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100 Healthy Recipes to Keep Dinner Exciting When You're on a Diet

The most difficult part about deciding to take on a new diet is coming up with unique and versatile meal options that won't make you want to cheat. Grocery shopping for and cooking dinner suddenly becomes a task you want to avoid at all cost, but with some planning, dinner doesn't have to be …

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Vegan Aubergine Tagine Recipe - Great British Chefs

This wonderful vegan tagine recipe is full of fragrant spices, creamy cashews, earthy freekeh grains and soft, yielding aubergine. This recipe is …

Great British Bake Off

Our best-ever Christmas dinner menus: traditional

There’s a reason the classic Christmas dinner has stood the test of time all these years – it’s damn tasty. Make this year’s feast the best yet with …

Christmas Dinner

Best ever Christmas canapés

Check out our 23 best Christmas canapé recipes for a Christmas party. We have pork belly recipes as well as mozzarella sticks, rarebit croquettes and …

Welsh Rarebit

Ditch the Lettuce with These Summer Salads

I have nothing against lettuce. Lettuce is great! But come summertime, when there's such an abundance of produce, I find myself steering away from my …

13 Tasty Ways to Eat Dates

For the longest time, I'd walk past the bags of dates at the grocery store and never take a second glance. It's not that I never liked them — I just …

Breakfast

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Best ever Baileys recipes

Baileys, that classic Irish liqueur, is SO good in sweet recipes. We've got all sorts of Baileys dessert recipes to share, including Baileys …

How to make preserved lemons

MAKES<p>Fills a 1 litre jar<p>INGREDIENTS<p>Approx 1kg unwaxed lemons (some you need to pickle, some you will need for juice. It’s best to have extra)<br>• About 150g flaked sea salt<br>• A couple of cinnamon sticks (optional)<br>• 2 tsp coriander seeds<br>• 1 tsp black peppercorns<br>• 2 or 3 bay leaves<br>• Olive oil<p>METHOD<p>Wash the lemons …

Best ever halloumi recipes

Our best halloumi cheese recipes make the most of its unique, squeaky texture to create 26 delicious vegetarian recipes. Plus: a quick guide to …

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Biscuit recipes

Crisp and crunchy, or soft and chewy, this biscuit recipe collection includes brilliant biscuit recipes for every occasion. Traditionally referring …

22 Vegan Recipes for People Who Aren't Vegan

When I'm feeling a little dangerous, I'll sometimes abandon my carnivorous leanings and opt for some vegan fare. Deviant social behavior, I know. But the good news is I don't feel like a wisp of a person the day after—I feel as satisfied as I would if I hewed to my normal diet chock full of …

Learning how to pack aromatics and spices into a pungent paste for freezing is a perfect way of adding an instant hit of peppery heat and punchy flavour to your winter curries<p>There is something intimate about fridges and freezers. Bear with me here, but peering into someone else’s is a window into …

Recipes

Chocolate and hazelnut cake

SERVES<p>8<p>PREPARATION<p>20 minutes<p>COOKING TIME<p>50 minutes<p>RESTING TIME<p>2 hours<p>INGREDIENTS<p>4 eggs, separated<br>• 100g (3½ oz) caster (superfine) sugar<br>• 1 tablespoon water<br>• 100g (3½ oz) chocolate hazelnut spread<br>• 80g (3 oz) butter<br>• 90g (3¼ oz) plain (all-purpose) flour<br>• Pinch of salt<br>• 450ml (15 floz) milk, at room …

The Great British Bake Off: summer showstoppers

Prepare for baking fever to sweep across the nation as the Great British Bake Off returns to our screens on August 24.<p>To celebrate the return of the ultimate summer baking show, we've asked all six past winners and two young rising stars to share recipes for sensational signature bakes that you can …

Dessert

Orange and Cinnamon cake

SERVES<p>8<p>PREPARATION<p>25 minutes<p>COOKING TIME<p>55 minutes<p>RESTING TIME<p>1 + 2 hours<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 orange<br>• 400ml (13 fl oz) milk<br>• 2½ teaspoons ground cinnamon<br>• 4 eggs, separated<br>• 125g (4 oz) caster (superfine) sugar<br>• 125g (4 oz) butter<br>• 120g (4 oz) plain (all-purpose) flour<br>• Pinch of salt<br>• 20cm (8 in) square cake tin, silicone …

The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling perfectly risen cup come out of the microwave five minutes later.<p>These recipes, from …

