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Ham and pea pasta recipe

Ham and pea pasta recipe

Even if you’re new to cooking you can tackle this ham and pea pasta with confidence, as a sauce like this requires little more than warming through to come together. The cream adds a touch of luxury to this supper for one. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 10 to 30 mins SERVES...

1st February 2024
Homemade Chicken Chow Mein

Homemade Chicken Chow Mein

This Taiwanese-style chow mein uses a combination of stir-frying and steaming, so there’s less oil involved. Pork would also work well instead of chicken. PREPARATION TIME: 25 mins COOKING TIME: 15 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 large skinless chicken breast (approx. 175g), sliced into...

30th January 2024
Family-friendly Fish Pie Recipe

Family-friendly Fish Pie Recipe

A simple fish pie recipe that’s quick and easy to prepare. Portion into ramekins and freeze for quick toddler meals or cook in a big dish for the perfect family supper PREPARATION TIME: 15 mins COOKING TIME: 45 mins SERVES: 4-6 (or 6-8 toddler meals) INGREDIENTS 1kg Maris Piper potatoes...

24th January 2024
Haggis, Neeps and Tatties recipe

Haggis, Neeps and Tatties recipe

What would Burns Night be without haggis, neeps and tatties? This simple recipe is made all the more enjoyable with a rich whisky sauce. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 10 to 30 mins SERVES: 6-8 INGREDIENTS 500g/1lb 2oz haggis For the tatties 1.5kg/3lb 5oz floury...

1st December 2023
Perfect cauliflower cheese with bacon

Perfect cauliflower cheese with bacon

Cauliflower cheese with a fantastic crunchy parmesan topping. The bacon and mushrooms make it hearty enough to work as a main course. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins to 1 hour SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS For the cauliflower 1 head cauliflower, trimmed and broken...

30th November 2023
Sausage & Mash Pie Recipe

Sausage & Mash Pie Recipe

Enjoy this ingenious take on a family favourite, sausage and mash. It brings the two ingredients together into one hearty pie that can be easily frozen. PREPARATION TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: 1 hour 20 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS For the stew 1 tbsp sunflower oil 8 pork sausages...

30th November 2023
Muffin-topped Beef Stew Recipe

Muffin-topped Beef Stew Recipe

Muffin on stew? You’d better believe it – think of it as a lighter alternative to suet dumplings. Perfect after the Christmas blow out. PREPARATION TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: 2 hours 30 mins SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS For the stew 500g braising steak, cut into bite-sized chunks 2...

27th November 2023
Xmas leftovers sandwich Recipe

Xmas leftovers sandwich Recipe

Make the most of Christmas Day leftovers in this celebratory sandwich with pickled cabbage to cut through the richness. It’s the ideal lunch for Boxing Day PREPARATION TIME: 15 mins COOKING TIME: 10 mins SERVES: 1 INGREDIENTS 2 cold leftover roast potatoes 2 tsp sunflower or olive...

27th November 2023
Big Pigs in Blankets

Big Pigs in Blankets

If you want an extra special Christmas side dish, go big on your pigs in blankets. You can also brush these big boys with maple syrup at the end of cooking for even more indulgence. PREPARATION TIME: 10 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 6 pork sausages 6 small rosemary...

26th November 2023
Breakfast Wrap recipe

Breakfast Wrap recipe

These veggie breakfast wraps are great to make in batches for when you want a quick breakfast-on-the-go. Wrap in foil to eat on the day, or see the Recipe Tip for freezing instructions. PREP TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: Less than 10 mins SERVES: 1 INGREDIENTS 45g/1½oz pepper...

26th November 2023
Croque monsieur recipe

Croque monsieur recipe

If you could only make one dish, it arguably should be this amazingly gooey croque monsieur (that's a toasted ham and cheese sandwich). This easy white sauce will elevate the ham and cheese toastie to new heights. PREP TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: Less than 10 mins SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS...

14th November 2023
Microwave Chilli Recipe

Microwave Chilli Recipe

For a super speedy supper, try this vegetarian kidney bean chilli recipe - a great way to get 2 of your 5-a-day in this microwavable, midweek meal. PREP TIME: 10 mins COOKING TIME: 5 mins SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS ½ small onion, finely chopped 1 fat garlic clove, crushed knob of butter...

30th October 2023
All-in-one chunky winter broth

All-in-one chunky winter broth

A wholesome vegetable broth that takes just 20 minutes to warm you up in winter. Ands it’s all in one pot, so there’s less washing up. PREP TIME: 10 mins COOKING TIME: 20 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 2 x 400g/14oz cans chopped tomatoes 2 litres/3½ pints vegetable stock 4 carrots...

29th October 2023
Summer-in-Winter Chicken Recipe

Summer-in-Winter Chicken Recipe

Pining for summer? This simply seasoned chicken fried with beautiful, ripe, cherry tomatoes in a creamy sauce is guaranteed to hit the spot. Add a dollop of pesto for an extra layer of nutty flavours. PREP TIME: 10 mins COOKING TIME: 15 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp olive oil ...

24th October 2023
Fool-proof Rice Pudding recipe

Fool-proof Rice Pudding recipe

Indulgent and creamy with lashings of nutmeg, this foolproof rice pudding recipe is officially the perfect comfort food. PREP TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 1 to 2 hours SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 40g/11⁄2oz butter 100g/31⁄2fl oz pudding rice (or Spanish paella rice) 75g/21⁄2oz...

23rd October 2023
Three Cheese Meatball lasagne recipe

Three Cheese Meatball lasagne recipe

Take lasagne to the next level by swapping the meat sauce for sausage meatballs. The fennel seeds and chilli add another layer of flavour and a little spice PREP TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: 1 hour 30 mins SERVES: 6-8 INGREDIENTS 12 sausages 2 tbsp olive oil 2 onions, chopped ...

1st October 2023
Bangers and mash with onion gravy recipe

Bangers and mash with onion gravy recipe

Make sausages and mash with love and you're in for a real treat. We’ve perfected this recipe to make it the very best it can be. PREP TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: 50 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp sunflower oil 8 pork sausages (the best quality you can find) small knob of butter...

13th September 2023
Macaroni cheese recipe

Macaroni cheese recipe

Customise this recipe to make your perfect macaroni cheese for a quick family dinner that everyone will love. You can also make it with extra vegetables, bacon and breadcrumbs on top. PREP TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 10 - 30 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 250g/9oz macaroni ...

13th September 2023
Easy veggie curry

Easy veggie curry

An easy veggie curry that makes a cheap and healthy meal. It uses basic store cupboard ingredients so is very quick and easy to cook. It's simple to make vegan too, just swap the yoghurt for a dairy-free alternative. PREP TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 10 - 30 mins SERVES: 3 INGREDIENTS...

13th September 2023
Sausage, chicken and squash traybake recipe

Sausage, chicken and squash traybake recipe

The Hairy Bikers' warming cottage pie is topped with delicious creamy cheesy mash. It's comfort food at its very best. PREP TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 30 to 60 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 4 chicken thighs, skin on, bone in 4–6 meaty pork sausages 500g/1lb 2oz pumpkin...

13th September 2023
Cottage pie with cheesy mash recipe

Cottage pie with cheesy mash recipe

The Hairy Bikers' warming cottage pie is topped with delicious creamy cheesy mash. It's comfort food at its very best. PREP TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 1-2 hours SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp sunflower oil 1 large onion, peeled, chopped 2 celery sticks, finely chopped...

13th September 2023
Beef & Guinness Stew with Carrots recipe

Beef & Guinness Stew with Carrots recipe

With sweet, slow-cooked carrots and beautifully tender meat, this beef and stout stew is comfort in a pot. Serve with creamy parsnip mash for a warming meal. PREP TIME: 30 mins COOKING TIME: 3 hours SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1kg stewing beef, cut into large chunks...

12th September 2023
BBQ Piri-Piri Chicken recipe

BBQ Piri-Piri Chicken recipe

This oven-roasted chicken can also be spatchcocked and barbecued. If you don’t like it too hot, adjust the amount of chillies in the piri-piri marinade. PREP TIME: 15 mins COOKING TIME: 1 hour 40 mins SERVES: 4-6 INGREDIENTS 1 chicken, about 2kg For the piri-piri marinade 2 dried...

1st August 2023
Courgette soup recipe

Courgette soup recipe

This healthy low-calorie soup is a delicious way to use up courgettes when they’re in season. Plus it’s freezable, so you can make it in summer and enjoy all year. PREP TIME: 15 mins COOKING TIME: 15 mins SERVES: 8 INGREDIENTS 500g potato, unpeeled and roughly chopped 2 vegetable...

28th July 2023
Summer meatballs & spaghetti recipe

Summer meatballs & spaghetti recipe

Make a quick and easy meal for two with these pork meatballs, served with spaghetti, courgette ribbons, lemon and parmesan – perfect for summer evenings. PREP TIME: 10 mins COOKING TIME: 20 mins SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, crushed...

28th July 2023
Cheesy gravy chips recipe

Cheesy gravy chips recipe

Inspired by the Canadian dish poutine from Quebec, this easy version is topped with mozzarella and gravy and is the ultimate comfort food. PREP TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 3o-60 mins SERVES: 2-3 INGREDIENTS 3-4 large floury potatoes, preferably Maris piper 4 tbsp vegetable...

