Recipes

Barbecue Chicken

The perfect sticky chicken to complement your barbecue buffet! Marinade your chicken overnight in our classic BBQ sauce, and simply cook on the barbecue for a tasty treat. Ingredients 6 chicken wings 6 chicken drumsticks For the marinade 3cm piece fresh root ginger, peeled and grated 3 tbsp orange marmalade 2 tbsp clear honey 2 […]

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Pumpkin Risotto

A punchy dish packed full of flavours, our pumpkin risotto is the perfect midweek meal if you want something delicious in a hurry. Serve with extra sprinklings of parmesan for a hearty meal to fill you and the family up! Ingredients 300g pumpkin, peeled and cubed 300g arborio risotto rice 1.5 litres vegetable stock 60ml […]

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Raspberry Sorbet

Our simple raspberry sorbet is the perfect sweet treat for those blistering summer days. Treat yourself and your family to this delicious cold dessert when you need to cool down most! Ingredients 500g raspberries 200g caster sugar 270ml water Juice of 1 lemon Method In your Cooks Professional saucepan, combine the water and the sugar. […]

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Mango Sorbet

Our refreshing mango sorbet is just the thing you need to cool down on a hot summer’s day. Packed full of fruity flavour, this delicious sorbet is the perfect afternoon treat. Ingredients 3 large, ripe mangoes 200g caster sugar 200ml water Juice of 1 lime Method Prepare the mangoes. Use your vegetable peeler to peel […]

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Chicken Enchiladas

Bring a little Tex-Mex to the family table with these scrumptious chicken enchiladas!  Ingredients 600g chicken breast, cut into chunks 435g can refried beans 700ml passata 200g sweetcorn 200g cheddar cheese 300ml sour cream 10 tortillas 2 red chillies, deseeded and diced 2 red peppers 2 red onions 2 garlic cloves, crushed 3 tbsp olive […]

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Lemon Meringue Pie

This classic dessert is the perfect combination of tart lemon and sweet meringue, culminating in a sweet treat that will have you reaching for seconds. Ingredients For the pastry 175g plain flour 100g cold butter, cubed 1 egg yolk 1 tbsp icing sugar For the filling 100g caster sugar 125ml lemon juice (2-3 lemons) Zest […]

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Tomato Bruschetta

This tasty tomato bruschetta makes for a wonderful starter dish; perfect for summer parties with family and friends. Ingredients 8 tomatoes, diced 1 small red onion, diced 2-3 cloves crushed garlic 6-8 fresh basil leaves, chopped 60-80ml olive oil 30ml balsamic vinegar 1 crusty baguette Method Mix the diced tomatoes, diced onions, crushed garlic, and […]

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Guide to Pastry

Pastry is notoriously difficult among both amateur and professional chefs alike. But if you want to become the next star baker on the Great British Bake Off, pastry is one of the many baking talents that you’ll need to master. There are different types of pastry that are used in a variety of recipes, each […]

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Peach Cobbler

Our peach cobbler is a tasty, no-fuss dessert that will hit the spot just right. Serve with lashings of vanilla ice cream. Ingredients 2 tins peaches 120g caster sugar, plus extra for sprinkling 150g plain flour 150g butter, cubed, plus extra for greasing 1 small egg 1 tsp ground ginger ½ tsp ground cinnamon 1 […]

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Ratatouille

Traditionally a French peasant dish, ratatouille is the perfect summer evening meal. Impress your family and friends with the depth of flavour to this hearty feast! Ingredients For the sauce 400g tinned chopped tomatoes 2 tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 large onion, diced 1 bell pepper, diced 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 […]

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Ratatouille

Traditionally a French peasant dish, ratatouille is the perfect summer evening meal. Impress your family and friends with the depth of flavour to this hearty feast! Ingredients For the sauce 400g tinned chopped tomatoes 2 tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 large onion, diced 1 bell pepper, diced 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar 1 […]

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Welsh Cakes

A classic in Wales, these Welsh cakes will be the perfect addition to your cuppa. Traditionally cooked on a griddle, you can make these Welsh cakes just as easily using your Cooks Professional cast iron frying pan. Ingredients 225g self-raising flour 100g butter 50g caster sugar, plus extra for sprinkling 50g sultanas or currants 1 […]

