Recipes

Harvest vegetable gratin recipe

Capture all of Autumn’s flavours in this vibrant tray bake

Coconut macaroons recipe

The secret to coconut macaroons is a generous

Why Grenache makes great wine

With international Grenache day upon us, here are seven top wines made from this marvellously malleable grape

19 Sep 2019

Liver, bacon and onion gravy

Serve on sourdough with mustard for the perfect Autumnal warmer

Roasted pineapple recipe

Vanilla and chilli pepper bring alive the flavour of the pineapple in this mouth-watering dish

Queen of Puddings recipe

Combine cherries and meringue to create this show-stopping dessert

Devilled eggs recipe

A dash of Tabasco and celery salt are the secret to pulling off this perfect party canapé

Cherry cake recipe

Cherry cake can be made all year round but this flavoursome bake comes into its own in late August

Lemon drizzle cake recipe

This light and zingy cake is refreshing in the heat and comforting in the drizzle

îles flottantes

îles flottantes recipe

This gentle French classic combines light merengue with vanilla custard and caramel

Courgette Fritters recipe, with Quick Red Onion Pickle & Tzatziki

Courgette fritters are the perfect way to use up the glut of vegetables that emerge in the garden at this time of year

Greek salad recipe

With no cooking required, this is the perfect dish for a summer heatwave

Cherries Jubilee recipe

This royal dish combines cherries, brandy and ice cream and is due a summer revival

Anchovy, Red Pepper & Radish Niçoise salad recipe

The culinary seasons collide in this summer twist on the traditional Niçoise salad

15 Jul 2019

Banoffee Pie Recipe

We reveal the little known ingredient of a classic Banoffee Pie that will transform this popular dessert into something special

Spaghetti and meatballs recipe

This household classic is the ultimate crowd pleaser whichever day of the week you make it.

Almond meringue with strawberries and coulis

Nothing spells summer like the British strawberry season and what better way to make use of them than in a delicious meringue?

Summer pudding recipe

Try adding gooseberries to this summer classic for an extra burst of flavour

Recipe: Hummingbird cake

Packed full of smushed ripe bananas and crushed pineapple, this cake is dense and moist, lightly spiced with cinnamon and stuffed with handfuls of chopped pecans.

Baked whole mackerel with tomato, feta & dill salad

This healthy, seasonal fish dish makes for a perfect mid-week dinner

17 Jun 2019

Scotch eggs recipe

Scotch eggs are simple to make when you know how. Make in advance and pack for a lunch or picnic.

Hasselback Potatoes recipe

Guests are always disproportionately impressed by this easy and adaptable side dish

Recipe: summer crostini

Of all foods, toast has been my most constant companion. The humble slice of bread – be it from a…

Recipe: Prawn Cocktail

It’s hard to take a prawn cocktail seriously. The pink, gloopy sauce, the (seemingly obligatory?) martini glass for presentation, the…

Frittata Recipe

Eat hot or straight from the fridge – this versatile dish will keep you coming back for more

Recipe: Bakewell tart

Northerners take their puddings seriously: Eccles cakes from Manchester, sticky toffee pudding from Cartmel, and Bakewell tart from Derbyshire. These…