Nicky James

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Crispy Thai Pork with Cucumber Salad

4 Servings<p>The crispy bits are the key to this pork’s deliciousness. Use a wide, flat spatula for the best effect.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 English hothouse cucumber, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced crosswise<p>1 shallot, thinly sliced<p>2 red or green Thai chiles, with seeds, thinly sliced, divided<p>1/2 cup …

Spices

The New Baker: Lime Double Meringue cake

A simple yet impressive tiered cake that's sweet and citrussy<p>You’ll only need about 100g (3½oz) of the lime curd (or use shop-bought).<p><b>SERVES</b><br>4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p><b>for the lime curd</b><br>zest of 2 limes and juice of 4, about 120ml (4fl oz)<br>4 egg yolks, plus 1 whole egg<br>200g (7oz) granulated sugar<br>90g (3¼oz) unsalted …

Baking

Nigel Slater’s breakfast toad in the hole recipe

The recipe<p>Make a batter by lightly beating together two eggs, 125g of plain flour, 150ml of milk, a level tablespoon of grain mustard and a little salt and pepper. When the batter is smooth, set aside.<p>Tear or cut 350g of herby sausages into large chunks. Warm a little oil or dripping in a frying …

Radicchio and Apple Salad with Parmesan Crisps

8 Servings<p>Chef Naomi Pomeroy prefers to serve salad at the end of the meal; with this one, you get a bit of a cheese course at the same time.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 ounces Parmesan, finely grated, divided<p>2 tablespoons honey<p>½ small shallot, finely chopped<p>⅓ cup olive oil<p>3 tablespoons white wine …

Cheese

Parmesan Bread Pudding with Broccoli Rabe and Pancetta

4 to 6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>There's a lot packed into this savory bread pudding recipe: pancetta, broccoli rabe, Parmesan cheese, and of course, eggs.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>1 medium …

Bread Pudding

Apple and Blackberry Polenta Cobbler

8 to 10 Servings<p>Using frozen berries in desserts is a clever way to add flavor and vibrant color in colder months. Choose a mild honey, such as clover or orange blossom, to let the fruits shine.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>filling<p>3 lb baking apples (such as Honeycrisp or Pink Lady), peeled, cored, cut …

Baking

Easy Cheese and Onion Quiche Recipe

Image by Holly Bell<p>I have never ever hankered after a daughter. Obviously if one had appeared then I'd have loved her and been very happy indeed. But …

Baking

13 Food Souvenirs from Istanbul You Should Gift to Family (or Keep for Yourself)

Take the best of Istanbul home with you and snag triple-distilled rakı, hand-hammered copper pots and potent spices.<p><b>You can try to prepare for a food-focused trip to Istanbul</b>, but the sheer variety of regional and ethnic cuisines available in Turkey's cultural capital will overwhelm even the most …

Spices

Pan-Seared Sausage with Lady Apples and Watercress

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>A simple white wine pan sauce brings this one-skillet dinner together.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<p>1 pound lady apples, halved through stem ends<p>1½ pound sweet Italian sausages<p>¼ cup dry white wine<p>2 tablespoons white wine vinegar<p>1 …

Sausages

Chocolate and amaretto Baked Alaska

Former Great British Bake Off winner Edd Kimber shares his twist on the classic desert<p>The combination of chocolate and amaretto is one of my favourites, and used in a Baked Alaska it turns an old-fashioned dessert into something completely different.<p>Although there are a few more steps of …

Apple Dutch Baby

4 Servings<p>Summon your family to the table while this dutch baby bakes; it will be fabulously puffed when it comes out, and you’ll enjoy hearing the oohs and aahs before it deflates.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>apple cider syrup<p>4 cups apple cider<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>1 tablespoon light brown …

Breakfast

Pie Is Just the Beginning: The Best Apple Desserts to Make This Fall

Fact: The best fall desserts are the ones that have apple in them.<p><b>Fact: The best fall desserts are the ones that have apple in them.</b> Here are over a dozen of our favorites, from fritters to cobbler.

