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Three child-friendly Vietnamese recipes | Guest cook

Even fussy kids can be excited by a dish they have a hand in making. These Vietnamese-inspired ideas offer plenty of opportunities to get involved<p>It makes the hard work of being a parent worthwhile and utterly thrilling when I see the shine of delight on my daughter’s face when she eats something …

Food

Dishoom’s chicken berry biryani

The Dishoom take on the legendary Irani Café special, with cranberries.<p>SERVES<p>6<p>INGREDIENTS<p>3 large onions, finely sliced<br>• 50ml vegetable oil<br>• 10 garlic cloves, crushed<br>• 75g ginger, finely grated<br>• 1½ tsp chilli powder or 2 tsp hot paprika<br>• 2 tsp ground cumin<br>• ½ tsp garam masala powder<br>• juice of 4 limes<br>• 125ml …

How to increase your chances of getting pregnant

Should you avoid alcohol, soy and plastics? Use a fertility calendar or track your temperature? Five experts offer the definitive, myth-busting guide to maximising your fertility<p><i>In a recent study, teetotallers conceived more quickly and had fewer miscarriages than even very light drinkers'</i><p><b>Dr</b> …

Mini Dutch Pancakes with Warm Blueberry Sauce

These mini Dutch pancakes take less time to make than regular pancakes! Served with a warm blueberry sauce, they are a delicious and easy breakfast …

20 All-Natural Spring Cleaning Tricks For the Kitchen

Sharing kitchen cleaning tricks is like handing out chocolates: More is never a bad thing! It follows suit that despite how much we love to test and share our favorite methods for stain-busting, pest-control, and grime-scouring, we also love to listen up.<p>I went back to a few of our past cleaning …

Everything You Need to Know About Knife Care

Stop cooking with dull knives; you're gonna hurt yourself!<p><i>In addition to eating healthier, the start of a new year is a great excuse for decluttering, spiffing up, and organizing your workspace. All week long, we'll be giving you tips for making sense of the most important room of the house: the</i> …

Daniel Boulud’s Madeleines

Makes 12 large or 5 dozen mini Servings<p>As if you need another reason to make this madeleine recipe for dessert: The batter can be prepped the day before.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>¾ cup all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting<p>2 large eggs<p>⅓ cup …

Lahore Deli's Chai

Makes about 4½ cups<p>Customize this chai recipe blend by adding a crushed cinnamon stick or big pinch of grated fresh ginger to the first step.<p>May 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 green cardamom pods, crushed<p>½ teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed<p>4 cups whole milk<p>5 teaspoons or 5 bags strong black tea (such as …

Recipes

Smooth operator: Ruby's ricotta bake recipes| Ruby Tandoh

Ricotta is the secret to this succulent lime drizzle cake and silky passion fruit cheesecake, leaving them light and creamy without the usual heaviness of a butter-based mix<p>There are a few ingredients outside of the standard baking arsenal that I turn to when I’m making something really special – a …

Baking

Ultimate hot cross bun recipe

As Easter approaches, Gail’s bakery in London shares its recipe for fragrant hot cross buns<p>Good Friday is the day hot cross buns are traditionally eaten, so it's almost time to get baking...<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>For the buns</b> <br>20g fresh yeast (kept cold)<br>400g plain flour<br>½ tsp ground cinnamon<br>½ tsp freshly ground …

Chinese make-away: how to make homemade crispy duck

I was showing off to my brother-in-law recently, recounting how I once ate crispy duck at an open-air restaurant in Laos. After a starter of cold duck’s blood in a soup dish topped with golden, crisp fried shallots, we were served a huge platter of roasted carcass, and encouraged to toss the bones …

Revive Stale Bread With This Life-Changing Trick

Stop! Don't throw out that stale loaf of bread. This life-changing (seriously) tip from our test kitchen will revive even the toughest baguette.<p>If you've ever let a loaf of bread get so stale that it won't even make decent croutons, you know that shameful feeling that comes with throwing it out. Be …

Deliciously Ella's raw brownies recipe

These no-cook brownies are made with just four ingredients, including dates and pecans, and are perfect for a mid-afternoon pick-me-up<p>No matter how many hundreds of times I make these I still can’t quite believe how they turn out and how easy they are – just four ingredients in a food processor. …

Classic hummus recipe

Everybody needs a simple hummus recipe in their arsenal - and this one, from vegan food blogger Angela Liddon, can be whipped up in minutes<p>This year’s aspiring cookery writers might usefully decide to be mostly vegetarian, perhaps with a hint of baking, or vice versa. The New York Times bestseller …

