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Yotam Ottolenghi’s potato recipes

A gratin, a fritter and an aromatic mash show the humble potato’s ability to bring out the flavours of other ingredients<p>The most memorable potatoes I’ve ever tasted were at the Ballymaloe Cookery School in County Cork, Ireland. Apart from being a superb example of a local new-season variety, these …

Republic of Ireland

The immunity-boosting soup to make the second you start feeling sick

This year’s flu season has been the worst the US has seen in over a decade—and it’s not getting better, experts say. While everyone around you may be …

Wellness

Nigel Slater’s crisp aubergines with chilli sauce recipe

Spicy, sweet and seedy battered veg. Sprinkle with coriander<p>The recipe<p>Make a loose batter by whisking together a large egg, 4 tbsp of cold water and 2 tbsp of flour. Salt it lightly and set aside.<p>Put 30g of soft brown sugar into a small saucepan with 3 tbsp of rice wine vinegar, 2 tbsp of light soy …

Food & Dining

The Best Times to Visit Italy for Good Weather, Deals, and Wine

Deciding where to travel in Italy — and when — all boils down to taste. Beaches or vineyards? Bustling cities, or quiet and secluded rural …

Italy

How to plan the perfect trip to Spain

<b>(CNN) —</b> When you hear " Spain ," what's the first thing that comes to mind? Madrid's stately Plaza Mayor? Barcelona's mind-bending architecture? Next time you plan a trip to the Iberian Peninsula, consider getting off the beaten path: Spain is far more diverse than meets the eye.<p>Of course, Madrid …

CNN

11 amazing places to visit in the Czech Republic

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Czech Republic is a destination straight out of fairy tales.<p>With an array of picturesque historic cities, world-class architecture, romantic castles and charming natural wonders, this Central European country should definitely be on every travel list.<p>Covering an area of just 78,866 …

European Travel

Ginger-scallion magic sauce is 100 percent boss

Photo: Kevin Pang<i>Umami Issues</i> <i>is The Takeout’s exploration of cooking food with the rich, savory, mysterious taste sensation known as umami.</i> This is …

Food & Dining

How to make perfect dumplings for Chinese New Year

"Dumplings are a friendly thing. They don’t need to look perfect, so don’t be afraid – just start making them,” chef Erchen Chang reassures me. “Even if they’re a little ugly, they can still taste amazing.”<p>I’m in good hands. Chang is the co-founder of Taiwanese street-food success story Bao, a …

Food & Dining

17 Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Andalusia

There’s no place like Andalusia – the mesmerizing, sun-kissed Spanish region, where glorious palaces whisper of wealthy Moorish kings, and […]The …

European Travel

A local’s guide to Porto, Portugal

On the steep banks of the Douro, Portugal’s northern jewel gleams with culture, buzzing restaurants, bars and artisan shops, plus cool places to visit and stay<p>Sitting in my customary Porto cafe, a non-descript place on Praça Carlos Alberto across from my kids’ school, a troupe of Asian tourists …

European Travel

Seoul food: 10 of the city’s best restaurants

From a fried-chicken joint to a Michelin-star blow out, the Seoul-born founder of three Korean London restaurants picks her favourite places to eat in the South Korean capital<p>Hadongkwan<p>A Seoul institution, the speciality here is <i>gomtang</i>, a highly nutritious beef bone soup (and a great hangover cure) …

South Korea

Hooked on Galicia: spectacular seafood … but not without a fight

A foodie pilgrimage to northern Spain, in the company of a chef on a mission, means inventive fish dishes, fun at the market, friendly locals – and a battle with an octopus<p>It’s one thing to cook an octopus. It’s quite another to catch one, to actually haul an octopus out of the sea and try to …

EXCITING

For Perfect Duck Breast, Get in the Zone

Here’s a secret most restaurants don’t want you to know: That $40 duck breast they're selling you is one of the easiest pick-ups* in a kitchen. During busy service, I’d take searing duck breast over poaching eggs, hands down. With just a few simple steps, you can impress friends and charm lovers …

BBQ

Meera Sodha’s potato and cabbage curry

A generations-old Gujarati recipe that’s a cheap and delicious curry to make at home in the 21st century<p>Today’s recipe is an ancient dish that my ancestors cooked over wooden fires in their village on the Kathiawar peninsula in Gujarat, western India. It’s also something I ate regularly when I got …

Spices

The 5 Best Places to Buy Kitchenware in Paris

From a pragmatic standpoint, it makes zero sense to purchase kitchen equipment in Europe if you live in the United States. If you're buying more than …

France

Our favourite towns in Puglia

By Jo Mackay on Jan 29, 2018 in Attractions, Europe, Going Out, Italy, Regions, Western Europe<p>Puglia has become THE place to visit in Italy in 2018. …

Italy

Is this Spain's greatest gift to gastronomy?

