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Herbed Fresh Pea Soup with Garlic Croutons

This cozy fresh pea soup is seasoned with fresh parsley, mint and scallions, then served with garlicky homemade croutons.

Ciabatta del Giorno

I made today’s ciabatta with a little more water than usual. I expected this would result in a more open texture, but it didn’t, perhaps because I …

Baking

Stirato

This recipe can be made in one day but requires a long first rise to build flavor and crust color and help ensure you'll get those holes everyone …

Baking

How to Make Stirato: Like a Baguette, but Easier

Yes, you can make bakery-worthy bread at home! Get ready for chewy, crusty loaves that you'll want to tear into for breakfast, dinner and everything …

Bread

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How to make your own sourdough starter

By nurturing a culture of naturally occurring bacteria and yeast, a healthy sourdough starter will leaven bread while also lending it the trademark …

Mai Thai chicken thighs

This recipe comes from The Hang Fire Smokehouse Cookbook (Quadrille, £20), which is out next year. You can cook this on a smoker, or just on a rack in the oven.<p>SERVES<p>10-12<p>INGREDIENTS<p>10–12 bone-in chicken thighs<p><b>For the marinade</b><p>juice of 1 lime<br>• juice of 1 medium orange<br>• 100ml pineapple juice<br>• 2 tbsp Thai …

Cuban Bread – Commence Operation Cubano Sandwich

I didn’t think I liked Cuban sandwiches, and even went so far as to publicly call them overrated, but it turns out I was eating them on the wrong …

Bread Baking 101 for Beginners | The Art of Manliness

My bread-baking hobby all started with a Netflix documentary. <i>Cooked</i>, based on Michael Pollan’s book of the same name, explores the origins of food in …

My Guardian Angel of Bread

I really made this!I lost my Guardian Angel of Bread this month. That wasn’t his name, of course. Jimmy, an old-school Italian gentleman, was (it …

River Cottage Sourdough Recipe - Lifestyle

<b>1.</b><p>Mix the flour, water and starter together in a bowl. Cover and leave in a warm place until it is slightly aerated and spongy looking. As a guide, …

Baking

Nonno Corrado's Everyday Italian Bread

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>My late grandfather in Bologna would wake up every morning at 6 A.M. to make this bread. It tastes like olive oil and yeast, but covered in thin layers of mortadella, toasted with honey, or used to sop up leftover ragu, it sings.<p><b>Makes: 2 loaves</b><p>12 1/2 grams active dry yeast<br>• 1 pinch …

Recipes

Recipe: Bánh mì – Vietnamese Baguette

In a large mixing bowl, combine the yeast and lukewarm water. You can add sugar to easy activate the yeast. Stir well to dissolve. Add half of the …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A fully loaded guide to the ultimate cooking recipes. Providing quick and easy cooking methods based on the Mediterranean culinary culture, Your Food …

10 Travel Apps You Need Now

Travel<p>We want you to have the best travel experience from start to finish. These applications will put you at ease so you can focus on enjoying your trip.<p>Apps can help travelers with everything from letting them know the best time to book a flight to translating a foreign menu with their camera. …

Apps

10 Free Kindle Books for Photographers

If you're looking for a book for your Kindle about photography, then it can be a good idea to scroll through what is available for free at any one …

Understanding latitude and longitude in aviation apps

Even with all of our modern aviation databases, sometimes you just can’t beat a lat/lon coordinate. Maybe you’re visiting a private airport that …

Apps

This trick makes a cheap bottle taste like premium vodka

Everyone would love to be able to go to the store and pick up a premium vodka, but not everyone's budgets will allow for such an indulgence.<p>But there's good news for those who want to stock up on booze for the holidays. The lowest quality vodka can apparently be improved with something you probably …

Tying the Knot with Homemade Pretzels

Hi, my name is Erin, and I am addicted to dough. It’s part of why I adore pie so much—the process of making the dough, the feel of it when I roll it out.<p>13 Seconds to Homemade PretzelsIf you've never shaped a pretzel before, it's super easy—just watch. (Photography by Bobbi Lin)Posted by Food52 on …

Audio Mixing

James Martin's brioche dough

Enriched doughs are actually really simple to make. My top tip for brioche dough is to use fresh yeast instead of dried. It’s also important to add the softened butter slowly so that you end up with a smooth, but quite sticky, dough. This will stop the baked brioche being …

Chocolate-filled doughnuts

These delicious doughnuts, created by Ocelot Chocolate, hide a rich, unadulterated chocolate centre that allows the nuances and unique flavour notes of the chocolate to sing.<p>MAKES<p>9-10 doughnuts<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the dough</b><p>250g strong white bread flour<br>• 1 tsp ground sea salt<br>• 20g caster sugar<br>• 7g (1 sachet) of …

Rough puff pastry recipe

There is nothing wrong with buying puff pastry (most supermarkets sell fresh Jus-Rol All Butter Puff Pastry, but my favourite is from the Dorset Pastry Company, available from Waitrose). I made it once, when I did a short cookery course after leaving school. It was a disaster. My pastry rose, but …

Dark chocolate fondant

SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the ganache centre:</b><p>65g dark chocolate,<br>• (55 per cent cocoa), chopped into squares<br>• 15g liquid glucose<br>• 25ml whipping cream<p><b>For the fondant:</b><p>80g dark chocolate<br>• (70 per cent cocoa)<br>• 80g butter<br>• 3 egg yolks<br>• 45g sugar<br>• 30g flour<br>• oil spray, for greasing<p>METHOD<p>Make the ganache in advance to give it …

The What, Why, and How of Induction Cooktops (Plus 4 Compatible Metals)

<i>Our test kitchen hums along on induction cooktops, but what the heck kind of pots and pans work on them? Inspired by their clean, modern design and induction cooktops, we partnered with Bosch Home Appliances to give you a guide to which metals respond to induction—and ones that won't.</i><p>The Food52 …

Magnetism

Turkish flatbread (bazlama)

Combine the flour, yeast, sugar and salt in a large bowl. Combine the water, yoghurt and oil, add to the flour mixture and use a wooden spoon and …

How to Bake Everything: Back to Bread

Text and photos by Pam HoenigThe last time I baked bread, I was in junior high school, which is more years ago than I care to count. I started with …

How to make the perfect jaffa cakes

The mass-market version of this quintessentially British treat is quite hard and dry, but you can make your own lighter, fluffier base and top with as much jelly and chocolate as you like<p>Tonight sees the final final of The Great British Bake Off as we know it – and I’ll be celebrating, albeit with …

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

Growing Garlic

<i>Lisa Steele is a chicken keeper, aspiring herbalist and author of the popular books ‘Fresh Eggs Daily: Raising Happy, Healthy Chickens…Naturally‘,</i> …

Garlic-Chive Flat Breads

I love the pungent flavor and long, wide blades of garlic chives. They add an oniony taste to these crisp flat breads, but you can certainly use …