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Grilled Peach and Apricot Salad Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> A grilled stonefruit salad for the summer: explosively juicy, still-hot peaches and apricots meet abstemious kale, with feta and prosciutto on the edge of the conversation. —Nicholas Day<p><b>Serves: 4</b><p>1 bunch kale, destemmed<br>• 4 apricots, halved<br>• 4 peaches, halved<br>• 1/4 pound prosciutto, thinly …

crispy sweet potato roast

I have a <i>complicated</i> relationship with sweet potatoes. I think they’re one of these wonder vegetables — impossible to mess up cooking, pretty …

Top 12 must-try Bangkok dishes

For a relatively small country, Thailand's cuisine is astoundingly diverse, with dishes changing in form and flavour just about every time they cross a provincial border. Bangkok, by far Thailand’s largest city and a melting pot of people and food, is no exception to this diversity, and the city …

Loneliness

A perfect day in Chiang Mai: exploring the 'rose of the north'

The laid-back city of Chiang Mai is an endearing mix of old and new: the moated, walled old quarter shelters ancient temples, while a traveller-friendly scene caters to everybody from culture vultures to the party set. Many visitors decide to call the city home for as long as possible during their …

Chiang Mai

Beyond the street stalls: where else to eat in Bangkok

Read just about any article about eating in Bangkok, and you’ll find gushing references to the glories of the city’s street food. While much of the food sold from mobile carts is tasty, it’s far from the only great eating to be had in the Thai capital. The Bangkok of today is home to a vast …

Ice Cream

Short break in Bangkok: 3 tailored itineraries

Bangkok has a reputation as an intimidating city. So much so that many travellers decide to give it a miss – or at least short shrift – en route to the islands or up north. But if you've got a day or two to spare, we strongly recommend stopping by to get a taste of Thailand's cosmopolitan capital. …

Thailand

The best tropical holiday destinations in Asia for under £40

<b>Treehouse, Koh Rong</b><br>Cambodia’s second-largest island, Koh Rong, is under an hour from chaotic Sihanoukville by fast boat, yet it’s still so undeveloped that there’s neither mains water nor electricity. Prices are high for Cambodia – but you get to stay in a treehouse on a tropical beach. Rustic …

Top 10 nightlife venues in Singapore

Whether you want a few beers with mates or a top DJ, <b>Dean Chew</b>, co-founder of record label Darker Than Wax, selects Singapore’s best night spots<p>One of the newest microbreweries in town, 1925 opened in May, but is already a hit with the locals. It’s just down the road from Suprette (see below) and …

11 aquatic adventures in Western Australia

With a coastline stretching over 20,000km, roughly a third comprising islands, it’s no surprise that WA is Australia’s aquatic adventure capital. Huge, remote and sparsely populated, its reefs, bays, islands, rivers and ocean swells draw countless intrepid travellers who don’t mind getting their …

Australia

15 Fabulous Make-Ahead Holiday Recipes

When it comes to holiday entertaining, there's nothing worse than being stressed out and stuck in the kitchen while your guests enjoy the party. The key is to plan a menu that can be made almost entirely ahead of time. All of these dishes can -- and often should -- be made in advance so you can …

Where to sample Chiang Mai's best kôw soy (famous noodle soup)

Take squiggly wheat-and-egg noodles, a rich, fragrant curry-based broth, sides of crunchy pickled greens, sliced shallots and lime, and you have <i>kôw soy</i> (also known as khao soi), a dish that has become virtually synonymous with the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai.<p>Despite the dish's close links with …

Thailand

11 types of gifts you can make in the kitchen

Handmade gifts are among the best kinds -- especially when they’re edible.<p>If you’re in need of a little inspiration, browse these 11 DIY gift …

A thrillseeker’s guide to Vietnam

Dense jungles, brooding mountains, endless waterways, towering cliffs, hairpin bends: the potential for adrenalin-fuelled adventure is limitless in Vietnam. Whether you prefer to scale the heights of jagged peaks or plumb the depths of coral reefs, Vietnam will deliver something special. Heck, just …

Vietnam

Best day trips from Bangkok: Ko Kret

Bangkok’s easiest green getaway, Ko Kret is an artificial ‘island’, the result of a canal being dug nearly 300 years ago to shorten an oxbow bend in the Chao Phraya River. The island is also one of Thailand’s oldest settlements of Mon people, who were a dominant tribe of central Thailand between …

