Jenna Lam

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A Recent History of Diamond Heists

Jewelry heists happen surprisingly often, and few of the thieves get caught.<p><b>Swiss, Belgian, and French police carried out a series of dawn raids yesterday and collared 33 people in connection with one of Europe's most daring diamond heists—the theft last February of $50 million worth of diamonds</b> …

Meryl Streep’s wheatberry salad

Meryl Streep's recipe for wheatberry salad, taken from a new book in aid of the charity Women for Women.<p><i>Serves 4-6 as a side dish</i><p>I have approximated this recipe from a salad I enjoyed at the Grocer On Elgin in London. This was my lunch of choice every single day we shot the film <i>Mamma Mia!</i>, in the …

How to make perfect salt and pepper squid

I still remember the thrill of my very first Chinese meal, in a restaurant in exotic St Albans back in the late eighties. There were banana fritters …

The five best pudding recipes from Observer Food Monthly

Mascarpone rice with blueberries: Nigel Slater<p>The mention of blueberries in May won't please the more xenophobic cook, but our own season is absurdly …

The new baker: quick cheese loaf with streaky bacon and Gruyère

A teatime loaf made with parmesan, Gruyère and smoked streaky bacon.<p>A wonderfully quick yet flavoursome loaf for those who fancy something savoury for tea. Leftovers (if there are any) are gorgeous toasted and buttered for breakfast.<p><i>Makes one 23x12cm (9x5in) loaf</i><p>90g (3¼oz) parmesan, grated<br>140g …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Cookbook of the week: A Good Egg by Genevieve Taylor

This week's featured cookbook is 'A Good Egg', Genevieve Taylor's bible for egg lovers everywhere.<p>It took Genevieve Taylor the best part of eight years to persuade her husband that four chickens at the bottom of their city garden would be a good thing, but eventually he gave in and now she has …

My day on a plate: Sarah Gavron, film director

Sarah Gavron, the director of Brick Lane, reveals what she ate while filming her new documentary in Greenland.<p><b>6am</b> Wake to the howling of sledge dogs. I'm in Greenland filming a documentary and there is only one choice for breakfast – porridge. No fresh fruit or milk, but I smuggled in dried …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Mother's Day Eggs, Just Like She Made Them

<b>There's something about her,</b> even as you grow up, as you get older, further away from the kid you once were, that always brings you home. She hugs you the same way she did on your first day of school, or when you won that big game, and when you finally moved out. She's still there, beaming, like …

Observer Food Monthly's 20 best recipes | Life and style

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Granola? It's all about the crunch

Counter-cultural and yet a commercial success, granola's contradictions go way back. Yet it's always had the crunch.<p>Granola is a mystery in many ways. It is meant to be a health food, yet is often laced with sugar and fat. It sells for as much as £5 for a small packet, even though the main …

Coconut recipes: don't be shy

Spring, summer or winter, Stevie Parle likes to lean on coconuts, the pillar of south and south-east Asian cuisine.<p>Coconuts play a starring role at the Dock Kitchen all year. In the depths of winter, I grate them and make my own coconut milk to add richness to curries. In the warmer months, coconut …

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How to make a Herb Omelette

Once upon a time there was Restaurant Story – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 1:15 pm, May 11, 2013 in Food & Drink<p>We like a good Jackanory. Did you know, for example, that the origin of the expression ‘cottaging’ – …

London’s top ten tiny bars (because small is beautiful) – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 5:15 pm, May 11, 2013 in Food & Drink, Secret London<p>This Borough Market gem claims to be the smallest pub in London, but it’s a fiercely …

How much do smoothies count towards your five a day?

Confused about how you're meant to eat and drink your way to the government's recommended five a day? Picking up one of Tesco's new own-label …

Bruno Loubet's goat's-milk panna cotta with candied tomatoes

A delicious goat's-milk dessert with sweet, caramelised tomatoes from the renowned French chef Bruno Loubet.<p>At their best, well-ripened tomatoes are quite sweet, so there is nothing bizarre about using them in a dessert. Here they taste a bit like a damson.<p><i>Serves six</i><p><b>For the candied tomatoes:</b><br>6 ripe …