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Life on the Line: How to Visit Hanoi's 'Train Street'

Clothes are hurriedly unpegged from the clotheslines spanning the width of the street, children are ushered indoors and mopeds are wheeled to the …

Vietnam

10 Popular Mushroom Recipes to Make Right Now

Mushrooms are a severely underrated vegetable. They're often hiding in the background, playing the supporting role instead of having their time in …

Cooking

Announcing Our New Guide to Herbs

With spring under way, we’re excited to announce that our family of Garden Design 101 guides is expanding this week—with our new Herbs 101 …

The Best Cheeses For Grilled Cheese, According To People Who Truly Know

This'll inspire you to take your relationship with grilled cheese to the next level.<p>Warning: American cheese has no place in this story.<p>While it’s hard to deny the melty perfection of a diner-style grilled cheese sandwich made with slices of American cheese or even Kraft singles, most experts …

Cooking

Quick-Pickled Vegetables

Makes about 1 cup<p>You can use any thinly shaved or sliced vegetable you like for this recipe. We love quick pickles on sandwiches because they add acidity and crunch. And you don't have to be someone who's "into canning" to make your own. Keep them in the fridge for days and put them on …

Food Preservation

Six of the best rice bowl recipes

For each recipe, you need 400g Japanese white rice, cooked by the absorption method: rinse the rice until the water runs clear, put in a saucepan with 520ml water, then cover with a lid and bring to a boil on a high heat. Listen to check that it’s boiling – do not remove the lid – then reduce the …

Onions

Brossard man builds man cave out of ice

Some houses are just cooler than others, like the one Derek Parker built in his backyard in Brossard, south of Montreal.<p>“I refer to it as an ice …

What Is Turmeric, Anyway?

By Amiel Stanek<p>It's orange. It's everywhere. But what's the deal with turmeric, and what are you supposed to do with it?<p>If you happen to follow Healthyish, our sister brand, theres a good chance you've seen the word "turmeric" thrown around more than a few times, probably attached to some sort of …

Turmeric

SPY Guide: 7 Ways to Clean Using Everyday Products You Already Have at Home

<b>* Everyday household products can often work in a pinch</b> <b><br>* Standard cleaning products can be costly and full of harsh chemicals</b> <b><br>* Read below for 7</b> …

Environmentally Friendly

How to Make Balsamic Glaze

Balsamic Glaze. Sticky sweet liquid gold. The condiment I want to pour on everything from fresh baguettes to seasonal berries. I can’t think of a …

Thai Sweet Chile Sauce

In a small saucepan, combine the sugar with 1⁄2 cup water and bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Stir in the vinegar, ketchup, …

Chile

Home Style Japanese Dashi Stock | RecipeTin Japan

Shares 295<p>In this recipe, I will show you how to make the commonly used method of making Japanese <i>dashi</i> stock for home cooking. It is quite simple to …

Cooking (Australia)

la cuisine moléculaire

Amusante, surprenante, idéale pour épater vos amis ou faire découvrir la cuisine et la chimie à vos enfants, la cuisine moléculaire vous réserve un …

Cuisine

Agrumes : vitaminez vos desserts d'hiver

Les agrumes constituent un système solaire complet au cœur des ténèbres hivernales. Leur amertume et leur acidité rafraîchissantes en font le sucre …

Cuisine

10 Secret Sauces That Will Change Your Life

Sauce simply makes foods more succulent. Though it's tempting to just crank open a tin of tomato or butterscotch sauce, nothing beats homemade. These …

The Best Oven Temperature For Every Cooking Scenario

Wondering why cookies often bake at 350°F, and veggies roast at 425°F? Getting creative in the kitchen and curious what needs to bake at what …

The essentials of exposure part 4: ISO

So far in this series, we have seen how we can adjust exposure using aperture, which affects depth of field, ND filters, which can help us retain the …

A No-Heat, No-Filter Technique for Making Cocktail Syrups

So you've decided to try your hand at stirring up a few classic cocktails at home. Maybe you started with the Manhattan—a drink that requires only three ingredients, all simply dispensed from shelf-stable(ish) bottles. Then you probably moved on to sours and started juicing fresh citrus. But you're …

The Difference Between Frosting, Icing and Glaze

Buttercream Frosting<p>There’s a reason Buttercream Frosting is so popular. At its most basic, it’s straightforward to make: just “cream” the butter …

Flaky and Tender Pie Crust

<i>This flaky and tender pie crust is an incredibly easy, never fail pie crust recipe that boasts butter galore for flakiness as well as cream cheese</i> …

Baking

Basic Vegetable Broth Recipe

A basic and flavorful vegetable broth recipe to make vegetarian soups, vegetarian gravy, or just to add flavor to a variety of vegetarian recipes. …

Kawagoe: 'Most Japanese' destination of all?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tight streets lined with gabled buildings and tiled roofs -- it's an image many visitors, particularly those of an older, pre-Pokemon vintage, hope to find when they come to Japan for the first time. Sadly, with most Japanese cities having the architectural appeal of a pile of gray …

Japan

Nigel Slater’s avocado and smoked salmon tortilla recipe

The recipe<p>Halve, stone and peel 2 ripe avocados, put them in a mixing bowl then crush them roughly with a fork. Thinly slice a couple of spring onions and add them to the bowl. Finely shred 6 large mint leaves, and finely chop 1 small, hot red chilli then fold them into the avocado. Tear up a …

Seafood

Delicate Photographs of Loneliness in Tokyo

The street photographer of Tokyo, Yota Yoshida has no training in photography but is inspired by subjects that surround him. This was the case in his …

Thai Red Curry Paste

This Thai red curry paste is easy to make from scratch--you'll never buy packaged curry pastes again once you try this recipe. Homemade curry paste …

Top 10 must-see places to visit in Burma

Why Burma? Why now?<p>Ever since reading the novel, <i>The Piano Tuner</i> by Daniel Mason, I have wanted to visit Burma (now known as Myanmar). Set in the late …

Hanoi’s Best Street Food

<b>Pho Bo</b><p>Vietnam and Hanoi’s best-known dish, this well-known (and much tampered with) noodle soup is sold almost everywhere you go in the capital. But …