Sharon Olagunju

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Four-Layer Chocolate Birthday Cake with Milk Chocolate Ganache and Nutella Buttercream

12 Servings<p>This chocolate birthday cake recipe calls for dark chocolate in the ganache to balance out the sweetness of the Nutella. For a more kid-friendly cake, use milk chocolate. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, …


How to Make Fresh Pasta Dough Like a Chef

If someone asks me about the quantities in my pasta dough recipe, I enjoy yelling “Quanto Basta!” and grinning. The phrase means “until it’s enough”—it’s the way I wish I could answer most culinary questions.<p>Take pleasure in the fact that our hands have memories—they’ll remember the texture of … - This website is for sale! - food-and-drink Resources and Information.

How Not to Screw Up Sangria, So You Can Make Fruit & Booze Magic at Home

There's no shame in sangria. Unless it's bad sangria.<p>There's no shame in sangria. Unless it's bad sangria.<p>Unfortunately, there's a lot of subpar sangria out there these days. It's easy to fall victim to a syrupy glass (or four) of "sugar wine," and wake up the next day with a splitting headache. …


Nashville-Style Hot Chicken

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 4 min<p>No doubt about it, six tablespoons of cayenne is a lot, but that’s what Hattie B’s considers “medium.” For a milder heat, decrease to two tablespoons.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 3½–4-lb. chickens, each cut into 10 pieces (breasts halved)<p>1 tablespoon …

Chili Powder

Lure of the Lost City

<b>On February 18, 2015,</b> a military helicopter lifted off from a shabby airstrip near the town of Catacamas, Honduras, and headed toward the mountains of La Mosquitia on the northeast horizon. Below, farms gradually gave way to steep sunlit slopes, some covered with unbroken rain forest, others …

How to Make Your Own Italian Grandma-Style Pasta Without a Recipe

<i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, in an effort for you to create your own spin. Today…roasted eggplant gemelli!</i><p>It's a Wednesday night and our October issue is closing. Editors, …


It's All About the Marinade: How to Grill Super Juicy Chicken Wings

Crispy skin, tender meat, and herby, big flavor—no wonder chicken wings are one of our favorite things to throw on the grill.<p>Buffalo, Korean-style, fried—however they're prepared, we love cheap, easy, and crowd-pleasing chicken wings. But, for summer, there's no chicken wing we want more than one …


True Vanilla Ice Cream

Makes about 3 1/2 cups Servings<p>There's nothing, um, vanilla about our homemade version of the classic. Of course, it also makes a great base for your favorite flavor upgrades. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup whole milk<p>1/4 cup …


8 Essential (and Delicious!) Vodka Cocktail Recipes

This mix of old and new ideas ensures that your vodka bartending game is never boring.<p>We teamed up with the brilliant mixology minds at New York's The Roof to create these eight drinks. With classics like the Moscow Mule, plus new ideas — like the refreshing Trouble Maker —vodka is never boring.


Everything Cookies

Makes about 48 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups old-fashioned oats<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon baking soda<p>2 teaspoons ground cinnamon<p>1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg<p>1/4 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>1 cup natural chunky or creamy peanut butter<p>1 cup …


Three family-friendly road trips in the USA

Coast to coast, there’s endless fun for anyone road tripping with kids in the good, ole US of A. If you’re hitting the road this year with your family, here are a few trips - straight from Lonely Planet's <i>Best Trips</i> series - guaranteed to keep everyone entertained. Research and itineraries by Ryan …


13 Cocktails Every Rum Lover Should Know

It's time to expand your appreciation of this summery spirit.<p>It's time to think beyond that classic rum and Coke.

