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Russia's ambassador to Turkey was assassinated in public at a photo exhibit in Ankara

A gunman shouting “Don’t forget Aleppo! Don’t forget Syria!” shot and killed the Russian ambassador to Turkey today (Dec. 19) at a photo exhibit in the Turkish capital of Ankara.<p>The assassination seems likely to stir new tension between Russia and Turkey, which only recently restored normal ties …

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How to Make Italian Seafood Salad (Insalata di Frutti di Mare)

It wasn't until very recently that the similarity between Peruvian ceviche and Italian seafood salad struck me. Peruvian ceviche: chunks of seafood—some raw, like fish, and some cooked, like shrimp—marinated in lime juice with cilantro and onion, along with the heat of fresh chili peppers. Italian …

Can We Have This Ground Chicken Larb for Dinner Every Night?

This 30-minute larb is crunchy, salty, spicy, and everything we want to eat tonight.<p>*Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. *<p>I'm a fan of anything …

Vanilla brandy recipe

Brandy and vanilla together: what's not to like?<p>Vanilla pods or any other whole spice can be added to brandy and sugar syrup to make a lovely mellow liqueur, perfect for after-dinner drinking, a warming mid-morning ‘skeeters’ (liqueur-laced coffee), or for adding to ice cream,pancakes or poached …

Asian-Style Pork Nachos with Red Cabbage and Scallions

4 to 6 Servings<p>Homemade fried wontons make these pork nachos naughty-delicious, but they’re just as addictive when made with tortilla chips.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Wonton Chips<p>Vegetable oil for frying (about 10 cups)<p>6 ounces wonton wrappers, cut into triangles<p>Pork<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>6 cloves garlic, …

Roast Rack of Pork With Miso and Honey

This is a hotch-potch of a recipe but the umami flavour of the miso paste works really well with the traditional English ingredients of honey, apple …

Mojito recipe

Mix this classic cocktail for a party using fresh mint, white rum, sugar, zesty lime and cooling soda water. Play with the quantities to suit your …

Barbecued yogurt-marinated lamb chops recipe

Lamb chops are always great on a charcoal grill – especially when marinated in yoghurt<p>These delicious Turkish-inspired lamb chops will be the star of your barbecue<p><b>SERVES</b><p>4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 heaped tsp cumin seeds<br>• 1 heaped tsp coriander seeds<br>• 1 garlic clove, crushed with a little salt<br>• 2 tbsp yogurt<br>• A big pinch …

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Mexican steak burrito<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 mins<p>Cooking time<p>10 to 30 mins<p>Serves<p>Serves 2<p>A fast, healthy alternative to heavy Mexican dishes, this burrito is mostly an assembly job of all your favourites.<p>By Angela Hartnett<p>From Take on the Takeaway<p>Shopping list<p>Print recipe<p>Preparation time<p>less …

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Cantaloupe and Black Pepper Granita

8 Servings<p>A grown-up shaved ice, with a welcome hit of spice from the pepper.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds cantaloupe, rind and seeds removed, coarsely chopped<p>½ cup sugar<p>¼ cup Muscat de Beaumes de Venise or other sweet dessert wine<p>¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus coarsely ground …

Rick Stein's fish pie recipe

A delicious mixed seafood pie with creamy velouté, a crunchy panko breadcrumb topping and a hint of truffle<p>A seafood velouté with a crisp breadcrumb topping flavoured with a hint of truffle oil. I fry the fish first so that it doesn’t thin the creamy sauce in the pie as it cooks. You could use cod, …

9 New Grilling Recipes to Make Right Now

These 9 grilling recipes, from clams and chorizo to a pisco punch with grilled lemons, were developed for BonAppetit.com's 30 Days of Grilling campaign.<p><b>We've been really excited about a lot of things</b> during our 30 Days of Grilling extravaganza. But if we had to choose one favorite category from the …

