Sophie Emms

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Celebrate World Gin Day with one (or all) of these 10 simple cocktails

World Gin Day takes place on Saturday June 9; what better excuse to mix up a cocktail or two at home in honour of Mother's Ruin? Whether you want a drink that's long or short, refreshing or sweet, gin is the perfect spirit.<p>Bramble<p>One for when you see the first blackberries appearing in the …

Recipes

Broccoli-Cheddar Quiche

This versatile dish goes from brunch buffet to dinner table in a snap and is great with a leafy green salad. The flaky crust and custard filling make it a perfect vehicle for an array of mix-ins. Baking the crust before adding the filling, known as blind baking, ensures it won't get soggy. Our …

Baked Ziti

Before I begin with this recipe tutorial, I must make an important disclosure:<p><i>I did not use ziti to make this Baked Ziti.</i><p>I used Mostaciolli.<p>I’m truly …

Puff pastry tart with smoked bacon, onion and potato

To make this vegetarian just leave out the bacon. Put some sautéed mushrooms on top, or slices of a melting cheese, such as taleggio.<p>SERVES<p>4-6<p>INGREDIENTS<p>500g ready-made puff pastry, butter puff is best<br>• 2 large onions, thinly sliced<br>• 25g butter<br>• 500g waxy potatoes<br>• 300g smoked bacon lardons<br>• 125g crème …

Next stop caffeine: use this tube map of independent coffee shops – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 8:15 am, February 7, 2014 in Food & Drink, Maps, Transport<p>It gets to that point in the day when all you need is your caffeine fix, your cup …

Classic Chocolate Mousse

6 Servings<p>Dark chocolate and espresso add the slightly bitter notes needed to balance this easy chocolate mousse. Remember, the higher the cacao percentage, the less sweet the chocolate.<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup chilled heavy cream, divided<p>4 large egg yolks<p>¼ cup espresso or strong coffee, …

Dessert

New Year, New Ingredients: 5 Fast, Easy, Fresh Recipes

These 5 fast, easy, fresh recipes will wake up your 2014 with lesser-used ingredients like schmaltz and preserved lemon<p>A quick <i>pizza bianca</i> and miso-sesame beets are sure to <b>satisfy your hunger for new recipes</b> this year.

Spinach, ricotta & chicken traybake

This healthy chicken dinner comes with roasted peppers, courgettes, onions and tomatoes - four of your recommended 5-a-day<p>Ingredients<p>3 x bags baby …

Classic banana bread

This delicious banana cake with zesty orange and crunchy nuts and seeds is healthy too so makes a great breakfast or afternoon snack<p>This cake is healthy but fabulous. Doves Farm organic malthouse bread flour is available from Sainsbury's at £1.39 for 1kg. Waitrose sells organic malted-grain bread …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

What Is Love (cover)

How to survive winter: famous cooks share their favourite recipes

When it’s cold outside, what dishes do our best-known cooks turn to? Baked fruit and vegetables, slowly stewed meats that fill the kitchen with delicious smells, and simple recipes handed down from their mother<p><b>Mark Hix's cauliflower cheese</b><p><i>Serves 4</i><p>This is one of those old favourites that has had a …

Marathon training and nutrition

<b>Paula Radcliffe: How to run your best marathon</b><p>Fancy taking on the fastest woman in marathon history? Paula Radcliffe shares her five steps for …

Rachel Allen's chicken and bacon casserole

My mum always put a splash of brandy in her chicken casseroles, so there’s always a great sense of nostalgia when I add it to the pan. Brandy brings a little luxury to the chicken and bacon, which already have a wonderfully rich depth of flavour. My children love it, and I keep them and their …

Thai chicken parcel with sugar snap peas & rice

This Asian-inspired chicken dish is super-juicy and lean thanks to a simple steaming process salty, sweet and spicy Asian sauces<p>Ingredients<p>2 skinless …

Mince pie recipes with a twist from London's top bakeries

This year saw hybrid pastries like the Cronut, Duffin and Townie become all the rage. Here, top London bakeries share their recipes for reinvented mince pies<p>The mince pie is a crucial component of the British Christmas – as traditional as the Queen's Speech, naff festive jumpers and a family …

