Vintage Chef

Recipe: Prawn Cocktail

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

Recipe: Bakewell tart

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

8 film & food pairings to liven up your movie nights

If it’s true that we eat first with our eyes, then watching films can be an exquisite torture: shots filled…

Recipe: Waldorf salad

You don’t see Waldorf salad so much nowadays. It’s a simple dish: raw celery, apple, grapes and walnuts, tossed in…

Recipe: Pink lemonade jelly

The onset of summer makes me feel giddy. And it seems from those piling into beer gardens and loading up…

Recipe: Spotted Dick for grown ups

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

Recipe: Hot cross bun ice cream

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

Recipe: Date & 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: 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: 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

Recipe: Cheese Straws

The perfect nibble for the Christmas party season

Recipe: Pumpkin & Cheese Scones

A Halloween recipe that’s nothing to be scared of

How to make perfect pissaladière

Olives, anchovies and onion combine in this classic dish from the south of France

How to make panzanella

The tastiest soggy bread you’ll ever eat

How to bake creme brûlée cupcakes

Making cupcakes sophisticated involves light sponge and lashings of silky custard

Mussel memories: How to cook perfect moules marinière

Knocking up a steaming bowl of moules is quick, easy and guaranteed to conjure the holiday spirit at home