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Asparagus with Bacon and Hard-Boiled Eggs

We think fat spears of asparagus have the best texture. White ones take a little longer to cook, so boil them separately.<p>Ingredients<p>4 oz. bacon (about 4 slices)<p>2 bunches green and/or white asparagus (about 2 lb.), trimmed, ends peeled if thick<p>Kosher salt<p>½ small shallot, finely chopped<p>3 tablespoons …

Bacon

Baked Ziti

Before I begin with this recipe tutorial, I must make an important disclosure:<p><i>I did not use ziti to make this Baked Ziti.</i><p>I used Mostaciolli.<p>I’m truly …

Italian Food

Goat's cheese and red onion tart recipe

This comforting recipe combines salty goast cheese with sweet red onions, herbs and spices for a lovwly lunch or dinner<p><i>This comforting recipe comes from MasterChef 2010 winner Dhruv Baker's new cookboo, SPICE: Layers of Flavour</i><p>Ever heard the phrase ‘real men don’t eat quiche’? Well I love quiche …

Recipes

Lemon Madeira Cake

<i>Light, fluffy and with a zesty touch, this lemon madeira cake makes the perfect teatime treat.</i><p><b>Makes:</b> 8-10 slices<p><b>What You’ll Need:</b><p>150g (5oz) …

Creamy haddock tart recipe

Who could resist a rich fish tart on a summer's day?<p><b>Serves 6-8</b><p>Omelette Arnold Bennett in a crisp pastry tart, you could say. This is lovely served with a green salad to counter the richness. You could add some shards of crisp pancetta to the salad – bacon goes beautifully with smoked haddock. You …

Recipes

The New Baker: raspberry jam and rye crumble bars

The tang of rye flour with sweet raspberry jam makes a great combination in these delicious crumble-topped bars<p>I’ve experimented with many types of flour, and rye is high on my list for a number of reasons. Apart from its wonderful nutritional profile, it has a pleasant tang, and when mixed with …

Seasonal Berry Recipes

<i>Whether it’s strawberries at Wimbledon, or blackberry picking with the family, summer is a great time to indulge in sweet and tasty seasonal berry</i> …

Bourbon–Sea Salt Caramels

Sweetened condensed milk makes this salted caramel recipe extra-luscious.<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2 cups sugar<p>½ cup light corn syrup<p>1 14-oz. can sweetened condensed milk<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces<p>2 tablespoons bourbon<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>Flaky sea salt …

Baking

The 7 Most Common Ways to Screw Up Your Chocolate Chip Cookies

It might seem impossible to mess up chocolate chip cookies, but people do. Here are the 7 mistakes you should avoid when baking them.<p>Chocolate chip cookies might be the first thing you ever baked—scoops from a tub of cookie dough, dropped straight onto your baking sheet. Though those drop-and-bake …

Dessert

Waitrose: Three summer berry dessert recipes

Try strawberry mallow mouse, strawberry pepper fancy mini cakes or a chocolate raspberry biscuit cake<p><b>Video by Waitrose</b><p>Strawberry mallow mousse (above)<p>Silvana Franco makes a simple do-ahead that is perfect for summer entertaining<p><b>Ingredients</b><p><i>400g pack</i><p><i>essential Waitrose British strawberries</i><p><i>Grated zest</i> …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Looking for a go-to recipe for chocolate chip cookies? Try this one on for size.<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour<p>3/4 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1/2 teaspoon baking powder<p>3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>3/4 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/4 cup sugar<p>1 large egg, …

Dessert

Two 'detox' diets put to the test

Fasts and juice cleanses are all the rage – but do they do any good? The cheese and gin-loving Facegoop team investigates<p><b>M:</b> Detox, detox, detox. It's all I hear about these days. If it's not master cleanses, it's Ayurvedic retreats. Everyone has detox tales to tell, E.<p><b>E:</b> Oh, yes. I love a tale of …

Wellness

Swear on Chanel

Beauty Lab: Hand creams

The best make-up and skincare products go under the Fashion Team's microscope. This week: hand creams<p>BY <b>Katy Young</b> | 06 November 2013<p>Our hands seem to notice the change in temperature faster than other body parts, so right now you're probably considering investing in a hand cream. And do, because as …

Skin Care

You’re Making Me Blush

<i>I love a bit of blusher. But the corally tones I’ve been wearing over the summer don’t really work now as the light is changing to those harsh,</i> …

Makeup

Women of Style: Iman

<i>Iman is one of those rare people who embodies everything that is amazing about a woman – she is brilliant, confident, beautiful, kind, generous,</i> …

Way Existential

"Do you know the film Clueless?" asks the PR at the G.V.G.V. showroom in Tokyo as she shows me their new S/S 14 collection. "Errr….doesn't everyone? …

Best Face Masks

<i>With winter around the corner, there is no better time to get pampering and slick on a face mask to prepare your skin for the elements.</i><p>After a summer …

This Is Not An Art Attack

“This is like art!” is a comment that has popped up on this blog more times than I care to remember. I am after all, the blogger who sniffs out …