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Make a Splash With Bukkake Udon (Japanese Cold Noodles With Broth)

More<p>Dinner in 20<p>The best quick and easy recipes to help you get dinner on the table fast.<p>I'm relatively confident that no English-language article has ever been written about <i>bukkake udon</i> without a joke in the opening paragraph about the name. I wish this one were different, but there's no way to …

A local’s guide to Córdoba, Spain: 10 top tips

<b>Mosque-cathedral</b><p>The Mezquita-Catedral is the attraction everybody talks about, because it’s incredible. Originally a mosque, built in the 10th century, it later became a cathedral. Being local I don’t pay to get in, but anyone can get in for free by showing up at 8.30am while they’re preparing for …

Andalusia

The best places to surf, stay and eat on Portugal's coast

Veerle Helsen spent six months touring the coasts of north-west Spain and Portugal in her campervan and with a surfboard. Her book Surf & Stay documents the trip in photos: the places to stay, eat at and visit, as well as the beaches. In this extract we’ve focused on the Portuguese coast, picking …

European Travel

Chinese Aromatics 101: The Mild and Aromatic Ginger, Scallion, and Garlic Flavor Base

Study cuisines from around the world, and you'll find that many tend to rely on fairly consistent bases of aromatic vegetables, no matter the dish. In France, this vegetable base is known as mirepoix, and features celery, onions, and carrots. In Creole cooking, it's known as the holy trinity—onion, …

These Food52 Products Are So Good, Even the Brand's Buyer Brought Them Home

If there's one kitchen we'd love to raid, it's Kristina Wasserman's, buyer and merchandising manager at Food52. After all, it's her job to research …

Cast Iron Cookware

Recipes for adventure: 10 of the best cooking holidays worldwide

The League of Kitchens<p><b>New York and Los Angeles</b><p>The League of Kitchens launched in New York City four years ago with a novel proposition: individuals from the city’s diverse immigrant communities would open the doors of their homes to teach intimate cooking workshops in their own kitchens, giving …

Cooking

Off the beaten track: 14 best kept travel secrets in Spain

Spain can boast a great deal of Unesco World Heritage sites, and several of them have recently made it onto Lonely Planet’s top 500 things to see in …

Urbanization

Northern Spain road trip: pull over for pintxos

The road from San Sebastián to A Coruña is one of big cities, pretty fishing towns, high cliffs and raging sea. It skirts the rugged Basque coast, runs through lush Cantabria and Asturias, and ends up in Galicia, on the wildly beautiful Costa de la Muerte.<p><b>San Sebastián</b> is all about food, and there …

Travel

Moo Ping Recipe - Great British Chefs

Helen Graves' moo ping recipe is inspired by the incredible night markets of Bangkok, where the crackle of these barbecued pork skewers lingers in …

Char Siu Pork - Great British Chefs

Helen Graves' char siu pork recipe is comfort food at its very best. Helen makes her own char siu marinade – far superior to anything you might find …

Food & Dining

10 Vietnamese Dishes You Aren’t Ordering But Should Be

When it comes to Vietnamese food, most people immediately think of two things: pho and banh mi. It makes sense. Pho, the aromatic noodle soup, is …

Where explorers go to relax: Benedict Allen swaps Papua New Guinea for Portugal's unsung Alentejo

“It’s not easy being married to an explorer,” my darling wife announced, just as I was enjoying my Weetabix. “I think I deserve a holiday.”<p>“So do I,” said my eight-year-old son Freddie, “but castles only this time, please.”<p>“Just as long as it has a good Wi-Fi connection,” said Natalya, 10, with a …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s hummus recipes

Hummus gets its name from the Arabic word for “chickpea”, and traditionally it contains just chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; olive oil is used only to finish it off on the plate. Other versions, based mainly on olive oil and containing anything from beetroot to avocado, I’ve always …

Recipes

Best places to eat and drink in Amsterdam

Make good use of the new direct Eurostar service to the Dutch capital to feast on celeriac fritters, local craft beers and a frozen twist on the …

How to Get Between Lisbon Airport and City Center

If you’re arriving in Portugal on an international flight, there’s a good chance you’ll land at Lisbon’s Humberto Delgado Airport. It’s not …

Avoiding pain and finding only pleasure in Sicily

You could spend weeks exploring the island of Sicily and never run out of things to do. The list of “must sees” — magnificent cathedrals, fountains, mosaics, ancient villas, archaeological parks, Greek temples, beaches and museums — will require painful decision-making for visitors who have only a …