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Vegan Parsnip Gnocchi

Forget what you think you know about the humble parsnip, and take it to the next level with this vegan gnocchi recipe. Ingredients 400g parsnips, peeled and cut into chunks 600g potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks 60ml olive oil 3 garlic cloves, unpeeled 1 tsp ground nutmeg 100g strong ’00’ flour 2 tbsp nutritional […]

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Courgette & Lemon Cake

Our courgette and lemon cake is a delicious lighter alternative to heavier chocolate cakes. Packed full of flavour, it will soon become your favourite teatime treat.  Ingredients 300g grated courgette 250g soft unsalted butter 200g caster sugar 200g cream cheese 100g plain flour 100g self-raising flour 85g icing sugar 3 lemons 3 eggs 4 tbsp […]

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Sweetcorn & Smoked Haddock Chowder

Chowder is the perfect thing to warm you up on a cool evening. Packed full of sweetcorn and fresh fish, this chowder will soon become your go-to comfort food. Ingredients 350g potato, roughly chopped into cubes 300g smoked haddock fillets 140g sweetcorn 500ml semi-skimmed milk 2 rashers of bacon, chopped 1 onion, diced Knob of […]

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Blueberry Swirl Cheesecake

Tempt your taste buds with this fruity cheesecake, packed full of succulent blueberries to really give you that sweet kick. Ingredients Punnet blueberries 300g digestive biscuits 275g caster sugar 140g butter, melted 3 x 300g cream cheese 200ml sour cream 3 large eggs 4 tbsp plain flour 2 tsp vanilla extract  1 tsp cornflour Method […]

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Spinach & Ricotta Cannelloni

Our version of this vegetarian classic is packed full of flavour. Serve with a side of herby salad for a truly tempting weeknight dish. Ingredients For the tomato sauce 4 x 400g tinned chopped tomatoes 8 garlic cloves, crushed 3 tbsp caster sugar 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp red wine vinegar Small bunch fresh […]

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Peach Crumble

 A twist on a classic. This fruity crumble will soon become the new family favourite! Ingredients 3 x 410g tinned peaches in juice 140g plain flour 25g cold butter, grated 50g porridge oats 2 tbsp honey Zest & juice 1 lemon Method Preheat your oven to 200℃/180℃ fan /gas mark 6. Drain the peaches, but […]

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Manhattan

Invented in the 1880s, this classic American cocktail was originally made for a party being thrown by Winston Churchill’s mother, Lady Randolph Churchill, at the Manhattan Club in New York City. Ingredients (per cocktail) 50ml bourbon 25ml rosso vermouth 5ml syrup from a jar of maraschino cherries 2 dashes Angostura bitters 1 maraschino cherry, to […]

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Turkey Banh Mi

This vibrant Vietnamese sandwich is the perfect hump-day lunch treat! Ingredients 2 small baguettes 50g chicken liver pate 1/4 cucumber, sliced thinly and diagonally 140g turkey, shredded 1 tbsp mayonnaise 1 red chilli, 1/2 chopped, 1/2 sliced Small handful of parsley For the slaw 2 small carrots, grated 75g red cabbage, thinly sliced 1/2 tsp […]

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Eat the Seasons – July

We’re all enjoying the long, hot, hazy days of summer – and the fresh produce is too! Let’s see what is in season for July. Chillies Native to South and Central America, chilli peppers are the spicy fruit of capsicum pepper plants that are perfect for a range for culinary uses, including this sweet chilli […]

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Baklava

This traditional Turkish dish is the perfect sweet treat for those of you who just can’t get enough of nuts. Packed with pistachios, walnuts, and pecans, layered between filo pastry and sweetened with honey syrup, this will fast become your favourite dessert. Ingredients 500g of filo pastry, or roughly two packs of ready-made filo pastry […]

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Crispy Chilli Beef

Try your hand at this fakeaway alternative to your favourite Chinese dish. You won’t be disappointed with the depth of flavour! Ingredients 350g minute steak, cut into thin strips 1 red chilli, de-seeded and thinly chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped into thin strips Thumb size piece of ginger, cut into matchsticks 2 garlic cloves, […]

