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5 scrumptious strawberry recipes to get you in the mood for Wimbledon

A British summer without strawberries would be unthinkable.<p>Strawberries have been sold at Wimbledon ever since the first tournament back in 1877, …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Canelés de Bordeaux

How to make caramel-crusted, custard-soft, ridiculously aromatic sweet pride of Bordeaux<p>In a medium saucepan over medium heat, heat the milk and …

Elderflower Pound Cake with Lemon-Elderflower Glaze

This delightfully floral pound cake is a super fun and elegant twist on the classic 7-Up pound cake—not to mention, a most delicious introduction to …

Oven-Baked, Stovetop-Browned Meatballs Recipe

The biggest challenge with meatballs is achieving the perfect amount of brownness on the outside while ensuring that they're cooked all the way …

Fresh Strawberry Cheesecake Pie

This extraordinary strawberry pie is finished with a layer of fresh strawberry glaze over a sweetened baked cream cheese filling. Need we say …

Lemon Meringue Layer Cake Is Why You Need a Kitchen Torch

<b>Make the cake:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat 2 (8- or 9-inch) round cake pans with butter, then line the bottom of …

Baking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Spaghetti Casserole With Ground Beef and Cheese

If you're looking for a ground beef and pasta casserole, this beef and spaghetti bake is an excellent choice. It's a spaghetti and meat sauce …

Fake Pain au Chocolat Will Make Your Friends Think You Went to Pastry School

The supreme joy that come from eating a warm chocolate croissant—or <i>pain au chocolat</i>, if we’re being proper—with a cup of coffee on the side remains …

Get into 'Twin Peaks' return with sweet cherry pie agent Cooper would love

Remember "Twin Peaks"? Remember how the surreal murder mystery was populated with surreal characters: the woman who lugged a log, the dwarf dressed in red, the special agent who tape recorded every move and bite? Me neither. All that drifts back from Thursday nights in the '90s is the show's eerie …

Skip the Dry Pastries! Make These Strawberry Orange Muffins.

Make the muffins:<p>Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 375°F. Line a standard 12-well muffin pan with papers liners or coat the wells …

Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour 2 9-inch cake pans. Line bottom of pan with parchment paper.<p>2<p>Done<p>In large bowl or standing …

The absolute best way to grill chicken

How many times have you been to a barbecue only to be served sad chicken? What, you may ask, is “sad chicken”?<p>Oh, we think you know.<p>Burnt chicken, dry chicken, chicken with no discernable flavor, chicken that looks alright at first and then turns out to be raw in the middle — ah, that might be the …

Baked Chicken With Peaches

This baked chicken with peaches makes a tasty family meal for any night of the week. The tangy orange and honey sauce combined with the peaches and …

Double chocolate macaroons - delicious. magazine

• 200g icing sugar<br>• 125g ground almonds<br>• 15g cocoa powder<br>• 3 medium free-range egg whites<br>• 25g golden caster sugar<br>• Red food paste (Eric recommends Squires …

Dessert

Mind-bending new Tokyo store is clad in over 5,000 aluminum panels

Ginza Place is kind of like an optical illusion<p>Tokyo’s Ginza District is one of the most luxurious shopping areas in the world, home to elite fashion flagships and famous department stores. And now, a new 79,000-square-foot commercial building, Ginza Place, is adding a new flash of architectural …

Curious Eats – Tokyo’s Legendary Black Hot Dog

Japan is known for its selection of weird foods, and today we can add one more item to the ever-growing list. The Black Terra Hot-Dog is one of the …

Tokyo Station's top 5 breakfast spots

As one of Japan’s largest train stations, Tokyo Station is the central hub for many of the JR lines as well as the <i>Shinkansen</i> (bullet train). You can …

五ノ神製作所 (Gonokamiseisakujo in Shinjuku)

<b>つけ麺 五ノ神製作所</b><p>つけ麺 五ノ神製作所<p><i>Go no kami seisakujo</i>.<p><i>Five's God Factory</i> for those of you without a dictionary on hand. This has got to be a reference to …

Japan’s 10 best restaurants, as chosen by foreign travelers

People travel to Japan for all sorts of different reasons. Many are seeking a taste of tradition and history, and plan visits to the country’s most …

Breakfast @ Tsukiji Market

Tsukiji Market is a great place to grab breakfast in Tokyo. My favorite restaurants are not the ones listed in travel guides as they are flooded with …

Kaisuian會水庵: Where the Anago Meets Tamago

Hidden at the corner of a lonely street in Akasaka, Kaisuian attracts long queues during lunch hours for 3 reasons--1) Limited Seats 2) Only the …

Kaneko Hannosuke 金子半之助: Hail the King of Tempura

This place really tested my patience because I would never imagine myself queuing for more than 1.5 hours for a tempura don. But there's a reason why …

Ginza Sushidokoro Marui 銀座寿司処 まる伊

Two blocks behind Matsuya Ginza is a sushi-ya that serves highly affordable lunch. Price aside, I had been waiting to try it's No.1 <b>Zuke Ana Chirashi</b> …

10 Sensational Stops for Japanese Food in Shinjuku, Tokyo

If you're visiting Tokyo for business or pleasure, there's a good chance you'll be staying in the Shinjuku area. Arrive at night, and you'll feel like an alien (or perhaps a replicant?) amidst all the neon in the Blade Runner-like atmosphere. And while amazing Japanese food surrounds you, that …

Tokyo’s Metropolitan Assembly Hall building is one of the cheapest places to drink in the city

<b>All-you-can-drink beer</b> costs just <b>600 yen (</b><b>US$5.80)</b>, which will barely get you a single glass in many other <b>Tokyo</b> restaurants.<p><b>Tokyo</b> has a number of …

Cracklin’ Chicken

The past couple of months have been absolutely bananas. Between working my zombie drug dealer shifts at the hospital, zipping through Asia, throwing …

Bloglovin

Upon receiving <i>Jerusalem</i> early last summer, I poured through it cover to cover, reading about hummus wars and baba ghanoush, feeling inspired to start …