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Tom Six: ‘In 100 years people will still be talking about my human centipede films’

Film review: The Human Centipede (First Sequence)<p>Read more<p>For a brief time last year, it looked as if a third Human Centipede film didn’t have legs. Dieter Laser, who starred in the first of the unashamedly grotesque franchise and was due to return for the third, was so appalled by the script that …

Horror

A fan of the game 'Fallout' just shipped 2,240 bottlecaps to the makers and was granted an awesome wish

Paying for products with bottle caps, even in the world of video games, is far from normal. Having a game company accept those bottle caps - all 2,240 of them - in exchange for its upcoming game is even stranger.<p>Yet that's exactly what one intrepid fan did for a copy of this November's biggest …

Caramelized-Honey Brûlée

8 Servings<p>If you don’t have a kitchen torch, time to treat yourself. They’re inexpensive and super fun to use—and you can’t make this dessert without one.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup honey<p>1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>3 cups heavy cream<p>1 cup whole milk<p>¾ teaspoon kosher salt<p>8 large egg …

Baking

Buffalo Wing Popcorn

12 Servings<p>Why this spicy caramel popcorn didn’t already exist, we have no idea.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>8 cups popped plain popcorn (from ½ cup kernels)<p>¾ cup sugar<p>¼ cup Frank’s Red Hot Original sauce<p>3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>…

Popcorn

The Serious Eats Tomato Shopping Guide

There are few things better than a ripe, juicy tomato right off the vine. Eaten raw, sliced for sandwiches, whizzed into a simple summer gazpacho, tossed into an herbaceous salad, or simmered into savory jam, the tomato is versatile and vibrantly flavorful—at least when it's in season.<p>And when that …

Mario's Café

Kentish Town’s favourite choice for breakfast and lunch, English or Italian, for over half a century.<p>Star of song (Saint Etienne’s 1993 ‘Mario’s …

Observer Food Monthly Awards: Your chance to vote

Observer Food Monthly Awards<p>Voting is now closed.<p>First published on Thu 9 Apr 2015 07.25 EDT<p>John Coumbe<p>First published on Thu 9 Apr 2015 07.25 EDT<p>Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email<p>John Coumbe<p>First published on Thu 9 Apr 2015 07.25 EDT<p>Share on Facebook<br>• Share on Twitter<br>• Share via Email

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Patisserie Sainte-Anne

Pastry forks at the ready for west London’s sweetest Parisian import<p>Hardly known for its pretty fancies, Hammersmith is moving into the fast lane …

Bread

Foodfunding: Weird and wonderful culinary projects that need your money

In some ways, crowdfunding is a brave new world for revolutionary food-based ideas. Without Kickstarter, Crowdfunder, Crowdcube et al, the innovative schemes of countless chefs, restaurateurs and culinary inventors would have withered and died on the carpet tiles of a bank-manager’s office. But for …

Bread

Pork, Plums, Scallions, and Jalapeños? Grill 'Em All in One Sandwich!

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>I love my life in New York City. I live in a neighborhood that's an international crossroads overflowing with amazing food, have an apartment I adore, and even a large, sanctuary-like garden that I share with my neighbors. But all …

Down Under Wonder: How to Do Brekkie Like an Australian

We're gathering breakfast inspiration from down under. Here's how to do brekkie like an Australian.<p></head>When <i>BA</i>'s creative director <b>Alex Grossman</b> and food director <b>Carla Music</b> traveled to Australia to research an upcoming story (stay tuned!), they solidified our staff's obsession with Australian …

Breakfast

Yogurt Toast: It's a Thing, and You Should Get In On It

Forget the butter. Forget the bowl. What you really want to be eating is yogurt—on your toast.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot.</i> …

Breakfast

T O M H U N T on Twitter: "Head chef wanted for our new London restaurant Poco opening this August! Please email info@eatpoco.com @slowfooduk http://t.co/05VVoibxv6"

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

BA's Best Hash Browns

4 Servings<p>There are two kinds of hash browns: The chunky, floury, vaguely brown but not crisp kind, and the lacy, crunchy, shredded version here. Guess which one we prefer? This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter or 6 …

Breakfast

The Subtle Secrets to Making the Best Ice Cream Mix-Ins

If you're like my mom, for whom a pint of Ben & Jerry's is happily dinner, ice cream barely counts as ice cream until you put "stuff" in it. That's why we're a New York Super Fudge Chunk family; I challenge you to find an ice cream with a higher chunky-stuff index in the grocery store.<p>So when I …

9 Camp Lunches That Go Beyond PB & J

Camp lunch can be so much more than peanut butter sandwiches and an apple.<p><b>Packed lunch is hard.</b> With camp season upon us, we wanted to come up with recipes that were appropriate for summer, without a ton of work. While these 9 recipes are meant for kids, we'd definitely bring nearly all of them to …

