Claire Gardner

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It's Winter, So It's Time to Cook with Carrots—Here's How

Why you should stock up on carrots at the farmers' market, and 22 recipes for using them<p>Right now, your local farmers' market might be looking a little...thin. All you can find are carrots and potatoes. But that's not a bad thing! Carrots are an incredibly flexible staple, lending sweetness to …

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French recipes: cassoulet recipe

Chef Andrew Woodford at London restaurant Boulestin shares his recipe for cassoulet<p><i>Allow 2 days. Serves 4</i><p>400g dried haricots tarbais (or haricots blancs if you can’t find tarbais)<p>1 carrot, peeled and cut into large chunks<p>1 onion, peeled and cut into large chunks<p>2 sticks of celery, chopped<p>4 cloves …

Baked sausages with apples, onion, raisins and cider recipe

A hearty sausage dish with a twist - apples and onions baked in cider until golden and tender<p><i>Serves six</i><p>75g (2¾oz) raisins<br>50ml (2fl oz) brandy (you can use apple brandy, whiskey or just boiling water if you prefer)<br>2 large onions, peeled<br>3 eating apples, unpeeled, halved and cored<br>3 tbsp olive …

20 Recipes Full of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

From salmon to mackerel to kale, 20 recipes that are rich with Omega-3 fatty acids.<p>As the editor of BA’s health column, I hear about, read about, and talk about omega-3 fatty acids as often as The Foodist writes about uni. Omega-3s are polyunsaturated fatty acids your body needs to function. The …

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Roasted mushrooms and onions with sherry and black pudding recipe

A simple and delicious dish for lunch or supper - wedges of roasted onion, field mushrooms and black pudding cooked in sherry<p><i>Serves four as a side dish (or light lunch/supper if served with another dish)</i><p>2 medium onions, peeled<br>2 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for brushing<br>approx 225g (8oz) black pudding …

Delicious cauliflower recipes: don't just say cheese

Cauliflower is an unsung brassica that is a perfect blank canvas for imaginative dishes. Here are four favourites<p>Admit it. Just like me, you always walk past the cauliflower and pick up its green neighbours. The cauliflower is beautiful to look at, but our brains equate white food with blandness. …

Recipes that make the most of mushrooms

Mushrooms never fail to bring flavour to a dish and a smile to Diana Henry’s face<p>When I was cooking the pie recipe below I got waylaid. On the hob was a pan full of sliced chestnut mushrooms fried in olive oil – briskly, so they’d get a good colour – with a knob of unsalted butter and seasoning …

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Puff pastry red-wine-poached pear tartlets

These are really cute, and very autumnal. The pastry just puffs up round the shape of the pear. You can poach the pears in white wine or cider, or just sugar and water if you prefer.<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>300ml water<br>• 300ml fruity red wine (merlot is good)<br>• 175g soft light-brown sugar<br>• 2 broad strips lemon …

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Soy roast chicken with butternut squash

This is one of my favourite after-work meals. Colourful and full of flavour, it takes hardly any time to prepare and is made of easy to find ingredients you might already have in the fridge or cupboard.<p>It's one of those combinations that hits all of your taste buds at once. The sticky garlic and …

Eating Too Fast

In the study, half of the participants were instructed to rapidly eat a plate of vegetable pasta by imagining their time at the table was limited. They took big bites, chewed quickly, and kept their spoons in their hands for the entire meal. The other group was instructed to do the opposite: take …

Alt-week 12.21.13: Rainbow sun, edible batteries and the world's toughest encryption cracked by a microphone

<i>Alt-week takes a look at the best science and alternative tech stories from the last seven days.</i><p>When constructing a feature whose very reason for being is to explore the most far out aspects of our universe, it's fair to say that we're leaning towards the red pill. But that doesn't mean there's …

Samsung ordered to pay Apple $290m more for US patent infringements

A California jury ruled Thursday that electronics giant Samsung owes rival Apple another $290m for infringing the iPhone and iPad maker’s patents.<p>The retrial verdict came after judge Lucy Koh vacated over $400m of the original $1bn damages the jury awarded Apple in March, saying the jurors had …

Hubble Spots Water Plumes on Europa

The geysers could make it easier to search for life under the ice.<p><b>Geysers spew water from the tiger-striped south pole of Jupiter's ice-covered moon Europa, suggest observations from NASA's Hubble space telescope.</b><p><b>If the existence of the plumes can be confirmed, they will perhaps allow future space</b> …

The most underrated devices in 2013

<i>We’re slowly leaving another year behind us, and what a year 2013 was!</i><p><i>We couldn’t have asked for more, yet, we’re excitedly looking forward to seeing</i> …

Nokia wins against HTC in Germany, One-line-up not affected by patent ruling

A German court sided with Nokia on Friday, in a patent-related lawsuit against HTC, and has found eight-out-of-nine of the Taiwan-made Android phones …

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