Ralph Macarasig

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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, …

Carluccio: the secret to cooking perfect pasta

Do you know your taglioni from your ravioli? Antonio Carluccio untangles the long and the short of Italy’s most comforting food<p>For an amazing seven decades I have been loving, making, cooking and eating pasta. I know that my pasta-consuming career must have started more than 70 years ago, because I …

Ben Tish's spaghetti bolognese

I grew up in the early Eighties and my mum was an extremely busy school teacher and owner of a sea side business in Skegness. Dinners were always planned with military precision and a week in advance, in the form of a menu stuck on the cupboard door.<p>“I find the whole process extremely …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

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 …

Our Favorite Pasta Recipes

There is nothing better than pasta for dinner. Nothing.<p>We've published more than a few pasta recipes over the years. We've whittled down all of them to our 30 favorites—this was hard work.

Italian Food

Stop Skipping Breakfast

This is one of the most frequently asked questions in the health world, and it again entered the news cycle when the journal <i>Physiology and Behavior</i> published a study last month suggesting that skipping breakfast may help you lose weight.<p>But the conventional wisdom is that skipping breakfast <i>is not</i> a …

Holistic Medicine

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 …

Breakfast

Rose Prince's Baking Club: Flapjacks

Our weekly column shows you the way to beautiful bread and consummate cake. Today: Flapjacks<p>The bitter truth about sugar sits uneasily amid the baking craze. In fact, the baking fraternity has been rather quiet while sugar takes the rap for being the cause of every killer illness from obesity to …

Cook Like a Pro: 11 Ways to Make a Restaurant-Quality Meal at Home

Ever wonder how restaurants bring that extra oomph to every dish? We asked the country's best chefs to spill their secrets. Your home cooking will never be the same again<p><b>Burnt Citrus:</b> For cocktails, char thin slices, then muddle (and garnish) as normal.• <b><br>Toasted Barley Risotto with Spinach and Herb</b> …

San Francisco

Apples Vs. Oranges: Google Tool Offers Ultimate Nutrition Smackdown

Leave it to the folks at Reddit to uncover the hidden treasures of the Internet. Recently, they were gabbing about Google's nutrition comparison tool, which was quietly launched at the end of 2013 and escaped us here at The Salt.<p>Using this clever little tool is as simple as searching for two types …

But, like, why NOT start the day with chocolate chip cookies? Here's @lallimusic's cookie jar. Recipe here: http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/salty-chocolate-chunk-cookies

Why the Ultimate Italian Sandwich Took 2 Years to Create

Why did it take 2 years to create the perfect Italian sandwich? We spoke with its inventors—Court Street Grocers' Eric Finkelstein and Matt Ross—to find out<p>Meat-sandwich lovers are in luck—restaurants from Roman Candle Baking Co. in Portland, Oregon, to Publican Quality Meats in Chicago are doing …

Silicon Valley (TV Series)

The 6 Biggest Salad Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

From underseasoning to overdressing, it's surprisingly easy to ruin a salad. Watch out for these 6 common mistakes, and you can avoid this sad fate<p>Salads are supposed to be light, bright, and full of life—but too often, they hit the table flat, limp, and soggy, with all the good stuff sunk at the …

Healthy Eating

The Best Way to Make Eggs, According to BA Staffers

From scrambled to poached to boiled, here's how Bon Appétit staffers like their eggs.<p>When discussing the perfect method for frying eggs the other day, we realized: There is no right way to make eggs, only preferences. Some prefer crispy, lacy edges on their fried eggs; some like them just set, with …

Breakfast

How to cook the perfect digestive biscuit

It's the good, old British staple – and it's always there for you, come rain or shine. Just don't expect it to actually do anything for your digestion …<p>• Felicity Cloake: the 10 kitchen tips every cook should know<p>OK, the digestive biscuit isn't going to win any prizes for excitement – it lacks the …