30 recipes you should master by the age of 30

If your student days are over but you still haven't progressed from beans on toast or ready meals, improve your repertoire with one of these simple recipes - 30 dishes worth mastering, from bung-it-in-the-oven baked fish to a crowd-pleasing shepherd's pie, before you hit 30.<p>30 recipes every cook …

Basque pork belly pintxos with sherry vinegar and quince glaze

In Madrid and many regions of Spain you take your pick of the tantalising plates packed along the bar to devour with an aperitif. Pintxos, a Basque speciality, translates as 'spike' or skewer.<p>The glaze can be made earlier in the day and reheated just before serving.<p>SERVES<p>6<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 tsp cumin …

Magic cakes: the miraculous recipes that make three cakes in one

WHAT IS A MAGIC CAKE?<p>Magic cakes are made simply of eggs, sugar, flour, butter and milk. So what’s magic about that, you might ask. There may be nothing unusual about the ingredients, but the magic in these cakes happens in the baking. The batter of the cake is very liquid, so it divides into three …

Dessert

Mary Berry's chocolate and vanilla marble loaf cake

<b>SERVES</b><br>10<p><b>TOTAL TIME</b><br>1 hour 40 minutes<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>For the cake<p>225g (8oz) butter, softened<br>• 225g (8oz) caster sugar<br>• 275g (9¾oz) self-raising flour<br>• 2 level tsp baking powder<br>• 4 large eggs<br>• 2 tbsp milk<br>• ½ tsp vanilla extract<br>• 1½ level tbsp cocoa powder<br>• 2 tbsp hot water<p><b>For the icing</b><p>25g (1oz) butter<br>• 15g (½oz) cocoa …

Afternoon Tea Week 2017: our favourite recipes

Light, crumbly scones with thick cream, delicate pastry and finger sandwiches: how can you not adore afternoon tea? To celebrate Afternoon Tea Week (August 14-18th), we've collected together some lip-smacking recipes.<p>Below, our favourite food writers share their recipes for sweet and savoury …

Mary Berry's best recipes

Mary Berry is probably the best-loved baker in Britain, famous for her non-soggy bottoms and perfect cakes. As we await the return of The Great British Bake Off, which starts on August 24, here's a round up of her best recipes - both sweet and savoury.<p><b>Victoria sponge cake</b><p><b>Apricot frangipane</b> …

Dessert

Great British Bake Off: all the recipes from series 6

From a <b>chocolate well</b> to a fizzy-pop cheesecake and a <b>bread lion</b> that almost saw Judge Paul Hollywood weeping tears of joy, this series of the Great British Bake Off has delivered yet another array of <b>mouthwatering creations</b>.<p>There was the week devoted exclusively to chocolate, which saw Flora Shedden …

Cumin-roasted aubergine, spiced lamb kebab, dark chocolate cake: recipes from Sabrina Ghayour’s new book Sirocco<p>Cookbooks can be a slow business. It’s been almost two years since Sabrina Ghayour’s first, <i>Persiana</i>, came out, and waiting for the publication of her second, <i>Sirocco</i>, has, according to …

Recipes

Magic pistachio and morello cherry cake

Use a 24cm round cake tin, silicone or greased with butter and lined with baking parchment.<p>SERVES<p>8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>4 eggs, separated<br>• 135g caster sugar<br>• 125g butter<br>• 1 heaped tsp pistachio paste (from a specialist grocer) or pistachio flavouring<br>• 40g ground pistachios<br>• 120g plain flour<br>• pinch of salt<br>• 500ml milk, at …

Dessert

Overnight cinnamon buns with cream cheese frosting

If you're in a hurry, you can skip the overnight chilling step. This just brings out a yeastier flavour in the bun which I prefer. Instead, just proof the raw buns in a warm place for two hours and then bake.<p><b>MAKES</b><p>8 large buns<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>3/4 cup (150g) warm water<br>• 2 1/4 tsp (8g) active dry yeast<br>• 1/2 cup …

10 Recipes To Keep You Busy On A Rainy Day

1<p>These great looking cookies are deceptively easy to create... vanilla and chocolate cleverly interlaced.<p>1<p>These great looking cookies are deceptively …

Lamb,Meat,Main course,Snacks,Eggs,Vegetables,African food and drink,Food & drink,Life and style<p>Once you’ve tried these spicy bangers, there’ll be no turning back<p>Merguez are long, thin and taste distinctly of North Africa, thanks to the harissa, paprika and other spices with which they’re made. The …

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15 Recipes To Save Yourself From Embarrassment On Pancake Day

1<p>We've done stacks of delicious pancakes over the years... linked below... but this one might just top the lot. The cinnamon bun meets fluffy …

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