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16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Cooking

Creamy Slow Cooker Chicken Will Have You Dreaming of France

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until shimmering. Meanwhile, pat the chicken dry with paper towels and season generously with …

Cooking

How to tell if eggs are fresh

You might make it a rule to never cry over spilt milk, but what about a stale egg?<p>When you’ve decided to make yourself eggs for breakfast or do a bit …

How to eat: green salad

This month, How to Eat is enjoying seasonal leaves. Is this dish a sad, drab penance or a star to be celebrated? And is it ever acceptable to eat with a cheesy pasta bake?<p>Far be it from How to Eat to accuse others of manufactured outrage (a certain comic exaggeration is grist to this column’s …

Food

Edible flowers in supermarkets is a trend I'd like to see wilt

Thanks to Bake Off and the Instagram generation, bags of marigolds and nasturtiums are clogging up the chiller cabinet. Can’t we just leave these floral garnishes in the garden?<p>One recent Saturday morning, I lay in bed late, as is my wont, reading the paper. On the front page was a story about …

Food Trucks

How to Create Space in Your Life for Consistent Cooking

The more connected we become, the harder it is to find space for consistent cooking. Everyday life means being constantly connected to tons of things …

Onions

A recipe for vitel toné: rump steak with tuna and anchovy sauce

I am fascinated by a person’s roots. I don’t believe they are set in stone. In Argentina especially, everything is fluid. The country is only 200 years old, so things that you think of as old often aren’t. This dish is, though. To me, it’s as symbolic or representative of Argentinian cuisine as it …

Italian Food

15 Fruits And Vegetables That May Not Be Worth Buying Organic

No one wants to eat dangerous pesticides with their fruits and veggies. Unfortunately, a lot of the produce that is grown around the world is treated with such chemicals to ward off bugs and disease. And some of that is left behind in residue when we get our hands on it.<p>Some fruits and veggies …

Vegetables

Reverse Searing Is The Best Way To Cook A Steak

Most people have never heard of it.<p>Cooking a steak is an art form. You have to be precise, attentive, diligent. Most people prepare steak by first searing the meat in a skillet, then transferring it to the oven to finish cooking. But if you can't seem to get that T-bone exactly how you want it, …

BBQ

How To Cut A Mango: 3 Easy Ways, And 1 Crazy Impressive Way

Mangoes are incredibly delicious ― sweet, tender and just a little exotic. Just one taste of this bright orange fruit and we instantly feel transported to the tropics. The only trouble is, how in the world do you get your first bite?<p>Figuring out the best way to get into a mango is tricky. Luckily, …

Mango

Beyond Burgers: 14 Easy Ground Beef Recipes

If I buy ground beef, nine times out of ten it's because I'm making hamburgers. There's nothing wrong with that, but recently I've been wanting to mix things up a little bit. Fortunately, I can always trust the Serious Eats recipe archives to get me out of a culinary rut. There's a whole world of …

Cooking

Cucumber gin recipe

Use very fresh, crisp cucumbers, and always remove every scrap of the green peel, or the result might be bitter. Don't feel you have to use a premium gin for this, but do try to get one with more than 40 per cent alcohol. You can drink it neat and very cold, but it is far better made into long …

How to cook the perfect stir fry

There are certain cooking techniques that don’t come as second nature if you haven’t grown up with them.<p>I didn’t even taste Chinese food until I was 20, so stir-frying is not in my blood. But when I ate a dish of stir-fried greens cooked by food writer Kay Plunkett-Hogge that was so delicious I …

London's most unusual brunches

Fancy quinoa waffles, bacon naan or unlimited milkshakes for breakfast? We reveal London's quirkiest - and best - brunch spots. Come hungry...<p>Whether you're tucking into towers of pancakes, lashings of Hollandaise sauce or trusty fry-up, there’s nothing a good brunch can’t solve. If you’re bored of …

