This recipe uses a different way to make bread which is lots of fun

Pizza with a Herby Scone Base

This is a really simple version of an Italian pizza.

Christmas Dinner and the trimmings

Roast turkey, roast potatoes, gravy, stuffing, Pigs in Blankets, sprouts, carrot and swede mash.

Oat and Raisin Cookies

This cookie recipe is easy to make and they taste delicious.

Peach and Raspberry Cake

This is a really easy cake which can be served warm or cold. This recipe works beautifully and the cake melts in your mouth. Serve it as a dessert with reduced-fat crème fraîche or as a cake.

Parsnip and Apple Soup

Using ordinary eating apples for this soup will give a sharp sweetness to the earthy full flavour of the parsnips. The spices provide extra heat, which is ideal for warming you up.

Fruit and Vegetable Parcels

Here are some ideas for packet and parcel cooking with fruit and vegetables – ideal if you are getting ready to feed a hungry crowd. They can be assembled up to a couple of hours in advance and cooked as needed in the oven.

Parmesan and Herb Muffins

These tasty savoury muffins are perfect for a lunchtime treat or a picnic. Why not try one with some homemade soup?

Lemony Fish and New Potato Parcels

The delicate texture of fish benefits from this fast and simple cooking method as it retains its fresh clean taste. Cooking fish in a parcel ensures the flesh stays moist and the fish cooks in its own juices. This meal is a speedy option for lunch or in the evening.

Mango and Banana Muffins

These simple muffins are perfect for little hands to get stuck into making and are a good way to use up overripe bananas. Crammed with natural fruit sweetness, they’re a really tasty treat. There are also no ingredients containing gluten or milk in this recipe, so you could whip up a batch for Allergy Awareness Week in May.

Mini Cheese and Onion Quiches

Quiche is a savoury flan which can be eaten hot or cold. Mini quiches are great picnic food or perfect for a packed lunch.

Carrot and Coriander Soup

This spicy soup is really popular and so easy to make. If you have an abundance of carrots it freezes well too! It is perfect to serve on a cold day. Cooking the soup in milk gives it a deliciously creamy taste and why not add a little crème fraîche too?

Zesty Raspberry and Lemon Muffins

These muffins are a real tangy treat and are delicious served warm!

Cranberry and Orange Muffins

These muffins are full of traditional Christmas flavours, but they taste delicious any time of year! Soak the cranberries in orange juice for a few hours to soften them and give the muffins an extra zesty flavour too.

Ham and Leek Cheesy Crumble

This tasty Ham and Leek Cheesy Crumble includes plenty of nutritious vegetables.

Spinach, Mushroom and Onion Lasagne

Lasagne is a popular family favourite. This recipe uses spinach and layers of a mushroom and tomato sauce to create a tasty vegetarian version.

Chicken, Leek and Mushroom Bake

This recipe only takes 30 minutes to prepare and then it bakes in the oven for 45 minutes, so you can do the washing up while it’s cooking!

Lamb and Vegetable Samosas

Samosas are an appetizer and are roughly equivalent to England’s Cornish pasty. Samosas date back to the 10th century, that’s over 1,000 years ago!

Gingerbread and Apple Muffins

These tasty muffins are dark and rich. Make them for a treat on a cold day!

Prawn and Salmon Pie with Mash Topping

Fish pie is a traditional British dish. This recipe uses canned salmon, which is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, and is easy because you don’t have to prepare any fresh fish. It is delicious served with either a summer salad or cooked vegetables.

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