Laura Ellis

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A beginner's guide to Brazil

What do you get if you combine cinematic landscapes, kaleidoscopic culture, head-spinning biodiversity and a constant rhythm of carefree joie de vivre? Welcome to Brazil!<p>The world's fifth-largest country commandeers the lion's share of South America, all the way from the Amazon Basin – the world's …

Brazil

Top 10 beach hotels and bungalows in Cambodia

Koh Thmei Resort, Koh Thmei<p>Part of Ream national park, which is a favourite with twitchers due its 150 different kinds of birds, Koh Thmei island is a 50-minute boat ride (often accompanied by dolphin sightings) from Koh Kchhang fishing village. It feels world's away from the rampant development of …

Vietnam more popular with Britons than ever

The country is best known for its bays dotted with dramatic limestone stacks, rice-paddies and coffee plantations, quiet beaches and bustling, pagoda-filled cities. With more and more people discovering these and other attractions, tour operators are welcoming a boom in bookings.<p>Trailfinders …

Hearty one-pot family recipes

These flavoursome recipes will also teach children about portion control<p>Is yours a self-serve kind of household? Or do you plate food before it goes to the table? Recent reports suggest that serving meals ''family-style’’ – letting children help themselves – is by far the healthier option.<p>An …

30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.

How to Cook with Butternut, Kabocha, and Delicata Squash

A guide for cooking with winter squash, from butternut to delicata to kabocha<p>With all the varieties of winter squash at the market, choosing the right type for the right dish can be confounding. We're here to help: Each of our three favorites has a particular talent, so play them to their strengths.

The 100 best cheap eats in London

London might well be the world’s greatest food city (that’s right, we’ve gone there) but with spiraling living costs putting the brakes on the …

England

Nigel Slater's meatball broth recipe

The recipe<p>Peel and grate 250g of celeriac. Brown 250g of good-quality meatballs in a little oil in a smallish, deep-sided pan. When they are sizzling and evenly coloured, add four spring onions, roughly chopped, and cook for a minute or two until the onions have softened, then add the grated …

It's Easier Being Green Than You Might Think

Okay, kale. We get it. You're a healthy, wintry green. But we need a little variety in our diet. What can we turn to? Savoy cabbage, that's what. It's a hearty winter green that gets us a little closer to solving the perpetual problem of finding a variety of fresh produce in February. Its crinkly …

Healthy

The superdust is popping up everywhere, including our new hemp milk chai.<p>By Aliza Abarbanel<p>Salads for breakfast, eggs for lunch, and nut butter on toast anytime is how we want to...<p>By The Healthyish Team<p>The halibut is brined briefly in salt water, which seasons it all the way through.<p>By Miles …

Food

Valentine's Day recipes: passion-fruit soufflé

An ideal Valentine's Day dessert, providing you aren't too distracted by your beloved<p><i>Makes 4</i><p>A 1990s classic for those able to concentrate as they feed their beloved. This is an adaptation of a great recipe by Raymond Blanc, and it will not fail you if followed to the letter; use accurate tablespoon …

Griddled lime chicken with chilli jam recipe

Succulent marinaded and griddled chicken, served with zingy chilli jam<p><i>Serves four</i><p>This is a good way to use my home-made chilli jam.<p>grated zest of 2 limes and juice of 1<br>3 cloves garlic, chopped<br>1½ tsp caster sugar<br>1½ tsp fish sauce<br>2½ tbsp groundnut or sunflower oil<br>4 chicken breast fillets <br>chilli jam, …

5 Warming Stew Recipes from Around the World

Wintry stews packed with flavors from around the world will heat up the coldest of nights.<p>There’s a lot to love about stew. You do work on the front and back ends, but mostly the pot just simmers on the stove, making your house smell good. The result is a warm, comforting dinner—the perfect winter …

Herby chicken & butter bean soup

This rustic, chunky soup uses up leftover roast chicken and is packed with flavour from fresh rosemary, sage and thyme<p>Ingredients<p>1 leftover chicken …

Recipes

And the best cheap eats in London are… – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 12:30 pm, February 6, 2014 in Food & Drink<p>Ticked off with 2-for-1 deals that aren’t what they seem? ‘Bargains’ that really aren’t? Then …

The perfect Valentine's Day dinner menu

Avoid the silliness of restaurants' Valentine's Day offerings and gift a delicious meal with a glass of something lovely at home<p>The way to the heart is via the stomach, so the old chestnut promises. The truth is that those who have fallen in love are barely able to eat, such is the wireless …

Puff pastry tart with smoked bacon, onion and potato

To make this vegetarian just leave out the bacon. Put some sautéed mushrooms on top, or slices of a melting cheese, such as taleggio.<p>SERVES<p>4-6<p>INGREDIENTS<p>500g ready-made puff pastry, butter puff is best<br>• 2 large onions, thinly sliced<br>• 25g butter<br>• 500g waxy potatoes<br>• 300g smoked bacon lardons<br>• 125g crème …

Mushroom fajitas with avocado hummus

Get four of your 5-a-day in one hit thanks to these tortilla wraps with spicy mushrooms, avocado hummus and griddled onions<p>Ingredients<p>1 large …

Food

Caribbean hot chocolate recipe

Rich, thick and boozy, with a touch of spice, this is the ultimate chocolate drink<p><i>Serves four</i><p>800ml (1½ pints) full-fat milk<br>200ml (7fl oz) double cream<br>125g (4½oz) chocolate, broken into pieces<br>3 tbsp soft dark-brown sugar<br>1 vanilla pod<br>1 cinnamon stick<br>approx ¼ tsp freshly grated nutmeg, or to taste<br>3 …

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Next stop caffeine: use this tube map of independent coffee shops – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 8:15 am, February 7, 2014 in Food & Drink, Maps, Transport<p>It gets to that point in the day when all you need is your caffeine fix, your cup …

Top 10 foods to try in Thailand

Thai cuisine is a celebration of the fresh and fragrant. Whatever your reason for visiting, the abundance of delicious flavours will make you want to …

Recipes

The best free things to do in New York

Expert guide to New York<p>New York city has a reputation for being pricey. And deservedly so. But there are a legion of fun, free things to do too. Here are the best free things to do for solo travelers, children, couples, and families, from free ferry trips to Staten Island (where views over …

36 Hours In... Hanoi

With its colonial architecture and vibrant street life, Vietnam’s capital deserves a visit by those heading to the north, says Natalie Paris<p>Hanoi is Vietnam’s small capital city, serving as the entry point for visitors drawn to the country’s mountainous north and the craggy islands of Halong …

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