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Fallen Chocolate Cake

8 to 10 Servings<p>The late Richard Sax, celebrated cookbook author and champion of home cooks the world over, inspired this flourless chocolate cake—a riff on his iconic chocolate cloud cake.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>cake<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 1” pieces, plus more, room …

Recipes from Swiss Guards cookbook inspired by the Pope

The Telegraph reveals four recipes from a new cookbook that reveals the culinary secrets of the Vatican<p>A new cookbook by the elite soldiers of the Swiss Guard has revealed the culinary secrets of the Vatican.<p>The cookbook, entitled "Buon Appetito, Swiss Guard", reveals the particular tastes of Pope …

Jack Monroe’s pear and almond tart recipe

These individual fruit tarts can be adapted to use whatever fruit is in season, and the basic shortcrust pastry will stand you in good stead for life<p>This simple fruit tart is based on one that I learned 13 years ago in my high-school home economics classes – it’s the first recipe I can remember …

Chocolate Ice Cream

Makes about 4 cups<p>June 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>7 ounces dark chocolate (70% to 75% cacao), finely chopped<p>2 cups plus 2 tablespoons whole milk<p>1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>6 large egg yolks<p>13 tablespoons sugar, divided<p>1/4 cup heavy whipping cream<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Place chocolate in a medium metal …

Apple and Blackberry Polenta Cobbler

8 to 10 Servings<p>Using frozen berries in desserts is a clever way to add flavor and vibrant color in colder months. Choose a mild honey, such as clover or orange blossom, to let the fruits shine.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>filling<p>3 lb baking apples (such as Honeycrisp or Pink Lady), peeled, cored, cut …

37 Roast Chicken Recipes to Learn, Make, and Master

A good roast chicken is one of the most important recipes you can master—here are some of our favorite versions of the classic.<p><b>Is there anything better than a roasted chicken?</b> It's doubtful. One of the most versatile dinner (and lunch!) staples there is, we like to roast whole chickens and use the …

Turn Your Pasta Into Ramen With Baking Soda

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Pop quiz: You're dying for some ramen but aren't anywhere near a place that serves it—and no, the 99-cent instant stuff isn't going to cut it. You live in a neighborhood overflowing with all the ingredients you'd need for, say, Mexican food, but …

How to Host a Grown-Up Dinner Party (aka How to Party Like Your Parents)

Fuss! Frills! Fancy dessert! This is the grown-up dinner party you've always dreamed of, and now's the time to throw it.<p>Get out the good stuff. Iron the napkins. Definitely serve a ta-da! dessert. This is how you party like your parents.<p>You know those occasions when you take extra effort to dress …

Chocolate and amaretto Baked Alaska

Former Great British Bake Off winner Edd Kimber shares his twist on the classic desert<p>The combination of chocolate and amaretto is one of my favourites, and used in a Baked Alaska it turns an old-fashioned dessert into something completely different.<p>Although there are a few more steps of …

Jack Monroe’s black pudding and carrot hash recipe

This is hangover food at its finest, especially when served with soft-boiled eggs and fried bread<p>There is a thing that happens when your better half runs a pork restaurant – you start to become a bit obsessed, incorporating pig into everything with gay abandon. It starts with lardo on toast and …

Beef ragù and pea calzone

Calzone is the rebel of the pizza family<p>This calzone involves just a very simple meat ragù with lots of mozzarella<p><b>MAKES</b><br>Two medium or four small calzone<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>1 batch of <b>basic pizza dough</b> <br>2 tbsp olive oil<br>2 garlic cloves, finely chopped<br>300g/10½oz beef mince<br>3 Italian pork sausages, removed from …

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The ultimate beginner's guide for Great British Bake Off fans

Jane Hornby's new release What To Bake & How To Bake It is Carolyn Hart's cookbook of the week<p>Jane Hornby’s novice-friendly What to Cook & How to Cook It (2010) was a game-changer for the penniless, starving student; now shse is working a similar magic on Bake Off-inspired non-bakers. Hornby’s …

Aromatic Pork and Noodle Soup

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Vietnamese pho is built on a long-simmered and aromatic stock infused with charred ginger and onion, spices, and fish sauce, ladled over rice noodles and most commonly served with thin slices of beef. This is not that. We borrowed the technique of …