27th July 2023
Pull-apart meatball sliders recipe

Pull-apart meatball sliders recipe

Make these moreish meatball sliders with tomato sauce and melted cheese for a party or buffet. They're easy to make and the whole family will enjoy them PREP TIME: 10 mins COOKING TIME: 35 mins SERVES: 4-6 INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp olive oil 12 beef meatballs 12 small bread rolls (check...

27th July 2023
Rainbow veggie toad-in-the-hole recipe

Rainbow veggie toad-in-the-hole recipe

Brighten up your plate with this colourful and delicious veggie toad-in-the-hole recipe, a delicious twist on the classic British dish. PREP TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: 40 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 red pepper, sliced 330g pack cherry tomatoes 1 courgette, thickly sliced ½...

1st July 2023
Summer hols homemade pizza recipe

Summer hols homemade pizza recipe

Make pizza for the family with a homemade base and tomato sauce. The veggie recipe is perfect to get kids involved in cooking. Top with mozzarella and fresh basil. PREP TIME: 30 mins COOKING TIME: 20 mins SERVES: 2-4 INGREDIENTS 300g strong white bread flour, plus extra for dusting...

1st July 2023
Summer Veg Paella recipe

Summer Veg Paella recipe

Whip up a Spanish-inspired paella in 35 minutes. Packed full with summer veggies, this vibrant dish is a great midweek meal idea. PREP TIME: 5 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp olive oil 1 red onion, chopped 250g frozen sliced peppers 1 courgette, sliced...

1st July 2023
BBQ meatball subs recipe

BBQ meatball subs recipe

Treat the family to these BBQ meatball subs topped with glorious melted cheese. They're perfect for a movie night, teenager's party or weekend treat. PREP TIME: 25 mins COOKING TIME: 40 mins SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 250g 12% fat beef mince 250g pork mince or sausagemeat small handful...

1st July 2023
Iced Coffee recipe

Iced Coffee recipe

Use this iced coffee recipe as a basic template and adjust based on how strong or sweet you like your coffee. It's easy to double the recipe to make extra, too. PREP TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: None SERVES: 1 INGREDIENTS Ice cubes 1 espresso shot, approx. 40ml/1½fl oz...

3rd May 2023
Pizza Toast recipe

Pizza Toast recipe

Cheese on toast meets pizza in this easy peasy cheesy recipe – add whatever toppings take your fancy. PREP TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: Less than 10 mins SERVES: 1 INGREDIENTS 1 thick slice white or brown bread 2 tbsp pasta sauce, pizza topping, tomato salsa or passata ...

3rd May 2023
BBQ Ribs recipe

BBQ Ribs recipe

With the weather expected to be warm at the weekend, this marinade rib recipe is perfect for a meat lover’s BBQ. PREP TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: 1 hour 45 mins SERVES: 4-6 INGREDIENTS olive oil 2 racks of higher-welfare pork loin back ribs (about 1.6kg) MARINADE 1 fresh red...

3rd May 2023
Cowboy Pie recipe

Cowboy Pie recipe

What says comfort food better than sausages and baked beans in a pie topped with cheesy, buttery mashed potato? This is a guaranteed family favourite. PREP TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: 1 hour SERVES: 4-6 INGREDIENTS 2 tsp sunflower oil 1 onion, finely chopped 8 pork sausages, cut...

3rd May 2023
Chicken souvlaki recipe

Chicken souvlaki recipe

Marinate the chicken for these Greek-style spiced kebabs as long as possible to soak up all the flavour and make it really tender. Serve with warm bread, salad and tzatziki PREP TIME: 45 mins COOKING TIME: 40 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 12 boneless, skinless chicken thighs For the...

3rd May 2023
Baked cheese with roasted garlic Jersey Royals recipe

Baked cheese with roasted garlic Jersey Royals recipe

What can be better than dunking crispy roast Jersey Royals into gooey baked cheese? It’s a simple, delicious and indulgent sharing dish. PREP TIME: 10 mins COOKING TIME: 45 mins SERVES: 4 (as a starter or lunch) INGREDIENTS 1kg Jersey Royals 1 large head of garlic, halved 2 tbsp...

1st May 2023
Barbecued  banoffee splits recipe

Barbecued banoffee splits recipe

Treat the family to banoffee splits next time you have a barbecue or go camping. They’re super easy to make, and great fun too. Serve with vanilla ice cream. PREP TIME: 5 mins COOKING TIME: 15 mins SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 40g butter, softened 50g light brown soft sugar ½ tsp vanilla...

1st May 2023
Fish finger tacos recipe

Fish finger tacos recipe

The whole family will love this colourful fish taco recipe loaded with budget-friendly fish fingers, crisp salad and fiery jalapeños. Make a quick tartare sauce with mayo, gherkins, capers and parsley and serve up a healthy feast in just 20 minutes. Midweek dinner times don't come easier than this...

1st May 2023
Coronation Chicken Pasties Recipe

Coronation Chicken Pasties Recipe

Make these moreish Coronation chicken pasties ahead and leave to cool before your bank holiday picnic or BBQ. You can also top them with seeds, such as poppy or sesame. PREP TIME: 1 hour COOKING TIME: 1 hour 25 mins (plus 5 hours chilling) INGREDIENTS 450g strong white bread flour 100g...

1st May 2023
Bank holiday quiche recipe

Bank holiday quiche recipe

A deep quiche with a crisp pastry case, and delicate flavours of spinach, broad beans and fresh tarragon. The pastry includes lard, but you can swap this for butter to make it vegetarian. Eat hot or cold with a green salad and boiled new potatoes - perfect for the coronation bank holiday! PREP TIME...

3rd April 2023
Greek Roast Lamb Recipe

Greek Roast Lamb Recipe

With spring in the air you don’t want to be slaving over a hot oven, so make the most of seasonal lamb the easy way with this lazy roast. PREP TIME: 15 mins COOKING TIME: 1 hour 45 mins SERVES: 8 INGREDIENTS 1 large leg of lamb, about 3kg/6lb 8oz 6 garlic cloves 1 bunch oregano...

3rd April 2023
Smoky Bean Chilli Recipe

Smoky Bean Chilli Recipe

Keep it speedy in the kitchen with this smoky bean chilli recipe. Packed full of veg and a tongue-tingling sauce, it’s ready in just 20 minutes. Serve with tortilla chips, smashed avocado, soured cream and fresh lime wedges for added zing. PREP & COOKING TIME: 20 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS...

3rd April 2023
Easy Easter Lamb recipe

Easy Easter Lamb recipe

Roast a leg of lamb for a family feast. It’s ideal served with roasties and your favourite spring vegetables for an Easter dinner or Sunday roast PREPARATION TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: 1 hour 40 mins SERVES: 4-6 INGREDIENTS 2kg-2.5kg leg of lamb small bunch rosemary, cut into 2cm...

19th March 2023
Parmesan Yorkshire puddings

Parmesan Yorkshire puddings

Add parmesan to traditional Yorkshire puddings and take this Sunday roast side dish to a new level. Make them ahead and freeze them for up to three months. PREPARATION TIME: 5 mins COOKING TIME: 25 mins SERVES: 6-8 INGREDIENTS sunflower oil, for the tin 260g plain flour 6...

27th February 2023
Perfect rocky road recipe

Perfect rocky road recipe

This recipes makes a sweet treat filled with mini eggs. And the kids will love using up leftover chocolate in this clever no-bake Easter rocky road. PREPARATION TIME: 25 mins COOKING TIME: 5 mins SERVES: 8-10 INGREDIENTS 225g dark chocolate, broken into pieces 100g unsalted butter...

27th February 2023
Spring chicken in a pot recipe

Spring chicken in a pot recipe

Casseroles aren't just for winter – this light, vibrant one-pot is packed with spring veg and herby pesto. PREPARATION TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: 45 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 500g boneless, skinless chicken thigh 300g small new potato 425ml...

16th February 2023
Easy sausage casserole recipe

Easy sausage casserole recipe

A comforting and hearty one-pot sausage casserole recipe with spicy chorizo, smoked paprika and plenty of vegetables, perfect for a filling family meal. PREPARATION TIME: 15 mins COOKING TIME: 60 mins SERVES: 4-6 INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp olive or rapeseed oil 1 onion, finely chopped ...

16th February 2023
Spiced Chicken, Spinach & Sweet Potato Stew

Spiced Chicken, Spinach & Sweet Potato Stew

A healthy one-pot with warming spices that’s low fat, low calorie, 3 of your 5-a-day and also full of fibre! PREPARATION TIME: 15 mins COOKING TIME: 40 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 3 sweet potatoes, cut into chunks 190g bag spinach 1 tbsp sunflower oil 8 chicken thighs, skinless...

31st January 2023
Toasted Chocolate Sandwich Recipe

Toasted Chocolate Sandwich Recipe

These golden brown and buttery melted chocolate sandwiches filled with crunchy hazelnuts and fruity jams are too good not to make (and not to eat). PREPARATION TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: 5 mins SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS 1 cup blanched hazelnuts 2 ounces 70% to 75% cacao dark chocolate...

