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How to Cook Halibut: Filleting and Recipes

Halibut is the largest of the flat fish, it can reach up to 2.5 meters long, weigh up to 300 kg and can live until its 40 years old! Impressive credentials, but what does this mean when it comes to learning how to cook halibut? We take a closer look at …

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Seven Spring Fruits & Vegetables (And How to Cook Them)

  Sure, one must respect the knobby, ugly, workhorse vegetables of winter. And cold-weather citrus is certainly delightful. But spring can compete with summer when it comes to producing a rainbow of delicious, good-for-you treats at the farmer’s market, farm stand or garden. We’re so relieved when the season’s bounty …

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How to Cook Nopales: Tips and Recipes

Nopales, otherwise known as nopalito, cactus paddles or cactus pads are the spiky succulent leaf like parts found on the cactus tree, home also to prickly pears. Austrian chef Hans Neuner cooks with them in the Algarve, they have featured on the menu at New Yorks’s Cosme and Mexican chef Jorge Vallejo,from restaurant …

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How to Cook Asparagus on the Stove: Easy Spring Recipes

Tender tendrils of vibrant green asparagus make a wonderful addition to any spring time table, especially when cooked simply on the stove. When the vibrant spears start to push through the soil in late February reaching their peak in April, there are many ways to cook them to let their flavour …

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Discover how to best cook this tangy perennial herb

If you love tapping into mother nature’s bounty when it comes to cooking with homegrown edible greens and herbs, look no further than sorrel.  The perennial herb shoots up every spring and can be found in most places across Europe as well as in Central Asia and North America where …

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NYC Chefs Cook Collaborative Dinner with Plant Breeders

On January 29 some of the US’s biggest chefs will be cooking “dinner from the ground up” in an exclusive evening at Pioneer Works in NYC, championing new and experimental vegetables. Dan Barber, from Blue Hill at Stone Barns and Row 7 Seed Company will be hosting the intimate and educational …

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How to Fillet Sole fish: Watch Michelin Chefs Cook

We’ve covered a variety of seafood favourites in our Michelin chefs cook series, from lobster and crab to monkfish and scallops, and now we’re homing in on Dover sole. This elegant flatfish is considered a stalwart of continental cooking. And while simple cooking is best to let it shine, it’s …

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How to Cook a Whole Turkey:

It’s a daunting moment. That annual challenge of how to cook a whole turkey for a feast that’ll go down in the annals of time. If you’re having sleepless nights about tackle the 14lb bird whole this Christmas, keeping it moist and tender yet also cooked right through, take a …

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How to Cook Monkfish by Michelin Chefs

We’ve covered plenty of seafood in our Michelin chefs cook series, but we’ve yet to explore the delicious culinary depths of monkfish. This juicy and robust fish has flesh similar to a lobster, hence it’s nickname – poor man’s lobster, and a mild flavour that lends itself to a variety …

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How to Cook with the Seasonal Red Berry

The strawberry tree (Arbutus unedo) is a native fruit tree to the Mediterranean basin, Western Europe, France and Ireland. It belongs to the Ericaceae family, the same as that of the popular blueberry and is also known as “Irish strawberry tree”, or cain or cane apple. Although the strawberry tree …

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