The good mixer: rose lassi recipe

Lassi is a lip-smacking alternative to milkshake<p>Indian lassi is a refreshing alternative to milkshake. Sweet or savoury, the method is simple: blitz yoghurt with your chosen flavouring, water and ice. This version is a favourite with my own kids. Serves four.<p><b>600ml plain yoghurt</b> <b><br>80g caster sugar</b> <b><br>1</b> …

WIN The Ultimate Chocolate Cookbook

Life<p>by Contributor | 18 03 2015<p>Ultimate Chocolate Cake<p>A Sneak Peek Of The Ultimate Chocolate Cake Recipe<p>Left, Chocccywoccydoodah: Chocolate, Cake and …

Bolognese with Spiralized Sweet Potato

My version of 'spag bol', this meat and potatoes dish is deliciously filling and nutritionally balanced.<p><b>{serves 4 - 6}</b><p><b>ingredients</b><p>500g lean minced beef<p>…

Recipes

How to make masala chai – recipe

The odd cuppa won’t hurt the kids – and a sweet, spicy chai is as warming and tasty as hot chocolate<p>After a whole winter of hot chocolate requests, I thought I’d road-test an alternative hot drink on the children as they came running home from school, feeling the chill.<p>I remember the frequency with …

Recipes

Deliciously Ella: healthy grab it and go breakfast recipes

A healthy, easy-to-make and delicious meal can set up your whole day – there’s no excuse for that sugar-filled bowl of cereal any more, says Ella Woodward<p>People always say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and I couldn’t agree more. Not just because breakfast is delicious, but …

How to Make Boring Button Downs Look Crazy Stylish

You style maven, you<p>Okay, Okay, we’ve all done it before. You go to your closet, grab a button down shirt to wear, finish getting ready, and when you look in the mirror you think, “Wow—this looks so boring.” A button down shirt can be such a mark of cool sophistication (think Audrey Hepburn on a …

How to make the perfect baklava

Middle Eastern food and drink,Dessert,Baking,Food & drink,Life and style<p>The sultan of sweets or a sugar bomb not worth the risk of diabetes? Which is your favourite filling – and where makes the best version?<p>I have a baklava problem. Many recipes caution that, since the sweet Middle Eastern pastry …

Baking

Did banning sugar turn my kids into sweet little angels?

Action on Sugar has called for a ban on the sale of sugary energy drinks to children, saying they are "fuelling the obesity epidemic". Here, Anna Maxted reveals just how difficult it is to wean your kids off the white stuff<p>Yet again, my mother has baked a fabulous cake for a grandchild’s birthday, …

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

How long can you keep food in your cupboards?

It might to time to throw out that bag of flaked almonds you opened in the Noughties. Here's what to chuck out and when<p>As a nation it’s often said that we’re too assiduous about throwing food away.<p>After all, we Brits throw out seven million tonnes of food and drink a year - 19 per cent of what we …

Naturally Sweetened Horchata (Dairy Free)

I almost titled this post “An Exceedingly Untraditional Approach to Horchata.” But I didn’t want you to scamper off.<p>Don’t scamper off.<p>Horchata is the …

Recipes

London’s Best Chinese Restaurants (By Those Who Know)

<i>Updated March 2018</i><p>Celebrity chef Ken Hom once declared that Chinese food in London is “equally as good as in China”. But where to find the best of …

Food & Dining

Two for breakfast: what to eat the morning after Valentine's day

Whether you’re recovering from a big night out, or a romantic meal for two, impress your hungover lover with a romantic and tasty breakfast<p>It’s the day after Valentine’s Day and you’re feeling slightly worse for wear. Perhaps you’re reeling after a few too many glasses of wine with your significant …

Shrove Tuesday! Healthy Pancake Day - Gluten-Free, Paleo & Dairy-free

Banana & Chia Seed Pancakes<p>Perhaps my ultimate challenge - creating pancakes without flour & sugar!<p><b>{makes 6 pancakes}</b><p>ingredients<p>2 large bananas, …

The 13 Best Matcha Recipes for Major Magic

There always seems to be a new *<i>it*</i> food running around town. The celebs and their trainers can’t get enough of it, it’s all over the Internet… and we want in. Now, enter the wonderfully beneficial world of matcha. What’s that, you say? Matcha is finely ground, high-quality green tea, in the form …

Dale Talde’s Korean Fried Chicken with Kimchi Yogurt

4 Servings<p>The double-frying technique is the secret to a shatteringly-crisp crust; the first phase sets the spiced batter in place, the second lacquers the chicken with a sticky, crunchy outer layer. And the kimchi marinade? Well, it just makes everything taste better.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Kimchi Yogurt<p>1 …