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35 Quick Stir-Fry Recipes to Cook on Weeknights

Stir-fries are the ultimate quick, easy, fridge-cleaning meals.<p>When you look into your refrigerator and see nothing but odds and ends—a little old rice here, a bit of steak there, some veggies in the crisper drawer—you might not see a cohesive meal. But oh! There's one to be had, brought together …

Easy cheese fondue

Using mild cheese means everyone in the family can enjoy this classic starter<p>Ingredients<p>For the fondue<p>2 tbsp cider vinegar<br>• 1 tsp cornflour<br>• 250g …

The perfect Valentine's Day dinner menu

Avoid the silliness of restaurants' Valentine's Day offerings and gift a delicious meal with a glass of something lovely at home<p>The way to the heart is via the stomach, so the old chestnut promises. The truth is that those who have fallen in love are barely able to eat, such is the wireless …

Chinese beef stir-fry with green pepper

This speedy weeknight supper is full of flavour and satisfying with a bowl of rice<p>Taking a minute or two to make your own stir fry sauce is really worth it. Not only will the result be fresher and more vibrant than anything you squeeze straight out of a sachet, but you can play around with the …

Pint to pint: The Salamander, Bath

Our guide to the best British pubs. This week: The Salamander, Bath<p>Even though Bath is usually associated with Jane Austen, the author who springs to mind on first discovering The Salamander is Thomas Hardy. Far From the Madding Crowd to be precise, as it’s hidden away down a sparsely populated …

100 Christmas Cocktail and Drink Recipes to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Maybe just half a drink more...<p>It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and that means presents, sweets, parties, and most importantly, holiday booze. If you're already feeling eggnog'd out just thinking about the holidays, try one of these 100 cocktails we've gathered—from hot buttery rum …

Quick and Comforting Winter Meals

Warm up your weeknights with quick and comforting winter meals, like golden spiced chicken and skillet-fried sausages with seared apples<p>Warm up your weeknights with quick and comforting winter meals, like golden spiced chicken and skillet-fried sausages with seared apples.

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

Geography in the News: Quinoa

Changing Planet<p><i>By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner,</i> <i>Geography in the NewsTM</i><p><b>Quinoa: An Old and New Nutritional Food in Western Diets</b><p>In February, the United Nations declared 2013 “The International Year of Quinoa.”<p>Quinoa is the latest trendy food originating in the developing world and …

FAIR. Fair-Trade Quinoa Vodka, Reviewed by the Foodist

FAIR. vodka is odorless and tasteless—but it's made from Fair Trade quinoa. The BA Foodist, Andrew Knowlton, reviews this feel-good mixer<p><i>Our restaurant and drinks editor, Andrew Knowlton, has a lot of bottles of booze in front of him. In this column he goes through them, one by one.</i><p>You don't need …

Watercress: the pine-green superfood ready for promotion

Full of vim – and vitamins – watercress is way too good to languish as a garnish.<p>Seeing how a food grows makes a difference to how you feel about it. Standing by beds of pine-green watercress in Hampshire, I could be in a different age. This is not the stuff I see used as a garnish then pushed to …

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Blistered Padrón Peppers

6 to 8 Servings<p>Eating Padrón or shishito peppers is a bit like playing Russian roulette. Most are mild, but every now and then you’ll bite into a wickedly hot one.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 lb Padrón or shishito peppers<p>Flaky sea salt (such as Maldon)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Heat 1 …

Cherry fool recipe

Stevie Parle's cherry fool, a perfect pud for a summer's day.<p>Serves 4<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>100ml port<p>300g cherries, stoned<p>450ml double cream<p><b>Method</b><p><b>•</b> Place four serving glasses in the fridge to chill. Pour the port into a saucepan and bring to the boil. Carefully add the cherries, cook for one minute, then take …

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13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …

Five things LondOnTheInside are looking forward to this July – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 3:15 pm, July 6, 2013 in Arts & Entertainment, Food & Drink<p>Another month has passed and we’re already into July. How the heck did that …

17 Big-Batch Cocktails To Whip Up At Your Next Outdoor Party

Ooh, guys. It’s summer, our favorite season, one that encourages throwing parties outside, grilling food over fire and devising new tactics to hold onto sweaty cocktail glasses. We know you’ve felt the mercury rise over the last few days, and we’re here to offer some new inspirations for summer …

Speedy weeknight suppers: asparagus and parma ham salad recipe

Make the most of this season's asparagus by turning it into the star of a salad.<p>Seasonal British asparagus should really remain as unadulterated as possible. In this salad some garden herbs, good quality olive oil and a slice of earthy ham bring it to life without overpowering its delicate</i> …

Oreo Banana Pudding

Yummy! And the recipe is so simple that even I can't screw it up! All it takes is instant banana pudding, Cool Whip, sliced bananas, milk and a …

How to Make Dark and Stormy Pineapple

An alternative grilling recipe from the days on the high seas.<p><b>The Dark and Stormy,</b> a classic summer cocktail of ginger beer, rum, and lime, has a 19th-century nautical past linked to the rum runs between the UK and the Caribbean.<p><i>Heat level:</i> Low<i>, when the fire is dying out.</i><p>Yields: 1<p>Prep Time: 0 …

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London’s top ten tiny bars (because small is beautiful) – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 5:15 pm, May 11, 2013 in Food & Drink, Secret London<p>This Borough Market gem claims to be the smallest pub in London, but it’s a fiercely …