Jabugo looks unremarkable. Its hills are crowded with narrow streets lined with white-painted houses; you could be in any number of small Andalucian towns. But there is something extraordinary here that’s worth driving 70 miles (110km) from Seville to Huelva Province to experience. It’s Spain’s …

Roam

Royal tour of Sweden: 10 ways to do it better than Kate and Wills

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge this week embark on a tour of Sweden (and Norway). Here's how to emulate – or even trump – the Royal couple.<p>1. Do the Autumn Aurora<p>The insider’s way to see the Northern Lights is in Scandinavia’s autumn, when the crowds are thinner, skies clearer, prices lower and …

10 reasons to visit Abruzzo, Italy's new hot destination

<b>(CNN) —</b> Central Italy 's Abruzzo has always attracted visitors thanks to its enviable snow season, but up until recently the majority were European.<p>Now the region, a world away from modern Italy, could be on the verge of an international tourism boom.<p>With incoming travel numbers on the rise in the …

Italy

Meera Sodha’s swede laksa noodle soup recpe

Buttery, earthy swedes and sweet caramelised shallots add smoky magic to this aromatic south-east-Asian noodle soup<p>A wise man (OK, Jay Rayner) once said of laksa’s medicinal properties that “it should be available on the NHS by prescription”, and I agree. With its searing chilli, ginger and garlic …

Recipes

Pork belly banh mi, scambled tofu, sweet potato mash

Coriander teases out the flavours of a rich sweet potato mash, a punchy bánh mì and a zingy tofu lime salad<p>How do you switch from loathing something to loving it so much that it’s almost an addiction? I used to have a physical aversion to coriander, and would make my mother swear she hadn’t added …

Recipes

Festive TV: Programmes to give you wanderlust this Christmas

Saturday December 23<p><b>The World's Best Christmas Lights: From Liverpool to Bethlehem (Channel 4, 8.00m)</b><p>Documentary exploring the work of a Christmas decorating company from Liverpool, which for the past five years has dispatched a team to Bethlehem to put up trimmings in Manger Square. The film …

This Must-eat Dish for Travelers Headed to India Is a History Lesson on a Plate

British-Indian cookbook author Anjum Anand tells us about a quintessential dish and where to find it.<p>Few people have studied Indian cuisine in more …

Biryani

21 places in Italy you never thought to visit (but really should)

Planning an Italian holiday in 2018 but want to escape the tourist hordes? Then head instead to one of these lesser-known gems.<p>1. Marina de Pisciotta, Campania<p>Lee Marshall, author of Telegraph Travel's guides to Rome, Florence, Tuscany and Sicily, recommends this unheralded spot in the Province of …

Italy

8 Dreamy towns in Europe that look like they’re made from chocolate

Planning a DIY Europe tour? Picture this: you walk down a veered path full of chrysanthemums, begonias and geraniums. The weather is lovely and the …

European Travel

Whiskey, Cashmere, and Castles: A Guide to Speyside, Scotland

The Craigellachie Hotel is a charming 26-room inn located where the Rivers Fiddich and Spey come together in the Scottish Highlands. It’s in the heart of Speyside, Scotland’s famous single malt whiskey region: Guests staying at the hotel can see the Macallan distillery from their windows; the hotel …

Whiskey

The 20 best food books from 2001-2017

To mark 200 issues of Observer Food Monthly, we pick the most significant books published in the years since the magazine launched<p>My most loved food books sit close to the stove, warped by steam from the kettle, sauce spattered, spines cracked and sticky taped, spilling pages torn from …

The 30 most beautiful towns in Europe

These are the 30 prettiest towns in Europe, according to the fine people at the Japanese Association of Travel Agents (JATA).<p>It was challenged to come up with 30 smaller destinations to promote to holidaymakers. This is what they came up with (and there's only one in Britain).<p>1. Kilkenny, Ireland<p>On …

European Travel

Hidden Hanoi: Map creators share city's secret spots

<b>(CNN) —</b> Pick up one of Nancy Chandler 's vibrant Thailand maps and you'll be astounded by the depth of detail, eye-catching designs, quirky annotations and original recommendations.<p>That's exactly how expats Isabelle Der Hagopian and Julie Torreton felt when they encountered the popular Bangkok map …

Vietnam

Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for aloo paratha with quick lemon pickle

It may not be much of a looker, but aloo paratha more than makes up for that in flavour<p>Beige food has had a difficult few years: it has been all but cast out of media appearances (with the exception of sourdough). We have become so obsessed with what our food looks like that we sometimes forget …