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Bailey’s Chocolate Trifle

Our Baileys chocolate trifle will be the ideal thing to satisfy your sweet cravings, and to impress your friends and family at the next gathering. Ingredients 100ml Baileys, plus 2 tbsps for soaking the brownies 100g dark chocolate, chopped 50g milk chocolate, chopped or shaved 500ml ready-made vanilla custard 400g chocolate brownies 500ml double cream […]

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Sizzled Sea Bass & Tenderstem Broccoli

Tempt your taste buds with this aromatic sea bass dish, which will be sure to impress the family. Ingredients 2 Sea bass fillets, skin on and scaled Large knob of ginger, peeled and shredded 4 garlic cloves, diced 3 red chillis, deseeded and thinly sliced 100g spring onions, cut diagonally 1 tbsp soy sauce 3 […]

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Blood Orange Bundt Cake

This zesty cake made with a light olive oil sponge and a chocolate and blood orange glaze is guaranteed to bring some overdue sunshine into your kitchen. Ingredients 300g golden caster sugar 5 eggs 4 blood oranges, zested and juiced 150ml light olive oil 280g self-raising flour 140g white chocolate, chopped Method Begin by preheating […]

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Bloody Mary

This classic brunch favourite, made famous by a young, Parisian bartender in the 1920s, packs a spicy kick and is a great ‘hair of the dog’ remedy for a hangover. Ingredients 200ml tomato juice 50ml vodka 2 tbsp sherry Pinch of celery salt Worcestershire sauce, to taste Tabasco, to taste Squeeze of lemon juice Celery […]

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Bloody Mary

This classic brunch favourite, made famous by a young, Parisian bartender in the 1920s, packs a spicy kick and is a great ‘hair of the dog’ remedy for a hangover. Ingredients 200ml tomato juice 50ml vodka 2 tbsp sherry Pinch of celery salt Worcestershire sauce, to taste Tabasco, to taste Squeeze of lemon juice Celery […]

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Melon & Prosciutto Salad

This summer salad is the ideal dish if you’re looking for a lighter salad or dinner. Ingredients For the salad 12 slices of prosciutto 1 cantaloupe melon, cut into chunks 1 gem lettuce, shredded Handful mint leaves, shredded For the dressing 3 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp honey 1 ½ tbsp red wine vinegar or […]

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Melon & Prosciutto Salad

This summer salad is the ideal dish if you’re looking for a lighter salad or dinner. Ingredients For the salad 12 slices of prosciutto 1 cantaloupe melon, cut into chunks 1 gem lettuce, shredded Handful mint leaves, shredded For the dressing 3 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp honey 1 ½ tbsp red wine vinegar or […]

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Raspberry Brûlées

These fruity brûlées are the perfect summer dessert. Ingredients 100g raspberries 300ml double cream 4 egg yolks 2 tbsp caster sugar 2 tbsp demerara sugar Zest of half a lemon 1 vanilla pod Method Add the double cream and lemon zest to your Cooks Professional saucepan. Split the vanilla pod and scrape the seeds into […]

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Raspberry Brûlées

These fruity brûlées are the perfect summer dessert. Ingredients 100g raspberries 300ml double cream 4 egg yolks 2 tbsp caster sugar 2 tbsp demerara sugar Zest of half a lemon 1 vanilla pod Method Add the double cream and lemon zest to your Cooks Professional saucepan. Split the vanilla pod and scrape the seeds into […]

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Eat the Seasons – June

We’ve finally hit summer, and with it comes a whole new bounty of delicious fruits and vegetables. Take a look below to see what’s in season for June. Aubergine Also known as eggplant, aubergines are technically a berry that originated in India where it continues to grow wildly. A great source of fibre, vitamin B1 […]

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Seafood Chowder

A must-have dish for seafood lovers, our hearty seafood chowder is the perfect thing to fill you up on any day of the week. Ingredients 320g pack fish pie mix (haddock, smoked haddock, salmon) 250g pack cooked mixed shellfish 100g streaky bacon, chopped 1 large onion, diced 600ml fish stock 1 tbsp vegetable oil 1 […]

