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This Sheet Pan Shortcake Is Ridiculously Easy to Slice and Serve

I’ve been honing my shortcake recipe for as long as I’ve been baking (so...about 16 years). It was easy enough to try my hand at it when I was first starting, and it continues to be my go-to when I feel like celebrating good spring and summer produce. It’s easy, not-too-sweet, and everyone always …

Dessert

The Simple Lemon Cake That Helped Create a Legend

When Craig Claiborne discovered Maida Heatter in 1968, she was already a bit of a Miami Beach celebrity. She and her husband, Ralph Daniels, a former airline pilot, ran a small restaurant, and Ms. Heatter, a jewelry maker, illustrator and self-taught baker, made all the desserts. The locals were …

Baking

A local’s guide to Lisbon: 10 top tips

Before I moved to Lisbon, almost a quarter of a century ago, someone told me: “From afar, it looks like a queen. But from closer you see that the old empress’s make-up is smudged and flaking, and that the ornaments fluttering in the wind are not lace, but someone’s laundry drying at the windows. …

European Travel

100+ Things to Do and See in Portugal

A complete guide to one of the most laid-back and friendly destinations in Western Europe.<p><i>BAZAAR.com has partnered with it's beautiful here to share a collection of local travel guides motivated and inspired by the heartwarming, unique, and beautiful people, places and experiences founder and</i> …

Make Fresh Ricotta Gnocchi in Less Time Than it Takes to Cook Dried Pasta

I love gnocchi. At least, I love the gnocchi in my mind. Light, pillowy, flavor-packed, they're the perfect vessel for turning a good red sauce into a full-fledged meal. In reality, more often than not they're leaden, dense, mushy, or dull. And it's all the fault of the potato.<p>For years I worked at …

The Mini Irish Soda Bread Recipe You’ll Eat All Year Round

I turned a traditional Irish Soda Bread recipe into a fun mini treat, perfect for sharing on St. Patrick’s Day or any day of the year.<p>Traditional …

3 Secrets To The Best Carrot Cake

There is no shortage of carrot cake recipes out there—and for good reason. The soft and almost wet cake carries all of our most beloved spices in its …

The recipe for Philippe Conticini’s addictive chocolate fondant cake

The French pâtissier is always sharing photos and videos – and sometimes recipes – of his delectable creations on both Instagram and Facebook. Below, …

How to Ferment (Almost) Everything

Wet-Brining<p>Works with whole or cut hearty, raw peeled vegetables of all shapes and sizes (but smaller shapes and cuts will ferment more quickly). …

This January, We’re Answering the Call of the Caucasus

Grab a 10-pound bag of walnuts and help us cook through the Republic of Georgia, region by region<p>When René Redzepi, Carlo Petrini, and Yotam …

The Enormous Appeal of Georgian Cuisine

Takeaways from a month spent pleating dumplings, chopping herbs, and pounding walnuts<p>The inside of my fridge looks nothing like it did before I …

Spices

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

Spinach Balanzoni With Brown Butter and Sage

Lessons for the best ravioli, tortellini, and everything else you fold out of pasta dough<p>Make the dough: Bring a medium pot of salted water to a …

Ukrainian / Russian Basic Sweet Yeast Dough Recipe

This basic sweet yeast dough recipe is known as zdobne drizhdzhove tisto in Ukrainian and sdobnoye drozhzhevoye testo in Russian. It is used to make …

Portugal named Europe’s ‘leading tourism destination’: Here’s what to eat and drink there

For the first time, Portugal has won the award for Europe’s Leading Tourism Destination at the World Travel Awards, for it’s “diversity of landscapes …

10 Instant Pot Recipes Ready in 30 Minutes

There are a lot of features to love about the Instant Pot, but when you need to get dinner on the table fast nothing beats its pressure-cooker …

Cooking

These Incredible Italian Grandmas Teach you to Make Pasta from Scratch - 101 Cookbooks

Pasta videos are one of my favorite things on the internet. To be specific, the making and shaping of pasta using traditional ingredients and …

Italy

Valencian Chicken and Rabbit Paella

Your complete guide to mastering the Spanish essential and scoring perfect soccarat<p>In a small dry skillet, add the saffron over medium-high heat. …

Our Best Portuguese Recipes That Go Beyond Bacalhau

Spain gets a ton of love in the food-world, but there's plenty of room on the Iberian peninsula for two culinary superpowers. Portugal is one of the …

Plum Tart with Ricotta & Greek Yogurt

<b>This mouth-watering Plum Tart with Ricotta and Greek Yogurt is the right treat for your afternoon cuppa! If you love juicy plums, then this tart is</b> …

From pavlova to cheesecake: Yotam Ottolenghi’s 10 perfect dessert recipes

My first job in a kitchen was whisking egg whites. It was the 1990s, and I was training by day and assisting the pastry chef in a fancy restaurant at night. I spent most of my time beating egg whites for vanilla soufflés; three months in, I was a soufflé expert.<p>So it must be fate that I made my …

Baking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Amish Milk Bread Recipe

The Amish people make some of the best breads in the United States. This Amish milk bread tastes delicious and has a fantastically moist texture. You …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Basic Roman-style pizza dough

Place the flour in a mixer with a dough hook attachment.<p>Dissolve the yeast in 100 ml (3½ fl oz) of the water and add to the flour along with 400 ml …

Skip Bordeaux—This Is the New Wine Region to Visit in France

On a Friday evening near the tiny French fishing village of Gruissan, a gypsy band roars into song, strumming “Les Champs-Élysées.” The crowd joins in clapping, hopping up on wooden picnic tables to sing along as steaming bowls of mussels and salt-encrusted sea bass emerge from the kitchen. The …

France

Korean Egg Roll (Gyeran Mari)

Delicious Korean egg roll (Gyeran Mari) recipe! Korean egg roll is a popular Korean side dish. The ingredients are quite readily accessible, so my …

Breakfast

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Salted Caramel Shortbread Bites

If you're a fan of the salt and caramel combination but haven't tried it at home yet, this is a delicious way to experiment. The recipe is a twist on …

Dessert

Brown Sugar Shortbread

Who doesn't love buttery, crispy shortbread? Brown sugar shortbread is my favorite flavor, and it is one of the easiest cookies to make and …