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Olivia Potts is a food writer and cook. She is Spectator Life’s Vintage Chef and you can see some of her other writing here. She tweets @_Poots_

Recipe: Bakewell tart

Raspberry jam and a dash of frangipane will bring this classic tart alive

8 film and food pairings to liven up your movie nights

Recreate dishes from your favourite films with the help of our Vintage Chef

Recipe: Waldorf salad

Vintage Chef Olivia Potts restores this classic salad to its former glory

Recipe: pink lemonade jelly

A giddy summer dish that takes you back to your childhood

Recipe: Spotted Dick for grown ups

Transform this school dinner staple into a sophisticated pudding with our Vintage Chef Olivia Potts

Percy pig turns vegetarian

The cult sweet-treat from M&S has had an ethical makeover but does it pass the taste test?

Recipe: hot cross bun ice cream

Make the very most of those leftover hot cross buns and master a delicious Easter dessert

Recipe: date and walnut cake

Vintage Chef Olivia Potts brings you a cake that eschews the multi-coloured glitz of instagram in favour of old fashioned flavour

Recipe: Blueberry Muffins

Make breakfast the American way with these delicious blueberry muffins, from our Vintage Chef Olivia Potts

Recipe: sticky toffee pudding

Vintage Chef Olivia Potts reinvents this family classic with a gloriously thick sauce and sponge infused with dates and mixed spice

Recipe: Cottage Pie

Vintage Chef Olivia Potts brings you a step by step guide to cooking the ultimate comfort dish

Recipe: Barmbrack tea bread

Our Vintage Chef brings you a tasty St Patrick’s Day bake – follow tradition and hide a fortune-telling surprise inside

Recipe: Baked Custard

Vintage Chef Olivia Potts brings you a make-ahead wonder that melts in the mouth

Recipe: buttermilk blueberry pancakes

Blueberries and buttermilk put a delicious twist into your pancake mix

Recipe: Welsh Cakes

The perfect dish to mark St David’s Day

Recipe: Marmalade Steam Pudding

Raid your cupboard for jars of marmalade to pull together this gorgeously glazed crowd pleaser

Scallop & Crab linguine

Our Vintage Chef Olivia Potts creates the ideal valentine’s dinner using luxurious ingredients that are simple to combine

Recipe: Rhubarb upside down cake

Vintage Chef: bake a cake that packs a punch with rhubarb flavours and a burst of colour

Recipe: cullen skink soup

This Scottish soup has one of the most pleasing names in culinary history – here’s how to cook it for Burns Night

Recipe: Marmalade

Vintage Chef Olivia Potts shares a family marmalade recipe that is ripe for the Seville orange season

Recipe: Potatoes Boulangères

Vintage Chef Olivia Potts shares an elegant side dish to go with any roast

Recipe: Gingernut Biscuits

A delicious winter pick-me-up and perfect partner for a cup of tea

Recipe: New Year Blinis

Whether you are throwing a party on New Year’s Eve or enjoying a cosy night in, blinis are the perfect treat to see in 2019

Recipe: Gingerbread Ham

A Christmas recipe whose festive flavours you will want to recreate year after year