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Coconut & Lime Cheesecake

A truly winning flavour combination, the zest of the limes and the sweetness of the coconut melt together in a perfect cheesecake. Top with drizzled white chocolate for pure decadence! Ingredients For the base 250g gingernut biscuits 100g unsalted butter, melted For the filling 600g cream cheese 65g desiccated coconut Juice of 3 limes Zest […]

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Bacon-Wrapped Monkfish

Add a touch of luxury to your midweek meals with this delicious bacon-wrapped monkfish.  Ingredients 400g monkfish tail, sliced into 2 fillets 12 rashers rindless smoked streaky bacon 2 sprigs thyme, leaves stripped 2 large tomatoes 3-4 tsp vinaigrette 225g bag watercress and salad leaves Method On your Cooks Professional chopping board, lay one tail […]

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Bacon-Wrapped Monkfish

Add a touch of luxury to your midweek meals with this delicious bacon-wrapped monkfish.  Ingredients 400g monkfish tail, sliced into 2 fillets 12 rashers rindless smoked streaky bacon 2 sprigs thyme, leaves stripped 2 large tomatoes 3-4 tsp vinaigrette 225g bag watercress and salad leaves Method On your Cooks Professional chopping board, lay one tail […]

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Old Fashioned

Created in 1930s America during the Prohibition period, this classic cocktail is a mixture of whisky, soda and bitters. Ingredients 2 tsp granulated sugar 2 dashes Angostura bitters Splash of water 60ml whisky Soda water Orange slice, to garnish Method Pop the sugar, bitters and water into a small tumbler and mix until the sugar […]

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Old Fashioned

Created in 1930s America during the Prohibition period, this classic cocktail is a mixture of whisky, soda and bitters. Ingredients 2 tsp granulated sugar 2 dashes Angostura bitters Splash of water 60ml whisky Soda water Orange slice, to garnish Method Pop the sugar, bitters and water into a small tumbler and mix until the sugar […]

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Eat the Seasons – May

Summer is fast approaching, and with it comes a whole new host of delicious, seasonal ingredients. Let’s take a look at what’s in season for May. Carrots One of the UK’s favourite veggies, these orange beauties are super versatile and can be roasted, mashed, pureed into soups and even spiralised to masquerade as spaghetti. Unlike […]

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Blueberry Mojito

Perfect for when the sun starts to come through, this delicious twist on a classic mojito is the perfect accompaniment to any al-fresco dinner party. Ingredients (makes 6 cocktails) 100g blueberries 3 lemons, chopped 2 tbsp granulated sugar 2 mint sprigs, leave picked 350ml white rum 600ml sparkling water Method Tip the blueberries, lemons and […]

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Frozen Margarita

The ultimate refreshing cocktail for a hot, sunny day. Made with tequila and lime juice, this frozen drink can be made in a matter of minutes. Ingredients (per cocktail) 50ml tequila 25ml triple sec 25ml lime juice 15ml sugar syrup Lime wedge, to garnish Method Fill a blender with ice, then pour in all of […]

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Brandy Snaps

This sweet treat is the perfect thing to enjoy over a cuppa with friends and family. Ingredients 55g butter 55g Demarara sugar 55g golden syrup 50g plain flour ½ level tsp ground ginger ½ tsp lemon juice Method Preheat the oven to 180℃ / 160℃ / gas mark 4. Line two baking trays with greaseproof […]

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Roast Duck & Plum Sauce

This is the perfect dish to impress a loved one, or even if you want to just treat yourself to a decadent Friday night dinner. Serve with your preferred vegetables on the side for a meal worthy of any restaurant! Ingredients For the duck 2 duck breasts 1 thyme sprig 1 star anise 25g butter […]

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Roast Duck & Plum Sauce

This is the perfect dish to impress a loved one, or even if you want to just treat yourself to a decadent Friday night dinner. Serve with your preferred vegetables on the side for a meal worthy of any restaurant! Ingredients For the duck 2 duck breasts 1 thyme sprig 1 star anise 25g butter […]

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Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

