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How to make low-sugar summer cordials

The challenge: make a full-flavoured summer cordial from fresh garden ingredients. One catch: the less sugar the better<p>I am writing a cookbook at the moment, combining my medical training with my love of food, and have been experimenting with natural sugar replacements. Substitutes for sugar are …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

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Spring Vegetable Pad Thai

An authentic recipe for Pad Thai with fresh spring vegetables...a delicious meal with step by step instructions. Flavorful and delicious!!

Purslane and Pickled Strawberry Salad with Fried Goat Cheese

For Pickled Strawberries:<p>2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled<br>• 1 cup granulated sugar<br>• 1 cup white vinegar<br>• 1 cup filtered water<br>• 2 whole cloves<br>• 2 whole allspice …

Nigel Slater's salmon macaroni recipe

Serve with a crisp, leafy salad and lots of watercress.<p>The recipe<p>Pour 600ml of double cream into a saucepan, add 400g of salmon, a little black pepper and a bay leaf and bring almost to the boil. Lower the heat and let the salmon cook gently for about 10 minutes until the flesh comes apart with …

Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Cooking the potatoes in vinegar seasons them from within, and a final drizzle boosts the flavor.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes, halved, quartered if large<p>1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt, …

Mushroom, Basil & Lemon Salad

Who doesn't love a picnic? Ok, so maybe just as there are a few Scrooges out there who don't love Christmas, I'm sure there are also a few ne'er …

Grilled Steak with Parsley-Parmesan Salad

4 Servings<p>The rich and beefy flatiron is also known as a top blade steak, but you can use any cut.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1½ pound flatiron steak<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more for drizzling<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 cups fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves<p>2 oz. Parmesan, …

The Best Cooking Tricks We've Picked Up Over the Years

From the proper way to clean a cast-iron pan to a life-changing pasta trick, here are the best cooking tips and tools we've learned to use over the years<p>People don't just wake up one day and know how to cook. Like any other skill, cooking is a learning process. Whether it's cooking your way through …

8 CommonMisteaksMistakes People Make When Cooking Steak

Cooking a perfect steak is trickier than you may think. Here are the most common steak mistakes—and how to avoid them.<p>We love a juicy, well-cooked (though not well-done!) steak. When you've got a quality piece of meat, you don't have to gussy it up with complicated cooking techniques and …

Normandy pot roast chicken with cider and crème fraîche recipe

Apples and turnips pair wonderfully with crème fraîche in this homely pot roast<p>This is very easy and impressive one-pot dish from the home of crème fraîche (and apples).<p>Serves 4<p>Olive oil<p>1 small chicken or guinea fowl<p>100g/3 ½oz unsmoked lardons<p>2 onions, finely sliced<p>30g/1oz butter<p>A couple of sprigs …

How to Throw the Ultimate Bagel Brunch

Throw the ultimate bagel brunch with these tips from Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen. Remember: salmon breath is a sign of a good time<p>You can substitute whitefish or hot-smoked salmon for the trout.<p>2.[#image: /photos/57d8299a6520aa8f7013c974]||||||<p>Horseradish-Dill Schmear<p>Throw this spread together a …

A beginner's guide to wild food

Understanding how to pick wild food is like learning a new language. Rob Cowen starts off with the basics<p>The benefits of wild food are many. It’s free; its picking ‘tunes you in’ to the landscape around you; it isn’t flown in from halfway around the world; it’s packed with enough nutrients and …

3 Breakfast Taco Recipes You'll Definitely Want to Make

Our test kitchen created three breakfast taco recipes. From chorizo and sweet potato to poblanos and queso fresco, here's how they're making our mornings better—and tastier.<p>Listen, we love tacos. We love them for lunch, we love them for dinner, and we especially love them for late-night snacks. We …

Nigel Slater's asparagus recipes

Shining butter sauces; soft saffron-hued egg yolks; crisp bacon and air-dried ham; toasted breadcrumbs and melting cheese. Any of these will make the asparagus on your plate more interesting. As will the rather quaint accompaniment of buttered bread. The flavours work, yes, but it's all about the …

Stir-Fried Okra with Shallots, Chile, and Ginger

4 Servings<p>Working in batches ensures golden and tender okra, not soft and slimy.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup vegetable oil<p>2 large shallots, thinly sliced<p>4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>1 serrano chile, thinly sliced<p>2 tablespoons finely chopped peeled ginger<p>1 pound fresh okra, halved lengthwise, quartered if …