31st January 2023
Perfect pancakes every time

Perfect pancakes every time

An easy pancake batter recipe with tips on how to make the best pancakes every time with sweet or savoury toppings. PREPARATION TIME: 5 mins COOKING TIME: 25 mins SERVES: 8 INGREDIENTS 100g plain flour 2 eggs 300ml semi-skimmed milk 1 tbsp sunflower oil or vegetable, plus extra...

31st January 2023
Hidden Veg Ragu Recipe

Hidden Veg Ragu Recipe

Have a veg dodger in the family? This ‘hidden’ veg ragu packs in celery, carrots and tomatoes with pork and beef mince to make a flavour-packed family meal. PREPARATION TIME: 10 mins COOKING TIME: 1 hr 20 mins SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 4 garlic cloves 1 red onion, roughly chopped 1...

31st January 2023
Basic Omelette

Basic Omelette

Master the omelette with our simple recipe then add the filling of your choice – grated cheese, ham, fresh herbs, mushrooms and smoked salmon are favourites. PREPARATION TIME: 5 mins COOKING TIME: 5 mins SERVES: 1 INGREDIENTS 3 eggs, beaten 1 tsp sunflower oil 1 tsp butter ...

15th January 2023
Broccoli & Cauliflower Gratin

Broccoli & Cauliflower Gratin

We think you might just trick your children into eating their vegetables with this broccoli and cauliflower gratin. Cheesy, delicious and full of veggie goodness. PREPARATION TIME: 30 mins COOKING TIME: 40 mins SERVES: 8 as a side INGREDIENTS 4 tbsp. (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, plus...

4th January 2023
Three-cheese meatball lasagne

Three-cheese meatball lasagne

Take lasagne to the next level by swapping the meat sauce for sausage meatballs. The fennel seeds and chilli add another layer of flavour and a little spice PREPARATION TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: 1 hr 35 mins SERVES: 6-8 INGREDIENTS 12 sausages 2 tbsp olive oil 2 onions, chopped...

1st January 2023
Air Fryer Salmon

Air Fryer Salmon

Salmon fillets cook beautifully in an air fryer and make a delicious meal when coated in a herb seasoning and served with greens and grains. PREPARATION TIME: 5 mins COOKING TIME: 8-10 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1 tsp mixed herbs 1 tsp garlic granules...

1st December 2022
Smashed Roast Potatoes

Smashed Roast Potatoes

Boiling the potatoes for longer, then smashing them, makes for more surface area, meaning golden brown beauties and extra crispy bits everyone will love! PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes COOKING TIME: 1 hour and 20 mins SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 6 medium Maris Piper potatoes 1 tbsp olive...

30th November 2022
Festive Parsnip, Mushroom & Barley Wreath

Festive Parsnip, Mushroom & Barley Wreath

The perfect vegetarian festive or Sunday lunch centrepiece – a low-calorie nut loaf packed with grains, root vegetables, mixed mushrooms, herbs and spice. PREPARATION TIME: 50 mins COOKING TIME: 1 hour and 15 mins SERVES: 8 INGREDIENTS 150g pearl barley (uncooked weight) 1 vegan...

30th November 2022
Stuffing Pigs in Blankets

Stuffing Pigs in Blankets

Transform stuffing into a new version of everyone favourite, pigs in blankets. There will be empty plates all round! PREPARATION TIME: 30 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins SERVES: 6-8 INGREDIENTS 170g pack sage & onion stuffing 3 pork sausages 12 smoked streaky bacon rashers, cut in half...

30th November 2022
Tomato & Mascarpone Risotto

Tomato & Mascarpone Risotto

With the colder nights drawing in, this comforting risotto is perfect for a weekend wind-down for special mid-week meal. You can also switch mascarpone with cream cheese for a cheaper alternative. PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes COOKING TIME: 30 minutes SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp olive...

1st November 2022
Spinach and Mushroom Carbonara

Spinach and Mushroom Carbonara

A deliciously creamy classic. Spinach and mushroom carbonara best served with Parmesan cheese and your favourite tipple. PREPARATION TIME: 5 mins COOKING TIME: 10 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 300g (10oz) rigatone pasta 1tbsp olive oil 150g (5oz) chestnut mushrooms, sliced 240g...

27th October 2022
Slow Cooker Meatballs

Slow Cooker Meatballs

Try these slow cooker meatballs for a tasty family meal. Turkey mince makes lighter meatballs which kids love. Top Tip: they also freeze well so you can batch cook. PREPARATION TIME: 1 hour COOKING TIME: 5 hours SERVES: 4-5 INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp rapeseed oil 1 onion, finely chopped...

27th October 2022
The Best Ever Mashed Potatoes

The Best Ever Mashed Potatoes

Make everyone’s favourite side dish, creamy mashed potatoes. This simple recipe results in fluffy, comforting mash that will leave smiles all round! PREPARATION TIME: 20 minutes COOKING TIME: 20 minutes SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 kg floury potatoes (like Maris Piper), cut into chunks...

26th October 2022
Next Level Apple Crumble

Next Level Apple Crumble

Apples are in season so why don't you bake an unforgettable crumble by giving each element a little TLC and choose the topping ingredients to taste. Serve with hot custard, or chilled fresh cream PREPARATION TIME: 20 minutes COOKING TIME: 1 hour (plus resting) SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS FOR...

2nd October 2022
Pork and Parsnip Traybake

Pork and Parsnip Traybake

Sear pork chops, then oven-roast with red onions and root vegetables for an easy weeknight dinner. PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes COOKING TIME: 40 minutes SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 4 large parsnips (about 500g/1lb 3oz), peeled and cut lengthways into 6 2 red onions , each cut into 8 wedges...

1st October 2022
Halloumi Fries

Halloumi Fries

Crisp and slightly salty shallow-fried halloumi fries make perfect party food, or just a tasty snack. Great with a sprinkling of za’atar and a spicy yogurt for dipping. PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes COOKING TIME: 10 minutes SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 170g pot Greek yogurt 1 lemon, zested...

1st October 2022
Vegan Shepards Pie

Vegan Shepards Pie

A warming vegan supper with porcini mushrooms, leeks, carrots, and butternut squash, topped with crispy potatoes. It’s low calorie, low fat, and perfect for when the nights draw in. PREPARATION TIME: 30 minutes COOKING TIME: 1 hr and 20 mins SERVES: Serves 8 (makes eight individual or two large...

1st October 2022
Veggie Rice Bowl

Veggie Rice Bowl

You can be tucking into this loaded stir-fry of veggies, rice and gorgeous Asian flavours, in just 15 minutes. Easy to prepare and cook, will be an ideal receipe for when time is short. PREPARATION TIME: 5 minutes COOKING TIME: 10 minutes SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp vegetable oil...

7th September 2022
Slow Cooker Vegetable Stew with Cheddar Dumplings

Slow Cooker Vegetable Stew with Cheddar Dumplings

Now the longer nights are drawing in, give classic stew a veggie twist with creamy sauce and cheesy dumplings. Make it in the slow cooker and be rewarded with a hearty meal at the end of the day. PREPARATION TIME: 20 minutes COOKING TIME: 6 hours SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp olive...

17th July 2022
Sausage Stroganoff Tagliatelle

Sausage Stroganoff Tagliatelle

Make this budget-friendly sausage stroganoff tagliatelle for a simple but tasty dinner. It’s on the table in 20 minutes and it might even leave you with some lunchbox leftovers! PREPARATION TIME: 5 minutes COOKING TIME: 15 minutes SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 20g unsalted butter olive oil...

17th July 2022
Chicken, Bacon and Leek Cottage Pie

Chicken, Bacon and Leek Cottage Pie

Love cottage pie but fancy something different? Try this alternative version packed with succulent chicken and crispy bacon lardons and topped with golden potatoes and rich Cheddar. PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes COOKING TIME: 20 minutes SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp olive oil 500g...

17th July 2022
Mushroom & potato curry

Mushroom & potato curry

Create a tasty, spicy vegetarian dish with mushroom and curry in less than half an hour. Trust us when we say it is delicious! PREPARATION TIME: 10 minutes COOKING TIME: 20 minutes SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp oil 1 onion, roughly chopped 1 large potato, chopped into small chunks...

16th July 2022
Chicken Kebab Wrap

Chicken Kebab Wrap

An easy chicken kebab recipe that’s ready in 15 minutes. An easy family friendly dinner, perfect for summer nights with a mix of hot and fresh flavours. PREPARATION TIME: 30 minutes COOKING TIME: 10 minutes SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS 200g/7oz chicken breasts (one large or two small) 1...

6th July 2022
Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Enchiladas

Mildly spicy and satisfying, these easy enchiladas stuffed with refried beans, onion and red pepper will be popular with the whole family PREPARATION TIME: 20 minutes COOKING TIME: 50 minutes SERVES: 10 INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp olive oil 2 red onions, sliced 2 red peppers, sliced 2...

6th July 2022
Pimms Granita

Pimms Granita

Fly the flag with this refreshing twist on a great British classic – Pimm’s and lemonade. Pefect for the summer! PREPARATION TIME: 20 minutes plus 8 hours' freezing time SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 175 ml Pimm's 175 g caster sugar 14 g fresh mint 2 limes, juiced 200 g strawberries...