A classic, this pineapple upside-down cake will be perfect with your late morning cup of tea.  Ingredients For the topping 50g softened butter 50g light soft brown sugar 7 pineapple rings in syrup, drained Glacé cherries For the cake 100g softened butter 100g golden caster sugar 100g self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp […]

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Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

A classic, this pineapple upside-down cake will be perfect with your late morning cup of tea.  Ingredients For the topping 50g softened butter 50g light soft brown sugar 7 pineapple rings in syrup, drained Glacé cherries For the cake 100g softened butter 100g golden caster sugar 100g self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp […]

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Best Ever Fish Pie

You can’t beat a homemade fish pie. This best ever fish pie recipe is sure to have you and your family reaching for a delicious second helping! Ingredients 400g skinless white fish fillet 400g skinless smoked haddock fillet 400g skinless salmon 150g King prawns 600ml full fat milk 1 small onion, cut into quarters 4 […]

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Lemon and raspberry puddings

Lemon & Raspberry Puddings

This decadent pudding is sure to wow guests at your dinner parties. Lemon and raspberries are the perfect flavour combination that will have you reaching for more! Ingredients Unsalted butter, for greasing 100g caster sugar 3 tbsp plain flour, sifted 2 eggs, separated 1 lemon, zest and juice 200ml milk 100g raspberries Method Preheat oven […]

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Long Island Ice Tea

Having only been invented 45 years ago, the Long Island ice tea is one of the youngest, widely-known cocktails. Made with vodka, rum, tequila and gin, it’s perfect for sipping on slowly on a hot summers day. Ingredients (makes a jug of 4 cocktails) 50ml vanilla vodka 50ml dry gin 50ml tequila 50ml rum 50ml […]

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Dalgona Coffee

A new coffee recipe has gone viral and taken the internet by storm. Whether you’re on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or TikTok, everyone is posting about Dalgona coffee. So we’re here to help you become a professional barista at the comfort of your own home, with just four simple ingredients. So what is Dalgona coffee? It’s […]

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Eat the Seasons – April

With Easter coming up, the best of this year’s spring produce has started appearing in our shops. Take a look below and what’s in season this April! Asparagus A member of the lily family, and also related to onions, leeks and garlic, asparagus in a perennial vegetable that grows from crowns. Asparagus is also rich […]

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Salted caramel fudge

Salted Caramel Fudge

Ingredients For the fudge 350g demerara sugar 100g unsalted butter 125ml milk 150g icing sugar For the caramel sauce 100g caster sugar 50g unsalted butter 50ml double cream Sea salt flakes Method  Line a square baking tin, roughly 20cm x 20cm, with greaseproof paper. First, prepare the sauce. Add the sugar to a saucepan with […]

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Bacon, cheddar, and poached egg bagel

Bacon, Cheddar & Poached Egg Bagel

The breakfast of champions. This decadent breakfast bagel is perfect to get your day started on the right track! Ingredients 1 large egg 1 or 2 rashers of bacon 1 bagel bun Several slices of mature cheddar cheese Dash of vinegar Butter, for spreading Method Slice your bagel in half, and toast for two minutes […]

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Snickerdoodles

A favourite for our American cousins, these snickerdoodles are the perfect sweet treat to have with a cuppa. Ingredients 250g unsalted butter 225g caster sugar 2 large eggs 2 tsps vanilla extract 345g plain flour 1 ½ tsp cream of tartar ½ tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt For the cinnamon sugar 25g sugar 1 […]

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Loaded Nachos

Being stuck indoors doesn’t have to be all bleak and boring – You now have time for lots of at home activities, like trying a new recipe 😉 Treat yourself to some simple delicious nachos. The perfect movie night snack, all under 10 minutes! Ingredients Tortilla chips (200g) cheddar cheese (150g) sour cream (50ml) guacamole […]

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Mai Tai

A mix of white and dark rum mixed with grenadine give this sweet tasting cocktail its vibrant red glow. Ingredients (per cocktail) 2 tbsp white rum 2 tbsp dark rum 2 tbsp triple sec 1 tbsp grenadine 1 tbsp almond syrup 1/2 a lime, juice only Maraschino cherry, to garnish Method Pour your ingredients into […]

