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7 Sandwich Secrets We’re Stealing from Chefs (Thanks, Chefs)

Chefs share their X-factors for making your at-home sandwich So. Much. Better.<p>The perfection of some sandwiches lies in their simplicity (say, a ham and cheese with nothing but the highest quality ham, cheese, and don’t forget the butter). Others, however, benefit from a little something extra—a …

Cooking

New Book ‘Grounded’ Helps Home Coffee Brewers Take Flight

Home coffee brewers have an astounding wealth of resources available to them online when it comes to brew recipes. Yet when the sources of all these …

Coffee

What to Cook When You’re Married to One of the World’s Best Chefs

You cook at home and each day you need to prepare meals for one of the world’s best chefs. Sometimes, he shows up with mates who are also culinary …

6 Ways To Pimp Your G&T

Churchill once said the gin and tonic had saved more Englishmen's lives than all of the doctors in the Empire. Sure, he may have been referring to …

Malaria

How Hong Kong-style milk tea became part of local culture

For as long as Hong Kong food writer Emily Tong Lai-fong can remember, she’s been eating at Wai Kee Noodle Café near her childhood home in Sham Shui …

Hong Kong

How to Make Citrus Taste Like Sour Patch Kids Candy

Pucker up.<p>As the pastry chef at City House in Nashville, <b>Rebekah Turshen</b> spent years tinkering with her candied citrus peel recipe but never loved the results. One version was too bitter; another was flatly sweet. It was when she experimented with an errant tub of citric acid—the organic, …

Homemade

When to Cook Your Vegetables Long Past ‘Done’

Growing up, I was aware of the kids-don’t-like-vegetables trope, but it didn’t make much sense to me. I never had any choice; all the traditional Iranian dishes my mom cooked teemed with herbs and vegetables. There was no eating around the fava beans, celery and eggplant that made up the fragrant …

Italian Food

The Secret to Shake Shack’s Signature Burger

Culinary director Mark Rosati reveals the restaurant chain’s recipe for its signature dish.<p>There’s an old saying that you can judge a cook’s skills …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s potato recipes

In the nursery rhyme One Potato, Two Potatoes, Three Potatoes, Four, the number of potatoes keeps going steadily up – which makes sense to me, because they are utterly delicious. But in the real world, sales of potatoes have been going steadily down; we get through 20% fewer spuds now than 10 years …

Whitefish

How to Make Your Own Larabars With Just 3 Ingredients

It's not like homemade granola bars are anything new, but we bet you've never actually made them because they sound like too much work. Don't …

Perk up your porridge: the best oat recipes for a healthy breakfast

Gone are the days of gruel. Porridge is not just a sachet of Quaker Oats any more, nor a half-filled pot of watery oaty soup, but instead, a chance to get inventive and experimental.<p>And oats aren't just delicious, but even better for us than previously thought. A large bowl of porridge each day may …

Breakfast

How To Edit Incredible Landscape Photos With Adobe Lightroom And Photoshop

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Adobe Lightroom logo via seeklogo, Adobe Photoshop logo via Wikimedia Commons, background video screenshots via Peter …

Flora Shedden: how to bake a perfect loaf of bread

The building permissions are finally in place for ARAN bakery. At last, we can start work. The biggest job involves dropping the entire bakery ceiling. The timber dates back 200 years and, as much as I would love to keep the old beams, I have been told that everything must go – joists, beams and …

Bread

The Why of Cooking

What’s the most efficient path to kitchen wisdom?<p>It’s a shame that the standard way of learning how to cook is by following recipes. To be sure, they are a wonderfully effective way to approximate a dish as it appeared in a test kitchen, at a star chef’s restaurant, or on TV. And they can be an …

Career Experts Make Over These Mediocre LinkedIn Profiles

Your LinkedIn profile needs to do what your resume can’t. These five pointers can make yours more compelling (and human).<p>Meet Sarah Sedo, who according to her LinkedIn profile is a food service manager at The Big Carrot. If you’ve never heard of The Big Carrot and aren’t sure what a food service …

How to cook the perfect miso ramen

Less a fast food than a national obsession, ramen inspires levels of devotion in its millions of fans that can seem puzzling to anyone who has never had the – considerable – pleasure. Yet one ridiculously rich, intensely savoury and scalding slurp is enough to explain why this simple noodle soup is …

Japanese Food

15 Online Design Tools To Help You Create Stunning Visual Content

Beautiful design and great visual content play a great part in today’s economy. It doesn’t matter in what field you specify – you might be a writer or entrepreneur wanting to sell your services or products.<p>The main difficulty is that hiring a competent designer might be expensive and if you run a …

Infographics

9 Rules for the Best Homemade Pizza OF YOUR LIFE

The mastermind behind Pizzeria Beddia lets us in on his homemade pizza guidelines.<p>I didn’t start out as some formally trained chef guy. I brewed beer for a living until I was almost 30. Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? While I was working at a brewery outside Mito in Japan, I happened to eat the …

Italian Food

4 Fantastic Portrait Tutorials: Tips & Tricks for Better Photos

Learning to photograph people is a rite of passage for any photographer. When it comes to portrait photography, there’s so much to consider: …

Tutorials

7 Tips for Making Lightroom Run Faster

Not happy with Lightroom’s sluggish performance on your computer? Here’s a helpful 15-minute video in which photographer and instructor Anthony …

Ten Immaculate Specialty Coffee Shops Worth Booking a Trip to Japan For

From standalone coffee shops on the outskirts of town to tiny one-man stalls doing hand-drip.<p>From standalone coffee shops on the outskirts of town to …

White gold: the secrets of good tahini

Tel Aviv is an intoxicating hotchpotch of cuisines. On a recent food tour there I tried Yemeni pancakes like plate-sized pikelets, topped with an omelette then folded and eaten with spiced salsas; Eastern European filo bourekas stuffed with spinach and cheese; and pastry parcels originating from …

How To Make A Moka Coffee

The invention of the moka pot goes back to 1933, when Alfonso Bialetti had the legendary idea to create a new instrument for homemade coffee …

Coffee

11 High-Protein Breakfasts You Can Make In 15 Minutes Or Less

Breakfast

The Lightroom Rapid Editing System

I have to admit that until recently I was not a big fan of presets and plugins for Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. Having used Lightroom for many …

Tutorials

Neil Gaiman on Why We Read and What Books Do for the Human Experience

“Truth is not in what happens but in what it tells us about who we are.”<p>The question of why we read and what books actually do for us is as old as the written word itself, and as attractive. Galileo saw reading as a way of having superhuman powers. For Kafka, books were “the axe for the frozen sea …

American pancakes | Egg recipes

• First separate the eggs, putting the whites into one bowl and the yolks into another.<br>• Add the flour, baking powder and milk to the yolks and mix to a …

Breakfast

Here’s how to cook seriously good barbecue on a simple charcoal grill

For many years, I owned an offset smoker, and as a hard-core barbecue enthusiast I insisted on it as an absolute necessity for low-and-slow cooking. Having a firebox to the side, not under, the meats means you can more easily keep the heat gentle — and replace coals and wood as needed.<p>Then a couple …

BBQ