6th July 2022
Cheat Waffles

Cheat Waffles

Do you want waffles, but no waffle maker? No problem – use a griddle pan! Adding sugar to the mixture helps it crisp up. If you’re making sweet waffles, use vanilla extract. Don’t over-stir them or the mixture becomes tough. A breakfast treat for the whole family. PREPARATION TIME: 30 minutes ...

6th July 2022
Slow Roasted Tomato Salad

Slow Roasted Tomato Salad

Tomatoes are in season during August and this recipe makes tomatoes the star of the show! Slow-roasting results in sweet, sticky, intensely flavoured tomatoes that are delicious in a punchy Mediterranean salad PREPARATION TIME: 5 minutes COOKING TIME: 1 hr 45 minutes SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS...

6th July 2022
Eton Mess Cheesecake

Eton Mess Cheesecake

If you’re after a summer dessert to impress, try this decadent Eton mess cheesecake filled with creamy mascarpone, topped with meringues and strawberries. Perfect summertime sweetness! PREPARATION TIME: 20 mins - plus 4 hours chilling, no cook SERVES: 8-10- INGREDIENTS 100g butter , plus...

5th July 2022
Chicken Wing Dippers

Chicken Wing Dippers

Serve these chicken wing dippers with sauces for easy BBQ food. Also try the moreish teriyaki and sweet curry dipping sauces below, they work really well, and taste amazing! PREPARATION TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: 50 mins - plus one hour chilling SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 1 kg chicken...

3rd July 2022
Summer Cous Cous Salad

Summer Cous Cous Salad

Capture the flavours of summer in this simple, hearty couscous salad. With fried halloumi, vine tomatoes and courgettes, it's perfect for an al fresco lunch COOKING TIME: 40 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 250g couscous 250ml vegetable stock , boiling 400g can chickpeas , drained and rinsed...

5th June 2022
Sweet Potato and Sweetcorn Pancakes

Sweet Potato and Sweetcorn Pancakes

A summer brunch of veg-packed pancakes topped with a spicy jalapeño sauce, avocado and feta, that the whole family will enjoy! PREPERATION TIME: 5 mins COOKING TIME: 15 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 500g sweet potatoes 1 x 200g tin of sweetcorn in water 150g of self-raising flour...

30th May 2022
Lamb Kebab Burger

Lamb Kebab Burger

Jazz up a shop-bought lamb burger with garlic mayo, gherkins and chilli for a hot and spicy twist. Perfect for lazy summer weekends PREPERATION TIME: 10 mins COOKING TIME: 10 mins SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp fat-free yogurt 1 tbsp mayonnaise 1 small garlic clove , grated ½ tbsp...

30th May 2022
Herby Spring Chicken Pie

Herby Spring Chicken Pie

Minimise your washing-up with this delicious one-pan chicken pie with spinach and herbs and topped with crispy filo pastry. It’s ideal for busy weeknights PREPERATION TIME: 10 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp olive oil , plus a little extra for brushing over...

30th May 2022
Mexican Beef Stew

Mexican Beef Stew

A quick and easy take on a traditional Mexican beef stew, this fiery one-pot can be prepared in no time at all! PREPERATION TIME: 5 mins COOKING TIME: 15 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp oil 350g beef stir-fry strips 1 red onion, cut into wedges 31g pack coriander, leaves and...

30th May 2022
Katsu Chicken Bowls

Katsu Chicken Bowls

These colourful katsu chicken bowls only need 10 minutes to prepare, thanks to a few clever shortcuts. Serve with pickled ginger, sesame and rice. PREPARATION TIME: 10 mins COOKING TIME: 20-25 mins SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS 50g plain flour 1 medium free-range egg, beaten 50g panko...

18th April 2022
Naan Bread Pizzas

Naan Bread Pizzas

This fuss-free recipe is as simple as it is satisfying. All you need to transform a shop-bought naan into a personal pizza is a few simple ingredients and a bit of kitchen know-how. PREPARATION TIME: 5 mins COOKING TIME: 15 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 300g passata 4 plain naans ...

30th March 2022
Tomato Carbonara

Tomato Carbonara

Upgrade classic carbonara with sweet roasted cherry tomatoes – the perfect family dinner idea for celebrating the warmer weather. With a deliciously creamy carbonara sauce, smoky bacon, and a scattering of basil, this pasta recipe is really easy to rustle up and you can be tucking in in just 30 minutes...

30th March 2022
One Pan Easter Lamb

One Pan Easter Lamb

A one-pan lamb recipe that’s as easy as popping a pan in the oven. Rosemary, garlic, white wine and seasonal veg make this a show stopping family meal. PREPARATION TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: 35 mins SERVES: 12 INGREDIENTS 1.6kg bone-in leg of lamb 50ml olive oil , plus a splash...

30th March 2022
Easter Tray Bake Recipe

Easter Tray Bake Recipe

Make this easy Easter-themed traybake with the kids. It features a chocolate sponge covered in fudge icing then decorated with Easter sweets and treats. Family fun for the Easter holidays! PREPARATION TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: 35 mins SERVES: 12 INGREDIENTS 150ml sunflower oil, plus...

29th March 2022
Sausage Pasta Bake Recipe

Sausage Pasta Bake Recipe

An Italian-American classic, this freezable sausage pasta bake is an ideal make-ahead family dish for busy days. An easy mid week meal! PREPARATION TIME: 30 mins COOKING TIME: 1 hour 30 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 400g rigatoni or penne 125g ball mozzarella, chopped into chunks ...

29th March 2022
Two Minute Breakfast Smoothie

Two Minute Breakfast Smoothie

Whizz up a low fat breakfast smoothie in no time. Use banana with other soft fruit, plus honey for a little sweetness and oats for slow-release fuel. Nutritional and delicious! PREPARATION TIME: 2 mins COOKING TIME: No Cook SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS 1 banana 1 tbsp porridge oats 80g...

13th February 2022
Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee

Especially for St Patrick’s Day, enjoy a classic Irish coffee. Made with Irish whiskey, cream and coffee, it’s a decadent drink that packs a punch! PREPARATION TIME: 5 mins SERVES: 1 INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp double cream 150ml freshly brewed black coffee 50ml Irish whiskey ½ - 1 tsp brown...

13th February 2022
Fish Finger Sandwiches

Fish Finger Sandwiches

Fish finger sandwiches... but not as you know them! These spicy fajita-seasoned homemade cod fish fingers with mayonnaise in a crusty bun are moreishly good. PREPARATION TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: 15 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 30g pack fajita seasoning 50g plain flour 2 large...

8th February 2022
Creamy Chicken Pasta

Creamy Chicken Pasta

Try our crowd-pleasing creamy chicken pasta for your next family meal. It’s packed with flavour and is easy for anyone to make, including children. Delicious food for all the family! PREPARATION TIME: 10 mins COOKING TIME: 15 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 300g dried penne 2 tsp olive...

7th February 2022
Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Fajitas

Need a simple, vibrant midweek meal the family will love? Put together these easy chicken fajitas and people can create their own masterpieces at the table PREPARATION TIME: 15 mins COOKING TIME: 10 mins SERVES: 3 INGREDIENTS 2 large chicken breasts, finely sliced 1 red onion, finely...

7th February 2022
Chicken Thai Green Curry

Chicken Thai Green Curry

Don’t call the local takeaway – impress friends and family by cooking this fragrant and creamy Thai green chicken curry. It’s easy and quick to make, so ideal for any night of the week. PREPARATION TIME: 10 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 225g new potatoes, cut into...

6th January 2022
Easy Steak Pie

Easy Steak Pie

Nothing beats a classic homemade steak pie, complete with golden-brown flaky pastry and a rich filling. This easy family feast only takes 15 minutes to prep. PREPARATION TIME: 15 mins COOKING TIME: 3 hours SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp sunflower oil 1kg braising steak, diced 2 onions...

6th January 2022
School Days Sprinkle Sponge

School Days Sprinkle Sponge

Fancy a trip down memory lane? This classic school-days sprinkle sponge will do the trick. Serve as an afternoon treat, or for dessert with warm custard. PREPARATION TIME: 15 mins COOKING TIME: 45 mins plus cooling and 1 hr setting SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 200g butter, softened, plus...

6th January 2022
Healthy Pancakes

Healthy Pancakes

These easy healthy pancakes get their fluffy texture from whipped egg whites. Stack them high with fresh berries and a spoonful of low- fat yogurt for a healthy treat! PREPARATION TIME: 15 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins MAKES: 10-12 INGREDIENTS 50g self-raising flour 50g wholemeal or...

6th January 2022
Fridge-Raid Fried Rice

Fridge-Raid Fried Rice

Pack in the veg (and anything else you fancy) with this healthy chicken fried rice, using some of the everyday foods you’ll find in the fridge, for a quick and easy family supper. PREPARATION TIME: 15 mins COOKING TIME: 15 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp vegetable oil 1 white onion...

5th January 2022
Healthy Egg & Chips Recipe

Healthy Egg & Chips Recipe

One that both Mums and Dads will love! This egg and chips recipe only has 218 calories per portion. It's pretty healthy and a perfect any-time meal. Try serving with baked beans or grilled tomatoes to boost your 5-a-day. PREPARATION TIME: 10 mins COOKING TIME: 60 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS...

