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About Lara Dunston

A travel and food writer who has experienced over 70 countries and written for Australian Gourmet Traveller, Feast, Delicious, The Guardian, National Geographic Traveller, Wanderlust, Get Lost, Travel+Leisure Asia, DestinAsian, The Independent, The Telegraph, Sunday Times Travel Magazine, AFAR, Four Seasons Magazine, Fah Thai, Sawasdee, and more, as well as authored some 40 guidebooks for Lonely Planet, DK, Footprint, Rough Guides, Thomas Cook, and AA Guides.

Easy Mango Jam Recipe to Make Use of the Mango Season Harvest

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This easy mango jam recipe will ensure those mango season leftovers don’t go to waste. It makes two jars of mango jam that tastes of fresh ripe fruit rather than sugar. Made without pectin and four ingredients – mangoes, sugar, lemon, and lime – this refrigerator mango jam is so delicious, you won’t be able ...

Russian Ricotta Cheese Pancakes Recipe for Syrniki or Farmer’s Cheese Pancakes

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My Russian ricotta cheese pancakes recipe makes syrniki or farmer’s cheese pancakes. Crunchy outside and fluffy within, these scrummy Russian pancakes are traditionally made with tvorog. Hard to find outside Europe or Russian diaspora communities, I’ve long made syrniki with ricotta and they’re just as delicious. Serve piping hot with sour cream, jams or stewed ...

16 Winter Soup Recipes – Warming Winter Broths From Around the World

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Our 16 winter soup recipes from around the world include warming winter soups from Asia to Europe, Africa to Latin America – everything from a creamy Singapore curry laksa and comforting Russian borscht to a hearty Moroccan chickpea soup and spicy Mexican tortilla soup. We’ve compiled this selection of our best winter soup recipes from ...