Beef short-ribs, slow cooked and braised in brown ale. A hearty winter stew.Photography Credit:Elise BauerThe debate didn’t last long. “You could have used boneless beef short-ribs. You’re paying for the bones when you buy them bone-in,” my mother remarked in while we were all enjoying this wonderful stew.
In a thick-bottomed pot, put the butter, chopped chocolate and ground sugar. Put the pot on low heat and let the ingredients melt. When the mixture is homogeneous, turn off the heat. After it has cooled, add the yolks, one at a time, and mix well. Add the flour over the chocolate cream, stirring gently.
When it comes to living with food allergies, how our food is labelled can be a tricky issue.Here in Europe, we’re exceptionally lucky that these 14 major allergens must now always be highlighted in ingredients lists:dairyeggpeanutstree nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashew nuts, pecan nuts, Brazil nuts, pistachios and macadamia nutssoyagluten-containing grains: wheat, barley, rye, spelt, kamut and oats*fishmolluscscrustaceanscelerymustardsulphitessesamelupinThis makes it easier to see at a glance if a product contains something that you or your child is allergic to (and also makes food shopping quicker than it used to be – in the past, we’d spend ages poring over each ingredient list trying to spot obscurely named allergens!
Black rice puddingMango, lime, passion fruit & coconutMango, lime, passion fruit & coconutMakes 4 jarsCooks In50 minutesDifficultyNot too trickyNutrition per servingCalories 277 14 Fat 6.2g 9 Saturates 2.5g 13 Sugars 11.4g 13 Salt 0g 0 Protein 6.5g 13 Carbs 48.4g 19 Fibre 5.2g -Of an adult& 39;s reference intakeIngredients200 g black rice1 ripe mango1 lime1 tablespoon blanched hazelnuts1 tablespoon coconut flakes2 ripe bananas200 ml hazelnut milk1 tablespoon vanilla extractmanuka honey , optional4 heaped tablespoons natural yoghurt2 wrinkly passion fruitrecipe adapted fromEveryday Super FoodBy Jamie OliverMethodCook the black rice according to the packet instructions, overcooking it slightly so it’s plump and sticky, then drain and cool.
Koryo Liquor is “suave and causes no hangover,” according to an article in the state-controlled Pyongyang TimesShutterstockPerhaps the nation needed to relax after expending so much energy on a tiny hydrogen bomb.Just weeks after North Korea welcomed the new year by announcing to the world that it had successfully tested a “miniaturized hydrogen bomb,” the bombastic nation has announced yet another revolutionary invention — hangover-free liquor.