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Emerging markets: street food booms as investors get the taste

A wintery midweek night in Manchester, and the tables are buzzing at Mackie Mayor with about 500 punters devouring Italian stone-baked pizzas, beef …

Lemon Spaghetti: Bright, Fresh, Fast, and Perfect for a Winter Night

[Photographs: Vicky Wasik] There's a taxonomy of pasta sauces that exists in my mind. Trace the branches to the top, and you arrive at what I think …

Nigel Slater’s beetroot and goat’s cheese ‘rosti’

The recipe Peel and coarsely grate 250g of raw beetroot and 150g of parsnip into a mixing bowl. Finely chop a good handful (about 10g) of dill and …

One-Pot Lemon Chicken Couscous

A Moroccan-inspired supper dish, this is perfect for those evenings when you want to rustle up something tasty but don't want to spend hours standing …

10 top tips from our London correspondent

Ditching the usual tourist suspects, Guardian Travel’s reporter takes us on a tour of his favourite clubs, bars, venues and restaurants around London<p>See more tips from our correspondents around the world<p>Dance, perform, party in Hackney Wick<p>One of my favourite venues in London is The Yard Theatre. …

England

Yotam Ottolenghi’s pepper recipes

Peppers are so ubiquitous and versatile that they can, perversely, be easy to overlook. Rather like onions and celery, they’re so much in the background that they rarely make it on to “favourite vegetable” lists in the way that, say, potatoes, carrots and peas do. (Apologies if you don’t carry such …

Dental Care

London's best late-night restaurants and cafes – chosen by the experts

Voodoo Ray’s, Dalston<p>There are three important ingredients for successful late-night food: it needs to be quick, delicious and fun. No one wants to sit down for a six-course, white-tablecloth meal at 1.30am and pay attention to their table manners. You want something tasty and you want it fast. And …

England

Top 10 London cabaret and drag show venues – chosen by the experts

The Glory, Haggerston<p>In deepest, darkest “Faggerston” lies the jewel of east London’s late-night alt-drag-queer-party-performance-disco world. The Glory is co-owned and run by the Bert and Ernie of drag, Jonny Woo and John Sizzle. Upstairs it’s Cheers meets queers, an East End boozer where everyone …

England

Night tube: top 10 London clubs – chosen by the experts

Village Underground, Shoreditch<p>“The tube carriages on the roof; the ever-changing mural on the wall outside; the exposed brickwork and giant skylights; that green room. There are several features that make Village Underground one of the capital’s most distinctive spaces. Of course, there are some …

England

Anna Jones' versatile veggie fritter recipe

Fritters are a busy cook’s friend. A few simple ingredients mixed quickly and fried briskly can make a dinner out of almost any vegetable, a pleasing pairing of crisp and crunchy on the outside and soft and flavoursome in the middle. Fritters come in many guises: cloud-like ricotta ones, burnished …

Bread

The bone broth backlash: three soups that don't take days to make

I try to avoid food fads, but I must admit to being sucked into the bone broth movement recently. I lost several days down a paleo blog-based internet hole reading about the wonders of this newly fashionable long-simmered elixir. I relieved my kindly butcher of several bin bags of chicken and beef …

Onions

The Culpeper, east London: hotel review

The Culpeper is the gift that keeps on giving: on its ground floor, a pub; a restaurant on the first; skyline views from its reopening-for-the-summer rooftop terrace; and now, on the second floor, five en suite bedrooms at £120 a night B&B. It is an endeavour where succeeding at every level could …

England

'Kindeo was born out of sadness that my parents' stories were left untold'

When is the right time to ask a parent or grandparent about their past? I mean really ask – taking an hour or two to discover their stories and unlock those precious memories. Too often the answer is never. In today’s frantic world, it can be impossible to find the time to do so until it’s too late.<p>…

Alzheimer's Disease

The Bloat Buster You Haven't Tried

You do your best to eat probiotic-rich foods like plain yogurt on a daily basis, and you haven't touched diet soda in weeks. Oh, and water? You guzzle about as much as an ultramarathoner running through the desert.<p>So why the heck are you still bloated?<p>If there's one downside to eating clean, it's …

