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20 great summer dessert recipes: 6-10

Matthew Harris's watermelon and mint granita<p>The refreshing crunch and tingling on the tongue of a perfectly made granita is a joy on a hot summer's day. If you want to embellish it further, a spoonful of mint flavoured creme chantilly on top is delicious. This dessert is easy enough to make, all …

Synthetic meat: is it 'natural' food?

Monday's big food news was the great reveal and taste test of a burger made of lab-raised cultured beef. It smelled like beef. It tasted like beef. It could have been juicier. Yet this remarkable advance met with a deluge of people finding the prospect icky and unnatural. When the psychologist Paul …

Broccolini and Feta Galette

Pies and tarts don't always have to be sweet. This savory rustic tart matches broccolini with salty feta for a delicious meal wrapped in a pretty package.

Halibut and clams with white beans and sausage. Simple, perfect. (Photo by @alxgrossmn)

Salsiccia al Finocchietto Arance e Pane

<i>From</i> Sicily <i>(April 2013, $39.95), by Phaidon Press</i><p><i>A daily series of some of the best that Sicilian — the original Italian fusion cuisine — has to offer. Check back to Eat Like a Man for a new recipe every day</i><p><b>Sicily is not meat-centric</b> — like all of Italy, it's a dream vacation for vegetarians — and …

How did milk turn from a toxin to a staple of the Western diet?

Lactose is a naturally occurring sugar you'll find in milk, while lactase is the enzyme that helps us digest it. The thing is, for most of our existence, the human species has only been able to produce lactase in the early years of life, rendering the consumption of milk during adulthood an …

Will Your Next Burger Come From a Petri Dish?

The first lab-grown hamburger was served this week. Is this the future of meat?<p><b>Would you eat beef grown in a petri dish? It may sound unappetizing, but when tasters bit into the world's first lab-grown hamburger at a London press conference on Monday, they declared it "close to meat."</b><p>To learn more …