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Smoky Baked Rice with Chorizo & All the Garlic (No Peeling, Chopping, Mess)

Tucked inside Claudia Roden’s <i>The Food of Spain</i> (a massive tome that encompasses the country’s regional cuisines) is a recipe for Baked Rice with Chickpeas and Currants (Arroz al Horno con Pasas y Garbanzos). What caught my attention wasn’t a picture or any unusual ingredients, but the instruction …

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Bolungarvik. Westfjords, Iceland.

Arktika

Prawn tikka bites - delicious. magazine

• 25 raw peeled sustainable king prawns (about 180g)<br>• 1 tsp tikka masala curry paste<br>• 1 tbsp olive oil<br>• Grated zest and juice of ½ lemon<br>• 1 large naan …

Curries

A Funky, Nutty Salad (for When You're Bored of Salads)

<i>Every so often, we scour the site for cool recipes from our community that we then test, photograph, and feature. This flavor-bomb comes from self-professed "food writer and salad-maker" Food52 member Hetty McKinnon, and it's here to shake up your leafy green routine.</i><p>We have entered the time of …

Healthy Eating

This Vegan Yellow Curry Recipe Is Impossible to Mess Up

Step 1<p>Cook rice according to package directions. Bake tofu according to directions, or simply drain and cube. Prep onion, garlic, ginger, and carrots.<p>…

Learn About One of Photoshop's Most Essential Features: Blending Modes

As essential as layer masks in Photoshop, blending modes allow you to control the way the program combines and applies different layers, effect, …

Make Your Instagram Photos Pop Using Adjustment Layers in Photoshop

Adjustment Layers are probably one of the most useful, and most used tools in Photoshop. It's one of the best ways to keep a non-destructive editing …

A Beginner's Guide to Cognac

How to drink it, buy it, and mix it into cocktails.<p>Even if you’ve never tried Cognac, there’s a good chance you’ve heard a lot about the drink in one of thousands of rap lyrics. But what is it, exactly? The amber-colored spirit is an aged brandy—distilled wine—specifically made in the Cognac region …

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

<b>Beringer</b> <b>Founder’s Estate California Cabernet Sauvignon ($9)</b><p>This historic winery makes arguably the broadest collection of acclaimed wines in …

If You Love Whiskey, You’ll Love this Aged Rum

At the end of a long day, we at The Manual usually like to kick back with a nice glass of something dark and strong. You know, start the day with …

The best gin 2017

Gin is a drink that dates back centuries. Originally used for medicinal purposes, gin has now become one of the best loved alcoholic spirits around …

Want to Pamper Your Holiday Guests? Make Gougères

Caviar and truffles are all well and good, but nothing says “I’m pampering my guests” quite like a tray of hot, crisp gougères straight from the oven.<p>It isn’t because these French cheese puffs are expensive to make. They’re not. A humble mix of grated cheese, butter and flour, they’re among the …

Baking

Bite Size Tips: 3 Free Ebooks That Will Bring Your Portraiture Up To Scratch

Portraiture can be a very rewarding skill if you get the lighting, perspective and technical details correct. But creating compelling portraits is …

Landscape Photography

Is Sony's New 1" Sensor Really as Good as Medium Format Film?

<i>I highly doubt it is, but the new Sony 1″ sensors are indeed very capable</i><p>It’s no secret that the 1″ sensors Sony has been producing for years have …

Cameras

Key Lime Pie With Meringue or Cream Topping

This rich key lime pie is baked, then an optional meringue topping is added, or top the pie with a dollop of whipped cream and lime zest. Feel free …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Green Tea Mochi Ice Cream Recipe

Recipe by: Chef John<p>"I've had mochi many times in restaurants and have always been fascinated by its unique combination of taste and texture; but I …

Jasmine Hemsley's mint, fennel, pea and cucumber salad with orange dressing

This refreshing summer salad is a combination of juicy vegetables and herbs, which are more hydrating than drier leafy greens. Feel free to throw in kale and lettuce and if you tend to get hot and sweaty in the summer then swap the honey for maple syrup and up the mint.<p>SERVES<p>2-4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>200g …

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