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Tarte Tatin
Invented by two elderly spinsters, the Tatin sisters, this sensuous dessert is one of Raymond Blanc’s favourites. Combining the pleasures of dark caramel, [...]
Wild salmon with sauce vierge
A great summer dish for light, fresh eating. Vary the herbs in the green sauce according to what you can get hold of.
Squid and brown shrimps with salt cod croquettes
Salt cod croquettes are very popular in Spain where they are served as tapas. James Martin pairs them with squid and brown shrimp for a wonderful taste of [...]
Apple noodle tart with toasted almonds and ginger crème fraîche
This nutty apple tart is as easy as pie - and the ginger and cinnamon spices give it a Christmassy aroma.
Strawberry Daiquiri
The sweetness of strawberries and the kick of lime make this classic daiquiri a real crowd pleaser of a cocktail.
Pot au feu
Quick recipe finder Pot au feu Preparation time less than 30 mins Cooking time over 2 hours Serves Serves 6-8 By Lenny Henry From A Taste of My Life [...]
Smoked mackerel stovies with autumn salad and oatcakes
Cook these hearty Scottish potato stovies with a bubbling cheese topping and wholesome oatcakes on an autumn evening.
Christmas pudding
This really is a figgy pudding as it includes dried figs, as well as all the usual dried fruit. The fig seeds bring a hint of a crunch to the finished [...]
Coffee and cardamom cake with peanut ice cream
Homemade peanut ice cream, coffee and cardamom cake with pistachio cream and a sprinkling of toffee popcorn dust. Who could resist this nutty [...]
Tortellini with spinach and ricotta
This classic spinach and ricotta fresh pasta made by grandmothers all over Italy - it's a labour of love, but worth it.
Goats’ cheese parcels
Quick recipe finder Goats’ cheese parcels Preparation time less than 30 mins Cooking time less than 10 mins Serves Serves 4 Dietary   Vegetarian By [...]
Roast potatoes
Fluffy within, crisp without and flavoured with thyme and garlic, these potatoes are a perfect sidekick to any roast.
Butternut squash and gruyere pasties
Quick recipe finder Butternut squash and gruyere pasties Preparation time less than 30 mins Cooking time 30 mins to 1 hour Serves Serves 4 Recommended by 2 [...]
Chicken curry with ginger and red pepper served with pilau rice
Chicken thighs on the bone are perfect for this easy chicken curry. If you have any leftovers, this dish is even better the next day.
Easy spaghetti and meatballs
Get the kids to help you whip up some magic meatballs with this easy recipe. Top with homemade tomato sauce.
Ginger and cranberry pudding
Quick recipe finder Ginger and cranberry pudding Preparation time less than 30 mins Cooking time over 2 hours Serves Serves 6-8 Recommended by 3 people [...]
Mutton, onion and mint terrine with beetroot chutney and crusty bread
Quick recipe finder Mutton, onion and mint terrine with beetroot chutney and crusty bread Preparation time less than 30 mins Cooking time over 2 hours [...]
Cheesesteak sandwich with grilled onions
You won’t be tempted by a kebab once you've tried this perfect post-pub steak sandwich. Add mustard or chilli sauce if you need to clear your [...]
Homemade baked beans with sausages
These homemade baked beans are so much tastier than shop-bought varieties and are perfect for the kids' tea. This meal, if served as six portions, [...]
Warm spinach and goats’ cheese salad with raspberry vinaigrette
Quick recipe finder Warm spinach and goats’ cheese salad with raspberry vinaigrette Preparation time less than 30 mins Cooking time less than 10 mins [...]