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Read recipes by all your favourite chefs – from Lorraine Pascale to Josh Eggleton, from Glynn Purnell to Theodore Kyriakou. Satisfy your appetite with our ultimate collection of easy recipes for whatever you’re craving.

The stories behind our Great British classics

As a nation, we constantly rave about how proud we are of Great British cuisine. Fish and chips, local pies and even the full English Breakfast. For years they’ve become part of our weekly dinner meals...

It’s that time of year again when the nights are drawing in and everyone’s favourite baking show makes a mouth-watering return to our televisions. To celebrate this, and the timely National Baking...

People often talk about food and wine pairings; Cabernet Sauvignon is best paired with red meat, and that Pinot Grigio should always be put with fish dishes. Of course, alcohol on the table is always great,...

With summer now just a distant memory and the cooler weather starting to bite, our thoughts are turning to the autumn season. The nights will be getting longer and we’re going to be spending more time...

Looking for the perfect beer and food pairing? We asked the experts at Brewhouse & Kitchen for their top picks for some of Britain’s best loved dishes. The curry For a chicken tikka masala or...

One of the most beloved puddings to exist, the tarte tatin was actually created by accident in the 1880’s and what a delicious accident it was. It was bought about at Hotel Tatin in Lamotte-Beuvron,...

If you are an enthusiastic home cook, you will have most definitely experienced the dread of spending hours creating every crucial element of the ‘perfect dish’, only to have all your hard work undone...

Whatever the formality of the event, preparing decorative nibbles are a great way to keep your guests happy and add that extra personal touch. Below is the perfect canapé recipe for your next dinner...

The summer months are the perfect time to eat light and healthy dishes – with asparagus and scallops being two top favourite ingredients. Sautéed Scallops with Fresh Asparagus (£16.20) is one of Royal...

The official game season famously kicks off with Glorious Twelfth on 12th August and celebrated Irish chef Richard Corrigan knows a thing or two about game. Corrigan’s Mayfair is renowned for serving...

KISHORE AND SMITA IYENGAR waltz with the distinctive bouquets and distinguished flavors of premium world wines and the diverse fragrances and exotic spices that highlight authentic, princely Indian cuisine. There...

For Joey O’Hare, promoting gut health through delicious veggie-centric food is the name of the game. Far from a passing trend, Joey believes that gut-friendly foods – whether it’s kimchi or saurkraut,...

Jersey Royal potatoes are at their best in May – so it’s time for you to learn how to cook them to impress friends and family while they are in season. If anyone knows their Jersey Royals from their...

Songkran is the annual festival which takes place over three days during the traditional Thai New Year, this year falling between Friday 13 and Sunday 15 April. Throughout Thailand there are celebrations,...

Master baker Richard Bertinet shows us how to make the perfect hot cross buns this Easter. Makes 16 We make these in our Bath bakery at Easter and they always go down a treat. The mixture will also make...

James Tanner, Chef and Co-Owner of Devon brasserie Barbican Kitchen, shares his opinion on why plant-based eating is here to stay. In January 2014, ‘Veganuary’ was launched to great applause amongst...

There’s no doubt about it, Britain is a nation of cheese lovers. A cheeseboard never disappoints us Brits, but it’s even ‘feta’ when this party favourite looks ‘gouda’ enough for Instagram....

Leading food writer KASPAR CHAMBERS goes behind the scenes at Le Cordon Bleu, London’s most prestigious culinary institution. Clouds of flour billow and waft from the stainless steel work surfaces, and...

Pancake Day is crêping up on us (Tuesday 13 February 2018) and with it comes excitement as well as pressure to make those perfect pancakes – golden on the outside and light and fluffy on the inside! Steve...

Forget about steamed puddings that take hours, get the same comfort food factor from these individual ones that take just 30 minutes. Serves 4 Preparation time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 30-35 minutes Ingredients Fruit...