Deep Frying

Where to find real deal pat tai in Bangkok

Pat tai (also spelled phat Thai or pad Thai), arguably Thailand’s most famous culinary export, also tends to be its most commonly misinterpreted dish. Both abroad, and increasingly at home, pat tai is twisted into variants that have little to do with the original creation. Perhaps this is because …

Bangkok shopping: making the most of Chatuchak Weekend Market

Spanning an incredible 35 acres of shopping, with more than 8000 stalls tucked into dozens of tiny narrow sois (lanes) that pull some 200,000 shoppers, browsers and buskers, Bangkok’s Chatuchak Weekend Market is one of the world’s largest.<p>Whether you’re looking for a customised motorcycle helmet, a …

Loneliness

How to choose between Thailand’s classic gulf islands

With hundreds of dreamy tropical islands scattered along Thailand’s extensive coastline, choosing your ideal island escape can be overwhelming. Each one of those specks in the ocean is a tantalising composition of turquoise water, lush jungles and divine beaches – so how's a traveller to …

National Parks

Lemon Thyme Margarita

Lemon Thyme Margarita from Hatchery• 2 lemon wedges + 1/2 lemon for juicing<br>• 1 Tbsp. Whole Spice Hawaiian Lemon Salt, for rimming glass<br>• 3 to 4 thyme …

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15 Thanksgiving Appetizers and Snacks for Maximum Overeating

When I was growing up, Thanksgiving was always a marathon day of food. Sure, dinner was an elaborate affair, but we actually started eating hours before sitting down at the table, and the appetizers were as important as the turkey and mashed potatoes. We blamed the snacking on the fact that dinner …

Szechuan Noodles With Spicy Beef Sauce Recipe - Chinese.Genius Kitchen

Brown ground beef in a large skillet, stirring until it crumbles; drain and keep warm.<p>Pour sesame oil in pan and heat till hot. Saute onion and next …

Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups

5 stars based on 112 votes<p>This dish is similar to <i>Larb Gai</i>, the Thai dish made from minced chicken, fish sauce, lime juice, chilies and fresh herbs. …

Avocado Pancetta Salad | Pork Recipes

Tap For Method<p>Ingredients<p>12 slices pancetta<br>• 50 g pine nuts<br>• balsamic vinegar<br>• good-quality extra virgin olive oil<br>• sea salt<br>• freshly ground black pepper<br>• 6 ripe …

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Margaux's Summer Greens, White Peaches, Smoky Blue Cheese, and Almonds Salad Get the recipe here: http://vogue.cm/1tnZtFm Photographed by Marcus Nilsson

14 Fun Recipes for Your Summer Barbecue

Cooking outside means less cleanup. Kind of.<p>Barbecue means many things to many people. At one end of the spectrum are purists who will tell you it refers only to food cooked low and slow over indirect heat. At the other end are people who think it's just a potato chip flavor. In between are people …

5 Flatbread Pizzas You Can Make in Less Than 15 Minutes

Good food for lazy cooks.<p>Eating well just got easy. Like, <i>really</i> easy. Get yourself a packet of flatbreads (we've got whole-wheat rounds from Trader Joe's here, but any kind will do), crank the oven as high as it will go (usually somewhere between 450 and 500 degrees F), add a few favorite toppings, …

Pitcher Cocktails: Margaritas, Two Ways!

While the rest of the APW staff may have spent their summers sipping Juleps and other regional cocktails, the only drink I get out of bed for in the …

10 Easy Shrimp Recipes Everyone Will Love

<b>1. Ginger, Garlic & Chili Shrimp</b><p>In this quick and easy recipe -- adapted from The Splendid Table's <i>How To Eat Supper</i> by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift -- jumbo shrimp are bathed in a brine flavored with salt, sugar and chili powder, and then sautéed with loads of fresh ginger and garlic. It's …

Isan-Style Thai Sliced-Steak Salad Recipe

Inspired by my recent trip to Northeastern Thailand, this steak salad combines ingredients readily available in the average supermarket with distinct Isan flavors. Sliced steak, onions, and tomatoes are tossed in a fiery dressing made with pounded garlic and chilies flavored with lime juice and …

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Lebanese Style Salsa

This salsa fresca comes in handy when someone is intolerant to cilantro and the mint and parsley mixture gives it a very unique flavor that goes well …