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Drink. Implements. Foodspotting. How British cook Rachel Khoo got a taste for life in Paris. Food provided her with a way of connecting with the city, especially, she says, when trying to strike up a conversation with her new neighbours: "The way I discovered Paris was through food – visiting my local butcher or grocer, building a relationship with them, being passed on their knowledge.

How British cook Rachel Khoo got a taste for life in Paris

It's a great way of discovering France, because everyone has a point of view on food. " Before long, she had developed her own signature style of French cuisine: "classic French recipes with a fresh and fun approach", as the Paris Kitchen book cover proclaims. Are the French ever snobbish, I ask, about a rosbif trying to spruce up their culinary heritage? ”No, I think they like the idea of a petite anglaise cooking French classics,” she says.

“Parisians actually aren't particularly fussed by what kind of food they eat, as long as it’s good, and they like the idea of someone breathing a bit of fresh air into their food. “I mean, what capital city in the world closes down for the summer? Must-Eat Dishes, From Myanmar to Mexico City. Photo To accompany our cover article on regional food specialties around France, we asked some food experts to weigh in with their tips for must-eats in other parts of the world.

Must-Eat Dishes, From Myanmar to Mexico City

Following is a selection. Also, share your favorite regional dishes in the comments section. Mohinga in Myanmar Tender rice noodles in a slightly pungent yet delicate fish broth, dotted with chunks of green banana stem, may not be everyone’s idea of breakfast food, but mohinga, a classic morning-time food in central and southern Myanmar, is a great way to start the day. Mohinga is sold by streetside vendors and in some teashops. In Yangon you’ll find busy mohinga stands along downtown Maha Bandoola Road, and along small side streets.

Far from Yangon, there is outstanding mohinga at the main market in Nyaung Shwe, near beautiful Inle Lake — but only every five days; “market day” rotates around the region. Naomi Duguid, the author of “Burma: Rivers of Flavor.” A Complete Keto Diet Guide for Beginners- Love of Lady. Keto diet is popularly known as a low carb diet, where the ketones produced in the human liver are used as energy.

A Complete Keto Diet Guide for Beginners- Love of Lady

This diet is also called as a ketogenic diet, low carb high fat (LCHF), low carb diet, etc. Ketosis is a natural process our body starts to help us persist when the food intake is low. Here, we yield ketones that are produced from the break of fats that are stored in our liver. The final goal of a Keto diet is attaining the process of Ketosis forcefully so that one can lose their fats that are piled up in their body. Julia and Jacques: Cooking at Home. Reconnect With Friends and Family Around a Homemade Paella.

The next time you want to have a pizza night with friends or family at home, consider making it a paella night instead.

Reconnect With Friends and Family Around a Homemade Paella

Cooking the iconic Spanish rice dish is a communal experience, and has been for hundreds of years. It’s also a delicacy that’s easy to customize and tweak based on dietary restrictions or personal taste; I’ve made dozens over the years, and don’t think I’ve used the same combination of ingredients twice. History of Paella While paella can now come in many forms and encompass any number of different ingredient combinations, there’s little doubt that the dish originated around the Spanish city of Valencia. The region was the largest rice producer in Spain after the Moors introduced the grain in the early 700s AD, and that abundance provided the raw materials for this infinitely customizable meal.

Today, paella is probably one of the more expensive dishes on the menu at your favorite tapas restaurant, but it actually comes from humble beginnings. Coconut and galangal crème caramel (bánh flan) recipe. Preheat the oven to 150ºC conventional (130ºC fan-forced).

Coconut and galangal crème caramel (bánh flan) recipe

For the caramel, combine the sugar, water and galangal powder and slices in a small saucepan over medium-high heat and simmer until sugar is dissolved, then reduce to medium and simmer, without stirring, until sugar changes colour to deep brown. Remove the galangal pieces from the caramel, divide among six ¾-cup capacity ramekins. Place ramekins in a deep roasting tray and set aside to cool. For the flan, place the egg yolks, condensed milk, coconut cream and vanilla bean seeds in a large bowl and whisk together until well combined.