Asparagus with Toasted Seeds and Mustard Vinaigrette

4 Servings<p>Toasted seeds add crunchy texture to this flavorful side dish. Dressing them with a little olive oil and seasoning with salt and pepper makes it that much better.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds (pepitas)<p>1 tablespoon sunflower seeds<p>1 teaspoon plus 1/4 tablespoon olive oil<p>Kosher …

Soft Scrambled Eggs with Fresh Ricotta and Chives

2 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 large eggs<p>1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives<p>1/4 teaspoon fleur de sel or coarse kosher salt plus more for sprinkling<p>1 tablespoon butter<p>1/2 cup fresh ricotta cheese<p>4 1/3- to 1/2-inch-thick slices whole grain bread or 8 whole grain baguette slices, lightly toasted and …

Slow-roasted pork belly with mashed potato

A slow-roasted pork belly recipe, from Marcus Verberne of London's Roast restaurant.<p>“This is by far our most popular dish at Roast,” says Marcus Verberne, whose British restaurant overlooks the wine traders and pork pie stalls in the heart of Borough Market in Southwark. “We cook around 150 pork …

Our Best Honey Recipes for Drinks, Sides, Meats, and—of Course—Dessert

These recipes are the perfect excuse to get your fingers a little sticky.<p><b>Honey isn't just for afternoon tea.</b> From a glazed ham to a caramelized pudding, these recipes are the perfect excuse to get your fingers a little sticky.

Raspberry and yogurt cake recipe

A simple yogurt cake baked with a handful of fresh raspberries, and coated generously with raspberry and lemon icing.<p>I had a lovely yogurt and raspberry cake in a delightful café, The Field Kitchen in Nettlebed, near Henley, and couldn't get it out of my head. This is my version. You do have to eat …

London's best brunch recipes

It may be a meal that has its origins here in Britain, but the rest of the world has picked up the brunch baton and run with it, as this selection of recipes from some of London’s finest restaurants demonstrates<p>Contrary to popular belief, the Americans did not invent brunch. Guy Beringer, writing …

How to Make Banh Xeo, Crisp Vietnamese Filled Crepes

How to make the hot and crunchy filled crepes known as banh xeo in Vietnam.<p><i>Banh xeo</i> translates to “sizzling cake.” Once you’ve made a batch of these lacy, ultra-crisp crepes, you’ll know why. Remember: Work quickly, and watch for splattering oil when the batter hits the pan.<p>Once oil is shimmering …

Lemongrass Turkey Meatballs With Red Curry Coconut Sauce

Less than 30 minutes<p>6-8<p>1 pound ground turkey<br>• 3/4 cup panko bread crumbs<br>• 1 tablespoon minced garlic<br>• 1 teaspoon grated ginger<br>• 2 tablespoons finely minced …

Skye Gyngell's asparagus with tomato and crème fraîche recipe

This asparagus salad is a beautiful starter: the tomato and crème fraîche compliment the vegetable perfectly<p>Serves 4<p>This is a lovely asparagus starter. The tomato dressing has an intensity that contrasts well with the slightly nutty flavour of briefly cooked asparagus – and soft, gentle crème …

Top 10 budget restaurants, bars and cafes in Liverpool

Liverpool holidays,Restaurants,Food and drink,England holidays,United Kingdom holidays,Budget travel,City breaks,Weekend breaks,Short breaks,Top 10s,Travel,British food and drink,Restaurants,Food & drink<p>Liverpool is known for its music and football but the food scene is vibrant, too. This budget …

Asparagus: top chefs share recipes for springtime's finest food

As the brief British asparagus season approaches, Simon Hopkinson introduces some of the best ways to serve this delicious vegetable<p>Every year I am moved to cook English asparagus just as soon as the month of May hoves into view. Particularly, I love driving down to Secrett’s Farm in Surrey, where …

Bistro Steak with Buttermilk Onion Rings

4 Servings<p>Here’s how to time this: Have the salad and onion ring components ready before you cook the steak and the sauce, then keep the sauce warm while you fry the onions. Toss the salad at the last moment.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>vinaigrette, steak, and sauce<p>2 tablespoons hazelnut, walnut, or …

Sunday Best: 6 Comforting Recipes for a Weekend Afternoon

Whether it's spicy kimchi stew or Nonna's red sauce, these are the 6 recipes our editors love to serve to their families on a long, slow weekend afternoon<p>A comforting, delicious <b>Sunday supper</b> has an almost mystical ability to make the weekend feel longer. Though, in reality, we crave this kind of …