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Whilst we are stuck at home with time on our hands, we want to help you bring a taste of your favourite hotel home to you, with these inspiring recipes from some of the world’s best chefs…

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Lobster Tagliolini With Cherry Tomatoes By Chef Christoph Bob, From Michelin Starred Il Refettorio At Monastero Santa Rosa, Amalfi Coast In Italy, particularly by the coast, dinner traditionally involves a lot of seafood. This is where a dish such as Chef Christioph Bob’s favourite Lobster Tagliolini comes in. Created with fresh lobster and minimal ingredients such as garlic, basil, tomatoes and olive oil, it serves as the perfect starter or main course that is delicious yet simple. Ristorante Il Refettorio at Monastero Santa Rosa on Italy’s Amalfi Coast received its first Michelin star in November 2017 under the helm of...

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LIMA — For many people, baking is a form of stress relief.

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As the stay-at-home orders continue, more are turning to new hobbies to keep themselves busy or distracted from the news — including baking. Adding in the practicality of trying to avoid heading out to the grocery store, many of those are trying their hand at making bread. “I love to cook. During this quarantine, I’ve been enjoying the extra time to try new recipes — things I’ve never tried or had time for before,” said Kathleen Phipps, of Elida. “I have always had this ceramic dish and never used it much and realized it is perfect for bread. I used...

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Five Weeknight Dishes: More melty cheese recipes

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By Julia Moskin, The New York Times Welcome back to Five Weeknight Dishes. As the weeks wear on, I am missing so much food I would like to be eating — hot popcorn at the movies, ice-cold Caesar salad at a restaurant, fried oysters on a planned beach trip — that it feels right and necessary to indulge in small ways, like melted cheese. Related Articles The lightest, brothiest soup recipe for when you can’t eat another bite A Tangy Carrot Slaw recipe that’s fast, fresh and foolproof Three well-tested recipes you can make mom for Mother’s Day Roasted chicken...

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This focaccia isn’t your garden-variety flatbread recipe

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In kitchens across the world, focaccia gardens are blooming. On top of the flatbreads, cherry tomatoes open like petals, with long scallion stalks for stems. Yellow-pepper sunflowers stand tall with Kalamata olives at their center. Red onions bud in bushes made from fresh herbs. As pandemic activities on social media go, this one might just be the prettiest. Home bakers decorate their focaccia with bouquets and swirls: The flat, white dough is an easy canvas and just as simple to prepare. During a spring when so many of us are confined, decorating them allows many bakers to bring the outdoors...

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The Best Christmas Gifts For Her Under £50

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Whether you’re buying for your significant other, mother, sister or any woman in your life for Christmas, the choices can seem endless. With hundreds of products to choose from across beauty, fashion, sport, food or travel, deciding what to get can be a time-consuming task. To simplify your shopping list, we’ve compiled the very best gifts for her, all for under £50, so you can stay within a reasonable budget and not end up in a frenzy with your credit card on Christmas eve.  Thunderstorm Cloud Necklace, Tatty Devine, £35 For quirky, statement jewels that few others will have, thus...

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