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Tim Anderson's strawberry daifuku - recipe

On Sunday 31 July, Tim Anderson, winner of MasterChef 2011 and owner of the Japanese soul food restaurant Nanban in Brixton, will be joining <b>José Pizarro</b> to host a Guardian Members’ dinner.<p>Anderson’s signature style combines his American heritage with a love of regional Japanese cooking and an …

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How to feed 9.7bn people? Startups take on the global food problem

In the hunt for a sustainable solution to a rapidly rising population, agriculture has begun to adopt a venture capital mindset<p>The raw numbers make for daunting reading. One in 10 people out of the current global population of 7.4 billion already goes hungry. Crop yields that soared in the decades …

Farming

How to Make a Pastry Bag in a Pinch (Your Cookies Will Thank You)

A simple cornet is the only tool you need for perfectly iced holiday cookies. And you already have all the materials you need to make one at home.<p>Like turning potatoes or making a béarnaise sauce by hand, forming a cornet—essentially a DIY pastry bag—from parchment paper feels like one of those …

6 Ways to Decorate Holiday Cookies Like a Pro

Make cookies so beautiful even Santa would stop to Instagram them.<p>For every reason there is to stuff your face with sugar cookies, there's a technique for decorating them. We spent a day with our resident baking pro, senior associate editor <b>Claire Saffitz</b>, who showed us six ways to deck out our …

Never Over (or Under) Cook Farro Again

Say goodbye to too-mushy or too-chewy farro.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, senior web editor Alex Beggs confesses overcooking farro to associate food editor Rick Martinez. Here’s Martinez's</i> …

Flour Power: Your Definitive Guide to Baking With White, Wheat, and More

Confused about the different types of flour? This guide will walk you through when and how to use AP, bread, pastry, whole wheat, gluten-free, and more.<p>Wheat, whole-wheat, bleached, gluten-free…when it comes to baking with flour, there are more choices than ever. It's a big, scary world in the …

DIY Dim Sum: How to Make Authentic Soup Dumplings at Home

Making soup dumplings isn't hard. Okay, it kind of is. But this step-by-step video will teach you everything you need to know.<p>Soup dumplings fall in the category of "delicious things we love to order when we're out, but would never even dream of making at home." Until now, that is. This dim sum …

Food & Dining

The Ultimate Fall Baked Good: Pumpkin Maple Coffee Cake

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals to rescue anyone who might be anxiously eyeing a box of minute rice.</i><p><i>Today: Give in to fall. Buy that can of pumpkin. Make this cake.</i><p>I love themed …

What to Do with an Overload of Eggplant

<i>It's the season of overflowing market bags, heavy CSA boxes, and gardens run amok. Alexandra Stafford of Alexandra Cooks is showing us how to store, prep, and make the most of the bounty, without wasting a scrap.</i><p><i>Today: Learn the best ways to store, prep, and cook this late-summer vegetable, then</i> …

Rice Paper Banh Mi with Pork Meatballs Recipe

<b>For the dipping sauce:</b><p>1<p>In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine the water, rice vinegar, and sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar …

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20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

Pasta alla Norma (Eggplant and Tomato Pasta)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat</i> <b>Emiko Davies</b> <i>is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: A Sicilian pasta dish worthy of the highest praise.</i><p>I used to think that this dish was simply named after someone's nonna -- after all, <i>someone's …

chocolate and toasted hazelnut milk

Like most people with at least a passing interest in foods made from recognizable ingredients, I’ve heard a lot about almond milk in the last decade. …

How to Be a Weekday Warrior

<i>Over at Provisions, we're all about collections of beautiful, useful products to help make the most of good food -- and we don't want you to miss out on the fun.</i><p><i>Today: Monday, we're ready for you. And Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday too.</i><p>Early September is a tricky time in the kitchen. You …