16 Sweets for the March Madness Sweet Sixteen

16 recipes for treats like cookies, cake, doughnuts, fudge, and more to celebrate March Madness's Sweet Sixteen.<p>College basketball fans are going crazy over their March Madness brackets (go UCLA!) as the tournament has progressed to the next level: the Sweet Sixteen. But even if you aren't a …

Dessert

Avacado, Expresso, and Other Misspelled Words That Drive Us Nuts

From "avacado" and "expresso" to "hangar steak," the food misspellings that drive us totally nuts<p><i>We love restaurants. We love food media. And hey, we totally understand that some words are tricky to spell. But these commonly misspelled words always get us riled up. There is always time for</i> …

Buttermilk tart with blueberry sauce recipe

The tangy taste of buttermilk makes a delicious contrast to the crisp sweet pastry<p><i>Serves eight</i><p><b>For the pastry:</b><br>170g (6oz) plain flour<br>100g (3½oz) unsalted butter<br>55g (1¾oz) icing sugar<br>1 tbsp double cream<br>1 egg yolk<p><b>For the filling:</b><br>200g (7oz) caster sugar<br>2 tbsp plain flour<br>420ml (15fl oz) buttermilk<br>3 …

Baking

Mother's Day 2014: delicious recipes from our favourite chefs

For Mother's Day, famous chefs and cookery writers, from Michel Roux to Mary Berry, share recipes inherited from or inspired by their mothers<p>When it comes to food, few things are as evocative, exciting, even bittersweet, as the memories of a mother’s kitchen. Just the scent of her signature dish, …

Foodie Favorites, Part II: Dinner

Hear <i>Bon Appetit</i> editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport dish about his dislike of the term "foodie" and play a game based on fast food Yelp! reviews. Plus, mash up foods and bands at the "Soft Rock Cafe."<p><i>Heard in Episode 005: Foodie Favorites</i>

Food that’s good for you (and great for your wallet)

She’s ditched her regular supermarket for Aldi – and mum Jane has discovered a wealth of quality and value<p><b>Find out how much you could save with Aldi's Swap & Save price comparison »</b><p>Jane Deubert has made a decadent-sounding addition to her weekly shop: a bottle of champagne to share with her family. …

Aldi

Cookbook of the week: Three Sisters Bake

Scottish sisters Gillian, Nichola and Linsey Reith have created a recipe book full of homegrown spirit<p>It’s a tribute to their mother that the Reith sisters spent their time baking rather than squabbling. Indeed, they are so much more evolved than most siblings that they run a cafe, the Three …

Food

The brilliance of buttermilk

Versatile buttermilk brings its tangy lactic taste to puddings and its tenderising properties to meat dishes<p>Someone asked me recently what is always in my fridge. I wish I could have said, “Champagne, darling,” but, in fact, it’s butter, Dijon mustard and two types of milk – regular and buttermilk. …

Northern Ireland

Why parents should 'baby' a crying infant - Futurity

Children under the age of three who do not form strong bonds with their parents are more likely to be aggressive, defiant, and hyperactive as adults.

Parenting

'Greenhouse on a chip' tests how plants will grow - Futurity

Scientists are building an instrument that incorporates miniature greenhouses, microfluidic technologies, and big data tools that analyze plant …

Mental health stigma: where's my cheesecake?

I once had a friend who was almost suffocated by cheesecake. She was a nice woman – let's call her Penny. I met her in a hospital, as you do. Penny was undergoing treatment for breast cancer, and let's just say she was a little bit pissed off with it. Not the breast cancer, but the way she had …

Bitcoin 2.0 Shows Technology Evolving Beyond Use as Money

Bitcoin isn’t just for buying and selling cupcakes and cameras anymore.<p>A crop of entrepreneurs, backed by investors such as Andreessen Horowitz and …

Take away this one gene and mice live long and lean - Futurity

By deleting a single gene, researchers were able to dramatically reduce fat mass in mice while expanding their lifespan by 20 percent, a new study …

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