FoodSweets and Desserts

Eye-popping Orange Bundt Cake

You’ll always know if you’re eating Bundt cake from its distinctive circular shape, doughnut hole in the middle and ornate, oblong ridges and plumes around the outside. The original Bundt shape was inspired by the Gugelhupf, a traditional yeast baked cake enjoyed across Europe. Have you ever seen the beautifully designed Bundt pans up close? They’re these…
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Blissful Blackberry Mousse

Rosemary And Sea Salt Focaccia

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Crispy, Crunchy, Juicy, Melty Roast Pork Belly

Pork belly is uncured, unsmoked and unsliced bacon that comes from the underside of the pig. It also happens to be the most delicious and decadent cut of pork, if cooked just right. The aim with pork belly is to have a roast with crispy, crunchy skin on top and that soft, succulent, meltingly tender meat below. Who can resist this? It must be the ultimate in roasts – whether you cook…
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Satisfying Sage and Pork Sausage Rolls

Classy Veal al Limone

FoodMeatSide Dishes

Geschnetzeltes With Spaetzle Is A Match Made In Heaven

Geschnetzeltes is a creamy hunter’s stew traditionally found in Austria and Switzerland, but thankfully discovered by the rest of the world too. Made with sliced veal or pork and drenched in a white wine cream sauce, it’s a hearty meal on it own, but all that sauce is begging to be mopped up with something. And that something, be still my beating heart, is spaetzle. These soft…
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Satisfying Sage and Pork Sausage Rolls

Classy Veal al Limone

FoodSauces and Condiments

Add A Tangy Kick With Preserved Lemons

Preserved lemons have a deep, salty, fermented flavour and are a great addition to risotto, chicken and fish dishes, or chopped into couscous with some harissa spice. In fact, they’d go beautifully with any dish where you’d normally use salt and lemons, giving life and brightness to the overall flavour. Preserving lemons with salt originated in the Middle East, where it was…
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Smoky Baba Ganoush

Pickled Onions

FoodSweets and Desserts

A Few Good Gingerbread Men

Remember that childhood rhyme “Run, run as fast as you can, you can’t catch me I’m the Gingerbread Man”? This cheeky chap with a broad smile embodies the spirit of the festive season for me, especially the night before Christmas, when kids are running around with cheer and excitement for the surprises to come. It’s a time when families spend quality time together and…
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Blissful Blackberry Mousse

Best Banana Bread

Smoky Baba Ganoush

Pickled Onions

FoodSide Dishes

The One And Only Potato And Cheese Bake

Potatoes are such a versatile vegetable, delicious no matter which way they’re cooked. From baked – for a quick, satisfying meal when you don’t have much time – to mashed potato, that tummy-hugging side dish, to rosti or gnocchi to duchess potatoes and still many more ways to explore. Someone once said that a meal is not a meal without potatoes. They must’ve been…
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Rich Butternut Soup

Rosemary And Sea Salt Focaccia

FoodSweets and Desserts

A Sweet Little Plum And Almond Pudding

This plum pudding is easy to make and even quicker to eat. Slightly sweet, a little tart, and altogether very moreish, the mix of the nutty almond flour and the sour plums is a perfect match. Heavenly even, if you add a dollop or two of double thick cream. But the hardest part – and absolutely essential if you want to enjoy this pudding at the right texture – is to let it cool for a…
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Blissful Blackberry Mousse

Rosemary And Sea Salt Focaccia

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Slow-roasted Lamb Shanks That Just Fall Off The Bone

Slow-roasted lamb shanks must be one of the most satisfying meals. Cooked right, there’s nothing better to warm the soul on a cold winter’s night. As it bubbles away, roasting in its own juices, the flavours intensify while the sauce reduces and the meat gently softens. But you don’t have to wait until winter. This is a dish that’ll stick to your ribs any time of the year.
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Satisfying Sage and Pork Sausage Rolls

Classy Veal al Limone

FoodSweets and Desserts

Madeleines Are Enchanting French Tea Cakes You'll Fall In Love With

Madeleines are small, dainty, delicate, fluffy and delicious little butter cakes shaped like little seashells. They are so easy to eat and will disappear like magic once you serve them. They are best served just out of the oven and will only stay crisp on the outside for a day or two, if they last that long. Madeleines can be made in many different flavours, like Earl Grey tea, blueberry, orange…
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Blissful Blackberry Mousse

Rosemary And Sea Salt Focaccia