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Nigel Slater’s kimchee and roast chicken breast with cabbage pickle recipes

Blame Branston. Or perhaps the well-meaning mum of a school friend: the one who sneaked a line of the sticky brown condiment into a perfectly good cheese and Wonderloaf sandwich without warning – the first bite of which I spat out, never to touch “pickle” again for the best part of half a century. …

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Compound Butter Is the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread

Butter plus anything equals compound butter. It’s that easy. Only, the possibilities for the <i>anything</i> part are so endless—like an ocean that seems to halt on the horizon but actually goes on, and on, and on—where do you even begin? Let’s start small with an old-school example:<p>Maître d’Hôtel Butter, …

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Six of the best pickles and ferments

<b>Celeriac, apple and mustard seed kraut</b><p>One of our favourite ferments at Little Duck: the combination of ingredients make it a brilliantly unusual alternative to typical cabbage kraut – but it’s just as simple.<p>Prep <b>15 min</b><br>Ferment <b>Up to 2 weeks</b><br>Makes <b>About 500g</b><p><b>1 celeriac,</b> sliced on a mandolin<b><br>1 apple,</b> …

Food Preservation

This Is The ONLY Way You Should Be Frying Your Eggs

Just when you thought eggs couldn't be any more incredible or edible, a video emerges forth from the Internet ready to scramble your whole belief system.<p>And as if to vouch for its significance, the video below was posted to Instagram by not one celebrity chef, but three -- Anthony Bourdain, Eric …

A Creamy, Spicy Pasta Dish to Warm Your Soul

Remember when that one-pot pasta recipe came out in <i>Martha Stewart Living</i> a few years ago? It was so revolutionary, the idea that you could cook your pasta—no strainer necessary—and build so much flavor all at once. I developed a one-pot vegetarian version for <i>Healthyish</i>, and it ultimately became my …

Best Ever 10-Minute Garlic Bread Roll-Ups

Here’s for you the deliciously awesome Best Ever 10-Minute Garlic Bread Roll-Ups. Just when you thought garlic bread couldn’t get any better it’s …

This 10-Minute Bare-Pantry Pasta is Your New Instant Comfort Food

This is a dinner you can fish out of your bare kitchen and cook in 10 minutes that will make you feel whole, with nothing more than modestly proportioned dry pasta, butter, chicken stock, pepper, and lemon. As writer Emily Nunn said when she posted the recipe on Instagram last year, “Sounds bleh. …

Make This Transformative Ingredient, Add It to Everything

The dish that introduced me to the wonder of brown butter years ago was Suzanne Goin’s Sweet Potatoes with Bacon and Spinach from <i>Sunday Suppers at Lucques</i>. Those sweet potatoes, tossed in brown butter, brown sugar, and herbs and then roasted, are otherworldly in their deliciousness. Every time I …

The cost of saving the world is $40 per ton of carbon. Here’s what that means.

This week, diplomats are gathered in Bonn, Germany to hammer out the latest details of the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. While the minutiae of the negotiations are important, the real action isn’t at the UN. The climate pact is bottom up, which means it’s up to each country to meet the goals set …

I Tried It: Extra Fluffy Pancakes, Thanks to This Japanese Secret Ingredient

Recently, it came to my attention that there was a pancake trick making the rounds on Japanese Twitter. The secret to airier, fluffier, cakier pancakes? Mayo.<p>Weird, I know. But who am I to scoff? Rather, who are you to scoff? Who are any of us to scoff? So once I finished scoffing, I set out to …

Meera Sodha’s recipe for mouth-numbing noodles with chilli oil and red cabbage

We need to talk about heat – the kind that comes from fresh chillies and peppercorns, and also from ginger, horseradish or too much garlic. Each plays a different, nuanced role, but our undeveloped language when talking about discrete types of heat mean they’re usually described in a …

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The Best French Cheese, According to a Cheesemonger

You've heard of brie, <i>bien sur</i>! And camembert? <i>Naturellement</i>. If you love stinky cheese, you may even be having a love affair with Epoisses. But have …

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The founder of LinkedIn says too many of us are using the site all wrong

If you use LinkedIn, you've undoubtedly received invitations to connect with people you've never met or may never meet in your life.<p>The more you stay on the site and the more you gain prominence in your field, the more requests from strangers you'll get.<p>And while it could seem natural to decline a …

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Here's why Apple's next iPhone could trigger a massive upgrade wave

There will be an awful lot of people in the market for a new iPhone come September.<p>There will be an awful lot of people in the market for a new …

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Don't hand your kid an iPhone without these controls

