Compulsory lockdowns and shuttered restaurants are encouraging people to re-connect with their kitchens all over the globe as home cooks roll up their sleeves and get stuck in, from cooking online with their favourite chefs to falling back in love with baking.
With that in mind, the Michelin Guide #MICHELINGUIDEATHOME is riding the wave releasing a daily homemade recipe from some of the worlds leading chefs, like Brazilian Alex Atala, London's Clare Smyth and Hong Kong's Vicky Lau, aimed at home cooks.
They're all offering up comfort food favourites like cacio e pepe, risotto and pork dumplings as well as an incredible array of dessert recipes. And the best thing - they are remarkably simple to follow!
Here's our pick of thirteen of the best homemade recipes to get stuck into at home ...
Georges Blanc's Potato Crepes
The French chef from three Michelin starred Restaurant Georges Blanc, north of Lyon, shares a remarkably simple recipe for a speciality French crepe made with potatoes that can be taken either sweet or savoury depending on the chosen topping.
Vicky Lau's Pork Dumplings
Vicky Lau, chef-owner of Michelin star Tate Dining Room in Hong Kong, shares her go-to recipe for savory pork dumplings.
Emma Bengtsson's Split Pea Soup
Emma Bengtsson, executive chef of Aquavit, with two stars in the Michelin Guide New York, keeps it simple with a vibrant vegetable soup.
Thitid 'Ton' Tassanakajohn's Beef Phad Kaprao
Chef Tonn ofone-starLe Du Restaurant Bangkok, conjures up the famous stir-fried sweet and spicy dish Thai Holy Basil Beef (Pad Kra Pow) from Southeast Asia.
Christian and Manuel Costardi's Risotto
Italian brothers Christian and Manuel Costardi offer up the ultimate risotto dish from straight from Italy's rice heartland, Vercelli.
Giulio Terrioni's Cacio e Pepe
Giulio Terrinoni, chef-Owner at Per Me Giulio Terrinoni in Rome riffs on the time-honoured Italian classic cacio e pepe giving it a citrusy twist. Don't worry if you can’t find zucchini flower, the chef suggests swapping in asparagus or broad beans.
Gordon Ramsay's Marinara Sauce
Gordon Ramsay’s goes to town with Marinara sauce, allowing for ultimate home cook personalisation, “If you don’t have fresh garlic or basil, raid your spices cabinet. As a general rule, use what you might like on a pizza like garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, fennel, celery salt”.
Alex Atala's Palm Heart Fettucine Carbonara
Alex Atala, at the helm of the two-star establishment D.O.M in Sao Paola puts an unexpected twist on carbonara.
Clare Smyth's Chocolate Lavender Tarts
Clare Smyth, from two-star Restaurant Core in London, has had these tarts on the menu ever since the restaurant opened two and a half years ago. Best eaten a few minutes after baking!
Helena Rizzo's Coconut Cake
Back to Brazil with Helena Rizzo, chef at Maní and Manioca in São Paulo 2019, as she shares her coconut cake recipe!
Marcus Wareing's Baked Honeycomb Puddings
Marcus Wareing, head chef at the one Michelin-starred restaurant Marcus in The Berkeley Hotel, Knightsbridge, London whips up some baked honeycomb puddings.
Helene Daroze's Berry Pavlova
Michelin starred French chef Helene Darroze’s puts her spin on an aussie favourite.
Julien Dugourd's Chocolate Chip Cookies
And finally, a recipe for one of the favourite go-to quarantine recipes! Julien Dugourd, Pastry Chef at two-starred @lachevredor shares the ultimate cookie recipe - Soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside!
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