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How To Soften Brown Sugar

Brown sugar is an ally to the baker but a great annoyance when it has hardened. What’s the best way to soften brown sugar? Why does it get hard in the first place? What are the ideal storage conditions for this baking staple? Learn the answers to all these questions …

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A Selection of Pictures from the Book California Crazy Edited by Taschen

Big donut drive-ins, owl-shaped ice cream parlors and giant boot shaped cafes … just a few of the novelty highway eateries once found in the United States’ South West, and now documented in California Crazy American Pop Architecture published by Taschen. This wacky style of roadside architecture became synonymous with the West …

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What is Cardamom? Meet the Queen of Spices

Prized for its aroma, cardamom is one of the most expensive spices in the world (third after saffron and vanilla). Its scent is a cross between mint and eucalyptus, a quality that distinguishes cardamom among the rest. Known as the Queen of Spices, cardamom is to Indians what vanilla is to …

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20 Best Food Experiences in the World According to Chefs and Food Writers

What’s your greatest ever food experience? What’s the food trip you’ve been longing to take? Travel company Lonely Planet has compiled a list of the 500 best food experiences in the world, as suggested by chefs, food writers and its own staff, if you’re seeking some inspiration for the latter. …

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Nonesuch in Oklahoma City is the ‘Best New Restaurant in the US’

The best new restaurant in the US is a small 22-seat tasting menu spot serving Nordic-inspired, local fare in Oklahoma, according to Bon Appétit magazine. Nonesuch, in Oklahoma City, has taken the top spot on the magazine’s annual The Hot 10, a list of the 10 best new restaurants in …

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How To Freeze Raspberries | finedininglovers.com

Throughout the summer, the raspberry delights us with its pleasant acidity and lightness. So when autumn comes around we are already longing for its return the following year. Why wait so long, when it is possible to enjoy the sweetness of raspberries all year round? We explain to you how …

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The Week in Bites | 12 August 2018

Afro-Fusion Cooking with Chef Malonga This week at Fine Dining Lovers we kicked things off with an exclusive interview with African chef Dieuveil Malonga, a recent Basque Culinary World Prize 2018 finalist. Malonga was born in Congo Brazzaville but moved to Germany as a young teenager. His cooking melds African …

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20 Recipes for The Best Weekend Brunch

Instead of heading out for Sunday brunch why not try cooking up a storm at home and invite folks round to yours to feast on the best brunch recipes? Not only will you save time and energy going out and jostling for the brunch buffet counter, it’s a great chance to …

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Funazushi Sushi Takes 3 Years to Prepare

Here’s a dish all serious sushi heads will want to seek out: it’s called funazushi and is said to be the origin of sushi itself.  As opposed to haya-nare sushi, the type of sushi most of us enjoy today, vinegered rice with raw fish that is made and consumed quickly, …

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Nashville Music City Food + Wine Event 2018

Nashville Music City Food + Wine is back with its sixth annual edition in what is the perfect culmination of country music, chef food and award winning wine and spirits. This year’s toe-tapping food event, sponsored by Acqua Panna and S.Pellegrino, will take place on 14 to 16 September in Tennessee’s …

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