Gareth Roche

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How to cook the perfect stir fry

There are certain cooking techniques that don’t come as second nature if you haven’t grown up with them.<p>I didn’t even taste Chinese food until I was 20, so stir-frying is not in my blood. But when I ate a dish of stir-fried greens cooked by food writer Kay Plunkett-Hogge that was so delicious I …

Food & Dining

Magic cakes: the miraculous recipes that make three cakes in one

WHAT IS A MAGIC CAKE?<p>Magic cakes are made simply of eggs, sugar, flour, butter and milk. So what’s magic about that, you might ask. There may be nothing unusual about the ingredients, but the magic in these cakes happens in the baking. The batter of the cake is very liquid, so it divides into three …

Dessert

The best ever breakfast recipes

"Breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dine like a pauper," goes the old saying - and here at Telegraph Food, we very much agree.<p>Too often, in today's busy world, a proper breakfast is neglected in favour of a quick cup of coffee, a sugar-filled energy bar, or nothing at all.<p>A good …

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Ken Hom's Chicken fried rice recipe

The best chicken fried rice I have ever had was from a street food stall in China. Instead of tough, over-cooked chicken, with the fried rice as an afterthought, the dish was cooked fresh from scratch. The cooking time was literally minutes and the result was delicious. I have created a version …

Onions

Magic lemon and poppy seed cake

Use a 24cm cake tin, silicone or greased with butter and lined with baking parchment.<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>4 eggs, separated<br>• 150g caster sugar<br>• 125g butter<br>• 125g plain flour<br>• 30g poppy seeds<br>• pinch of salt<br>• 400ml milk, at room temperature<br>• juice and zest of 2 lemons<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 150C/300F/gas mark …

The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling perfectly risen cup come out of the microwave five minutes later.<p>These recipes, from …

Dessert

Ginger and coconut chicken stew recipe

Pop courgettes, leeks, and potatoes in this chicken wings stew for a filling Vietnamese dinner<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>2 tbsp coconut oil<br>1 shallot, finely sliced<br>1 leek, sliced in half lengthways and then cut into 1cm semicircles<br>1 large thumb of ginger, peeled and diced<br>8 chicken wings – preferably from …

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Flat’s the way to do it: Yotam Ottolenghi’s flatbread recipes

Baking your own bread is pretty intimidating to some. But should it be? Yes, it takes patience and a bit of focus, and it can go wrong, but once you’ve got the hang of it, the result is second to none. This week I’m looking at flatbreads, which are ideal vehicles for countless spreads, toppings and …

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Australia: UFO like 'a string of coloured pearls' pictured on dashcam hurtling across skies

Astrophotographers have captured a bizarre, unexplained object whizzing across the night sky in Berrimah, south of Darwin, Australia. Paul and Sylvia …

Toblerone Cheesecake Recipe

The recipe for a Balinese feast to ring in the New Year

This time of year presents a culinary conundrum. The thought of cooking anything fills you with lethargy, yet your newly enlarged belly makes you feel strangely hungry.<p>Chances are that you have been eating the same thing for days on end – leftover mince pies, chocolate, turkey-and-stuffing …

Whitefish

The Most Popular Recipes from 2015

The most popular, clicked-on recipes from Bon Appétit in 2015.<p><b>Yet another year of exciting culinary adventures is coming to a close</b>, so as you gear up to say hello to 2016, check out all of your favorite recipes from 2015. From basic bulgogi to scrambled eggs to that famous Momofuku Milk Bar …

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Festive recipes from around the world

<b>India, by Meera Sodha</b><p><b>Wild boar samosas</b><p>“Pig-sticking”, or wild boar hunting, was a favourite sport of the maharajahs. The competition didn’t end there, though: once in the kitchen, the boar would be cooked in a myriad ways, all designed to amaze guests. Those days may have long since ended, but the …

Food & Dining

Pork and Squash Stew with Chiles

6 Servings<p>This stew calls for water instead of stock to be added. The pork shoulder will create a rich cooking liquid on its own.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 pounds boneless pork shoulder (Boston butt), cut into 2” pieces<p>1 tablespoon ground coriander<p>10 cloves garlic finely chopped, divided<p>1 …

New Mexico

25 greatest cookbooks of all time

Books

Everything You Can Do With a Can of Evaporated Milk

If you're a baking enthusiast, you've probably cracked a can or two of sweetened condensed milk in your time—it's a key player in some of our favorite pies, cakes, and sticky-sweet sauces. But few people are as accustomed to cooking with its milder, milkier, unsweetened cousin: Evaporated …