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Mai Tai

A mix of white and dark rum mixed with grenadine give this sweet tasting cocktail its vibrant red glow. Ingredients (per cocktail) 2 tbsp white rum 2 tbsp dark rum 2 tbsp triple sec 1 tbsp grenadine 1 tbsp almond syrup 1/2 a lime, juice only Maraschino cherry, to garnish Method Pour your ingredients into […]

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Blueberry and white chocolate fudge

Blueberry & White Chocolate Fudge

This is the perfect sweet treat for you to make from the comfort of your own home. Blueberry and white chocolate is the perfect combination for a truly gourmet fudge! Ingredients 1 punnet blueberries 2 tsp cornstarch 1 tbsp lemon juice Tin of sweetened condensed milk 600g white chocolate 50g butter, cubed 1 tsp vanilla […]

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Pineapple and passionfruit bundt cake

Passionfruit & Pineapple Bundt Cake

These classic flavours are sure to wow guests who pop over for a cuppa. Why not treat yourself to a cheeky slice for elevenses?  Ingredients For the sponge 350g self-raising flour, plus 1 tbsp 250g unsalted butter 100ml whole milk 250g caster sugar 1 small, ripe pineapple, or 300g tinned pineapple Seeds and juice of […]

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Pineapple and passionfruit bundt cake

Passionfruit & Pineapple Bundt Cake

These classic flavours are sure to wow guests who pop over for a cuppa. Why not treat yourself to a cheeky slice for elevenses?  Ingredients For the sponge 350g self-raising flour, plus 1 tbsp 250g unsalted butter 100ml whole milk 250g caster sugar 1 small, ripe pineapple, or 300g tinned pineapple Seeds and juice of […]

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Chorizo and mozzarella gnocchi bake

Chorizo & Mozzarella Gnocchi Bake

A simple and tasty meal to make in a pinch, this chorizo and mozzarella gnocchi bake is comfort food at its best. Ingredients 120g chorizo, chopped 1 onion, diced 1 tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 x 400g tinned tomatoes 1 tsp caster sugar 125g mozzarella ball, chopped into chunks 600g gnocchi Small […]

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Chorizo and mozzarella gnocchi bake

Chorizo & Mozzarella Gnocchi Bake

A simple and tasty meal to make in a pinch, this chorizo and mozzarella gnocchi bake is comfort food at its best. Ingredients 120g chorizo, chopped 1 onion, diced 1 tbsp olive oil 2 garlic cloves, crushed 2 x 400g tinned tomatoes 1 tsp caster sugar 125g mozzarella ball, chopped into chunks 600g gnocchi Small […]

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Cinnamon Roll Tear & Share

This classic American pastry is surprisingly easy to make, and make the perfect addition to any brunch. Ingredients For the dough: 350g self-raising flour tbsp granulated sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp salt 200ml milk 100g butter, melted 2 eggs, yolks only For the filling: 60g brown sugar 2 tbsp granulated sugar 1 tsp cinnamon […]

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Chicken wings cooked on asian style recipe, view from above, flatlay composition

Spicy Korean Chicken Wings

Step up your appetiser game and hit all the flavour notes with this delicious recipe. Korean chicken wings are easy to make and really are “finger licking good”! Ingredients 500g Chicken wings 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp ground black pepper 1 tbsp olive oil 50g cornflour For the sauce 3 chopped garlic cloves 2 tbsp […]

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Eat the Seasons – March

Spring is here, and with it comes a whole host of delicious, seasonal ingredients to cook with. Take a look below to see what’s in season this March. Cauliflower One of the most versatile ingredients out there, cauliflower can be used as a rice substitute, as a healthy, gluten free pizza base, and is also […]

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Eat the Seasons – March

Spring is here, and with it comes a whole host of delicious, seasonal ingredients to cook with. Take a look below to see what’s in season this March. Cauliflower One of the most versatile ingredients out there, cauliflower can be used as a rice substitute, as a healthy, gluten free pizza base, and is also […]

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Spaghetti with meatballs in tomato sauce in a white craft bowl on a grey slate,stone or concrete background.Top view.