5th January 2022
Ultimate Roast Potatoes

Ultimate Roast Potatoes

This foolproof recipe will ensure even first timers get crispy skins and fluffy insides. Make sure your roast potatoes are perfect for Sunday lunch or even Christmas dinner. PREPARATION TIME: 15 mins - 20 mins COOKING TIME: 50 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 1kg Maris Piper potatoes 100g...

15th November 2021
Jumbo Pigs in Blankets

Jumbo Pigs in Blankets

Make super-sized pigs in blankets for an extra-special Christmas side dish. Brush with maple syrup at the end of cooking for even more indulgence. PREPARATION TIME: 10 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 6 pork sausages 6 small rosemary sprigs 6 smoked streaky bacon...

15th November 2021
Classic Mulled Wine

Classic Mulled Wine

Make perfectly spiced mulled wine at Christmas with our easy recipe. Use a good quality red wine or try a twist with a dash of sloe gin. PREPARATION TIME: 5 mins COOKING TIME: 15 mins SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 750ml bottle red wine 1 large cinnamon stick, or 2 small ones 2 star anise...

14th November 2021
Homemade Hot Chocolate

Homemade Hot Chocolate

Indulge in a delicious homemade hot chocolate. Great for the whole family and easy to make! Perfect as the cold nights draw in, you can add a pinch of cinnamon or a slug of rum if you like. PREPARATION TIME: 5 mins COOKING TIME: 5 mins SERVES: 1 INGREDIENTS 250ml milk of your choice...

3rd November 2021
Easy Beef Curry

Easy Beef Curry

Make this easy beef curry and serve with a chunk of naan bread to mop up the delicious juices. If you prefer it less spicy, simply add less chilli powder. PREPARATION TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: 2 - 2 hrs and 30mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp oil 500g diced braising steak 1 tbsp...

27th October 2021
Quick Chilli Con Carne Recipe

Quick Chilli Con Carne Recipe

When you fancy a chilli con carne, but don’t have the time for slow cooking – this is the quick chilli recipe for you. Quick, easy and delicious! PREPARATION TIME: 30 mins COOKING TIME: 20-25 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp olive oil 3 garlic cloves, crushed 500g British beef...

27th October 2021
Classic Sausage & Mash Recipe

Classic Sausage & Mash Recipe

A classic family comfort food meal with creamy mash and golden brown sausages. Fresh seasonal veg like steamed broccoli make this meal 3 of your 5 a day. PREPARATION TIME: 15 mins COOKING TIME: 40 mins SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS 12 organic free-range pork chipolatas 500g potatoes , chopped...

19th September 2021
Ultimate Chesse on Toast Recipe

Ultimate Chesse on Toast Recipe

Here’s the very best cheese toast: you won’t believe the flavour! This quick and easy recipe is a great fast meal or snack, and even better, it takes only 5 minutes to make. PREPARATION TIME: 2 mins COOKING TIME: 3 mins SERVES: 1 INGREDIENTS 1 large slice bread ½ tablespoon mayonnaise...

19th September 2021
Butternut Soup Recipe

Butternut Soup Recipe

This easy butternut squash soup recipe is completely dairy-free! It has added red pepper and ginger, and is deliciously smooth. Equipment: You’ll need a 3.5 - 4 litre deep-sized saucepan PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins to 1 hour SERVES: 8 INGREDIENTS 1...

13th September 2021
Lemon Posset Tart

Lemon Posset Tart

Mary Berry’s creamy lemon tart is so simple to make. The filling is not baked, just set in the fridge. It can be made up to a day ahead. This is quite a deep tart so make sure you use a deep tin. Equipment: You’ll need a loose-bottomed 20cm quiche tin PREPARATION TIME: Over 2 hours COOKING...

12th September 2021
Chipotle Chicken Salad

Chipotle Chicken Salad

Nadiya’s take on the Mexican stuffed pepper dish of nogada packs a flavour punch. Smoky chipotle combines with tangy lime, earthy tahini and sweet pomegranates. This perfect summer barbeque dish. Equipment: You’ll need a grill tray or even better use the BBQ! PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins...

12th September 2021
Grilled Scallops and Salad

Grilled Scallops and Salad

These scallops, delicately flavoured with fresh herbs, lemon zest and rich hazelnuts, take less than 10 minutes to cook. Equipment & Preparation: You’ll need a frying pan and grill tray. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 10 to 30 mins SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS 1 tsp...

12th September 2021
Chocolate and Hazelnut Torte

Chocolate and Hazelnut Torte

One should have an elegant chocolate cake in one’s arsenal. This one is spiked with orange liqueur and hazelnuts - a glorious combination. Equipment & Preparation: You’ll need a 23cm/9 inch cake tin. PREPARATION TIME: 30 mins to 1 hour COOKING TIME: 30 mins to 1 hour SERVES: 8-10 INGREDIENTS...

12th September 2021
Elderflower Collins

Elderflower Collins

This is a super easy, refreshing, gin-based cocktail. The original calls for old Tom gin, but London dry works just as well. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: No cooking required SERVES: 1 INGREDIENTS 2 handfuls ice 60ml Gin 30ml Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice 15ml...

6th August 2021
Champagne Jellies

Champagne Jellies

This light summery dessert is perfect after a heavy meal. It’s a great low fat dessert too. PREPARATION TIME: Over 2 hours COOKING TIME: Less than 10 mins SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 300ml Hot Water 55g Caster Sugar 500ml Pink Sparkling Wine/Pink Champagne 4 leaves of Gelatine 150g...

30th June 2021
Tortilla Pizza

Tortilla Pizza

What a brilliant idea - baking tortillas to use as pizza bases. A quick and easy supper on the table in less than half an hour. Result! Equipment: You will need 2x Baking Trays as well. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 10 - 30 mins SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS 2 large...

30th June 2021
Chicken Gyros

Chicken Gyros

A spiced yoghurt marinade makes this chicken gyro tender and full of flavour. The name gyro comes from the Greek word for ‘turn’: meat is cooked on a vertical spit which turns in front of a heat source. For this version you don’t need a spit: cook the chicken on a couple of large skewers, or the oven...

30th June 2021
Baked Sea Bass and Potatoes

Baked Sea Bass and Potatoes

A wonderful meal for four people. Whole sea bass is roasted on a layer of potatoes with herbs and a punchy dressing, served with a flavour- packed pickled walnut salad. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 1 to 2 hours SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 1.5kg Large Waxy Potatoes (Desiree...

30th June 2021
Beetroot Hummus

Beetroot Hummus

This vibrant and nutritious beetroot hummus is great for dipping, or use as a filling for those vegan sandwiches. Equipment: You will need a food processor. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: No cooking required SERVES: 8 INGREDIENTS 1 tsp Cumin Seeds 250g Cooked...

30th June 2021
Peach Traybake Cake

Peach Traybake Cake

A perfect sponge traybake cake using tinned or frozen fruit and your favourite chocolate to make something really simple, very special. Equipment: It will be easier with an electric hand whisk. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 30mins to 1hour SERVES: 6-8 INGREDIENTS ...

30th June 2021
Lemon and Tarragon Roast Chicken

Lemon and Tarragon Roast Chicken

The flavours of lemon and tarragon really enhance a succulent roast chicken. Stretch it to feed eight by serving with sausagemeat stuffing balls studded with chestnuts and apricots. Equipment: You will also need a shallow ovenproof dish. PREPARATION TIME: 30mins to 1 hour COOKING TIME: Over...

30th June 2021
Roast Apricots with Marsala

Roast Apricots with Marsala

An incredibly easy and delicious dessert that’s also gluten-free and relatively healthy. Choose apricots just under ripe, you don’t want them too soft. Peaches and nectarines also work well. Equipment: You will also need a shallow ovenproof dish. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING...

29th June 2021
Spiced Mackerel with Horseradish Potatoes

Spiced Mackerel with Horseradish Potatoes

Try this lovely dish of fresh, inexpensive mackerel with a creamy potato salad, perfect for a simple supper or lunch. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 minutes COOKING TIME: 10 - 30 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS For the horseradish potatoes 500g/1lb 2oz new potatoes, cooked in their skins...

15th June 2021
Apricot Frangipane Tart

Apricot Frangipane Tart

Apricot and almonds are a match made in heaven and this tart makes the most of both of them. For this recipe you will need a 28cm/11in flan tinand a food processor. PREPARATION TIME: 30 mins- 1 Hour COOKING TIME: 30 mins- 1 Hour SERVES: 8-10 INGREDIENTS For the pastry 225g/8oz plain...

14th June 2021
Courgette Gratin

Courgette Gratin

This simple courgette gratin makes a great side dish as it’s creamy and flavoursome without being too rich. Serve with a salad for a light supper. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 min COOKING TIME: 30 mins- 1 Hour SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp olive oil 800g/1lb 12oz courgettes, sliced...

