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Icing Cookies: A Guide to Royal Icing, Buttercream Icing and Beyond

Our guide to cookie decorating includes tips on making and using royal icing and buttercream icing. You\'ll find great ideas for icing cookies for the holidays. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/food-drinks/how-to-make-icing-cookies/

Latam50Best: Peru Wins Again

We ask why the city of Lima in Peru has topped Latin America\'s 50 Best Restaurants list for six years in a row. https://www.finedininglovers.com/stories/latin-america-50-best-restaurants-peru-story/

Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants 2018, check out the full list

The Maido restaurant in Lima, Peru, is the Latin America\'s Best Restaurant for the second year in a row. Central is second, Pujol third: here\'s the full list. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/latin-america-50-best-restaurants-2018-full-list/

Bollito Misto: 5 Tips to Perfecting this Italian Specialty

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Mixed boiled meat is a popular dish in northern Italy - discover what it is and how to enjoy it at its finest with these expert tips. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/food-drinks/bollito-misto/

Happy Tasty Halloween! How to Celebrate in the Kitchen

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From the scariest decorated cookies you\'ve ever seen to the best pumpkin recipes: discover Fine Dining Lovers\' culinary tricks for Halloween. https://www.finedininglovers.com/stories/halloween-ideas/

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10 Must-Try Vegan Baking Recipes For All Your Sugar Cravings

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10 MUST-TRY VEGAN BAKING RECIPES FOR ALL YOUR SUGAR CRAVINGS Are you looking for yummy vegan baking recipes? We've got a delicious lineup of treats perfect for breakfast, brunch or dessert. From gluten-free pies and cookies to cupcakes and even baked jam, these vegan baking recipes will give you a sweet excuse to roll up your sleeves and spend a leisurely afternoon in the kitchen. Let's get started! 10 EPIC VEGAN BAKING RECIPES VEGAN CHOCOLATE DOUGHNUTS Give in to your chocolate cravings with these irresistible chocolate vegan doughnuts topped with a chocolate glaze and sea salt. BREAKFAST BARS Oats, flax seeds, raisins and applesauce are the base of these hearty breakfast bars that are good for you and delicious. VEGAN 'CRONUTS' If you've been itching to try the croissant-donut hybrid here's a vegan version you can make at home with puff pastry, chocolate, bananas and other delicious ingredients. VEGAN RHUBARB CRUMBLE The gorgeous ruby hue of this vegan rh

Food Events: What's on in November 2018

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Take your pick of the most exciting events this November, from the seasonal to the exclusive, here\'s what\'s on. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/agenda/food-events-november-2018/

500+ Best Italian Restaurants in the World (outside of Italy)

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The new online guide lists the best Italian restaurants in over 35 countries around the world in this indispensable travel resource. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/best-italian-restaurants-2019-gambero-rosso/

Bocuse d'Or Finale 2019: The Running Order

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Get ready to cheer on your country in the biggest culinary competition in the world on 29 and 30 January 2019. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/bocuse-d-or-2019-competition-order/

10 Winter Wine Cocktail Recipes

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These 10 wonderful wine cocktail recipes will help you toast the holiday season in style. Enjoy flavorful drinks like mulled wine, Swedish glogg and beyond! https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/food-drinks/wine-cocktail-recipes-11927/

Chefs' Satellite Spots: the South America's Scene

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New stop of Fine Dining Lovers\' journey to alternative restaurants inspired by the best chefs all around the world: let\'s discover South America\'s scene. https://www.finedininglovers.com/stories/satellite-restaurants-in-south-america/

The Week in Bites
28 October 2018

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From the best foodie cities in America to the best Spanish tapas, this week at Fine Dining Lovers was full of delectable discoveries. https://www.finedininglovers.com/stories/the-week-in-bites-br-28-october-2018/

5 Easy Homemade Pancakes Recipes That Make Weekends Better

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Do you love pancakes? Then you\'ll enjoy these easy homemade pancake recipes packed with wholesome ingredients and flavor. Perfect for breakfast or brunch! https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/food-drinks/easy-homemade-pancake-recipes/

Iconic Dishes: Waiting for Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants 2018

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Waiting for this year\'s ceremony on 30 October, that will be live-streamed on Fine Dining Lovers, enjoy a gallery of the top 10 restaurants\' dishes from 2017. https://www.finedininglovers.com/stories/dishes-latin-america-50-best-2017/

182 Best Foodie Cities in America Ranked

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A new survey lists 182 US cities for foodies ranked on a number of factors - can you guess which city came out top? https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/best-foodie-cities-usa-2018/

6 Iconic dishes from Latin America's Best Restaurant

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Nitrogen ceviche, 50 hour meat and nigiri that tell stories: a look at Mitsuharu Tsumura\'s iconic dishes from the Maido restaurant in Peru. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/food-drinks/mitsuharu-tsumura-iconic-dishes/

