7 most mouthwatering recipes of 2011
Blog Words : Food & Drink | 26 December

7 most mouth watering recipes of 2011

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.

Gordon Ramsay1. Gordon Ramsay's Vietnamese delights

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.

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Christine Manfield2. Indian heirloom recipes by Christine Manfield

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.

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Bean Risotto3. An award-winning Brazilian bean risotto

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.

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Fish from around the world4. Fishy treats from around the world

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.

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Thai regional cooking5. The very best of regional Thai cooking

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!

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Slovenian stew6. A hearty Slovenian stew

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.

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Campfire7. Gourmet campfire cooking

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?

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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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