About Laura Washburn

Laura Washburn was born in Los Angeles and trained at the prestigious Ecole de Cuisine La Varenne in Paris. She's the best-selling author of nearly a dozen cookbooks, and after recently acquiring a master's in Food Policy from City University London, her focus has been teaching cooking and nutrition. Washburn lives in London's Muswell Hill.

Grilled Cheese with Onion Jam Recipe

Grilled Cheese with Onion Jam

Up your grilled cheese game with this riff on the classic that plays loose and easy with Cheddar, chutney, and caramelized onions.

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  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 4
Mushroom Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Mushroom Macaroni and Cheese

A simple, sophisticated riff on traditional mac and cheese that’s more alfredo-y than casserole-y. No complaints here.

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  • 40 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 8
Ginger and Star Anise Braised Chicken

Star Anise and Ginger Braised Chicken

This simple, one-pot stovetop braise melds the intoxicating and inimitable aroma of soy, citrus, ginger, and star anise. But don’t take our word for it…

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  • 15 M
  • 40 M
  • 24
Root Vegetable Gratin

Root Vegetable Gratin

This gratin is a great way to hide your veggies. Even from the kids. The hero? Cheese, natch. It’ll have your whole family chowing down.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H
  • 7