An Arepa Recipe You Won’t Soon Forget

Will Kreznick

In Colombia, where the food stylist Mariana Velásquez grew up, every region has its own variety of arepas. Some have more than one. Bogotá, Ms. Velásquez notes in her new cookbook, “Colombiana,” has at least 72 variations all by itself.

“From the sweet yuca arepas of Cesar to the anís arepas of Magangué, from the breadfruit arepas of San Andrés to green chickpea arepas from the Tenza Valley,” she writes, for Colombians, “arepas are simply their native bread.”

An ancient type of flat, round cake made from boiled, dried corn ground to a flour, arepas are also a

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Gluten-free food costs rise could force makers to change recipes | Food & drink industry

Will Kreznick

The premium paid by shoppers for gluten-free versions of staple foods could increase in the coming months as the soaring cost of ingredients such as rice flour casts a shadow over the “free from” aisle in supermarkets.

These specialist foods already cost a lot more than mainstream products, making any price rise a source of concern, particularly for people who follow a gluten-free diet out of medical necessity. The scale of the problem means some firms could opt to rewrite recipes with cheaper ingredients.

Jason Bull, of the West Yorkshire-based ingredients firm Eurostar Commodities, said the wholesale price of rice

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Caramel Banana Pudding Recipe

Will Kreznick

Chef notes

This banana pudding is the definition of decadence. It starts with a layer of sweet caramel, then fresh bananas, creamy pudding and crisp vanilla wafers, then topped with whipped cream and chocolate chips. It the perfect, sweet finish to end any meal.

Preparation

For the caramel sauce:

Add sugar and heavy cream to a saucepan, allow it to dissolve and gently bubble over medium heat for about 9 minutes, until it caramelizes and attains a beautiful amber color. Blend in butter and salt. Set mixture aside to cool and reserve until needed.

For the banana pudding:

In a

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TikTok’s Breakfast Quiche-Stuffed Bagel Recipe With Photos

Will Kreznick

Unless I’m dining out, my breakfast routine is pretty subpar. And by “routine,” I mean a tall glass of iced coffee and maybe a slice of toast or a granola bar. I know, I know, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it can be hard to carve out the time to make anything more than that, even while working from home.

Luckily for me and breakfast-lovers everywhere, TikToker Chris Collins is here to help. His 30-minute recipe for breakfast quiche-stuffed bagels is a breeze to whip up, and can easily be adjusted to fit your preferred

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TikTok’s latest food hack is a recipe for vegan ‘watermelon steak’

Will Kreznick

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Is “watermelon steak” the new steak? Probably not, but it is raising plenty of eyebrows

The vegan, fruit-based meat alternative is blowing up on TikTok, with millions of users sharing their thoughts on whether watermelon can ever actually taste like steak. 

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