Food

Fig and Walnut Bostock

8 Servings<p>Some great things are made with day-old bread: French toast. Croutons. Breadcrumbs. Add this nutty and sugary French pastry from Maurice to the list.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>walnut crème<p>1 cup walnuts<p>4 tablespoons (½ stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>¼ cup honey<p>1 large egg<p>¼ cup …

Baking

Avoid These Common Pizza Mistakes So You Can Make and Eat the World's Most Perfect Food

Whether you're a cheese or pepperoni fan, learn how to make the perfect pie at home by avoiding these common pizza mistakes.<p>We'll say it: Pizza is <del>one of</del> the world's most perfect food<del>s</del>. But some of the things we love best about a good pie—charred crust, chewy dough, and oh! …

How to Make a Summer Fruit Galette (And Why You Should)

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Pie is great. Galettes are better. Associate Editor Marian Bull is here to explain why.</i><p>We all know how wonderful and lovely and perfect pie is. It is butter’s highest …

blueberry crumb cake

Theoretically, we are supposed to move this Saturday, but evidence is mounting — in the form of a kitchen without countertops or appliances, a toilet …

How to Make Fresh Spring Rolls at Home

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: DIY takeout has never been easier -- it’s time to spring (roll) into action.</i><p>It’s easy to buy pre-made fresh spring rolls from your favorite takeout …

Dale Talde's Grilled Scallops with XO-Pineapple Fried Rice

<i>In anticipation of the series premiere of Bravo’s Top Chef Duels on August 6th at 10PM/9C, we'll be sharing past Top Chef recipes all week.</i><p><i>Today: An</i> <i>elevated take on a classic Asian comfort food, from Top Chef veteran</i> <i>Dale Talde.</i><p>Dale Talde, a competitor on both <i>Top Chef</i> Season 4 and <i>Top Chef All-Stars</i>, …

Pesto Trapanese (Almond and Tomato Pesto)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: Sicily's take on pesto is a fresh, refreshing almond and tomato sauce.</i><p>This delicate, refreshing pesto is named for its birth place, the town of …

Dinner Tonight: Soy Saucy Chicken and Eggs + Spicy Cucumber Salad

It's a fact: Parents know the recipes for painless dinners. They’ve been there, done that at 5 o’clock on a weeknight, with hungry kids clinging to their legs. They’ve built up an arsenal of tried-and-true recipes to avert the meltdown and avoid ordering pizza.<p>Tonight, take a cue from mother and …

Mushroom Paella with Kale and Eggs

4 Servings<p>The best part of any paella is the crisp layer of rice that forms on the bottom of the pan. Make sure to scrape some out for each portion.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Mushroom Stock<p>1 ounce dried porcini mushrooms<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 large onion, chopped<p>1 carrot, peeled, chopped<p>1 celery …

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Crispy Braised Chicken With White Beans and Chile Verde Recipe

<b>Note:</b> If Anaheim chiles are unavailable, use a mix of cubanelle and poblano peppers.<p><b>Read more: The Food Lab: Crispy Braised Chicken With White Beans and Chile Verde</b><p>Ingredients1 pound small white beans, rinsed and picked overKosher salt2 quarts homemade or store-bought low sodium chicken broth2 bay …

Cook Like a Pro: 11 Ways to Make a Restaurant-Quality Meal at Home

Ever wonder how restaurants bring that extra oomph to every dish? We asked the country's best chefs to spill their secrets. Your home cooking will never be the same again<p><b>Burnt Citrus:</b> For cocktails, char thin slices, then muddle (and garnish) as normal.• <b><br>Toasted Barley Risotto with Spinach and Herb</b> …

How to Make Dukkah at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Jeanine Donofrio from Love and Lemons is sharing a versatile Middle Eastern spice mix that will spice up your life -- or at least your dinner.</i><p>For …

The Quintessential Pasta Recipes You Need To Master (PHOTOS)

Oh pasta, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways: orecchiette, linguine, spaghetti, bucatini... The list goes on and on. With so many varieties and so many ways to eat pasta, we could eat a different pasta every day for the rest of our lives and never get bored.<p>While we love getting creative …