Baking

FoodRecipes

The best chicken stir-fry<p>Preparation time<p>less than 30 mins<p>Cooking time<p>10 to 30 mins<p>Serves<p>Serves 2<p>Chicken stir fry is very quick and easy to make, with plenty of flavour and healthy vegetables.<p>This meal provides 674 kcal, 53g protein, 60g carbohydrate (of which 14g sugars), 23g fat (of which 4.5g …

Food

Spiced Lamb Burger

8 Servings<p>As the lamb cooks inside the pita, the fat will render into the bread, creating a crunchy, compact, vibrantly flavored meat pie that’s unlike any burger you’ve ever had.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2½ pounds ground lamb, preferably shoulder<p>1 medium onion, very finely chopped<p>¾ cup chopped …

Bread

Ginger-Chicken Meatballs with Chinese Broccoli

4 Servings<p>For this meatball recipe, ground chicken is leaner than other meats, but less fat doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor—these meatballs are loaded with aromatics like scallions, ginger and garlic, and served alongside delicious Chinese broccoli.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 garlic …

Soysauce

Olive oil recipes: carrot and parsnip cake

Adding vegetables to a cake is a really good way to keep things moist<p>This cake even uses olive oil in the icing – it’s surprisingly delicious. I like to mix carrot and parsnip, but you can use one or the other if you want.<p><i>Serves 10</i><p>300g/10 oz self-raising flour<p>2 tsp baking powder<p>1 tsp ground cinnamon<p>…

Burmese chilli fish with hot and sour salad recipe

From 'A Change of Appetite', a light fish dish with a fresh oriental taste<p>A great quick dish, adapted from a recipe in Naomi Duguid’s 'Burma: Rivers of Flavor’, one of my favourite cookbooks.<p><i>Serves four</i><p>750g (1lb 10oz) white fish fillets, skinned<br>2 tsp turmeric<br>8 shallots, very finely chopped<br>½ tsp …

How to make gözleme – recipe

On holiday in Northern Cyprus last summer we stopped for lunch at a place in the sleepy village of Büyükkonuk. I could see the chef, a Turkish Cypriot woman, kneading the most enormous pile of dough. Curious to see what she was making, I asked to watch. She added a quantity of plain yogurt into the …

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 …

Cooking

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 …

Curries

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 …

Chinese beef stir-fry with green pepper

This speedy weeknight supper is full of flavour and satisfying with a bowl of rice<p>Taking a minute or two to make your own stir fry sauce is really worth it. Not only will the result be fresher and more vibrant than anything you squeeze straight out of a sachet, but you can play around with the …

Toast Can Handle Anything, Especially Sweet Potato Mash

Dan Kluger of ABC Kitchen tops his toast with sweet potatoes and broccoli for a masterpiece-worthy vegetarian tartine.<p>There is no blank canvas like a piece of toast. In this meatless masterpiece, ABC Kitchen's <b>Dan Kluger</b> piles on the greenmarket finds: Mashed sweet potatoes with a Thai chile kick, …

Food

24 Citrus Recipes with Orange, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit

Winter is citrus season, and these 24 recipes use lemons, limes, grapefruits, and oranges in every which way possible<p>Winter is citrus season, and these 21 recipes use lemons, limes, grapefruits, and oranges in every which way possible.

Seafood

How to Make Turkey Chili That Actually Tastes Good

We didn't think it could be done, but we've developed a turkey chili recipe that uses the bird's dark meat—and actually tastes good.<p>One morning, during our daily Web planning meeting, we started talking about chili. Super Bowl Sunday was fast approaching, and we agreed that the one-pot stew is one …

Cooking

Three quick-fix working lunches for the time-pressed man

Nutritionist Dale Pinnock suggests three easy and quick recipes that help keep you on the healthy-eating track when time is scarce<p>Sometimes, no mater how organised you try to be, there just isn't enough hours in the day to do everything. On those days, the first thing you tend to neglect is your …

Soy roast chicken with butternut squash

This is one of my favourite after-work meals. Colourful and full of flavour, it takes hardly any time to prepare and is made of easy to find ingredients you might already have in the fridge or cupboard.<p>It's one of those combinations that hits all of your taste buds at once. The sticky garlic and …