7th June 2021
Spaghetti Puttanesca

Spaghetti Puttanesca

Punchy, pungent flavours of anchovies, chilli flakes, capers and olives make this Tom’s spaghetti puttanesca a heady classic – add the optional garlic ciabatta for a bit on the side. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 min COOKING TIME: 10 - 30 mins SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS For the garlic ciabatta...

7th June 2021
Lemon meringue roulade with pistachio

Lemon meringue roulade with pistachio

This is a great chilled dessert to feed a crowd, and impress them too. Often egg yolks are left over after making meringue, but here they’re used to make lemon curd and to give a luxurious filling. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 Mins COOKING TIME: 10 - 30 mins SERVES: 8 INGREDIENTS Equipment...

6th June 2021
One pan saltimbocca alla Romana

One pan saltimbocca alla Romana

Pork wrapped in prosciutto and cooked with crunchy vegetables for a delightful dinner for two. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 Mins COOKING TIME: 10 - 30 mins SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS For the saltimbocca 200g/7oz pork fillet, sliced into 6 diagonally 6 sage leaves 6 slices prosciutto...

27th May 2021
Pimm’s

Pimm’s

The true taste of a British summer! Scale up the recipe for the perfect garden party sharer, and try using ginger ale instead of lemonade if you’d like a slightly less sweet drink. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 min COOKING TIME: No cooking required SERVES: 1 INGREDIENTS 2 handfuls...

4th April 2021
Ultimate Burger in a Brioche Bun

Ultimate Burger in a Brioche Bun

James Martin once worked in one of the oldest diners in America, so he’s well-placed to judge what makes the ultimate burger recipe. PREPARATION TIME: 1 - 2 Hours COOKING TIME: Less than 10 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 800g/1lb 12oz best-quality beef steak, minced 3 egg yolks 1 tbsp...

4th April 2021
Lemon Surprise Pudding

Lemon Surprise Pudding

This lemon self-saucing pudding is a delight! Light, fluffy sponge with a zesty lemon sauce beneath. PREPARATION TIME: 30 mins to 1 Hour COOKING TIME: 30 mins to 1 Hour SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 3 lemons 100g/3½oz unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 200g/6oz vanilla...

4th April 2021
Fish Finger Sandwich

Fish Finger Sandwich

The Hairy Bikers share their simple homemade fish finger sandwich. Freeze the fish fingers so you can have this tea time family favourite as quick as a flash. Serve with peas. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 10-30 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp plain flour 1...

3rd April 2021
No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake

No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake

This strawberry cheesecake is the summer dessert dreams are made of. Made with plenty of white chocolate, strawberries and cream. PREPARATION TIME: Overnight COOKING TIME: Less than 10 mins SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 2 tsp sunflower oil 200g/7oz digestive biscuits 100g/3½oz unsalted...

3rd April 2021
No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake

No Bake Strawberry Cheesecake

This strawberry cheesecake is the summer dessert dreams are made of. Made with plenty of white chocolate, strawberries and cream. PREPARATION TIME: Overnight COOKING TIME: Less than 10 mins SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 2 tsp sunflower oil 200g/7oz digestive biscuits 100g/3½oz unsalted...

3rd April 2021
BBQ ‘Beer Can’ Chicken Recipe

BBQ ‘Beer Can’ Chicken Recipe

Try something different on your barbecue with this tasty recipe for super-moist chicken. Serve with a green salad and crusty bread. PREPARATION TIME: Overnight COOKING TIME: 1-2 hours SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 4 tbsp light golden ale, plus 500ml/17floz to marinade the chicken, plus 300ml...

3rd April 2021
Vegan Paella Recipe

Vegan Paella Recipe

Putting the "mmm" in a meat-free meal, this vegan paella goes above and beyond with homemade vegan chorizo. PREPARATION TIME: 30 mins - 1 hr COOKING TIME: Over 2 hours SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS For the seitan chorizo sausage 230g/8oz vital wheat gluten 30g/1oz nutritional yeast flakes...

2nd April 2021
Giant Scone Cake Recipe

Giant Scone Cake Recipe

Serve this giant scone in slices for a simply ace afternoon tea treat, filled with fresh strawberries and fluffy whipped cream. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 25 mins COOKING TIME: 20mins SERVES: 8-10 INGREDIENTS 450g self-raising flour , plus extra for dusting 1 ½ tsp baking powder...

2nd April 2021
Lamb Souvlaki Recipe

Lamb Souvlaki Recipe

A delicious Greek-style lamb kebab, served with British winter veg celeriac slaw and crispy chilli kale – all inside a homemade flatbread. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 10mins - 30mins SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS For the celeriac slaw 150g/5½oz celeriac, peeled and...

2nd April 2021
Slow Cooker Vegetable Stew with Cheddar Dumplings

Slow Cooker Vegetable Stew with Cheddar Dumplings

Give classic stew a veggie twist with creamy sauce and cheesy dumplings. Make it in the slow cooker and be rewarded with a hearty meal at the end of the day. Easy and tasty! PREPARATION TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: 15 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp olive oil 200g baby carrots ...

4th March 2021
The Best Apple Crumble

The Best Apple Crumble

You can’t beat a traditional apple filling topped with crispy, buttery crumble - classic comfort food at its best! PREPARATION TIME: 15 mins COOKING TIME: 40 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS FOR THE FILLING 575g Bramley apple (3 medium apples), peeled, cored and sliced to 1cm thick ...

4th March 2021
Jamaican Rum Truffles

Jamaican Rum Truffles

Super-tasty, impressive, messy but easy treats. Omit the rum for the teetotallers among you or ramp up the rum to three tablespoons for a good rum flavour. These truffles freeze very well. PREPARATION TIME: Overnight COOKING TIME: Less than 10mins MAKES: 40 INGREDIENTS 250ml/9fl oz...

17th February 2021
Hot Honey Chicken Traybake Recipe

Hot Honey Chicken Traybake Recipe

In this hot honey chicken traybake, the sweetness of honey and sweet potatoes is perfectly balanced with a touch of chilli. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins to 1hr SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 8 chicken thighs, skin on, bone in 4 small sweet potatoes, peeled and...

15th February 2021
Easy Beef Hotpot

Easy Beef Hotpot

Stretch a pack of mince to make this hearty dish. It’s perfect eaten straight from the bowl with a spoon and some crusty bread on a cold winter’s night. Comfort food at its best. PREPARATION TIME: 10 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins SERVES: 5-6 INGREDIENTS 2 onions 300g carrots 1kg potatoes...

11th February 2021
Slow Cooker Breakfast Beans

Slow Cooker Breakfast Beans

Enjoy this slow-cooked alternative to canned baked beans for breakfast or brunch, served on toast or with eggs. They’re a good source of protein. PREPARATION TIME: 30 mins COOKING TIME: 5 hours SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion , thinly sliced 2 garlic cloves , chopped...

11th February 2021
Perfect Pancakes

Perfect Pancakes

Learn a skill for life with our foolproof crêpe recipe that ensures perfect pancakes every time – elaborate flip optional! PREPARATION TIME: 10 mins COOKING TIME: 20 mins SERVES: 12 INGREDIENTS 100g plain flour 2 eggs 300ml semi-skimmed milk 1 tbsp sunflower oil or vegetable...

11th February 2021
Spring Salmon with Minty Veg Recipe

Spring Salmon with Minty Veg Recipe

An easy-to-prepare healthy meal which counts for two of your five-a-day. PREPARATION TIME: 10 mins COOKING TIME: 10 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 750g small new potato , thickly sliced 750g frozen pea and beans (we used Waitrose pea and bean mix, £2.29/1kg) 3 tbsp olive oil zest...

5th February 2021
Treacle Pudding Recipe

Treacle Pudding Recipe

A simple steamed syrup sponge, treacle pudding is guaranteed to please. Steam traditionally or microwave in 5 minutes. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: Over 2 Hours SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 180g/6oz unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing 3 tbsp golden syrup...

5th February 2021
Asian Sausage Meatballs Recipe

Asian Sausage Meatballs Recipe

It only takes minutes to make this delicious twist on the traditional stir-fry, with easy-to-make sausage meatballs. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME:10 - 30 mins SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS 4 pork sausages 6 spring onions 4cm piece root ginger, grated 2 handfuls fresh...

5th February 2021
Welsh Cakes Recipe

Welsh Cakes Recipe

How to make the perfect Welsh cake recipe in four easy steps for a teatime treat. We know it’s a little late for St David’s Day, but a batch of warm Welsh cakes never went amiss.. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME:Less than 10 mins SERVES: 10 cakes INGREDIENTS Equipment...

5th February 2021
Perfect Pancake Recipe

Perfect Pancake Recipe

Find out how to make pancakes the classic way, this recipe is great for sweet or savoury pancakes. Perfect for Pancake Day or just a special breakfast. Pancake batter at the ready, get flipping! PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: Less than 10 mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS ...

4th February 2021
Cheat's Egg Benedict Recipe

Cheat's Egg Benedict Recipe

Delia’s eggs Benedict recipe uses ready-made hollandaise sauce for a cheat’s treat. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME:O10 to 30mins SERVES: 3-6 INGREDIENTS Equipment: You will also need a grill pan and rack and a 10 x 14 inch (25.5 x 35 cm) baking tray. 6 tbsp hollandaise...