Four recipes from one batch of cooked butter beans

Butter beans must surely be the thrifty cook’s best friend: so much goodness and satisfaction for so little outlay. You can buy enough dried beans to make all the recipes here for less than the price of this newspaper, and it’s as easy to prepare them from scratch as it is to open 10 cans of beans …

Slow Cookers

Pillow talk: Yotam Ottolenghi’s scrambled eggs recipes

A few weeks ago, in a column about steaming, I said that cooking was essentially the transformation of raw food into something completely different, and that it’s usually the application of heat that brings about this wondrous change. Well, nowhere is this transformation more wonderful or dramatic …

Eggs

Gardens: late summer’s soft fruit and berries

A year ago I took the last two weeks of August off to be on the land. The weather was with us in its end-of-summery way and the plums needed picking. This was the first time they had fruited, so I bought a Niwaki tripod ladder to celebrate. Fourteen feet up you feel perfectly confident reaching for …

Gardening

Alys Fowler: winter salads

August is the month to whip away any failures with vegetables, to tidy up the scraggly, weedy bits and start again for autumn. There will be neat patches of salads and greens for winter pickings in no time to make up for the runner beans that failed to run or the courgettes that got slugged.<p>Clear …

Hardy

Despite Skepticism, Supplements Can Control Your Weight - Tips on Life and Love

<b>As a doctor, I’m skeptical about any dietary supplement that people might believe is a miracle cure, especially for losing weight. However, there are</b> …

Nutrition

How to Make a Killer Fully Loaded Iceberg Wedge Salad

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>The other day I looked at the thermometer outside my New York City kitchen window and it read 105°F. Clearly, I need a new thermometer. And yet, even if it isn't <i>that</i> hot out, it's definitely been getting warm enough …

A Little Work in Advance Makes a Cocktail to Drink All Summer

"It's just a Paloma variation with a cordial instead of a grapefruit soda," Zac Overman, the bar manager of Seattle's Sitka & Spruce tells me, about the fizzy pink drink listed on his menu simply as "Grapefruit." The Paloma is one of the great warm weather drinks, easy enough to make in the …

How To Make Elevated Raised Garden Beds

By bringing the soil up to counter height, you make tasks like weeding and harvesting simpler.<p><b>Raised beds</b> make tasks like weeding or harvesting …

Cook once, make four meals with smashed peas

Most of us have a bag of frozen peas lurking in our freezer, but it’s rare that we ever let them be the star of the show. It’s a shame, because there is nothing better than the earthy sweetness of peas, and they absolutely love being combined with other flavours, whether it’s zingy lemon zest or …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

There's no need for women to hide their nipples behind padded bras

There comes a point in every girl’s life when she realizes her breasts – her nipples in particular – are not her own. It’s at that moment that we know anything from a change in the temperature to the “wrong” kind of bra can bring all sorts of unwanted and crass attention from impolite men in our …

Feminism

Readers’ Recipe Swap: halloumi

This week’s recipes were particularly difficult for me to judge. As a committed fan of the squeaky Greek-Cypriot cheese, I was inclined to judge every recipe the winner, so I enlisted some friends to help out and cooked up a big halloumi-based feast ...<p>First up, a rhubarb, fennel, pomegranate and …

Cheese

Readers’ recipe swap: Tahini

You’re probably used to seeing tahini pop up in dips and dressings, but this week’s submissions brought vastly varied recipes from sweet treats to meaty marinades. Wendy Ely’s quick tahini spread on toast – brightened with orange zest and studded with dried fruit – made an interesting change from …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

20 Mason Jar Salads to Pack for Lunch This Week

Get a load of these layers. Nope, we’re not talking about cakes, but rather something a little less, shall we say… sinful. Right now, we’re all about salads in a jar. Carefully layered in Mason jars, each of these 20 make-ahead creations will still be fresh and crisp as can be come lunchtime. Just …

Five-minute Tiramisu

Five-minute Tiramisu from Buddy Valastro - Cake Boss• 1 cup heavy cream<br>• 1 tablespoon sugar<br>• 1 cup mascarpone cheese, softened<br>• 2 large tablespoons …

Ice Cream

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

What's better than cookies? Chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies, of course. That's why they are the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to</i> …

Dessert

Spicy Sesame Noodles

My niece is one of those crazy vegetarians. Not the total nutjob vegan type but your average every day vegetarian. I, on the other hand am one of …

Meat