Olivia Higginson

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Potato and Celery Root Gratin with Leeks

8 to 10 Servings<p>November 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups heavy cream<p>2 garlic cloves, peeled<p>1 sprig thyme plus 3 tsp. fresh thyme leaves, divided<p>2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter, divided<p>3 leeks, white and pale-green parts only, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced crosswise<p>Kosher Salt<p>2 pounds russet …

Celery

Gluten-free double chocolate mousse cake

A rich, decadent chocolate cake that also happens to be flour-free<p>Rachel Allen comes up with this recipe for “a rich, flour-free chocolate mousse cake covered with a thick blanket of rich chocolate mousse. This is a no-holds-barred onslaught of chocolate deliciousness.”<p><b>SERVES</b><br>Eight to</b> …

Dessert

Concord Grape Cornmeal Cake

8 to 10 Servings<p>Active Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Serve this cake at brunch, or for dessert with a scoop of ice cream.<p>November 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, cooled slightly, plus more<p>1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour; more for grapes<p>1/2 cup yellow cornmeal<p>1 …

Ice Cream

Winter Squash Carbonara with Pancetta and Sage

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Kabocha squash is made for purées.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>4 oz. pancetta (Italian bacon), chopped<p>1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh sage<p>1 2-lb. kabocha or butternut squash, peeled, seeded, cut into ½” pieces (about 3 cups)<p>1 …

Butternut

Zucchini Bread with Oats

Makes two 8 1/2x4 1/2" loaves Servings<p>For a slightly more virtuous quick bread—more like breakfast, less like dessert—reduce the amount of granulated sugar to one cup. This zucchini bread recipe is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Non-stick vegetable oil spray<p>…

Baking

Summer romance: Simon Hopkinson's simple summer lunch recipes

My walks (and talks) along the Thames with my friend Rose, as I mentioned last week, often inform my choice of meal later that day. One recent debate on the subject of cucumber is a case in point. For me, this vegetable is the very essence of summer eating – as an accompaniment to a classic poached …

Cocoa Brownies

Makes 16 Servings<p>The best—and easiest—brownies you'll ever make. This recipe belongs in your repertoire. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into 1 inch pieces<p>1 1/4 cups sugar<p>…

Dessert

Warm chocolate mousse with coffee ice cream

<i>Light, airy and deliciously smooth, this pud is the perfect combination of a signature Gü chocolatey hot mousse served with a scoop of cold coffee</i> …

Sausage & veg one-pot

A lighter casserole packed with green veg including fennel, broad beans, peas and green beans, served in a creamy basil and parsley sauce<p>Ingredients<p>1 …

Gü Bread and Butter Pudding

<i>This recipe is a great way to use up leftover pain au chocolate or croissants. In fact, it’s actually better if they are a little stale because</i> …

Sali Hughes’ 25 best holiday beauty buys

I spend an ungodly amount of my life testing products, playing with textures and colour, and sniffing out what’s new and effective in beauty, so it will come as no surprise that by nature, I am pretty appalling at packing for holidays. It’s never a question of what to take, but of what to leave …

Best holiday beauty buys: facial sprays

Sali Hughes picks cooling, fragrant sprays to perk you up after a day in the sun – or whenever you need a little self-indulgence<p>• Sali Hughes' top 25 best holiday beauty buys<p>I was recently on a trip to New York during a heatwave. My makeup was constantly on the move, exposing a florid, puffy face …

Summer Dessert Recipe: Creamy Chocolate Blueberry Parfait

Looking for something healthy and delicious to start (or end) your day? This Chocolate Blueberry Parfait is just what you need. With crumbles of chocolate cookies, this parfait tastes just like dessert—with the added benefits of fiber and protein in the fresh blueberries, coconut milk yogurt, …