Recipes

From fishers of men to Filet-O-Fish

The Christian story behind the famous fish burger.

7 Sep 2016

A pavlova for glamorous women and stoic girls

This is the most impossibly bewitching pudding.

The enigma of the egg

They are a great mystery and a great leveller; a simple thing that can be eaten a hundred ways.

31 Aug 2016

Wake up to the English version of the croissant

Not all buns are created equal. So let me introduce you to the mother bun, the bun to end all buns: the morning scroll bun.

A strawberry cheesecake for the Great British Summer

It’s easy to forget quite how joyful strawberries are when you’ve been eating them for 28 years.

The joy of ugly food

It’s time to embrace ugliness in cooking.

Bake a Breton cake, wrap up warm and head to the sea

When I feel homesick for the sea, I bake this cake.

How to be confident with custard

I’m pretty sure I’ve finally cracked custard.

Blancmange is either ignored or despised: here’s how to make one that’s neither slimy nor bland

Much more subtle than its lurid cousin the jelly, it never belonged at children’s parties