The Design Secret That Makes Food Taste Better, According To Science

Redesigning what we use to eat can impact how we perceive food–and could even encourage us to adopt healthier diets.<p>The designer Andreas Fabian got a PhD in spoons (really), and now he is on a mission to bring science to cutlery design. His first utensil, called the Goûte, which he created with …

Product Design
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7 Healthy Foods You Should Start Eating In 2017

The world of health foods is vast, and if you haven’t ventured past chia seeds you are seriously missing out on some powerhouse ingredients. In honor of the new year and fresh starts, we’ve made a list of foods you really should start eating in 2017. Not only will these ingredients keep your meals …

Steel-Cut Oats

How to Invite People Over More Often (and Be a Better Host When They Arrive)

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30 recipes you should master by the age of 30

If your student days are over but you still haven't progressed from beans on toast or ready meals, improve your repertoire with one of these simple recipes - 30 dishes worth mastering, from bung-it-in-the-oven baked fish to a crowd-pleasing shepherd's pie, before you hit 30.<p>30 recipes every cook …

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8 Natural Ways to Fuel Your Energy Level Through the Day

Put down the energy drink or whatever else you’re using to get yourself through your workouts and your day. Here are eight natural - and healthy - …

What’s the Difference Between Brown and White Eggs?

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Videos: Stunning Animated Science Fiction Short Film Titled Genesis Plus Still Images

This is a short science fiction film titled Genesis.<p>It was created by Onur Senturk. Check out the synopsis, video, and still images below.<p>"GENESIS is …

How to cook venison

Lentil lasagne with rainbow chard and feta

SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>Six large sweet potatoes, peeled and very thinly sliced<br>• Six rainbow chard leaves, stems removed; you could also use Swiss chard, spinach or kale<br>• 100g feta cheese, crumbled<p><b>For the lentil filling</b><p>2 x 400g tins lentils, rinsed and drained<br>• 1 x 400g tin chopped tomatoes<br>• 125g tomato …

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The secret to perfect cheese and crackers (according to science)

Have you been looking for a way to elevate your cheeseboard into something a little more than just the average brie or camembert? Charles Michel is here to help.<p>Michel, a food scientist from Oxford University, has revealed the best way to serve cheese and crackers, claiming the "perfect formula" …

The best quinoa recipes

It's quick. And it's so healthy, scientists reckon a bowl every day could save your life. But most importantly, it's delicious in everything from a salad to pilaff<p>It's not a good idea to tell me I 'must try' something. I am fashion-averse. Sarah Lund had disappeared in a hail of gunfire (and her …

Xanthe Clay's chorizo stuffed mini peppers

In this video, Telegraph food writer Xanthe Clay shares her recipe for deliciously simple stuffed mini peppers, made by stuffing baby sweet peppers with a chorizo and breadcrumb mixture.<p>This is part of a Telegraph video series where Xanthe shares a range of easy canapé recipes to inspire you …

Louise Parker's cinnamon orange with vanilla yogurt

SERVES<p>1<p>INGREDIENTS<p>100g low-fat Greek yogurt<br>• ½ tsp stevia<br>• 1 tsp vanilla paste<br>• Ground cinnamon<br>• 1 orange, peeled and sliced<p>METHOD<p>In a bowl, mix the yogurt together with the stevia and vanilla paste.<p>Sprinkle the yogurt with the cinnamon and serve with the orange slices.<p>Healthy recipes from The Louise …

Apple just invested in China’s largest wind-turbine maker to power its supply chain

What does an iPhone have in common with a wind turbine in rural China? Apple is behind them both.<p>Apple has invested in four subsidiaries of Goldwind, China’s largest wind-turbine manufacturer. Each branch is located in a different province—Henan, Shandong, Shanxi, and Yunnan—and Apple will take a …

Renewable Energy

Reinventing the Rice Cooker - Industrial Design

Somehow with time, I began to be more and more fascinated with Industrial Design and Product Design. Taking something that we use everyday, rip it …

Product Design