How's this for irony: while it's the parent's job to protect their children, kids tend to know more about tech than mom and dad – including how to navigate online. Understandably, many parents feel helpless because of this “digital divide.” But common sense, smart software and parental controls can …

Parenting

How an army of postmen is turning China's rural stores into the world's largest retail network

Lou Wener works damn hard. "Five am to 10pm, seven days a week, including national holidays," the 45-year-old shopkeeper says distractedly behind the …

Chinese New Year

No, you shouldn't be allowed to fix your own phone, 'Right-to-Repair' is a dumb idea

My co-worker, Tracey, held her iPhone like a baby bird with a bent wing.<p>I stared at the dark screen. The device was still on, but stuck somewhere …

Spiced cod with sweet potato mash recipe

A quick marinade of yoghurt, ginger and spices is all you need to turn boring cod into a delicious dinner<p>Marinating the cod in lightly spiced yoghurt with ginger and lime tenderises the fish and makes for a meltingly tender result.<p>SERVES<p>2<p>INGREDIENTS<p>2 inch piece ginger<br>• Zest of 1 lime<br>• 1 tsp ground …

Spiced avocado toast with black beans recipe

Pep up avocado toast with lime and chilli, black beans and feta for a snack that's packed with flavour<p>Avocado toast has almost become a cliché – I’ve lost count of the ways I’ve seen it prepared – but it’s also irresistible (and good for you). This makes a bit more of the avo-on-toast theme but you …

Shanghai stir-fried chunky noodles

This Shanghainese dish is made with thick, bouncy noodles like fresh Japanese udon, which are given a dark caramel tint by soy sauce and freshened up with barely cooked greens. Pork slivers make a delicious addition, but vegetarians can omit them from the recipe.<p>SERVES<p>2 as a meal, 4 or more if …

Sorry Mr Carluccio, the best bolognese is cooked in Britain – with spaghetti

I was brought up on spaghetti bolognese. Slippery tendrils of pasta wreathed in a hefty mound of meat and tomato sauce, which we didn’t know was called a ragu, was a regular supper.<p>For us children, curling the mince-freckled spaghetti – twice the length of today’s wimpy supermarket versions – …

Tawny port: perfect with any pudding

Red port – the more usual type – is often poured to go with cheese, especially at Christmas, and its peppery, cherry-fruitcake flavour does go very well with hard, full-flavoured cheddar or a chunk of Parmesan. But tawny port, the aromatic, amber-hued, super-smooth sort, is the style to bring out …

Preserved lemons: Discover these golden orbs from the Middle East - and make them yourself

Sometimes it isn’t the taste of a food you fall in love with, but the idea of it.<p>I’d never had a preserved lemon, despite owning <b>Claudia Roden</b>’s <b>Book Of Middle Eastern Food</b> for many years, until, in my 20s, I read a passage describing an Egyptian breakfast in <b>Palace Walk</b> by Naguib Mahfouz. Beans and …

Deep-fried cornflake-coated chicken

My earliest cooking memory is making chocolate cornflake cakes with my grandmother in the 1970s, and it was<br>at that moment I got hooked on food. The cornflakes here are a nostalgic reminder of my childhood, but they also provide a fantastic layer of crunch.<p>SERVES<p>4 as a snack<p>INGREDIENTS<p><b>For the ’slaw</b><p>¼ …

The best quinoa recipes

It's quick. And it's so healthy, scientists reckon a bowl every day could save your life. But most importantly, it's delicious in everything from a salad to pilaff<p>It's not a good idea to tell me I 'must try' something. I am fashion-averse. Sarah Lund had disappeared in a hail of gunfire (and her …

King prawn, noodle and lemongrass broth recipe

This Thai soup from The Detox Kitchen - bursting with selenium, tryptophan, and potassium - is ideal for cleansing your system<p>This version of the classic noodle soup uses Thai flavours – ginger, coriander and lemongrass – to create a really fresh, fragrant, cleansing broth. If you can’t find brown …

The best guacamole

This wonderful guacamole recipe comes from Thomasina Miers, the founder of Wahaca. Chunky, gently spicy and the perfect thing for slathering onto nachos or in tortillas. Don’t leave out the salt, which is an important balance to the rich avocado.<p>SERVES<p>4-6 people<p>INGREDIENTS<p>½ red onion, very finely …

Roasted almond and blueberry salad

Deliciously Ella's delicious salad of butternut squash, blueberries, courgette and rocket makes a lovely side dish<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 butternut squash with 1 tsp of honey<br>• 75g almonds<br>• 1 courgette<br>• 100g blueberries<br>• 100g goji berries<br>• 60g rocket<p><b>For the dressing</b><p>6 tsp olive oil<br>• salt and pepper<br>• 2 tsp apple cider …

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 …

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