Mariella Curmi

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How to Roast Carrots and Parsnips

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>My body craves roasted things when the weather starts to turn cold, and more often than not, those roasted things are fall and winter vegetables: the roots and brassicas (and let's not forget the occasional fungus) that put their best foot forward when sweetened, …

The Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipe Is Dairy-Free

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>By now we hope every home cook knows the pure dinnertime pleasure that is chicken in milk. The original dish, credited …

Cooking

A Parmesan Crust Is What Your Baked Chicken Is Missing

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 425°F. Coat a wire rack with cooking spray and fit over a rimmed baking sheet.<p>Heat the oil in a …

Chicken Breast

How to make the ultimate roast potato

Forget the turkey and stuffing, the pigs in blankets and the cranberry sauce.<p>Isn't the best part of a Christmas lunch, in fact any roast, the humble potato, fluffy and piping on the inside and roasted to crunchy perfection on the outside?<p>Here's a fool-proof recipe for delicious, crunchy roast …

Cranberry Sauce

Broccoli recipes

While some of us might still be haunted by the tasteless, overcooked broccoli of school dinners gone by, this bright, sturdy little brassica has a …

A Practical Solution for Berries About to Go Bad

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Six months ago, I stopped buying jam and solved a fresh fruit waste problem that has plagued my kitchen since I had …

Peaches

The Fastest, No-Boil Way to Cook Gnocchi for Dinner

Crispy Sheet Pan Gnocchi and Veggies<p>Serves 4<p>1 pound fresh, shelf-stable or frozen gnocchi <br>1 (12-ounce) bag mixed baby bell peppers (or 2 medium bell …

Spices

Moussaka Stuffed Marrow Recipe - Great British Chefs

Our resident allotment owner Food Urchin, shares his moussaka stuffed marrow recipe and his story about what it’s like to be part of a community of …

This Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken Is Better than Takeout

When a craving for cashew chicken hits, you probably call for takeout from your favorite Chinese restaurant. But ordering in all the time can get …

Cooking

12 Middle Eastern Recipes, From Baba Ganoush to Zhug

Some of my earliest food memories involve driving to the home of my Palestinian grandmother and being stuffed with food: rice, falafel, pita, and whatever else she had spent the previous days cooking for us. While I don't visit as often as I did when I was a kid, I still look forward to eating my …

Stephen Harris: venison with red wine, chocolate and raspberry vinegar sauce

Serve this with seasonal greens and mashed potatoes.<p>SERVES<p>Four to six<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 saddle of venison<p><b>For the sauce</b><br>75cl red wine (I use Côtes du Rhône)<br>2 medium onions, chopped<br>Oil, for frying<br>250g venison trimmings (or other meat, but not lamb)<br>250g button mushrooms, sliced<br>15g dried ceps<br>1 sprig of thyme<br>2 …

Mashed

10 Foil Packet Chicken Recipes for Easy Dinners

Foil packet dinners are a lazy cook's best friend. All you have to do is place your ingredients in the center of a large piece of tin foil, seal it …

Cooking

Marshmallow Chocolate Cheesecake

Step 1<p>Make The Oreo Layer<p>Blitz the oreos to a fine crumb and melt the butter. Combine the two in a large mixing bowl until the texture is like wet …

Cherry Tomato Gazpacho Recipe - Great British Chefs

A simple tomato gazpacho recipe from Tom Aikens which relies on a healthy amount of good quality cherry tomatoes and fragrant herbs like basil and …

5 Foods You Need to Wrap in Bacon Right This Second

There's no wrong way to enjoy bacon. You can eat those crispy strips out of hand, crumble them to top salads, and layer them on sandwiches, but …

Cooking

This Chickpea Salad Is How You Eat Veggies for Dinner

Honey-Garlic Chopped Chickpea Salad<p>Serves 4<p><i>For the dressing:</i> <br>1/3 cup rice vinegar <br>2 cloves garlic, minced <br>1 tablespoon honey <br>1/2 teaspoon kosher salt …

Vegetables

Lemon Granita Recipe - Great Italian Chefs

Get recipes in your inbox<p>Sign up to our Email Newsletter<p>SUBSCRIBE<p>Email<p>SUBMIT<p>We promise to never send you spam. We will always use your personal data …

This Is the Only Recipe for Peanut Butter Cookies You Need

Of all the iconic cookies — chocolate chip, sugar, snickerdoodle — a really reliable, chewy peanut butter cookie has always eluded me. Some recipes …

Dessert

Best ever afternoon tea recipes

Create one of our afternoon tea recipes. We love going out for afternoon tea, but what could be better than enjoying afternoon tea treats in the …

Tea

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 …

Gin and Tonic-Cured Salmon Recipe - Great British Chefs

Paul Welburn's fresh vibrant salmon starter is complemented by the unusual addition of the flavours of gin and tonic. Pickled lemons can be made in …

Great British Bake Off

How to make chocolate ganache

Ganache

Traditional scone recipe - perfect for all the family

Scones can be sad. They promise so much and often deliver so little. And they do this when you really need them to be good. At weekends I often see lone dads – are they divorced, or have they just been given the kids for the day? – tackling scones in parks, zoos, cafés that will tolerate spillages …

Afternoon Tea

How to make preserved lemons

MAKES<p>Fills a 1 litre jar<p>INGREDIENTS<p>Approx 1kg unwaxed lemons (some you need to pickle, some you will need for juice. It’s best to have extra)<br>• About 150g flaked sea salt<br>• A couple of cinnamon sticks (optional)<br>• 2 tsp coriander seeds<br>• 1 tsp black peppercorns<br>• 2 or 3 bay leaves<br>• Olive oil<p>METHOD<p>Wash the lemons …

Food Preservation

We Bet You Have No Idea What Crème Fraîche Really Is

One thing you should know, it's amazing in scrambled eggs.<p>There’s a reason the French have such revered cuisine: they use excellent ingredients. One of those beloved, delicious ingredients is crème fraîche. Chances are you may have heard of it, or you might even be lucky enough to have eaten the …

Baking

Tomato and pesto tarts recipe

MAKES<p>4 tarts<p>INGREDIENTS<p>500g block puff pastry (all-butter)<br>• Plain flour, for dusting<br>• 1 egg, beaten<br>• 2 tbsp pesto<br>• 8 plum tomatoes, sliced<br>• Salt and ground black pepper<br>• 100g watercress<br>• 10ml peppery olive oil<p>METHOD<p>Prep the pastry.<p>Heat the oven to 220C/430F/Gas 7. Line a baking sheet with baking paper.<p>On a …

Pesto

Panforte Recipe - Great British Chefs

This sumptuous panforte recipe is packed with fruits and nuts, and is sure to add a little Italian glamour to your Christmas baking repertoire this …

How to cover a cake in fondant icing

Take your baking skills from proficient to professional with the simple tips and tutorials featured in our new ‘Cake Creations’ series.<p>In this video, learn how to cover a cake in fondant icing, perfect for a smooth professional looking finish.<p>Future episodes will demonstrate simple sugar models and …

Dessert

Porchetta: A Crowd-Pleaser For The Holidays

Porchetta (pronounced "por-ketta") is a spectacular roulade of pork -- whole hog traditionally, or shoulder or loin -- rich with crisp belly fat, blasted with garlic, herbs, salt, pepper, and citrus zest. Ancient cookbooks housed in the Vatican library suggest porchetta, which was traditionally …

Chili Beef Nachos

Step 1<p>Brown The Meat<p>Dice the bacon into small lardons and fry in a large deep saucepan for a few minutes until it crisps up. Spoon the bacon pieces …