3rd February 2021
Chocolate Sponge Cake Recipe

Chocolate Sponge Cake Recipe

Make a birthday special with Mary Berry’s chocolatiest of chocolate sponge cakes. It is super easy to bake and is covered with a rich, dark chocolate ganache. PREPARATION TIME: 30 mins - 1hr COOKING TIME: 30 mins - 1hr SERVES: 8 INGREDIENTS 50g/2oz cocoa powder 6 tbsp boiling water...

1st February 2021
Winter Vegetable and Lentil Soup

Winter Vegetable and Lentil Soup

When it’s cold outside, treat yourself to a healthy homemade vegetable soup. Its packed with immunity-supporting vitamin C and four of your 5-a-day - so its healthy too! PREPARATION TIME: 10 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS 85g dried red lentils 2 carrots, quartered...

7th January 2021
Forgotten Cookies Recipe

Forgotten Cookies Recipe

These little cookies – described by one friend as tasting like a cookie within a cookie – are really a mixture between a meringue and a cookie. Hence they’ve become known at home, where they’re immensely popular, as Merookies, and are ideal with a cup of coffee after dinner. They are called “forgotten...

23rd December 2020
Orange Butterfly Cake Recipe

Orange Butterfly Cake Recipe

Filled with orange curd and topped with icing, Mary Berry’s easy butterfly fairy cakes are so delicious they will be flying off the plate.. Equipment and preparation: you will need a bun tin lined with 12 fairy cake cases. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 10-30 mins SERVES...

23rd December 2020
Healthy Chicken Curry Recipe

Healthy Chicken Curry Recipe

Marinating the meat helps you get ahead with this jalfrezi-style healthy chicken curry. It’s packed with veggies and served with a fresh salad. Serve with brown basmati rice. This meal provides 164 kcal, 21g protein, 13.7g carbohydrate (of which 11g sugars), 2.9g fat (of which 0.5g saturates), 4...

23rd December 2020
Grilled Reuben Recipe

Grilled Reuben Recipe

This West Coast version of a deli sandwich uses smoked turkey rather than pastrami. This makes more coleslaw than you’ll need for the sandwiches but it’ll keep for 2-3 days in the fridge PREPARATION TIME: Less than 10 mins COOKING TIME: Less than 10 mins SERVES: 2 INGREDIENTS Carrots...

23rd December 2020
Pasta & Sprout Bake

Pasta & Sprout Bake

Don’t be modishly alarmed by the double-carb combo: it can be an alcohol-sopping salve, much appreciated at this time of year. Besides, it is important to remember that the original predates central heating. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins - 1 hour SERVES: 8 INGREDIENTS...

22nd November 2020
Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Enjoy this hearty pepper, sweet potato and paprika soup as a starter, or for lunch on a cold winter’s day. If venturing outdoors, take it with you in a flask. PREPARATION TIME: 35 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 1 sweet potato, roughly chopped into dice with the skin...

19th November 2020
Mince Pie Brownie

Mince Pie Brownie

Combine two favourites in this clever mash-up of brownies and mince pies. These sweet treats will prove a big hit throughout the festive season. PREPARATION TIME: 35 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins SERVES: 16 INGREDIENTS 185g unsalted butter, cubed 185g high-quality dark chocolate, chopped...

19th November 2020
No-bake Vanilla Cheesecake

No-bake Vanilla Cheesecake

Enjoy a slice of pure indulgence in the form of our easy no-bake vanilla cheesecake. This easy dessert is delicious served with a fresh strawberry compote. PREPARATION TIME: 20 mins COOKING TIME: No cooking required SERVES: 12 INGREDIENTS 250g digestive biscuits 100g butter, melted...

19th November 2020
Carrot and Parsnip Bhajis

Carrot and Parsnip Bhajis

I am an over-zealous carrot buyer. I buy far more than I need. Week in, week out, I never learn. So I’ve devised a few recipes for using up my root veg at the end of the week in ways that aren’t carrot cakes. Here I fry my carrots instead. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 10 to...

5th November 2020
Leftover Turkey and Potato Pie Recipe

Leftover Turkey and Potato Pie Recipe

Use up all your Christmas dinner leftovers with this ingenious pie - leftover turkey, parsnips and sprouts topped with roast potatoes. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins - 1 hour SERVES: 8 INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove...

29th October 2020
Healthy Breakfast Pot Recipe

Healthy Breakfast Pot Recipe

With the imminent overindulgence of Xmas, overnight oats are perfect as a healthier grab-and-go breakfast pot (before we all get stuck in to the good stuff). With wholegrain from the oats and a portion of fruit and dairy, this is a balanced, nutritious brekkie. PREPARATION TIME: Overnight COOKING...

29th October 2020
Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

Mary Berry shows you how to make an easy lemon meringue pie with no soggy bottoms in sight. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins - 1 hour SERVES: 8-10 DIETARY: V INGREDIENTS For the pastry 225g/8oz plain flour 175g/6oz butter 45g/1¾oz icing sugar 1...

7th October 2020
Bread & Butter Pudding Recipe

Bread & Butter Pudding Recipe

A great family favourite as pudding to follow a weekend lunch. I have to admit, the recipe is not economical – just delicious! Ideally use a rectangular dish simply because the bread fits it better. If you are not keen on sultanas, just leave them out. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING...

5th October 2020
Toad in the Hole Recipe

Toad in the Hole Recipe

You’ve got to love a warming toad-in-the-hole recipe when there’s a nip in the air. Skip the garlic cabbage if you like and serve with another green vegetable of your choice. This is designed to be a low cost recipe. PREPARATION TIME: 1-2 hours COOKING TIME: 30 mins to 1 hour SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS...

2nd September 2020
Gammon, Egg & Chips Recipe

Gammon, Egg & Chips Recipe

It’s hard to beat gammon, egg and chips for a classic British dinner. This has double the egg for hungry appetites. A few peas wouldn’t go amiss either. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30mins COOKING TIME: 10-30 mins SERVES: 1 INGREDIENTS 4 tbsp vegetable oil 1 potato, peeled and cut...

31st August 2020
Slow Roast Shoulder of Lamb Recipe

Slow Roast Shoulder of Lamb Recipe

This is all about slow cooking the lamb – if yours needs a little longer then leave it in the oven. The results will be so tender, it will be worth the extra time. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30mins COOKING TIME: Over 2 hours SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 2.25kg/5lb whole shoulder of lamb...

31st August 2020
Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Pumpkin Soup Recipe

You need to have this delightfully warming pumpkin soup in your little black book of dinners. Serve with a swirl of cream. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins to 1 hour SERVES: 6-8 INGREDIENTS 1 large onion, chopped 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 2 garlic cloves...

31st August 2020
Artichokes alla Romana

Artichokes alla Romana

Artichokes Alla Romana (Roman Style), the most delicious way to eat artichokes. Sautéed in olive oil, with fresh mint, garlic and oregano so deliciously tasty. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30mins COOKING TIME: 10-30 mins SERVES: 4-5 INGREDIENTS 8 small globe artichokes, outer leaves...

18th August 2020
Cinnamon Buns Recipe

Cinnamon Buns Recipe

The Swedes know how to live – their cinnamon buns are a prime example. This easy cinnamon bun recipe puts a lot of the cinnamon sugar on the top, rather than hidden away inside. Don’t be shy, really go for it. PREPARATION TIME: 1-2 Hours COOKING TIME: 10-30 mins SERVES: 12 INGREDIENTS ...

17th August 2020
Watermelon  Lemonade Recipe

Watermelon Lemonade Recipe

This watermelon lemonade looks amazing but is super-simple to make. It’s perfect for a kid’s party or makes a refreshing summer drink for kids or adults. PREPARATION TIME: 35 Mins COOKING TIME: No cooking time SERVES: 8 INGREDIENTS 1 large or 2 small watermelons 250ml lemon juice...

17th August 2020
Bolognese Bake Recipe

Bolognese Bake Recipe

This bolognese pasta bake can be assembled ahead, ready to pop in the oven. My method of frying the mushrooms ensures they stay firm and flavourful, not soft and soggy. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 Mins COOKING TIME: 1-2 Hours SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 1 tbsp olive oil 2 onions, chopped...

17th August 2020
Chocolate Peanut Butter Shortbread Sandwiches Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Shortbread Sandwiches Recipe

If you love peanut butter, what could be better than peanut buttercream slathered between two chocolate shortbread biscuits? Sure to go down a treat. PREPARATION TIME: 20 Mins COOKING TIME: 25 Mins SERVES: 16 INGREDIENTS 150g golden icing sugar 225g butter , at room temperature ...

28th July 2020
Pir-Piri Chicken Recipe

Pir-Piri Chicken Recipe

Serve up an easy one-pan traybake of piri-piri chicken with sweet potatoes and broccoli. As well as being simple to make, it delivers three of your 5-a-day. PREPARATION TIME: 20 Mins COOKING TIME: 55 Mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 3 large sweet potatoes (about 900g), peeled and cut into...

17th July 2020
Easy Butter Chicken Recipe

Easy Butter Chicken Recipe

Fancy a healthy version of your favourite Friday night chicken curry? The chicken can be marinaded the day before so you can get ahead on your prep. PREPARATION TIME: 15 Mins COOKING TIME: 35 Mins SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 500g skinless boneless chicken thighs For the marinade 1 lemon...

