Yara Nassireddin

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The Danish That Goes Exceedingly Well With Champagne & PJs

New Year’s Eve is a holiday I have little patience for and barely celebrate. I have two methods of coping: Either I leave the country for someplace that isn’t teeming with tourists and Best Night Ever! cavorters, or I stay home in my pajamas, drinking Champagne and eating something outrageously …

Hot chocolate recipe - Great British Chefs

Despite renaissance in coffee quality in recent years most cafés have sadly neglected their hot chocolate offering. Jennifer Earle redresses the …

A Brief History of the Hot Toddy, Winter's Favorite Drink

How did this magical cold-weather concoction get its name?<p>Is there anything better on a blustery, red-nosed winter evening than relaxing by the fire with a Hot Toddy? It goes without saying that the drink—a mug of hot water dashed successively with whiskey, lemon, spices, and sugar—is a perennial …

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Regional know-how: the best websites for contacting local guides

The best way to explore a destination is with a local. These websites connect travellers with small, independent companies on the ground or individual experts to help plan the perfect trip

What to see in Russia – readers’ travel tips

Our intrepid travellers take on the enormity of Siberia, remote Lake Baikal, historic St Petersburg, and Moscow’s clubs, experiencing great food, architecture and dodgy bouncers<p>This archipelago is in the White Sea in the far north-west. You will find lots of history, including, on Bolshoy …

What you didn't know about Britain's 13 best castles

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The Serious Eats Guide to Beans

Sure, beans may be the stuff of crass rhymes and penny-pinching diets, but they're also one of our oldest, most reliable, and most diverse forms of sustenance. In part, that's because there are more than 18,000 species of legume plants, growing on every continent save Antarctica, a vast number of …

Table 11, Glasgow, review: the number of the feast

1132 Argyle Street, City Centre, Glasgow G3 8TD <b><br>Contact</b>: 0141 357 6401 <b><br>Price</b>: about £90 for two people<p>For some years now, the Society for the Protection of Restaurant Acronyms (SPRA) has listed the Buzzy Neighbourhood Bistro or BNB on its At Risk Register. This august body, whose effectiveness as a …

Deliciously Ella: I want to get people excited about veg

A change of diet rescued Ella Woodward from a dangerous illness. Meet one of our food columnists: the 23-year-old who is converting the world to healthy eating<p>It’s becoming hard to match the gravity of Ella Woodward’s words with the cheerful way she delivers them. “I couldn’t have guaranteed to …

Green and gold: the story of baklava

Layer after layer of buttery paper-thin pastry sandwiched around crushed nuts soaked in sweet syrup – what’s not to love about baklava? Discover the …

Tomato Tuna Is The Sushi Alternative Vegans Have Been Waiting For

If you think about it, tomatoes and tuna DO have a similar vibe.<p>Picky eaters, vegetarians and vegans rejoice: Fish-less tuna is here, and it’s going to turn your world upside down.<p>Despite its appearance, this “tuna” made by Tomato Sushi isn’t fish at all. It’s actually just sliced Roma tomatoes, …

Avocado recipes: ride the Mexican wave

Rich, creamy and decadent avocado, a true superfood, has our chef indulging in his favourite style of cooking<p>I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to dedicate my column to the amazing avocado. It is a fruit – note the seed – that has an important role in my favourite style of cooking. All today’s …

Apple upside-down cake with caramel and spicy walnuts

Using apple juice to make caramel adds an extra-fruity punch to this weekend treat.<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the caramel</b><p>850ml cloudy apple juice<br>• 30g unsalted butter<br>• 2 tbsp apple brandy (optional)<p><b>For the cake</b><p>155g unsalted butter<br>• 250g light soft brown sugar<br>• 2 eggs<br>• 1½ tsp vanilla extract<br>• 260g plain flour<br>• ½ tsp …