Grilled Sesame Shrimp with Herb Salad

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Shrimp<p>1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined<p>¼ cup fish sauce<p>1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil<p>2 teaspoons crushed red chile flakes<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>Salad and Assembly<p>1 tablespoon gochujang (Korean red pepper paste)<p>2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar<p>½ teaspoon …

9 Chili Recipes That Are Like a Warm Hug

Is there anything better than a bowl of chili?<p>Really, though -- it's spiced, warm, and hearty; it's flexible enough to endure endless variations; and, above all, it's the ultimate crowd-pleaser. Whether you're vegan, gluten-free, or the dreaded picky eater, no one can turn up their nose at a bowl …

Spicy lamb burgers with tzatziki (or hummus) recipe

These lamb burgers are extremely quick and extremely tasty<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>1 small onion or large shallot<br>2 tbsp mint leaves<br>2 tbsp flat-leaf parsley 3 garlic cloves<br>500g lamb mince<br>1 tsp ground coriander<br>1 tsp ground cumin ½ tsp chilli flakes<br>¼ tsp cinnamon<br>2 tsp sea salt<br>1 tsp black pepper<br>Olive oil, for …

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Linguine and Clams with Almonds and Herbs

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 25 min<p>Almonds are the new breadcrumbs. Their toasty flavor and crunch add just the right contrast to pasta.<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup unsalted, roasted almonds, coarsely chopped<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh chives<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh …

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Waitrose: Lemon and blueberry cake recipe

Silvana Franco shows you how to bake this lovely caraway-flavoured lemon & blueberry cake<p><b>Video by Waitrose</b><p><b>Preparation time: 15 minutes</b><p><b>Cooking time: 1 hour</b><p><b>Serves: Cuts into 16 slices</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p><i>175g butter, softened, plus a little extra for greasing</i><p><i>175g caster sugar</i><p><i>Grated zest and juice ½ lemon</i><p><i>3</i> …

Blueberry-Drop Biscuit Cobbler

6 to 8 Servings<p>Prep Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 2 min<p>This blueberry cobbler recipe is for individual portions—you knew you would find a use for those ramekins!<p>August 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups plus 3 Tbsp. all-purpose flour<p>3 tablespoons plus 1 cup sugar<p>1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1/2 teaspoon …

Eggplant Parmesan with Fresh Mozzarella

8 Servings<p>Removing all but a strip of the eggplant’s skin lets the flesh meld with the sauce without falling apart—that's the secret of this baked eggplant parmesan recipe. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup plus 2 Tbsp. olive oil, …

Americano

Makes 1 Servings<p>April 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ oz. Campari<p>1½ oz. sweet vermouth<p>Club soda<p>Orange wedge<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Combine Campari and vermouth in a highball glass. Fill glass with ice, then top off with club soda. Garnish with orange wedge.

Sambal Chicken Skewers

4 Servings<p>Kebabs get a bad rap. (Decades of alternating zucchini coins and cherry tomatoes can do that.) But this Asian take, with a spicy, sticky glaze, makes for a very convincing comeback.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup hot chili …

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Waitrose: Strawberry mallow mousse recipe

Silvana Franco makes a simple do-ahead that is perfect for summer entertaining<p><b>Video by Waitrose</b><p><b>Serves 6</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p><i>400g pack essential Waitrose British strawberries</i><p><i>Grated zest and juice 1 orange</i><p><i>40g caster sugar</i><p><i>250g mini white marshmallows</i><p><i>2 x 200g tubs Waitrose fromage frais</i><p><i>2 tbsp roughly chopped</i> …

Extra Stormy Dark and Stormy

Makes 1 Servings<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 oz. Lemon-Ginger Brew (click for recipe)<p>2 oz. dark rum<p>Club soda<p>Lime wedge and candied ginger (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Combine Lemon-Ginger Brew and rum in a highball glass filled with ice, then top off with club soda. Garnish with lime wedge and …