Ruwan Silva

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Delicious Dutch Oven Recipes

Stovetop success, every time.<p>Although Dutch ovens are useful all year long, we tend to use them more during the cooler months. Once fall and winter …

Cooking

How the South Does Sous Vide

Immersion cooking has long been a staple in restaurant kitchens. Now, it’s easier than ever to do at home—and it’s the perfect technique for hot, steamy summer days. Here, eight Southern chefs share their favorite ways to sous vide<p>A large pot of water might not strike most people as the right …

Sous-vide Cooking

A foodie homage to Catalonia: a tour of its unsung delta

I’m snorkelling in the Mediterranean, three miles off the Catalan coast, and for a heart-stopping split second I’m eyeball-to-eyeball with my dinner – a 250kg bluefin tuna that shoots out of the deep blue abyss like a torpedo a metre below me. Our group of 30 or so snorkellers is surrounded by …

Deep Blue

12 of the best espresso machines, according to online reviews

The only people more dedicated to caffeine than coffee lovers are the espresso obsessed.<p>If you’re not one yourself, you definitely know one. …

Coffee

Best Ever Slow Cooker Italian Beef Roast Recipe

"Best tender and juicy pot roast you've ever eaten! Also great sliced up and served on hearty rolls."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (3 pound) beef chuck roast<p>1 onion, …

Cooking

Bang Bang Chicken, Hold the Bangin': The Modern Way to Make Sichuan Chicken Salad

If I'm to trust the results of a Google search, when most folks hear the phrase "bang bang chicken," they think of a Cheesecake Factory concoction with fried chicken and shrimp, rice, and a generically pan-Asian creamy coconut-chili-soy-peanut-lime sauce which, while possibly delicious, is similar …

Recipes

How to Make the Best Arnold Palmer Ever

Pretty much every time I've had an Arnold Palmer—that mix of iced tea and lemonade that's sometimes called a "half and half"—it's been disappointing. They're often tinny with the taste of instant powdered tea, or bitter from over-brewed bags, and hinting at the scent of lemon floor cleaner from …

Make these recipes once, eat gourmet meals all week long

<i>When summer heats up, the last thing you want to be doing is cooking over a hot stove for hours. And with a little know-how from McKel Hill, you can</i> …

Nutrition

6 Vital CrossFit Dumbbell Exercises You Need to Master

CrossFit dumbbell exercises are important for all athletes.<p>CrossFit Dumbbell Exercises<p>The 2017 CrossFit Open saw the return of dumbbells and …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s summer recipes

Today I am celebrating the season with three dishes that are perfect for summer dining. To keep things light on a hot day, serve these olive oil flatbreads with a selection of cold cuts and salads. You can whip up my strawberry tiramisu cake the day before, then flip it impressively on to a plate …

Recipes

Yotam Ottolenghi’s hummus recipes

Hummus gets its name from the Arabic word for “chickpea”, and traditionally it contains just chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice and garlic; olive oil is used only to finish it off on the plate. Other versions, based mainly on olive oil and containing anything from beetroot to avocado, I’ve always …

Recipes

The Food Lab's 20 Most Influential Food Books

When I started reorganizing my cookbooks a couple of months ago, I took it as an opportunity to take stock of what I've collected over the years. I sifted through my shelves and put together a list of 20 books that have had the greatest impact on me over the course of my career. They aren't …

These Are HBO's 9 Best Comedies Ever

HBO has built its legacy on tentpole series like <i>The Sopranos</i> and <i>Game of Thrones</i>, but you could make the most out of your subscription by just …

Holiday guide to inland Galicia, Spain: vineyards, hotels and restaurants

Straddling the provinces of Lugo and Ourense in the middle of Galicia sits La Ribeira Sacra, one of Spain’s least known and most mysterious areas. Its rivers, Miño and Sil, which meet at the region’s heart, mould the landscape, gouging out vast canyons and vertiginous valleys. Thick green forests …

Italy

59 Simple 3-Ingredient Recipes

Small Bites<p><b>Grilled Spiced Chicken Wings</b><br>Give chicken wings an unexpected twist with seafood seasoning and a creamy ranch dipping sauce.<p><b>Get the recipe:</b> …

The top 10 beach holidays in Greece for 2018

For more general advice on booking a holiday in Greece, see our Greece summer holidays guide. Our guide features expert recommendations for beach, villa, culture, food and drink and activity holidays.<p>Iguana Beach, Crete<p>Lucky Haniá has two lovely, clean, amenitied town beaches, 4km west at the end …

Golf 101: Dos and don'ts for beginners

Golf is the greatest game in the world—just ask anyone who plays! But getting started as a beginner can be a daunting—and often …

Tip: Go Hard, Then Go Home. But Go Hard Often.

How to adjust your training week to allow for more protein synthesis and trigger more muscle growth.<p>Training most body parts once a week to "allow …

11 Ways to Make Ice Cream Without an Ice-Cream Maker

You know what pairs really well with a rosé-and-Netflix marathon? Ice cream. Salted-caramel-toffee-pretzel ice cream. But wait, don’t run out to the …

Amazing Prefab Cabins From Around The World

How many times did you feel like you wanted to just get away from everything and everyone and to spend some time in a small cabin in the middle of …

How To Create Weird But Brilliant Food Pairings

How does flavor work, exactly? Why does our tongue like what it likes? James Briscione was the Director of Culinary Research at the Institute of …

The 19 coolest places for a European holiday in 2018, according to travel experts

Globetrotters are always looking for inspired travel recommendations from those in the know in order to experience new destinations in the most authentic way possible — and those passed by word-of-mouth are always best.<p>As summer kicks off, Business Insider asked friends, colleagues, and some of the …

European Travel

The 90 Best Books for Comedy Fans

Hey, it’s books! Books have a lot going for them. They make you look smart when you read them, people leave you alone if you’re reading one in …

15 Italian Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re not an Italian nonna with decades of pasta-making experience, these classic recipes make an excellent (and relatively simple) introduction …

Easy Cocktails: 35 Simple, 3-Ingredient Drinks to Make at Home

It can be fun to watch a bartender carefully add a litany of ingredients to a mixing glass: layers of different spirits, unusual liqueurs, custom tinctures, bizarre bitters. A bar is a great place to get familiar with unusual bottles and sample drinks that take a more effort than just opening the …

5 Brilliant Non-Business Books That Will Make You Better at Thinking Outside the Box

Sometimes the best way to learn innovative approaches to innovation is to read something completely different.<p>If you want to be a better innovator, there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of great books on the topic.<p>But as I mentioned in an earlier article, expertise can be the enemy of innovation. …

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

17 Nutrition Tips That Change Your Life

Easy Hacks for Health, Muscle, Fat Loss and More<p>1 – Use vinegar to get lean and build muscle.<p>Take 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar before you go …

10 Beautiful Travel Destinations For Wine Lovers

Stoke your oenophilia <i>and</i> wanderlust with these ten stunning travel destinations you’ll never want to leave:<p><b>1. Douro Valley, Portugal</b><p>Located a few hundred miles from the city of Porto, this scenic UNESCO World Heritage site boasts of idyllic 18th and 19th-century Quintas (wine estates) and …

Limoncello e Pepe Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Limoncello is a strong, sunny, lemon-infused Italian liqueur, usually enjoyed as a digestif, or post-dinner drink. Recipes often differ on: what type of alcohol (high-proof grain alcohol or vodka) and how much sugar. This recipe opts for vodka and a modest amount of sugar. I know, I …

Spices