Becky Last

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Persian love cake

"I've tried to recreate Qöm's delicious and unusual Persian love cake several times, but my attempts simply don't come close. I'd love to know if …

small batch tiramisu

Please tell me this doesn’t just happen to me: You know when you love a dish so much, you don’t even want to risk ordering it when you’re out because …

The Best Hair Salons in Sydney’s Inner West

Be it a breezy balayage or the perfect chignon, the Inner West is home to swathes of luxe boutiques ready to design your personalised look. These …

Slow Cooked Pork Lasagne

• 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil<br>• 2kg boneless pork shoulder, trimmed and cut into thirds <br>• sea salt and cracked black pepper <br>• brown onion, finely …

Recipe: Banh Mi

As with the po’ boy, the most important aspect in banh mi construction is the bread. It looks like a French baguette, but the wheat flour is cut with …

New Orleans

The Food Lab: Great Hummus and the Science of Smooth

Sometimes recipes come off really easily without a hitch. Other times they take lots of tweaking and planning. This is a rare case of a recipe that came out relatively easily, but was full of so much fascinating science that I ended up devoting a few extra days to it anyway. It ended up yielding an …

Chocolate Salted Caramel Cookies

• Preheat oven to 160°C (325°F). <br>• Place the butter, brown sugar and white sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer and beat on medium speed for 6–8 …

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Recipes

The Erskineville Guide

Australian creatives have laid down roots in this neighbourhood, sparking a burgeoning art scene that is worth keeping an eye on.<p>Wander the streets …

It's Not Delivery, It's 22 Homemade Pizza Recipes

I miss a lot of things about living in New York: bustling streets, reliable public transportation, and, of course, pizza. Since moving to California my pizza consumption has dropped precipitously. That's probably good for my cholesterol, but I miss never being more than a few blocks from a slice. …

Old-Fashioned, No-Knead English Muffins Recipe

Don't bother preheating your oven—my English muffins are griddled through and through. Not only does the searing heat promote "oven spring" to create those coveted nooks and crannies, it gives the muffins an amazingly crispy crust with a soft and chewy interior. A scoop of whole wheat flour makes …

Breakfast

WEEKLY MEAL PLAN WEEK 6

Are you ready for another week? I have heard the saying ‘if you don’t plan you plan to fail’ in 3 different contexts this week and with that in mind …

The Food Lab's Top 30 Hot Sauces, in No Particular Order

Naming a "best" hot sauce is an impossible task, akin to naming a best episode of <i>MacGyver</i> or a best style of dumpling. Different hot sauces fulfill different needs, and I wouldn't want <i>anyone</i> to live in a world in which each fridge held only one bottle. In that spirit, I won't even attempt to limit …

Flavors

Crispy Pan-Seared Salmon Fillets Recipe

Perfect pan-seared salmon should have crisp skin, moist and tender flesh, and fat that has been fully rendered. This technique produces excellent results with minimal fuss. The key is to cook the salmon most of the way through with the skin side down in order to insulate the delicate flesh from the …

Char Grilled Lime And Sriracha Chicken Skewers

• Place the lime rind and juice, sriracha, oil, salt and pepper in a large bowl and mix to combine. Reserve 1¼ tablespoons of the marinade and set …

Curl Up With a Cup of JFK's Favorite Chowder This Winter

It doesn't get more New England than this.<p>Even before our current 24-hour news cycle, the public was fascinated by the First Family's daily routine. According to the <i>Boston Globe</i>, a young women with disabilities wrote to JFK asking what he liked to eat. "Please reply to her," Kennedy's secretary …

The Science of the Best Fresh Pasta

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Guess what? If you have flour in your kitchen, you can make pasta. Right now. Got eggs, too? You have everything you need to whip up a batch of silky-smooth fettuccine. Have some cheese or vegetables lying around? You could …

Acquainted

12 International Series to Binge Watch This Holiday Season

Spend your days off snuggling up with an Italian mafia drama, a new British comedy or Brazil's porn-drenched take on 'Mad Men.'

How To Freeze Vegetables For Maximum Freshness

Like roasts and Justin Bieber, frozen vegetables need an image makeover. They have gotten a bad rap, but in reality, freezing your vegetables is an …

Food Preservation

Between the Sheets: How to Make Lasagna Bolognese

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Here in the United States, when most people say they're going to make lasagna, they almost always mean the baked dish of wide noodles with thick layers of ricotta cheese, mozzarella, and either tomato or meat sauce. But that limited use of the term …

Italian Food

Pea, chorizo and Pecorino pasta - delicious. magazine

• 400g pasta shapes, such as large shells (from major supermarkets)<br>• Glug of olive oil<br>• Knob of butter<br>• 2 shallots, finely sliced<br>• 75-100g sliced chorizo, cut …

Chocolate Babka

1K<p>158<p>1<p>Shares 2K<p>I’d been anxious to eat at Honey & Co. in London, which was at the top of my list of places to try there, but never made it. One of …

All the edible and nonedible ways leftover bacon fat can enrich your life

Bacon fat—the stuff left in the pan once you’ve got those pork strips nice and crispy—is flavorful as all get-out, not to mention endlessly …

Cooking

The Best Way to Mince Garlic

I remember the first time I saw a chef use a microplane grater to finely mince a clove of garlic. He was making mayonnaise, and in just a few seconds the clove had dissolved into a fine puree that fell directly into the mixing bowl below. I was blown away, and from that day forward, it was one more …

Seafood

How to make the best bacon ever

Jack Campbell doesn’t just know how to make a killer bacon sandwich, he knows how to candy the mean, make onion rings with it, and even weave the …

Warm Hummus with Spiced Lamb

2K<p>2K<p>8<p>Shares 4K<p>This was a bang-up year for cookbooks. Although my editor isn’t thrilled, I am glad that I didn’t have a book come out this fall with …

1 Technique, 2 Very Different Cauliflower Purées

This article is about how to make the most flavorful, smooth, and creamy cauliflower purée. But I'm going to let you in on a little secret: I could write almost the exact same article and make it about cauliflower soup. That's because there's really no difference between the two. A good cauliflower …

Cauliflower

iPhone app gives treasured photos new life [Review]

For longer than I have allowed myself to believe, the iPhone has been called a scanner that fits in your pocket. But if I wanted a high-quality copy of an old photograph, I still sought out a flatbed scanner, presuming the results would be superior to taking a picture of a picture with a phone.<p>But …

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