Italy

How to Stock a Japanese Pantry: 13 Indispensable Ingredients

Perhaps you can remember the scene in the cult classic <i>The Breakfast Club</i> when Bender and Claire have a little back-and-forth over some tuna sushi rolls. "You won't accept a guy's tongue in your mouth, and you're gonna eat <i>that</i>?" he asks incredulously. Well, America, we've come a long way since 1985. …

Editor's Picks: The Best Things I Ate in Japan

Last July, I took a weeklong trip to Japan. It was my first time there—a pretty big deal, given my obsession with the Japanese food I've eaten in the United States. But it was also a press trip hosted by a Japanese tourism board, which meant I was beholden to their itinerary. I came home with a …

Seriously: There Are Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my …

Still-Secret Spain: 9 Fairy-Tale Towns Off the Tourist Track

For unspoiled nature, centuries-old architecture, and guaranteed tranquility, hole up in one of these postcard-perfect villages.<p>If you’ve been to …

20 great lake and mountain holidays in Europe

<b>Trail running,</b> <b>Dolomites, Italy</b><p><b>Stay</b> Mountain huts<b><br>Suits</b> Hardened runners<br>It sounds easy: “Cruising over rocky passes and through lush meadows.” But runners on this holiday in the Dolomites will have to concentrate hard on their footwork: the scenery of this limestone wonderland is so beautiful it …

European Travel

10 of the best design hotels in the world

Pumphouse Point Hotel, Tasmania<p>In the world heritage wilderness of Tasmania, next to Lake St Clair, this 1930s hydroelectricity station is a gem. The designers have created rugged simplicity and unrefined comfort – even the weather-beaten, lichen-dabbled concrete exterior is faithful to its first …

Arctic Circle

La dolce vita for less: 20 beautiful B&Bs in Italy's greatest cities

Cities are hectic places these days, where the natives themselves often feel lost among strangers. To create some calm and sense of place I always retreat to B&Bs. The owner’s suggestions can be precious: where to dine, how to avoid the crowds, where to find that ancient Roman fish market.<p>Our Roman …

Songkran 2018: How to celebrate Thai New Year at home with traditional dishes

Songkran is an annual three-day water festival which celebrates the Thai New Year with the ceremonial sprinkling of water. The Sanskrit word 'Songkran' translates as "passing", and refers to transformation and change.<p>It falls from Friday 13 April to Sunday 15 April, and is an important fixture in …

Pietrasanta, Italy Travel Guide

Pietrasanta is a historic medieval town in northern Tuscany. It's sometimes called the <i>City of the Artists</i> or <i>Small Athens</i> for its marble studios and …

All-inclusive holidays are back: here are 30 of the best for 2018

The rise and rise of the all-inclusive holiday is often hailed as a success that had to be rescued from its insalubrious birth pangs in the Nineties.<p>It was then that the big sun and sand tour operators started marketing low-cost packages to the Caribbean as a way of appealing to families who wanted …

National Parks

A Seaweed Primer: How to Use Kelp, Nori, Wakame, and More

Dr. Prannie Rhatigan stood in my kitchen contemplating the emerald-green whirlpool of smoothie in my blender. Over the din of the machine, Ireland’s leading seaweed expert waxed poetic about the deliciousness of dulse as she fed the burgundy-colored dried strands, along with spinach and fruit, into …

A wander near Ronda: Spain’s empty quarter

A goat farmer told me no one swims in the lake at Zahara de la Sierra because it’s full of fish with crocodile heads. Is that why I’m the only person in 128 sq km of cool water on a very hot day? I later learn that this manmade lake (<i>embalse)</i>, the mountain ranges to the south of it, and the cliffs, …

Hiking

Yotam Ottolenghi’s chicken recipes

In my house, where the children forever negotiate what they’ll be given at mealtimes while the grownups keep pledging (in vain, obviously), “I’m not getting into this conversation”, chicken is the one food that unifies the family ranks. It appears on our table in endless configurations, the simple …

Recipes

Everything You Can Do With Kimchi

Sometimes, kimchi is the only thing in my fridge that's ready to eat. Because the spicy Korean cabbage* preparation is fermented, it stays good for a very long time, and I buy it in large quantities because I never want to be without a mature (read: stinky) kimchi to pile atop a bowl of hot steamed …