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20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

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Wine tasting notes: the best Pays d’Oc wines

Many innovative wines are emerging from France's Pays d’Oc region - including these three excellent bottles<p><b>2012 Malbec, Cournon Lafleur £6.99 (when buying two), Majestic</b><p>Pays d’Oc is a vast area stretching from the southern Rhône to the west of Avignon round to the Catalan border of Spain. This a …

Spicy Spiked Hot Chocolate

4 Servings<p>The addition of an anise-flavored liqueur turns this hot cocoa into the liquid version of chocolate-covered licorice.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups whole milk<p>1 cup heavy cream<p>⅓ cup sugar<p>½ ancho chile, lightly crushed<p>1 cinnamon stick<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>3 oz. bittersweet …

Recipes

Healthy food kids will love

Feeding children can be one of the most satisfying but also one of the most stressful parts of parenting – and it's not uncommon to get embroiled in …

Healthy Eating

Cocktail of the week: pisco sour

Peruvian food and drink has never been hotter. London restaurant Lima shares its recipe for a refreshing pisco sour<p>It wasn’t long ago that the British associated Peruvian food with little more than guinea pigs, but the South American cuisine has enjoyed a meteoric rise in popularity during the last …

Qatar World Cup: 400 Nepalese die on nation's building sites since bid won

More than 400 Nepalese migrant workers have died on Qatar's building sites as the Gulf state prepares to host the World Cup in 2022, a report will reveal this week.<p>The grim statistic comes from the Pravasi Nepali Co-ordination Committee, a respected human rights organisation which compiles lists of …

Story-telling illustrations by Emilie Sarnel - The Fox Is Black

Emilie Sarnel illustrates pinup girls, anthropomorphic food items, wolves with attitude, and tropical countries using bold black lines and bright …

Sweet pizza – inherently wrong or surprisingly right?

London restaurant The Mayfair Pizza Co. has just launched a sweet pizza menu. Do they taste any good? We put this radical new concept under our culinary microscope.<p>The reaction as I carry two pizza boxes through the office on a Friday afternoon is interesting. Some people lift their noses into the …

Conservative backbenchers ready to rebel over European warrants

Scores of MPs plan to defy the Government over the European Arrest Warrant and more than 30 other European Union justice rules<p>Senior Conservatives are threatening a major rebellion over Europe.<p>Scores of MPs plan to defy the Government over the European Arrest Warrant (EAW).<p><b>Conservative</b> whips have …

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68 Chocolate Desserts for Valentine's Day (or Any Day, Really)

From cookies to cakes to mousse, these rich, melty, chocolaty desserts are way better than anything from a box.<p>It's hard to think of a Valentine's Day plan that doesn't involve food. Specifically, dessert. Even more specifically, a <b>chocolate dessert</b>. Give it to us in a cookie, a layered cake, a …

Dessert

Ina's Deconstructed Strawberry Shortcake

Whip up this special Valentine's Day dessert for your special someone.<p>STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE, DECONSTRUCTED<p><b>Serves 6</b><p>FOR THE SHORTCAKE<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 tablespoons sugar, plus extra for sprinkling<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>12 tablespoons (1½ sticks) cold unsalted butter, …

Found: The Incredible Restaurant in the Middle of Nowhere that Nobody Knows About

<b>A few absurd</b> but durable fantasies haunt the minds of food writers: chubby-chasing lingerie models, infinite expense accounts, zero-calorie cream sauces, and so on. As with so many fantasies, these become more alluring as they become more plausible, and one that always seems <i>just</i> out of reach is The …

The Valentine's Day Showstopper

<i>Every so often, we get the chance to reshoot one of our favorite recipes from the Food52 archives.</i><p><i>Today: A cake to launch a thousand ships.</i><p><i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Noritake. Noritake’s Cher Blanc is featured below.</i><p>There's a reason there's no such thing as a wedding pie. Don't …

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Greek yogurt and apricot ice cream recipe

A light and easy apricot ice cream you can make all year round, from 'A Change of Appetite'<p>You can use regular plain yogurt rather than Greek; it’s just slightly more tart. Don’t use low-fat yogurt – it sets very hard.<p><i>Serves eight</i><p>300g (10½oz) dried apricots<br>300ml (½ pint) apple juice<br>4 tbsp golden …

Lego: the rise and rise of the little bricks with the world at their feet

Coloured bricks and yellow heads have become the unlikely toast of the cinema box office as Hollywood's most plastic movie yet opened in the UK.<p>Starring animated characters and familiar bump-topped scenery, <i>The Lego Movie</i> is not only perhaps the biggest product placement film ever seen, but it marks …

Flood crisis: councils 'reluctant to accept Army help', says defence secretary

Philip Hammond claims military had to 'push itself' on council leaders during flood crisis<p>Councils were reluctant to accept help from the Army during the floods, the defence secretary has said.<p>Philip Hammond said the military had to “push” itself on council leaders. He admitted a new policy of …

The 10 Best Chocolatiers in the World

Who doesn’t love chocolate? Here are ten of the best chocolatiers in the world.<p>Each chocolatier on our list produces signature melt-in-your-mouth chocolates, be it a single-source dark chocolate bar, a cream- or liqueur-filled bonbon, a praline, fruit dipped in chocolate, a truffle, fudge, or some …