Out of Baking Powder? Make Your Own With This Recipe

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Next time you run out of baking powder don\'t panic.Make it yourself with this easy recipe! Plus, learn how to make brown sugar and vanilla extract at home. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/food-drinks/baking-powder-recipe/

The New Innovators in the Borderless London

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Meet Jeremy Chan, Rob Roy Cameron and Gonzalo Luzarraga, three chefs that are innovating borderless cuisine in the UK capital. https://www.finedininglovers.com/stories/london-food-innovators/

50 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in US

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Discover a selection of some of the best vegetable-forward restaurants in the US and which state boasts the most. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/50-best-restaurants-vegetarians-us/

Madonna's Private Chef Ad Vanishes Just Hours After Being Posted

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Virgins need not apply - actually, nobody need apply - superstar was reportedly seeking private chef but within hours the ad has been pulled off the website. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/madonna-private-chef-advert/

8 Easy Pumpkin Desserts for Fall

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Embrace autumn with our collection of comforting yet easy pumpkin desserts. This is the season where the orange gourd is king. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/food-drinks/easy-pumpkin-desserts/

'At Fote we talked about a lot of things. Now let's do them!'

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Six highlights from Food on the Edge 2018, the symposium founded by JP McMahon. From sustainability to food waste and harassment: where is gastronomy going? https://www.finedininglovers.com/stories/food-on-the-edge-2018/

The Eat Out Restaurant Awards 2018: The Nominees

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The South African restaurant industry is set to celebrate in style at theannual Cape Town awards ceremony on 16 November. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/news-trends/eat-out-restaurant-awards-2018/

What Is a Snickerdoodle Cookie?

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Snickerdoodle cookies are an American classic. Discover fun facts about this whimsical-sounding cookie and the ultimate recipe for the best Snickerdoodles. https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/food-drinks/snickerdoodle-cookies/

Anthony Bourdain's Legacy Will Be Taught At This University

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ANTHONY BOURDAIN'S LEGACY WILL BE TAUGHT AT THIS UNIVERSITY The late Anthony Bourdain taught the world many things through his travels, television shows and books, and now his legacy is the topic of a university class in Louisiana. That's right, the great chef's life and work will be the topic of a class at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana, reports People magazine. The course, which will begin next spring, will focus on Bourdain's writings and television shows. It will be taught by film studies professor Todd Kennedy, a long-time fan of Bourdain's. The professor made the big announcement on Twitter . View image on Twitter Todd Kennedy @NSUFilmStudies So, it's happening. For real. And I doubt they ever let me do this again. So spread the word to interested Nicholls students: a cross-listed literature and film studies course on Anthony Bourdain and his Influencers @ PartsUnknownCNN 3:16 AM - Sep 20, 2018 85

White Kimchi Recipe by Sang-Hoon Degeimbre

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WHITE KIMCHI RECIPE BY SANG-HOON DEGEIMBRE Sang-Hoon Degeimbre, the chef from L'Air du Temps restaurant in Liernu (Belgium) and a disciple of fermentation reveals his white kimchi recipe. INGREDIENTS Chinese cabbage - 750g Water - 400g Onion - 1/2 Garlic - 2 cloves Pine nuts - 15g Korean Savory Shrimps - 1 teaspoon Maldon salt - 75g Cabbage - 50g Apple - 1 Ginger - 10g Fish sauce - 1 Dessert Spoon INFO BOX Recipe category - Side Recipe yield - 1 Recipe cuisine - International PREPARATION HOW TO MAKE WHITE KIMCHI Mix the salt and the water. Stir well to dissolve the salt. Diving the cabbage in half. Soak for 1 hour if the cabbage is soft, 5 hours if it is firmer and denser. Julienne the cabbage, onion and apple. Mince garlic and ginger. Mix the fish sauce and shrimp with them by hand. Slit the cabbage 1 cm above the heart and tear in half. Disperse the mixture between each leaf. Roll the cabbage in on itself and put it in a 1 litre Le Parfait jar - ensuring to p

How To Bake Pumpkin Seeds

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HOW TO BAKE PUMPKIN SEEDS Crispy, crunchy, salty and delicious. Is there anything not to love about pumpkin seeds? It's that time of the year when pumpkins abound, so next time you cut one up why not save the seeds so you can roast them? For a bit of a shortcut, you could opt for buying Mexican pepitas, pumpkin seeds which are already hulled. Just make sure the pepitas are sold raw so you can roast them and add your own flavorings. PUMPKIN SEEDS BENEFITS Aside from being delicious, pumpkin seeds are rich in nutrients, most notably potassium and magnesium. They contain iron, calcium, and are a great source of dietary fiber. Pumpkin seed oil has been linked to the increase of "good" cholesterol and decreased blood pressure, as well as relieving joint pain and hot flashes, according to this medical study . PUMPKIN SEEDS CALORIES One ounce of pumpkin seeds, roughly 2 tablespoons or 28.4g, contains 126 calories and 5g of fiber. Pumpkin-beer cupcakes topped with pepitas

