Shio Tare (Salt Seasoning Sauce for Ramen) Recipe

[Photograph: Vicky Wasik] The soup in most bowls of ramen consists of three components: broth, an aromatic oil, and the tare, or seasoning. The tare is what gives the soup its character, and it’s mostly used as a way to introduce both salinity and a punch of flavor, usually from ingredients that are extremely rich in glutamates. That includes kombu […]

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Spicy bacon, mushroom & tomato pasta

Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Total time: 15 minutes Serves:4 Ingredients 300g essential Waitrose Elicoidali dried pasta1 tbsp essential Waitrose Olive Oil200g pack essential Waitrose Thin British Smoked Back Bacon Rashers, chopped300g pack essential Waitrose Cup Mushrooms, sliced1 tsp smoked paprika500g pack essential Waitrose Cherry Tomatoes Method 1. Cook the pasta in boiling water for 10 minutes […]

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The Food Lab’s Ultra-Gooey Stovetop Mac and Cheese Recipe

Just as fast as the blue box, but way, way better. [Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] –Reprinted from The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science with permission from W.W. Norton Why It Works Starting the pasta in cold water works just as well as adding it to already-boiling water but cooks faster and with less energy. A combination of multiple […]

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