Food & Drink

Three of the best Fourth of July pies

Peanut butter chocolate pie (pictured above) Prep 30 min Cook 10 min Chill 2 hr + Serves 8-10 For the crust 200g Oreo cookies 80g salted peanuts 2 tbsp butter, melted For the filling 195g cream cheese, at room temperature 105g icing sugar 190g peanut butter, room temperature, sugar/salt-free if possible 100g milk chocolate 175g whipping cream For the ganache 50g milk chocolate 50g 70% dark chocolate ...

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Recipes from Pimm’s Trifles to Strawberry, Elderflower and Mint Pavlova

July sees the most British of sport competitions begin, so we’ve got our favourite Pimm’s and strawberries on hand to enjoy while watching. Martha Collison’s Pimm’s trifles Prep: 30 minutes plus chilling For the Pimm’s jelly 4 gelatine leaves 250ml apple juice or lemonade 1tbsp sugar 150ml Pimm’s ½ 25g pack fresh mint, chopped 200g strawberries, chopped For the custard 50g caster sugar ...

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James Martin’s Creole-Style Shrimp to Philly Cheesesteak

Ahead of one of America’s biggest holidays, here are three recipes from James Martin’s tour of the giant county that are sure to cause fireworks in the kitchen. Creole-style shrimp Wherever you go in New Orleans, you are surrounded by food and music. I made this dish right in the heart of the city, in Louis Armstrong Park – the ...

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The Paris Bakeries that are Going Gluten Free

Like in any French boulangerie, lemon meringue tarts and bite-sized, sugar-sprinkled chou buns fill the countertop behind a glass pane at Chambelland, a boulangerie and café in Paris’ 11th arrondissement. Behind the counter, loaves are cooling on bread racks. The only signs that this bakery might be a little different are the fact that these are flat, focaccia-style loaves – not baguettes. ...

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Recipe for Aubergine and Salted Ricotta Pasta

Our oven in Sicily has two settings – hot and fierce. It is also tricky to light – the little pilot flame may burn enthusiastically, but how long it will take to ignite the whole oven, if at all, is anyone’s guess. Last year, when a lasagne for many had to be baked and I was at the point of ...

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From Scallops to Cherry Drizzle Cake: Simple Summer Recipes

This is the time of year I like to put several dishes on the table at the same time, a mix of recipes substantial enough to be main courses and others that can be used as an accompaniment or principal dish, as the mood takes you. This approach – thoughtful but relaxed – suits the more informal attitude I have ...

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Nigel Slater’s Summer Fruit Drinks and Salty Nibbles Recipes

We need a drink. Not a glass of wine or a cold beer, but something long, sweet-sour and fizzing with the flavours of the season. So we make one or, more accurately, a jug full. A drink that is truly seasonal, of gooseberries and elderflower, and then another of watermelon and the sort of sparkling wines that seem made for ...

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Crumpets Back on Menu at Warburtons

Crumpets are back on the menu at Warburtons after it restarted manufacturing at two factories hit by a shortage of carbon dioxide, which has affected food and drink production across the UK. Warburtons was last week forced to suspend crumpet production at two of its four bakeries – in Enfield, north London, and Burnley in Lancashire – because it did not have ...

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