Recipes

Mincemeat-baked apples: why end the indulgence?

Lockdown is the perfect excuse for this post-Christmas treat.

Saltimbocca: give your game an Italian twist

Put a new spin on pigeon, partridge and pheasant with parma ham and sage.

Florentines: just the lift we need after Christmas

These little caramelised, sparkling jewels are ideal for a quiet moment to yourself after the festive madness.

Blini with caviar: a sophisticated way to spoil yourself

This classic canapé is perfect for a homespun new year

29 Dec 2020

Everything you need for a New Year’s feast

Why not end 2020 with a culinary bang?

How to make the ultimate leftovers pie

Don’t let anything go to waste this Boxing Day.

How to make last-minute fudge

The holy grail of eleventh hour Christmas presents

Devils on horseback: the ultimate Christmas canapé

This old festive favourite deserves a revival.

Beef Wellington: a winter luxury that’s worth the effort

This festive classic will steal the show on any table.

14 Dec 2020

Brandy snaps: the festive lift we all need

These cigar shaped treats are the ideal Christmas pick me up.

Foraged mushroom and hazelnut salad

There’s nothing more rewarding for a foodie than a hoard of chanterelles or a giant cepe

Toad-in-the-hole: don’t judge a dish by its name

Crisp batter and browned sausages are the key to this childhood classic.

How to make a substantial scotch egg

Mastering the perfect yolk is a fine art.

Braised lamb shanks: a flavoursome weekend one pot

Serve with mash, leafy green veg or even salty oven chips.

Cornflake Tart: a retro dish that conjures up schooldays

Food has the power to evoke nostalgia like almost nothing else.

The perfect lockdown lunch: Mixed grain salad with roasted red peppers

Explore new grains with the help of Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith.

19 Nov 2020

8 lockdown dishes to get you through November

Comfort dishes don’t come more satisfying than these.

18 Nov 2020

Devilled kidneys: Why I’m wild about offal

Bold flavours abound in this unsung dish.

Chicken forestière: a simple yet sophisticated stew

If there’s any season that calls for this cosy, satisfying dish, it’s autumn.

9 American dishes to eat on election night

Seve up a slice of Americana as you await the result.

2 Nov 2020

Homemade Honeycomb: the perfect lockdown pick-me-up

Making honeycomb is the purest form of kitchen magic.

Profiteroles: a comfort pudding for the Covid era

Make this retro dish your next culinary challenge.

How to make the ultimate ‘breakfast’ pizza

Start your day with The Fiorentina – a classic combination of spinach, cheese and egg.

20 Oct 2020

Roast pork loin: a remedy for gloomy days

Roasts don’t come simpler – or more delicious – than this.

Bread-making needn’t be a bother

These six simple recipes will have you kneading your own loaves in no time at all.

The secret to mastering moist malt loaf

There’s only one way to pull off its distinctive chewy squish.