Cooking

Fudgy Vegan Ice Pops with a Secret Ingredient

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: KatieQ whirls together avocados and cocoa for a creamy, fudgy ice pop.</i><p>It happens to me more often than I can say: I buy a bag of rocky avocados, stick …

Dessert

Pea and Wensleydale tartlets

These little tartlets are perfect, served warm with lightly dressed salad leaves and pea shoots, for a summery lunch<p>MAKES<br>6<p>INGREDIENTS<p>6 ready-baked pastry cases (or 320g ready-rolled shortcrust pastry)<br>• 200g fresh peas<br>• 25g butter<br>• 25g plain flour<br>• 200ml milk<br>• 2 medium free-range eggs,<br>• separated<br>• 1 tbsp …

A Strawberry-Lemon Radler (or Shandy, or Neither?)

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast—because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Via the transitive property, a radler—this one, with strawberry-lemon syrup—can be a brunch drink.</i><p>When I …

Flavors

Pea and parsley tabbouleh

This mighty salad is delicious topped with grilled lamb chops, chicken or grilled fresh fish - or simply with crumbled feta cheese<p>SERVES<br>4-6 as a side dish<p>INGREDIENTS<p>100g bulgar wheat<br>• 6 tbsp olive oil<br>• 1 courgette, diced<br>• 250g shelled peas<br>• 50g flat-leaf parsley, chopped<br>• 50g mint, chopped<br>• 250g cherry …

Blood orange, fennel, dill, feta and almond salad recipe

This colourful salad, with mustard cress and nigella seeds, is sure to brighten up any dinner table<p>The chef-proprietor of Chriskitch, a deli and cafe in north London, Chris Honor has people queuing round the block for a taste of his lunchtime salads, bakes and soups. Now you can stay at home and …

Feta

Morden & Lea

A two-storey bar-restaurant in Chinatown.<p>Who’d want to eat within spitting distance of Leicester Square? With the exception of the better places in …

Dining Rooms

Tell Us What to Cook from Our CSA Share!

<i>What would you do with kale, kohlrabi, and summer squash?</i><p>It's week two of our Local Roots' 12-week CSA and we want to know: <b>What should we cook this week?</b> We've got kale, kohlrabi, and three petite summer squash. (Bonus: We've also got some leftover pita, romesco, and scallions in the test</b> …

Gardening

Strange But Good: 8 New Things to Do with Tortillas

<i>To quesadillas, and beyond! Here are 8 new and exciting ways to use tortillas.</i><p>You bought that bag of tortillas (or made a batch yourself, you go-getter, you) because you were excited about upcoming taco night or dreaming of a unabashedly gooey quesadilla. And we're certainly not ones to knock taco …

Breakfast

The Rules of Summer (and What to Bring to a Pool Party)

When it comes to poolside partying, keep the food simple but delicious.<p>There are certain rules of summer you don’t argue with. Like <b>when an e-vite pops up in your in-box subject-lined “POOL PARTY,” your reply is always Yes.</b> The only question is whether you’re going to: A) take your famous …

Cooking

Next Time You Grill a Steak, Try This Trick

Get ready for some tender, well-seasoned meat.<p>Right now, your social media feeds are probably filled with a million and one articles on what to do and what not to do on the grill. But we bet, there's one tip you haven't heard about.<p>For more evenly-cooked, tender, and flavorful steaks off the grill, …

BBQ

Howling Hops

Beer is the star at ‘the UK’s first dedicated tank bar.'<p>‘The UK’s first dedicated tank bar’, says the inscription on the wall. Beer geeks, prepare to …

grilled cheese

Wine: English fizz for summer

The problem about these endless “awareness” days and weeks is that it’s all too easy to miss them. To those of you who were expecting a piece on English wine in the runup to last month’s English wine week, all I can say is, “Sorry, totally passed me by.” But obviously that doesn’t mean I can’t …

Wine Cellars

An Unexpected Twist on a Classic Lemonade

<i>You know you love your great aunt's banana bread, but you probably don't know why you do. In Modern Comfort, Ashley Rodriguez from Not Without Salt figures out what makes our favorite classics work, and then makes them even better.</i><p><i>Today: Add vanilla simple syrup to classic lemonade and there's no</i> …

Profit

76 of Our Best Steak Recipes, from Rib Eye to Skirt Steak, Fajitas to Skewers

Our biggest, baddest, and best steak recipes—all in one place.<p><b>There are some days when you just really need a big steak.</b> Whether you're in the mood for a seared rib eye or a skewer wrapped in pita, we're here for you.

Cooking