Lewis Downie

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The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Shakshuka

Cropping up a lot on café brunch menus in the last year or two, this Middle Eastern egg dish is equally worthy of a place in your kitchen on a weekday evening. The eggs are gently poached in a rich and smoky tomato sauce with plenty of herbs and spices.<p>It’s a perfect sharing dish. Serve it at the …

83 Egg Recipes That We Always Crave

83 egg recipes is a lot of egg recipes. But is it enough?<p>Shockingly enough, Americans once ate twice as many eggs as they do today. Bring back the glory days with these 83 egg recipes, prepared every way you could imagine (baked! fried! poached! more!).

Cooking

Strawberry-Basil Shortcakes

8 Servings<p>We love the combination of gently cooked and raw strawberries in this not-too-sweet version of the classic dessert.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>shortcakes<p>¼ cup sugar<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for surface<p>6 tablespoons (¾ stick) chilled …

Anointing the King of Breakfast Sandwiches

Including the embarrassment known as the Egg McMuffin and our own delicious invention.<p><b>There are days</b>—and I'm sure you have them, too—on which I wake up hungry but indecisive. I know I want something, and I know that something is a breakfast sandwich. But which one? My refrigerator is filled with …

The new vegetarian: tamarind-glazed sweet potatoes

Sweet potatoes with a sour glaze, served with flash-fried cabbage, carrot and coconut<p>4 sweet potatoes, about 250g (9oz) each<br>4 tbsp tamarind paste<br>2 tbsp agave syrup<br>2 tbsp molasses<br>1½ tbsp soy sauce<br>1 tsp wholegrain mustard<br>1 garlic clove, crushed<br>600g (1lb 4oz) pointy spring cabbage<br>250g (9oz) carrots, …

Chicken with Buttered Snap Peas and Tender Lettuces

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Cooked lettuces? Yes—but barely. When they hit the pan, they’ll pick up flavor from the chicken drippings, gently wilting and taking on the buttery sauce.<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 3½–4-lb. chicken, cut into 10 pieces<p>Kosher salt …

Parsi scrambled eggs recipe

Pep up scrambled eggs with a dash of chilli, some garlic and softened tomatoes<p><i>Serves two</i><p>15g (½oz) butter<br>½ small onion, finely chopped<br>½-1 red chilli (depending on how hot you like it), halved, deseeded and finely chopped<br>1 garlic clove, finely chopped<br>2 plum tomatoes, skinned, deseeded and finely …

How to Grind Meat for Burgers, Meatballs, Sausage, and More

Grinding your own meat at home makes for better texture and fresher flavor—here's a step-by-step guide to doing it right<p>We love burgers. We love meatballs. We love sausage. We also love cooking these things ourselves, so we got to thinking: <i>Could we be doing this better?</i> Great cooking starts long …

Carluccio's macaroni with asparagus, pea and broad bean frittedda

A delicious vegetable pasta stew that comes from Sicily, perfect for spring<p>Serves 4<p>Frittedda is a speciality of Palermo, the capital of Sicily, where in spring this young-vegetable stew is eaten with panelle (chickpea flour fritters). I also like it with pasta, and often add sliced artichoke …

Carluccio's spelt spaghetti with sausage sauce recipe

Spelt's robust, nutty flavour works well with sausage in this homely dish<p>Serves 4<p>The ancient wheat type called spelt in English is called farro in Italy, although in fact a closely related rare wheat – in English ‘emmer’ – is correctly the botanical equivalent of farro. (Like the history of pasta, …

Italian Food

Roast Chicken with Kimchi Smashed Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Jarred kimchi delivers flavor and color in this roast chicken dish. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ lb lb. fingerling or baby Yukon Gold potatoes<p>4 tablespoon vegetable oil, …

How to Invest in Whiskey

A savvy Scottish investment advisor on wringing a few bucks out of the great whiskey shortage.<p><b>These are trying times to be a whisky drinker</b>—but great ones to be an investor. Andy Simpson, founder of the single-malt-Scotch valuation firm Whisky Highland, offers his advice on how to grab a piece of …

Gennaro's Chicken Bites with Bacon & Sage

Atul Kochar's murg tariwala recipe

You can't go wrong cooking this home-style chicken curry, which I learnt from my mother<p>The chicken curry recipe is close to my heart. I have learnt this recipe from my mother’s techniques of sautéeing spices and cooking the onions until the right colour to get the perfect consistency of the sauce. …

Treacle tart bars

This sticky traditional golden syrup pudding is given the traybake treatment. Slice into bars and serve at a party or picnic<p>Ingredients<p>320g sheet …

Maryland chicken

This Southern-spiced roast chicken dish is served with buttery mashed sweet potatoes with a secret ingredient - banana<p>Ingredients<p>1 whole chicken, …

Spicy Honey-Glazed Parsnips

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 45 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Some parsnips can have a woody core, which you’ll want to cut away before cooking.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds parsnips, peeled, cut into 3” lengths, halved, or quartered if large<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 chiles …

Jerk pulled pork with banana salsa

The perfect party sharing dish is spiced up with Caribbean seasoning and served with a fruity coarse salsa<p>Ingredients<p>200g sea salt<br>• 300g dark muscovado …

Bacon and Egg Sandwiches with Pickled Spring Onions

4 Servings<p>This version of an egg sandwich, from Austin's Noble Sandwich Co., uses quick-pickled onions (proof that pickles make everything taste better), Sriracha mayonnaise to bring the heat (a dash of hot sauce would also do the drink), and arugula for brightness and bite.<p>April …