Graeme Mailen

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Eggy Bread with Strawberries Recipe - Great British Chefs

Josh Eggleton's wonderful summer dessert draws on the complementary flavours of strawberry and elderflower to top a slice of eggy bread. This eggy …

A Creamy Gratin That'll Make a Zucchini Lover Out of Anyone

In the 1970s, my mother belonged to a gourmet cooking club. For a French-themed dinner, she chose to make a fish dish that called for crème fraîche. I had never heard of crème fraîche before and was intrigued. She made it from scratch, using a mixture of heavy cream and buttermilk. After it …

Zucchini

5 No-Frills Bread Recipes to Help You Unwind

<i>Bread is the closest thing to culinary meditation.</i><p>Bread baking is not technically a religion, no—but when you're in the kitchen, knuckle-deep in a pile of dough, and aren't able to reach for your phone when you get a text, there's a certain serenity that you can allow yourself, even if for just 30 …

Bread

Magic pistachio and morello cherry cake

Use a 24cm round cake tin, silicone or greased with butter and lined with baking parchment.<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>4 eggs, separated<br>• 135g caster sugar<br>• 125g butter<br>• 1 heaped tsp pistachio paste (from a specialist grocer) or pistachio flavouring<br>• 40g ground pistachios<br>• 120g plain flour<br>• pinch of salt<br>• 500ml milk, at …

Savory Corn Beef Brisket + Irish Cheddar French Toast with Kale Pesto Slaw.

Grab a 9x13 inch pan and whisk together the eggs, milk, parmesan, salt and pepper. Set aside.<p>Now grab 2 pieces of bread and place some corned beef on …

Cooking

BA's Best Linguine and Clams

4 servings<p>Clams vary in brininess and the amount of liquid they’ll release during cooking, so you’ll need to adjust the salt and add pasta water accordingly. To prevent the sauce from getting too salty, we recommend a measured amount of salt for the pasta water. If possible, look for an artisanal …

Clams

Amaretto

Not only is the almond-rich, fragrant amaretto liqueur a popular digestif, but it is also a versatile cooking ingredient and great in cocktails too.<p>So, here's a dead-easy recipe for homemade amaretto. The real thing is created with oil of apricot kernels or almonds, or both; a natural almond …

Peach and pistachio tart recipe

This peach and pistachio tart is an indulgent, rich, delicious dessert<p>You can, of course, use bought shortcrust pastry instead for this peach tart.<p><b>SERVES</b><br>6-8<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>Pastry</b><br>200g/7oz plain flour<br>100g/3 ½ oz butter<br>1 tbsp caster sugar<p><b>Filling</b><br>125g/4 ½ oz butter<br>125g/4 ½ oz caster sugar, plus 1 tbsp …

Middle East meets West in this za’atar bun recipe

I was born in Damascus, Syria. Though I grew up between London and Qatar, my mother made the trip back to Syria to give birth to me and each of my siblings so she could be with her family.<p>My grandparents were the last of my immediate relatives to live in Palestine. They fled in 1948, in what we …

Baking

Apple Crumble Cake Recipe

This combines two of my favourite things, apple crumble and ALL cake! The apple roses are an impressive touch and deceptively simple thing to</b> …

Texas Brisket Recipe

<i>Texas brisket is a very, very special thing. It’s essentially nothing but perfectly smoked bbq brisket. Nary a trace of rub. Because it doesn’t need</i> …

BBQ

So THAT's Why We Have Gingerbread Houses

We can thank the Brothers Grimm and their cannibalistic witch.<p>Gingerbread houses are a deep-rooted part of our holiday tradition. They make an appearance everywhere in December, from your household all the way to The White House. And we have the Germans to thanks for it, but more specifically the …

Dessert

Cannoli Recipe with Pistacchio, How to make the Famous Sicilian Cannoli

Cannoli Recipe with Pistacchio<p>Cannoli filled with fresh, nutty pistachio cream are on a whole different level.. Fill your crispy, sweet, cannoli tubes with this crunchy, mouth-watering pistachio cream and it will make you feel as though you're in a village in Sicily...<p><b>Watch video recipe:</b><p><i>Cannoli</i> …

Pumpkin spice mix is secret to stellar fall baking recipes

Black coffee. Preferably an espresso, cut with hot water. Perfection. I am not the audience for the crop of mocha lattes, candy cane cappuccinos and salted caramel dirty chais. However, offer me a pumpkin spice latte, and the gig is up. I'm such a sucker for anything pumpkin that I happily forgo my …

Fall Harvest Apple Pie

As the days grow shorter and we welcome the harvest moon, nothing says "goodbye" to summer like a good old fashion BBQ with friends and of course, double-crust apple pie. This past weekend we had perfect weather, lovely company and a banging hot apple pie. It was the first time I tried this recipe …