Chicken & leek pot pies

Individual shortcrust pastry pies with chicken in a cheese, leek and chive sauce. Comfort food at its best.<p>Ingredients<p>25g butter<br>• 3 leeks, washed and …

25 Signs You're Crazy About Running

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>Sorry, But Vaping Is Probably Bad For Your Heart<p>2<p>QUIZ: Do You Ignore These Skin-Care Habits?<p>3<p>The 5 Best Bikini Trimmers And Shavers<p>4<p>Is Oatmeal Healthy?<p>5<p>Anna Victoria's Fave Abs and Glute Moves<p>Sign #1: You just got REALLY excited to read this<p>NextThe Best Moments from RUN 10 FEED …

Fitness

Squash and Broccoli Rabe Lasagna

10 to 12 Servings<p>This vegetarian revelation balances the meaty sweetness of butternut squash with bitter broccoli rabe and a creamy sauce. Serve it with a simple salad (click for recipe)<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Filling<p>2 2-lb. butternut squash, peeled, halved, seeded, cut crosswise into …

Recipes

The Pocket Bakery: 'Baking transformed the life of my son'

When Rose Prince suggested baking and selling bread to earn a little spending money, her children’s response was lukewarm. Three years later the Pocket Bakery is not only bringing in the dough, but has also proved the making of her troubled teenager<p>The bakery was only about children earning a bit …

Pumpkin and apple soup

A warming pumpkin and apple soup for a bonfire night party. Perfect to carry in a thermos and produce just as everyone’s fingers and toes are starting to go numb<p><i>Serves 4</i><p>1kg peeled and diced pumpkin (butternut, onion or acorn squashes will work too)<p>2 onions, peeled and chopped<p>1 red chilli<p>3cm ginger, …

Recipes

Black Bean Soup with Roasted Poblano Chiles

6 Servings<p>Active Time: 50 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Choose dried chiles that are fairly flexible, a sign they’re not too old.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 poblano chiles<p>2 tablespoons raw shelled pumpkin seeds (pepitas)<p>1 large dried pasilla or ancho chile, stemmed, seeds removed<p>1 tablespoon vegetable …

Recipes

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

Raspberry and yogurt cake recipe

A simple yogurt cake baked with a handful of fresh raspberries, and coated generously with raspberry and lemon icing.<p>I had a lovely yogurt and raspberry cake in a delightful café, The Field Kitchen in Nettlebed, near Henley, and couldn't get it out of my head. This is my version. You do have to eat …

Cookbook of the week: Saturday Kitchen Cooking Bible

The Saturday Kitchen Cooking Bible is full of easy family recipes from chefs including Michel Roux and Angela Hartnett<p>Whether or not you are a fan of Saturday Kitchen, the BBC’s hyperactive weekend cookery show, you can benefit from this spin-off book of 200 recipes by its starry guests, ranging …

Three easy pasta recipes no student should be without

It’s cheap, it’s filling – no wonder pasta is the student dinner of choice. Try these three simple recipes for quick and tasty results.<p><b>Student food: how to eat cheaply at university</b><p>There are plenty of student cookbooks out there, but one thing too many seem to have in common is that they’re …

Tomatoes

1 Giant Batch of Tomato Sauce, 5 Dinners

<i>Put time into dinner now, and you can make it last forever -- or at least the whole week. Welcome to Halfway to Dinner, where we show you how to stretch your staples every which way.</i><p><i>Today: Food52's managing editor Brette Warshaw lets three-ingredient Tomato Sauce with Onion and Butter feed her all</i> …

6 Fast Easy Fresh Recipes, from Roast Salmon to Braised Chicken

Six quick meals that are as flavorful as they are easy to make, whether for your family or for dinner guests<p>Too often, we make food for our families that's ho-hum, like breaded chicken, plain salmon with rice, or pasta with some veggies tossed in. But it's easy to bring a little excitement into the …