Soup for Syria: chefs are stirred into action over refugee crisis

A new cookbook contains soup recipes from Yotam Ottolenghi, Claudia Roden and Anthony Bourdain – and the full cover price goes to support refugees<p>Last winter, the Lebanese food writer and photographer Barbara Abdeni Massaad spent her weekends filling her car with ingredients and driving across the …

Onions

Master D.I.Y. Stir-Fry by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Achieve takeout-level stir-fry at home by avoiding these common mistakes.<p>Just what <i>is</i> it about take-out stir-fries? They're somehow always perfectly cooked—no raw veggies, but no mushy or soggy ones, either. They're satisfying without being heavy. They're big on flavor, combining salty, spicy, sour, …

Cooking

Well-Dressed: How to Make Any Vinaigrette by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Not only does homemade salad dressing taste better than the bottled stuff, it's easy to whip up. Here's how to make a vinaigrette.<p>So you think you know what makes a great salad? Sure, you've got the greens, the veggies, the grains and protein down-pat. But when it comes to pulling it all together, …

Food

Potato, garlic and rocket soup with chilli oil

Much more than the sum of its parts. I’ve suggested using fresh chillis because I love the splash of scarlet they bring, but this would really be made with dried chilli flakes or crumbled dried chillis, so do that if you prefer.<p>SERVES<p>6<p>INGREDIENTS<p>2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 1 large onion, roughly …

The Easy Weeknight Recipes Our Top 50 Chefs Actually Make at Home

We asked five chefs plucked from our 50 Best New Restaurants of the year to share the simple recipes they actually make at home.<p>We asked five chefs—all plucked from our 50 Best New Restaurant nominees—to share the simple but stellar recipes they actually make at home. In the mix: the easiest energy …

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Chickens, It's Your Time to Brine

That Thanksgiving turkey isn't the only bird that you can brine. Here's why you should be brining chicken—all year 'round.<p>We all know how much better a turkey tastes if you brine it before roasting it. But we're about to take things a step further: You should also be brining your chickens—and not …

Cooking

Every Dipping Sauce You’ll Ever Need

Whether you’re snacking on a dumpling, feasting on roast chicken or crunching down on fresh vegetable crudités, a good dipping sauce can make all the …

Can It Baba? These Charred Veg Dips Go Way Beyond Eggplant

There's a method to making baba ghanoush. And it applies to way more than eggplant.<p>There's a method to making baba ghanoush. And it applies to way more than eggplant. Will any vegetable baba? As long as it's hearty, with tough skin that can handle high heat. Carrot baba, celery-root baba, shallot …

Grilling

Easy all-in-one cake recipes

These delicious cakes are all made in just one bowl - meaning you won't have to spend ages washing up<p>Everyone loves a slice of cake, but not all of us thrive on the faff that goes into making them.<p>The worst culprits are those recipes which use so many utensils - a bowl for whipping egg whites here, …

Dessert

The 20 best Spanish recipes: part 1

Sam and Sam Clark’s roasted pork belly with fennel seeds<p>Roast pork with fennel seeds is one of those magical combinations, and our customers adore it. Pork belly is cheap to buy and when cooked well can be exquisite, but you can use pork loin if you prefer. Ask your butcher to score the skin of the …

Italian Food

“Tandoori” Carrots with Vadouvan Spice and Yogurt

4 Servings<p>What’s vadouvan, you ask? It’s just one of our new favorite exotic spice blends, a French-Indian formula that includes onion, shallots, and garlic added to a currylike mix.<p>January 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons vadouvan<p>2 garlic cloves finely grated, divided<p>½ cup plain whole-milk Greek …

Carrots

20 Pork Chop Recipes to Add to Your Weeknight Dinner Routine

What's better than a pork chop recipe? 20 pork chop recipes! Here are our favorite ways to cook a weeknight staple.<p><b>Pork chops: Is there anything they can't do?</b> Well, besides take out the trash and fold laundry, that is. They're quick-cooking, packed with tons of flavor, and incredibly versatile. …

Cooking

John Whaite: Bao's buns have fans queuing round the block

John Whaite checks out buzzing Taiwanese restaurant Bao in London and gets a lesson in steamed bun making<p>The streets of London were packed, and I was already 15 minutes late. I pleaded with the cab driver: “Do whatever you can! Take a shortcut! Doesn’t this cab fly?”<p>Text messages from my awaiting …

Luscious lemon squares recipe

The classic Australian recipe for lemony teatime squares<p><i>Makes 30 small squares</i><p><b>For the base</b><br>250g (9oz) unsalted butter, room temperature<br>90g (3oz) granulated sugar<br>250g (9oz) plain flour<br>¼ tsp salt<p><b>For the filling</b><br>6 extra-large eggs, room temperature<br>600g (1lb 4oz) granulated sugar<br>finely grated zest of 5 …

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