and Stories—of 3 Refugees Cooking in the U.S.

We've shared videos from journalist Katie Quinn here in the past. She's taught us the <i>truly</i> easiest way to get to the flesh of a mango and how to poach eggs in red wine sauce.<p>Now she's back—but with a different kind of feature. The following video, titled "Cooking to Remember Home," <b>shares both the</b> …

Don’t Be Afraid Of The Big Bad Choux Pastry

Why does choux pastry conjure up fear in most bakers and cooks? The basis for profiteroles, eclairs and Paris-Brest… They are well worth mastering if …

How to Make Authentic Spit-Roasted Peruvian Chicken

Peruvian chicken, aka <i>pollo a la brasa</i>, or simply "charcoal chicken," has crisp, flavorful, smoke-kissed skin, juicy flesh and an herbaceous, positively addictive green sauce that accompanies it.<p>Peru has a Swiss national to thank for its most popular chicken dish, which has its own day on the …

7 Extraordinary Ways to Cook with Fresh Tomatoes

The results are in! Here are the recipes our community loved from Your Best Fresh Tomato Showstopper.<p>Once again, we want to give a big, big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe recommendations. You can read …

Oven-roasted tomatoes and goat’s cheese

The juicy tomatoes moisten the bread as you cut into them, similar to a bruschetta.<p>MAKES<p>2<p>INGREDIENTS<p>2 ripe plum tomatoes<br>• Olive oil, for drizzling<br>• 1 sprig fresh thyme, leaves picked<br>• 50g semi-hard goat’s cheese<br>• 2 slices sourdough bread, toasted<br>• Fresh basil leaves, to garnish<p>METHOD<p>Preheat oven to 200C/gas …

Baba Ganoush

Step 1<p>Preheat The Oven<p>Preheat the oven to 220ºC<p>Step 2<p>Grill The Aubergine<p>Heat a griddle pan until it’s smoking hot and add the whole aubergines. …

How to Stock a Turkish Pantry: Flavorful Ingredients Worth Seeking Out

If one were to go by the menus of most Turkish restaurants in America, it would be easy to conclude that folks in Turkey subsist on a diet of grilled meats, cheesy flatbreads, and baklava, with a few chopped salads and vegetable-based <i>meze</i> (hummus, baba ganoush) thrown in for good measure. …

Nation's Family Favorite Spaghetti Bolognese With Authentic Tomato Sauce (Gluten Free/Paleo/Low Carb)

I love spaghetti bolognese. I mean, who doesn't? The tomatoes, onions, garlic and beef all perfectly combine to create a rich sauce that is now the nation's favorite meal. Not all tomato sauces taste the same as everyone has their own way of making it and that is the great thing about spaghetti …

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A Roman Adventure: Pasta al'arrabiata & Baked Stuffed Courgette Flowers

There is truly no place like Rome. It's history, culture, sunshine and sheer beauty make it one of the world's most romantic and educational cities. …

From Broiled Feta To Falafel: 7 Mediterranean Mezze Recipes

Mezze are small dishes usually served as starters. But from Falafel to Broiled Feta with Garlicky Cherry Tomatoes and Capers, any of these recipes can be combined to make an unforgettable lunch or dinner spread.<p><b>1. Broiled Feta with Garlicky Cherry Tomatoes & Capers</b><p>Transform an ordinary block of …

Food

16 Things You Didn’t Know About Pasta

Italy has given the world some great culinary gifts, such as pizza, balsamic vinegar and tiramisu. It’s also managed to provide university students …

From Kale To Cauliflower: 13 Standout Superfood Recipes

What makes a food super? It has to be packed with nutrients and good for your health. It also has to be delicious! From Asian Kale Slaw with Ginger Peanut Dressing to Tart & Tangy Fro-Yo, these recipes prove that eating healthy doesn't have to be boring.<p><b>1. Asian Kale Slaw with Ginger Peanut Dressing</b><p>…

Healthy Eating

Nigel Slater's summer pie recipes

Don’t think a double crust is just for winter – bronzed pastry over rabbit or fruit is perfect for this time of year<p>The idea is, I suppose, that tarts are more suited to summer, pies to winter. An open topped pastry case is the ideal opportunity to show off slices of knobbly, seasonal tomatoes or …

9 Must-Try Meatless Meals That Aren't Pasta

You don't have to be a vegetarian to enjoy a vegetarian meal. From Falafel to Pesto Pizza to Cauliflower Steaks, these recipes will have even the most staunch carnivores asking for seconds.<p><b>1. Falafel</b><p>A popular vegetarian dish eaten throughout the Middle East and one of my all-time favorite street …

3 Easy Salsa Recipes Inspired By Mexico

How to salsa? No, not the dance! This article is all about making three banging salsa recipes in less time than it takes to sing La Cucuracha!<p>These …

How to cook the perfect pitta bread

This Middle Eastern staple is well worth the – minimal – effort to make at home<p>These barely leavened breads, known to us by their Israeli name, but common throughout the Arab world, are some of the most ancient in existence. Although flat in appearance, they are designed to puff up during baking …

Can You Freeze Cooked Chicken? Plus 4 Other Frozen Food Queries Answered

Stop wasting frozen food, people!<p>Confusion around frozen food and use-by dates is resulting in large amounts of food waste every year, according to …

11 Creamy Recipes For A Special Occasion

1<p>Do you spend ages stirring your risotto watching it cook? Not anymore!!! We have come up with an amazing recipe that allows you to put the risotto …