17th July 2020
Easy Millionaire’s Shortbread Recipe

Easy Millionaire’s Shortbread Recipe

Combine the crunch of a shortbread base with a gooey caramel middle and chocolate topping, and you have millionaire’s shortbread – the ultimate sweet treat. PREPARATION TIME: 25 Mins COOKING TIME: 35 Mins MAKES: 24 Squares INGREDIENTS 250g plain flour 75g caster sugar 175g butter...

16th July 2020
Fish Pie Mac ‘n’ Cheese Recipe

Fish Pie Mac ‘n’ Cheese Recipe

Combine fish pie with mac ‘n’ cheese to make this crowd-pleasing dinner. The dish freezes well, so you can make ahead if you like for busy weeknights. PREPARATION TIME: 10 Mins COOKING TIME: 40 Mins SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 650ml milk 40g plain flour 40g butter 2 tsp Dijon mustard...

16th July 2020
Carrot Cake Recipe

Carrot Cake Recipe

Top this classic carrot cake with moreish icing and chopped walnuts or pecans. Serve as a sweet treat with a cup of tea any time of the day. PREPARATION TIME: 35 Mins COOKING TIME: 30 Mins + Cooling MAKES: Makes 1 Cake (12 Servings) INGREDIENTS 230ml vegetable oil, plus extra for the...

12th May 2020
Margherita Pizza Recipe

Margherita Pizza Recipe

James Martin’s margherita pizza recipe is serious business! Proving the dough overnight gives a sourdough-style crunchy crust. PREPARATION TIME: Overnight COOKING TIME: Less than 30mins MAKES: 4 Large Pizza INGREDIENTS For the pizza dough 800g/1lb 14oz ‘00’ flour 200g/7oz semolina...

11th May 2020
Potato Bread (Kartoffelbrot) Recipe

Potato Bread (Kartoffelbrot) Recipe

This is a deliciously moist, soft bread, which is perfect with white asparagus soup. It really is a multi-purpose bread and great for sandwiches or fried. PREPARATION TIME: Over 2 Hours COOKING TIME: 30mins to 1 Hour MAKES: 1 Loaf INGREDIENTS 375g/13oz potatoes (preferably Maris Piper...

11th May 2020
Mini Victoria Sponge Recipe

Mini Victoria Sponge Recipe

We’ve zapped the classic Mary Berry Victoria sponge with a shrink ray to make these adorable little cakes. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30mins COOKING TIME: 10-30mins SERVES: 12 Cakes INGREDIENTS For the jam 500g/1lb 2oz strawberries, hulled and halved 500g/1lb 2oz jam sugar ...

11th May 2020
Quiche Lorraine Recipe

Quiche Lorraine Recipe

For James Martin’s easy quiche Lorraine, choose between making your own proper homemade pastry or a taking the shortcut with a quick shop-bought version. PREPARATION TIME: 30 mins to 1 hour COOKING TIME: 30 mins to 1 hour SERVES: 6 DIETARY: Each serving provides 698 kcal, 27g protein, 25g...

10th May 2020
Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding Recipe

Chocolate Self-Saucing Pudding Recipe

Here’s an easy molten chocolate pudding that’s a real crowd-pleaser. The chocolate sauce gets poured on the top, but miraculously ends up on the bottom. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins to 1 hour SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 175g/6oz unsalted butter, at room temperature...

9th May 2020
Berry Crumble Tray Bake Recipe

Berry Crumble Tray Bake Recipe

This easy layered traybake is inspired by American coffee cakes – which contain no actual coffee, but are meant to be eaten with your morning cuppa. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins to 1 hour SERVES: 10-12 DIETARY: V INGREDIENTS For the berry filling ...

8th May 2020
Shepherd's Pie Recipe

Shepherd's Pie Recipe

Make this easy shepherd’s pie of a summers evening... Comfort food at its best. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 1-2 Hours SERVES: 4 INGREDIENTS 25g/1oz dripping or vegetable oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 tbsp olive oil 500g/1lb 2oz lamb mince 1 tbsp...

6th May 2020
Bacon & Cheese Straws Recipe

Bacon & Cheese Straws Recipe

Cheese straws are in our top ten all-time favourite recipes and are easy to make. For a little extra spice, sprinkle on some paprika or cayenne. PREPARATION TIME: Less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 10-30 mins SERVES: Makes 14 Cheese Straws INGREDIENTS 1 x 375g/13oz puff pastry plain...

5th May 2020
Homemade Lemonade Recipe

Homemade Lemonade Recipe

This very simple recipe for homemade lemonade is perfect for picnics and barbecues. Add a splash of gin for a grown-up drink. PREPARATION TIME: Less then 30 mins COOKING TIME: No cooking required MAKES: 1 Ltr INGREDIENTS 100g/3½ oz fruit sugar. 4 lemons, preferably Sicilian, juice...

4th May 2020
Smoky Rice Recipe

Smoky Rice Recipe

Try this vegan take on a jambalaya. It’s full of fiery and smoky flavours and bursting with vegetables. It’s healthy, low in fat and calories, yet big on flavour. PREPARATION TIME: 15 mins COOKING TIME: 60 mins SERVES: 6 people DIETARY: VE INGREDIENTS 25g cashews 4 tbsp olive...

3rd May 2020
Banana Pancakes Recipe

Banana Pancakes Recipe

These pancakes are bananas. No, I mean they are literally made from bananas. And eggs. Eggs and bananas, and that’s it. I can see that look you’re giving me right now, but you just have to trust. These two ingredients, whisked together and given a little skillet love, are truly something magical. Don...

1st May 2020
Chocolate Brownies Recipe

Chocolate Brownies Recipe

An easy chocolate brownie recipe that’s simple to make and tastes fantastic. It’s everything you want in a brownie – fudgy, dark and chocolatey. PREPARATION TIME: less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 30 mins to 1 hour SERVES: Makes 20 Brownies DIETARY: V INGREDIENTS 225g/8oz butter ...

30th April 2020
Apple Bread Pudding Recipe

Apple Bread Pudding Recipe

This bread pudding is a kind of bread and butter pud with an Eve’s pudding vibe from the fruit, and we like it made with brioche instead of ordinary bread. PREPARATION TIME: less than 30 mins COOKING TIME: 10 to 30 mins SERVES: Makes 4 DIETARY: V INGREDIENTS 75g/2½oz raisins 100ml...

30th April 2020
Lemon Muffins Recipe

Lemon Muffins Recipe

Light, fluffy and extra lemony, these easy lemon muffins have an extra citrus hit thanks to a simple glaze made with lemon juice and sugar. PREPARATION TIME: less than 30 mins COOKING TIME:10 to 30 mins SERVES: Makes 12 DIETARY: V INGREDIENTS 275g/9¾oz plain flour 225g/8oz caster...

30th April 2020
Fabulous Flapjacks

Fabulous Flapjacks

Classic, chewy and good for your soul, flapjacks are simple to make and hard to beat! PREPARATION TIME: less than 30 mins COOKING TIME:30 to 60 mins SERVES: Makes 12 DIETARY: V Each serving provides 318 kcal, 3.5g protein, 43g carbohydrates (of which 25.5g sugars), 14g fat (of which 8g...

24th April 2020
Jazzy family frittata recipe

Jazzy family frittata recipe

For a jazzy twist on the usual frittata, pick your family members’ favourite fillings and make each third or quarter customised! Enjoy with salad and garlic bread to make a meal of it. PREPARATION TIME: less than 30 mins COOKING TIME:10 to 30 mins SERVES: Makes 3 INGREDIENTS 2 tsp...

30th March 2020
Classic Tuna Bake recipe

Classic Tuna Bake recipe

This classic tuna pasta bake recipe is a student favourite and is tasty enough for a midweek family meal too. PREPARATION TIME: less than 30 mins COOKING TIME:10 to 30 mins SERVES: Makes 4-6 DIETARY: V Each serving provides 318 kcal, 3.5g protein, 43g carbohydrates (of which 25.5g sugars...

29th March 2020
Chocolate mug cake recipe

Chocolate mug cake recipe

Keeping the kids entertained during lockdown is a challenge. But there's nothing better than a bit of family baking and the kids will love these simple and yummy mug cakes.   Ingredients for 1 serving 4 tablespoons flour 3 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons cocoa powder ½ teaspoon...

28th March 2020
Perfect cheese scone recipe

Perfect cheese scone recipe

Whilst many prefer them with jam and cream, most of our team agreed – if you want a perfect savoury treat you can’t really beat a warm cheese scone. This is a simple recipe that takes less than 30 minutes to make. PREPARATION TIME: less than 30 mins COOKING TIME:10 to 30 mins SERVES: Makes...

27th March 2020
Speckled chocolate cornflakes recipe

Speckled chocolate cornflakes recipe

These quick & easy speckled chocolate cornflakes are a real winner, as the kids can help out with the chocolate and sprinkling.   Details Serves 12 15mins to prepare, plus 20mins for chilling 125 calories / serving Ingredients 50g butter 100g milk chocolate, broken up ...

24th March 2020