Spaghetti & Meatballs

This classic comfort food is a great way to get the whole family involved in cooking, as it’s not overly complicated, yet still delicious. Try this fun, wholesome recipe for dinner this week! Ingredients For the Meatballs 500g minced pork 1 large egg 1 onion 1 tsp dried oregano 3 tbsp breadcrumbs 2 cloves of […]

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Chocolate cake made in a microwave in the mug

5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake

Need a quick chocolate fix? Forgot to grab dessert at the store? Want to do a fun activity with the kids? Whatever the reason – we’ve got you covered. Microwave mug cakes are truly underrated, they’re quick, easy and tasty. What’s not to love? Try this simple chocolate mug cake to satisfy your cravings! Ingredients […]

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Chocolate cake made in a microwave in the mug

5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake

Need a quick chocolate fix? Forgot to grab dessert at the store? Want to do a fun activity with the kids? Whatever the reason – we’ve got you covered. Microwave mug cakes are truly underrated, they’re quick, easy and tasty. What’s not to love? Try this simple chocolate mug cake to satisfy your cravings! Ingredients […]

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mexican grilled chicken fajitas in iron skillet shot from overhead on slate

Spicy Chicken Fajitas

Fajitas are the ultimate dish when it comes to Mexican food. Treat your family to this simple, but fun meal. Try topping it with homemade guacamole or salsa to make it extra delicious! Ingredients 2 Large Chicken Breasts, sliced into strips 1 large onion 1 Bell pepper 1tbsp Paprika 1 tbsp cumin 2tbsp Chilli Powder […]

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Mojito

A refreshing mix of white rum, mint and lime make this cocktail a classic party favourite. Ingredients (per cocktail) 1 lime, juiced 1 tsp granulated sugar Small handful of leaves 60ml white rum Soda water, to taste Method Muddle the lime juice, sugar and mint leaves in a small jug, making sure to crush the […]

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Espresso Martini

This classic cocktail is the perfect post dinner-party treat. Made with freshly brewed, coffee liqueur, vodka and sugar syrup. Ingredients (makes 2 cocktails) For the sugar syrup: 100g golden caster sugar For the cocktail 100ml vodka 50ml freshly brewed coffee 50ml coffee liqueur Coffee beans, to garnish Method Make the sugar syrup placing pouring the […]

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Espresso Martini

This classic cocktail is the perfect post dinner-party treat. Made with freshly brewed, coffee liqueur, vodka and sugar syrup. Ingredients (makes 2 cocktails) For the sugar syrup: 100g golden caster sugar For the cocktail 100ml vodka 50ml freshly brewed coffee 50ml coffee liqueur Coffee beans, to garnish Method Make the sugar syrup placing pouring the […]

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5 Recipes to Try This Pancake Day

One of our favourite foodie days has finally arrived – it’s Pancake Day! If, like us, you’re a pancake lover, or ‘fan-cake’ if you will, then try some of these recipes for a guaranteed flipping great Shrove Tuesday. American Blueberry Pancakes These classic USA style pancakes are light, fluffy and fruity. Stack them high and […]

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Flammenkuchen

Leah’s Flammenkuchen

This classic German dish will soon become your new favourite midweek meal, or even wow your guests at parties with its smoky flavours. Traditionally served as large pizzas and cooked on a wood smoke fire, this easy alternative is perfect for you to make from the comfort of your own home. The word “flammenkuchen” literally […]

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Flammenkuchen

Leah’s Flammenkuchen

This classic German dish will soon become your new favourite midweek meal, or even wow your guests at parties with its smoky flavours. Traditionally served as large pizzas and cooked on a wood smoke fire, this easy alternative is perfect for you to make from the comfort of your own home. The word “flammenkuchen” literally […]

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Genoise sponge cake

How to make genoise

If you’ve watched The Great British Bake Off, you’ll have heard the judges asking for the bakers to make a genoise sponge at some point in the competition. If you ever want to enter the Bake Off tent, or even become a baking extraordinaire, knowing how to make a genoise sponge is a useful skill […]