Orange and Cinnamon cake

SERVES<p>8<p>PREPARATION<p>25 minutes<p>COOKING TIME<p>55 minutes<p>RESTING TIME<p>1 + 2 hours<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 orange<br>• 400ml (13 fl oz) milk<br>• 2½ teaspoons ground cinnamon<br>• 4 eggs, separated<br>• 125g (4 oz) caster (superfine) sugar<br>• 125g (4 oz) butter<br>• 120g (4 oz) plain (all-purpose) flour<br>• Pinch of salt<br>• 20cm (8 in) square cake tin, silicone …

Dessert

Diana Henry: capture the holiday spirit with a Sicilian menu

I’m appraising my temporary kitchen. It’s in Sicily, a place I’ve often visited but never cooked in. When I do this – get a holiday and a kitchen all at once – the anticipation builds for weeks before I travel.<p>Oh yes, we’ll visit the oldest Roman mosaics and the Greek amphitheatre in Siracusa, but …

Diana Henry on the art of the apéritif: bitter-sweet drinks and salty snacks

What words are thrilling to hear? Most would choose “I love you” or – the less romantic – “You are due a tax rebate”, but the phrase I find irresistible is “Tu veux un apéritif?” It signals relaxation, an enjoyable preamble to a good dinner, a bit of gentle socialising. With a drink.<p>Corks pop, ice …

Dill and coriander gravlax

SERVES<p>About 14<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1.2kg tail piece of salmon, in two halves, filleted but skin left on<br>• 100ml vodka<br>• 100g granulated sugar<br>• 100g sea salt flakes<br>• 2 tbsp coarsely ground black pepper<br>• Large bunch coriander, leaves chopped (discard the stalks, or use for something else)<br>• Large bunch dill, roughly chopped …

Seafood

A Magical DIY Cake Mix that Turns into 100s of Different Recipes

As a person who loves to write recipes, <i>Cake Magic!</i> was a study in working with a master recipe and variations with some ratio work thrown in.<p>Here’s how it works: <b>You make a big batch of mix comprised of flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt during a quiet moment and then scoop out what</b> …

Dessert

Tibaldo: Third Wave Coffee: 'Coffeeology and Caffeination' (Part 1)

WITH the growing popularity of specialty coffee shops and increasing number of young people who regularly consume blended drinks like Espresso, …

Coffee

Are you turning your child into a fussy eater?

An intriguing experiment shows Harry Wallop (and his children) that picky eating might be the parent's fault, not the child's<p>Of the many things that can annoy parents, their children’s eating habits often feature high on the list.<p>What makes it more exasperating is that parents know it’s their …

Parenting

Essential elderflower recipes: cordial, fritters and ice cream

<b>Elderflower ice cream</b><p>MAKES<p>1.4 litres<p>INGREDIENTS<p>400ml elderflower cordial<br>• 600ml double cream<br>• 400ml milk<p>METHOD<p>Blitz the ingredients together in a jug. Transfer to an ice cream machine and churn, then transfer to the freezer.<p><b>Elderflower cordial</b><p>MAKES<p>Four 75cl bottles<p>INGREDIENTS<p>2kg sugar<br>• 10-15 heads of …

If You Love Pie Crust, You Must Try Deep-Dish Pie

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today: If you consider the crust to be the best part of a pie, stop what you're doing</i> …

Baking

12 Cakes For Sunshine and Springtime

There are some cakes that seem appropriate to "hunker down" with. <b>These involve chocolate, and you want to eat them in the light of the moon whilst hunched over a worn wooden table, one paw arm drawing the plate close to you.</b> Like you're a werewolf.<p>But with the spring come cakes that you're glad to …

Dessert

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Metals in Bronze Age Weapons Discovered in Sweden Came from Distant Lands

Researchers analyzing bronze daggers, swords, and axes found in bogs and graves at various places in Sweden over the years have made a surprising …

Middlesbrough parmo recipe

An irresistible combination of breadcrumbed chicken, creamy sauce and melted Cheddar.<p>A fast-food fix in Teesside means only one thing – deep-fried breaded chicken slathered with béchamel sauce and melted cheese.<p><i>Serves four</i><p><b>For the béchamel sauce:</b><br>5 tbsp butter<br>4 tbsp all-purpose flour<br>1l (1¾ pints) …

Amalfi lemon layer cake | Baking recipes | Ed Loftus for Jamie magazine

Tap For Method<p>Ingredients<p>450 g plain flour<br>• 450 g golden caster sugar<br>• 20 g baking powder<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 150 g sunflower oil<br>• 10 large free-range egg …