Some of the world's leading chefs shared their culinary secrets with Wanderlust this year. Here are some of our favourites
Looking for an innovative recipe for Christmas leftovers? Or just a change from turkey and all the trimmings? You're sure to find inspiration in our selection of the tastiest and most tempting recipes of 2011.
In 2011 Gordon Ramsay visited Vietnam for his series, Gordon's Great Escape. He shared some of his tastiest discoveries and creations including BBQ pork skewers inspired by Mrs Duck, a stuffed squid and pineapple salad, and caramelised cinnamon pork.
Christine Manfield spent five years visiting the kitchens of India to collect heirloom recipes for her book Tasting India. The recipes are so authentic that India Today has called for it to be a mandatory wedding gift for newly married Indian couples. She gave us her three favourites: Ladakhi chicken curry, sweet and sour tomatoes, and spicy scrambled eggs with tomato.
Guilherme Melo was named best newcomer by Brazil's equivalent of Michelin. He took time out from his busy schedule to tell us how to knock up the perfect Brazilian bean risotto.
Back in August, chef, traveller and writer Jake Tilson shared four simple, yet succulent, recipes from his new book In At The Deep End. If you fancy tilapia with ginger and orange sauce or an avocado seafood salad, Jake's your man.
MasterChef finalist Andy Oliver spent much of 2011 working in some of the most innovative restaurants in Bangkok. He gave us an insider's guide to the delights of Thailand's different food regions. Delicious!
As the windy, cold winter nights drew in, the Slovenian tourist board shared how they keep warm, with this hearty Slovenian stew Prekmurski bograč: Prekmurje stew.
Camping in the wilderness doesn't mean soggy bread and cold beans for supper. Sarah Huck and Jaimee Young shared recipes from their book Campfire Cookery for wholesome meals around the fire. Pine-smoked and maple-glazed wild salmon followed by darkly bitter chocolate spice cake anyone?
Need more recipes? Visit our food and drink blog to see why choosing just seven recipes was such a difficult task! And by the way, you'll find the recipe for the amazing rack of lamb dish pictured at the top of this article here.
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