Recipe: nordic christmas gravlax

A surprisingly straightforward take on cured salmon

Recipe: Cheese Straws

The perfect nibble for the Christmas party season

Recipe: Pumpkin pie

An all-American classic for autumn

Recipe: Mince and dumplings

Our Vintage Chef rediscovers a childhood favourite

Recipe: Parkin

Be prepared for Bonfire Night with a delicious Yorkshire ginger cake

Recipe: Poached pears

Poach your pears in red wine for a visually stunning and tasty dessert

Recipe: Kedgeree

The most regal of all Anglo-Indian dishes

Recipe: Niçoise salad

Adding tuna steak makes for a luxury version of this classic French salad

Recipe: Limoncello syllabub

An impressive pudding that can be whipped up in no time

Recipe: Strawberry shortcakes

An American pudding that is unapologetically sweet

Recipe: Courgette cake

Have a break from carrot cake and go green instead

Recipe: Coconut ice cream

Delicious homemade ice cream with no churn required

Recipe: Macaroni cheese

A comforting main course – or an ideal barbecue side dish

Recipe: Cherry clafoutis

A French flan that is the perfect showcase for summer fruits

Recipe: Cheese & onion quiche

When it comes to quiche, only homemade will do

Recipe: Hot cross bun bread and butter pudding

Buy extra hot cross buns and whip up the ultimate Easter pudding

Recipe: French onion soup

With slow and steady cooking, this classic soup is guaranteed to melt your heart

Ditch the kitsch and give your Christmas vol-au-vents a modern makeover

These ones, on a Middle Eastern theme, make the idea retro canapé

Recipe: Pumpkin and cheese scones

A Halloween recipe that’s nothing to be scared of

Recipe: Curried cauliflower soup

An autumn soup that’s beige but beautiful

Recipe: Hazelnut, raspberry and lemon curd roulade

Our Vintage Chef whips up her take on a retro classic

Recipe: Lemon curd

A zingy treat that’s the perfect partner for your toast

Recipe: Gazpacho

Refreshing and reviving – the perfect summer soup

How to make panzanella

The tastiest soggy bread you’ll ever eat

How to make cheesy leek and sausage bread

A heavenly bread that’s guaranteed to melt your heart