A zingy blackberry cheesecake recipe

A fleeting midsummer delight to be cherished, zingy blackcurrants find their natural home in creamy traditional cakes. Perfect for afternoon tea on the lawn or as a delectable dessert with cottage garden charm<p>Blackcurrants are a rare fresh treat. If you can find a punnet of these inky purple jewels …


The Barcelona bar-hop: the city's best places to drink

Barcelona is a great city for bar-hopping. Should you feel like sipping a beer in an enchanted forest surrounded by wood-nymphs; if mid-week karaoke watched over by images of the Virgin Mary appeals, or if pink cava and sausage butties are your idea of the breakfast of champions, we bring you glad …

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Cosy becomes cool: five great cabins to rent in the UK

Whether its cabins, huts, pods or even yabins (yurt + cabin), small is currently beautiful when it comes to glamping rentals. As the site prepares to launch we pick five little joints where you can try out the downsizing dream<p>Tiny houses are big news. Last weekend Colorado Springs …


Antonio Carluccio's classic lasagne

INGREDIENTS<p>2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil<br>• 1 small onion, finely chopped<br>• 1 small carrot, finely chopped<br>• 2 sticks of celery, finely chopped<br>• 300g minced beef<br>• 300g minced lamb<br>• salt and freshly ground black pepper<br>• 1 x 400g tin chopped plum tomatoes plus the water from rinsing out the tin<br>• 8–10 sheets of dried egg …


Chocolate Ice Cream

Makes about 4 cups<p>June 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>7 ounces dark chocolate (70% to 75% cacao), finely chopped<p>2 cups plus 2 tablespoons whole milk<p>1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>6 large egg yolks<p>13 tablespoons sugar, divided<p>1/4 cup heavy whipping cream<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Place chocolate in a medium metal …


A guide to Budapest’s thermal baths

Budapest sits on a patchwork of almost 125 thermal springs, and ‘taking the waters’ has been a part of everyday life here since people walked in togas. No baths still operating date back to Roman times but some are a legacy of the Turkish occupation, others are Art Nouveau marvels and there are …

European Travel

Cool Pools

<b>Gellert Baths and Spa, Budapest</b> : It's likely not near your current location (Oh, hey to the couple ITG readers in Budapest!), but it's still one of …

Magnificent Photos that Capture the Vivid Colors of the Northern Lights

Whilst in the midst of winter, and while going through the bitter storms and wet snowy streets, it is easy to overlook that winter can also bring …

Landscape Photography

20 Summer Pastas Full of Tomatoes, Herbs and More

These 20 summer pastas boast fresh herbs, tomatoes and more.<p><b>We'll happily eat pasta year-round</b>, but there's something particularly great about summer pasta. We're big fans of blanketing pasta with fresh herbs, tomatoes, and other seasonal favorites—check out 20 of our go-tos.


You Can't Resist This No-Cook Butter Pecan Ice Cream

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. We're sleuthing for the best back-of-the-box recipes and every Sunday, Posie Harwood from 600 Acres will share our latest find.</i><p><i>Today: With this simple homemade ice cream recipe, butter pecan will change from a flavor you're stuck with to</i> …

Lonely Planet's best beaches in Europe 2015

Europe is blessed with many beaches of coffee-table book beauty, but it’s the sheer variety of them that sets it apart. From Caribbean-quality strips of sand and glinting water to storm-sculpted collisions of land and sea, few parts of the world offer beach lovers such breadth of choice.<p>Whether …

European Travel

The Mini Cheesecakes Your Next Party Needs

Fact: It's impossible to not be delighted by the presence of petite desserts.<p>These bite-sized delights prove the cuter your dessert is, the better it tastes.


Light and easy roasts for summer

Love a Sunday roast but want something fresh, simple and summery? We've got the perfect recipes, from lamb with lavender to lemon potatoes<p>We British love our Sunday roasts, but sometimes, when the weather is hot, the traditional dinner can seem stodgy and overwhelming.<p>Thankfully, there are plenty …

Easy all-in-one cake recipes

These delicious cakes are all made in just one bowl - meaning you won't have to spend ages washing up<p>Everyone loves a slice of cake, but not all of us thrive on the faff that goes into making them.<p>The worst culprits are those recipes which use so many utensils - a bowl for whipping egg whites here, …