Truffle from A to Z: 26 Things to Know

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TRUFFLE FROM A TO Z: 26 THINGS TO KNOW What is truffle? And where does it come from? 26 interesting facts and figures about the most valued and penetrating odored fungus. Alba. This town in Piedmont (Italy) is the world capital of truffles and every year it hosts the International White Truffle Fair of Alba . Black. Black truffles, Tubermelanosporum, also known as Périgord – after the French region they first came from – are second only to white truffles in terms of value and grow in close harmony with oak and hazelnut trees. "Città del Tartufo". The Association of the "città del Tartufo " groups about 50 Italian towns related with truffle culture with the aim of promoting the delicacy. Dogs & Pigs. Truffle hunting used to be entrusted to young hogs but they are far too fond of this food. Pigs are used in some areas of France, too, but in Italy dogs are preferred. Which breed is the most effective? Mongrels! But of course, they have to be perfectly trained.

Taco Soup: 5 Recipes To Help You Master This Tex-Mex Favorite

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TACO SOUP: 5 RECIPES TO HELP YOU MASTER THIS TEX-MEX FAVORITE Taco soup is a wonderful recipe to have in your arsenal, especially when someone in the house feels under the weather. This hearty soup will nurse you back to health and your taste buds will appreciate the hint of spice. TACO SOUP RECIPE: WHAT'S IN IT? Taco soup can be made in a variety of ways and you can customize it according to your family's preference. Want to skip ground beef? Opt for chicken or turkey. Don't like beans? Skip them! Add your favorite meat and veggie combos. What gives the soup its customary "taco" flavor is are the seasonings and aromatics. Primarily, chilies, smoked paprika, cumin, and onions are used. Another important component? You can't forget the tortilla chips and cheese. Sour cream and avocado also make nice toppings. 5 EASY TACO SOUPS YOU CAN TRY CHICKEN TACO SOUP Corn, chilies, chicken and canned tomatoes make for a colorful and warming Mexican chicken taco soup

Food on the Edge 2018: A Pick of the Discussions to Come

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FOOD ON THE EDGE 2018: A PICK OF THE DISCUSSIONS TO COME PHOTO JULIA DUNIN Food on the Edge 2018 , chef JP McMahon 's annual food symposium, sponsored by S.Pellegrino, is back with its fourth edition on 22 and 23 October, in Galway, Ireland. The dynamic food convention designed to instigate international change in the food industry has picked "conversations," as this year's theme. McMahon highlights, "conversations are what make things happen, they bring us together, they create communities, and eventually build the cities and countrysides that we inhabit." A whole host of international guests will be making the journey out to the rugged coast on the West of Ireland to listen, talk and debate over the two days, including, Ana Roš from Hiša Franko in Slovenia, Clare Smyth from Core in London, which was also recently awarded two Michelin stars in the Great Britain and Ireland Guide 2018 , Vladimir Mukhin from White Rabbit, Moscow, Malena Martinezof Mater In

Mexican Chicken Soup

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MEXICAN CHICKEN SOUP Mexican chicken soup is ideal for lunch or dinner when you are craving a warming soup with a hint of spice. It is packed with protein and good-for-you veggies. INGREDIENTS Olive oil - 30 ml Onion, diced - 1 large Canned chopped tomatoes - 400 g / 2 cups Smoked paprika - 2 tsp Chili powder - 1 tsp Chicken stock - 1 liter Chicken breasts, cut into strips - 2 large Canned sweetcorn - 200 g / 1 cup Scotch bonnet chili, sliced - 1 Corn tortillas, for garnish Parsley, for garnish INFO BOX Recipe category - First course Recipe yield - 1 PREPARATION HOW TO MAKE MEXICAN CHICKEN SOUP 1. Heat the olive oil in a large, heavy-based saucepan set over a moderate heat. Saute the onion for 5-6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until it starts to soften. 
2. Add the chopped tomatoes, paprika, chili powder and stock, bringing the mixture to the boil, then reducing to a simmer. 3. Simmer for 10-15 minutes, then add the chicken to the saucepan and simmer for a

Infographic: 42 Ways To Make A Breakfast Burrito

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INFOGRAPHIC: 42 WAYS TO MAKE A BREAKFAST BURRITO PHOTO STOCKFOOD Are you a fan of breakfast burritos? Then you are in for a treat because this nifty infographic offers 42 different recipes for breakfast burritos that will satisfy all of your morning cravings. To help you find the perfect breakfast burrito for you, the infographic features six distinct categories: low calorie, high protein, vegetarian, gluten free, vegan, paleo, and freezer friendly options. As if 42 different breakfast burrito recipes weren't enough, the visual aid also contains tips on freezing and reheating burritos so you can meal prep and enjoy them for weeks to come. Ready to get started? Scroll down and don't miss out on these tips for how to fold a burrito like a pro . 42 DIFFERENT WAYS TO MAKE A BREAKFAST BURRITO via  Cash Net USA https://www.finedininglovers.com/blog/food-drinks/breakfast-burrito-recipes/