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Strawberry genoise cake

Strawberry genoise cake

Notoriously tricky to make, a genoise sponge is a lighter alternative to a traditional sponge. This strawberry based recipe is a wonderful way to capture the taste of summer! Ingredients For the genoise: 3 large eggs 95g caster sugar 20g butter 95g plain flour Pinch of salt For the compote: 400g strawberries, roughly quartered 4 […]

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Strawberry panna cotta

Strawberry panna cotta

Ingredients For the panna cotta 1 vanilla pod 100g caster sugar 200ml whole milk 450ml double cream 3 gelatine leaves For the strawberries 50g caster sugar 400g strawberries 1½ tsp cornflour Method Soften the gelatine leaves in a small bowl of cold water – this should take about 5 minutes. While you’re waiting for them […]

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Eat the Seasons – February

It’s felt like a long journey, but we’re finally into the last month of winter! Let’s take a look at what ingredients are in season for February. Brussels Sprouts Not just for Christmas, the humble brussels sprout is still very much in season. Victims of an undeserved bad reputation, given to them through years of […]

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Eat the Seasons – February

It’s felt like a long journey, but we’re finally into the last month of winter! Let’s take a look at what ingredients are in season for February. Brussels Sprouts Not just for Christmas, the humble brussels sprout is still very much in season. Victims of an undeserved bad reputation, given to them through years of […]

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Chilli Pork Spare Ribs

Skip the takeaway this weekend, and make this Chinese favourite at home instead. Ingredients 600ml groundnut oil 1kg pork spare ribs, separated into individual ribs For the sauce: 850ml chicken stock 2 tbsp chill bean sauce 1 tbsp granulated sugar 75ml rice wine 1.5 tbsp dark soy sauce 2 tbsp light soy sauce 2 garlic […]

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Chilli Pork Spare Ribs

Skip the takeaway this weekend, and make this Chinese favourite at home instead. Ingredients 600ml groundnut oil 1kg pork spare ribs, separated into individual ribs For the sauce: 850ml chicken stock 2 tbsp chill bean sauce 1 tbsp granulated sugar 75ml rice wine 1.5 tbsp dark soy sauce 2 tbsp light soy sauce 2 garlic […]

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Pink Velvet Cupcakes

The classic flavour combination of raspberry and dark chocolate makes these delicious little cupcakes the perfect sweet treat for your Valentine this February 14th. Ingredients For the cupcakes 140g flour 140g caster sugar 30g dark cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 egg 115ml buttermilk 115ml vegetable oil 3/4 tsp vanilla extract […]

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Pink Velvet Cupcakes

The classic flavour combination of raspberry and dark chocolate makes these delicious little cupcakes the perfect sweet treat for your Valentine this February 14th. Ingredients For the cupcakes 140g flour 140g caster sugar 30g dark cocoa powder 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 egg 115ml buttermilk 115ml vegetable oil 3/4 tsp vanilla extract […]

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Prawn & Avocado Fajitas

Treat yourself to a taste of Mexico with these fajitas. Combining lime, garlic, chilli and coriander they are guaranteed to take your taste buds on a Latin-American flavour explosion! Ingredients 2 limes, juice only 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, crushed Small bunch of coriander, chopped 225g large, raw prawns […]

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Prawn & Avocado Fajitas

Treat yourself to a taste of Mexico with these fajitas. Combining lime, garlic, chilli and coriander they are guaranteed to take your taste buds on a Latin-American flavour explosion! Ingredients 2 limes, juice only 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, crushed Small bunch of coriander, chopped 225g large, raw prawns […]

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Harissa Chicken Traybake

With a spicy kick from harissa paste, this chicken traybake is super simple to make, but lacks nothing in the flavour department! Perfect for an easy midweek meal that all the family will love. Ingredients 3 tbsp harissa paste 250g natural yoghurt 2 tbsp olive oil 4 chicken breasts 1 butternut squash, peeled, deseeded and […]

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Harissa Chicken Traybake

With a spicy kick from harissa paste, this chicken traybake is super simple to make, but lacks nothing in the flavour department! Perfect for an easy midweek meal that all the family will love. Ingredients 3 tbsp harissa paste 250g natural yoghurt 2 tbsp olive oil 4 chicken breasts 1 butternut squash, peeled, deseeded and […]

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