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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.

21 Chicken Recipes from Comforting Chicken Soups to Spicy Chicken Curries

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Our best chicken recipes include recipes for roast chicken, fried chicken, chicken curries, chicken noodle soups, chicken pies, and chicken fried rice. We've compiled our most popular chicken recipes into this collection, including our Cambodian chicken congee, my Russian grandmother’s chicken Kiev, and an aromatic roast chicken fragrant with Southeast Asian spices. Our best chicken ...

Easy Scrambled Eggs Breakfast Taco Recipe with Chorizo and Mashed Avocado

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This easy scrambled eggs breakfast taco recipe with avocado and chorizo makes a deliciously light yet filling breakfast taco that feels healthy thanks to the avocado. While these Mexican breakfast tacos come together quickly, an array of garnishes, salsas and hot sauces help make this breakfast special. Last weekend we gave you a taste of ...

Creamy Mushroom Stroganoff Recipe for a Vegetarian Take on Beef Stroganoff

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This creamy mushroom Stroganoff recipe makes a vegetarian version of my beef Stroganoff recipe, which I based on my memory of my Russian grandmother’s beef Stroganoff and the earliest documented Russian beef Stroganoff recipe by Elena Molokhovets in A Gift to Young Housewives, dating to 1861. I also provide tips to making a vegan mushroom ...

Best Ground Beef Recipes to Get You Through the Latest Lockdown

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Our best ground beef recipes to get you through the latest lockdown include classic comforting dishes such as ragu alla Bolognese and lasagne from Northern Italy, our Cambodian inspired curried beef sausage rolls, a Tex-Mex chilli con carne and nachos, and my recipes for the Russian dumplings pelmeni and Russian piroshki, savoury minced meat-filled hand ...