It’s official – The perfect bacon sandwich is to be served on white bread with ketchup – but never toasted, it has emerged. A study of 2,000 adults settled once and for all exactly how...

Cooking has turned from a survival practice into an art of the highest form, as Michelin star chefs and food enthusiasts look for innovative ways to construct new flavours. For this purpose, they tend...

Hot chocolate season is approaching! It’s time to wrap up and get cosy, and what better than with a steaming mug of creamy hot chocolate on a chilly January evening. Hunter 486 restaurant, located within...

I visited Florentine a few months ago and wished I’d returned sooner. A setting that is in tune as it is with its service, bar and menu – this European inspired restaurant does a great job with floor...

Christmas just isn’t Christmas without a plate of mince pies on the table. Figures suggest that we collectively purchase around 370 million of them over the Christmas period annually, with each of...

Be sure to impress your dinner guests with this spicy and superjuicy Christmas roast turkey recipe. Serves: 10-12 Cooking Time: Approx 15 minutes prep plus roasting time and resting time Nutrition: Gluten-free Ingredients:...

Ashley Binder is the Head Chef at the historic Middlethorpe Hall in York, which boasts an award winning restaurant. Middlethorpe Hall is a 17th century William and Mary country house standing in 20 acres...

A fiery and fragrant asian-style prawn recipe from Bacofoil. This quick and easy recipe is light, fresh and fragrant, as well as low fat and gluten-free. If you love Asian flavours, it’s guaranteed to...

Are you an aspiring chef or fabulous foodie? Do you enjoy learning the finer details of your dining experience and the differences between a parfait or a pavlova? Pied à Terre, located in London’s...

Tuck into this gut friendly vegetable curry recipe with its mouthwatering and warming sauce perfect for eating up on a cold and rainy day. How to make: Nutrition: · 547 kcal · 24g sugar · 0.37g salt ·...

Oysters are considered one of the world’s most luxury foods. They are low in fat, high in protein and are considered a good alternative to meat as they are rich in iron. Oysters are traditionally served...

A Sunday Roast is one of the most popular dishes in the UK. It’s a tradition that goes back centuries and one that can be enjoyed all year round. But what is the secret to creating the perfect Sunday...

This delicious snack from ROS Nutrition contains low GI carbohydrate, lots of healthy fats and is high in protein. It is perfect for when you are on the go and in need of some good nutrition or as a healthy...

Culinary heavyweight Nick Brodie, head chef at the 3 AA Rosette Llangoed Hall in Wales, brings us this delicious recipe for cured mackerel, scallop, apricot and cucumber. Ingredients For the garnish Fresh...

The UK’s game season officially starts today – and adventurous ingredients and quirky pairings to transform dinner parties can be much simpler than expected. Below, Steve Smith, Head Chef at Michelin-starred...

Imogen Krupski, of Capital Cooking, offers us this Mediterranean style salad which serves 2 and would be ideal as a starter, a side dish for a BBQ, a packed lunch or as part of a picnic. Ingredients 2...

This barbeque season, put down the bottle of generic tomato ketchup and surprise your guests with something a little more original. Island Grill, the sustainable restaurant in Lancaster London, offers...

Summer is high season for smoothies – and while it used to be Nutribullet: Ride or Die – there’s a new breed of bullets on the block. And as summer progresses and the weather warms up, if you...

With strawberry season in sight, household fridges across the UK will soon be jam-packed full of Pavlovas, Eton messes and Strawberry shortcakes. Boasting an abundance of vitamins and antioxidants, strawberries...

Afternoon cream tea is one of Britain’s favourite traditions, and here Imogen Krupski of Capital Cooking shares her recipe for delicious buttermilk scones, which for full effect are best served with...

It’s no secret that the UK has developed quite a fondness for gin. With World Gin Day approaching (Saturday 10 June 2017), Steve Smith, Head Chef at Bohemia in Jersey, insists it’s time we lay off...