Something For The Weekend
Recipes to take your time over
Our favourite spring pea recipes
Make the most of crisp, sweet, vibrant peas with this collection of our favourite recipes for making the most of spring's star vegetable.
Nadiya Hussain's Beef Burgers with Bacon Jam
An egg on top of a beef burger? YES, PLEASE! As seen on her BBC series, Nadiya Hussain shares her family favourite burgers with bacon jam. A sweet brioche bun topping and tailing around a meaty beef patty, melted smoked cheese and a runny egg, all welded together with a sticky, smoky bacon jam. #burgers
Recipes to make the most of mango season
Summer is dawning, and our warm weather favourites are ripening. Eating mangoes in season is an experience entirely different to the sad attempts we all make mid-November. We have collected our top recipe picks, from Mango Lassi to a boozy syllabub, for everyone to take advantage of over the next few months. #summer #mango
Hoisin Duck Pancakes
Quick, easy and bursting with Chinese flavour, make Melissa Hemsley’s Hoisin Duck Pancakes from her cookbook, Eat Happy. Trade in your favourite Chinese takeaway dish for a healthy homemade version. Cut the succulent duck breasts into thin slices, sprinkle in chilli and place on a serving plate with hoisin sauce spiked with tahini and orange. Layout the duck, pancakes, cucumber and spring onions on the table and let your dinner guests help themselves to this vibrant fakeaway. #chinesefood
How to work with fresh pasta dough
Learn how to work with fresh pasta dough with Caroline Bretherton the creator of Pasta Reinvented. If you’re feeling hesitant to delve into the world of homemade pasta, this useful guide will teach you what to expect when working with different ingredients. You will be left with the confidence to make, shape, store and cook your own pasta. As you hone your skills, you’ll soon begin to recognise the look and feel of perfectly prepared dough. #pasta
Best cookbooks for serious cooks
Looking for a unique gift for the self proclaimed food connoisseur in you life? Check out our Christmas gift guide for serious cooks featuring recipe books from Michelin-starred Spanish restaurant, Barrafina, to creative home-cooking with one of the team members behind NOMA, the acclaimed Copenhagen-based restaurant.
Macaroni Cheese with Smoky Bacon
The ultimate Mac and Cheese recipe with an American twist from Rick Stein’s The Road To Mexico cookbook. Made with masses of cheddar cheese, an abundance of smoked bacon, finished with a crunchy layer of breadcrumbs and parmesan. The welcomed addition of bacon elevates this simple, homely dish to another level - definitely a comforting recipe to make for family and friends.
Splash Café Clam Chowder in Sourdough Bowls
Rick Stein has reimagined Slash Café’s Clam Chowder served in crusty Sourdough Bowls in his latest travel cookbook, The Road to Mexico. Toning down the amount of clams and amplifying the Chowder with some white fish and smoked streaky bacon, Rick Stein has created an irresistible fish dish suitable for home cooking.