Rhubarb fool

When spring has properly sprung and it is too warm to think of crumbles and pies, rhubarb fool makes a gloriously simple replacement. An old-fashioned classic, the raspberry ripple-like streaks…

Homemade lard and pork scratchings

Homemade lard and pork scratchings are filling, incredibly moreish and, best of all, remarkably simple to make at home. Follow this easy recipe from Lidgates: The Meat Cookbook by Danny…

Chocolate, ginger and orange Easter cake

There are ways to consume cocoa this Easter without unwrapping yet another chocolate egg. Put aside time this long weekend to bake Philippa Davis’ chocolate, ginger and orange Easter cake.…

Chocolate and orange Easter chiffon cake

Chocolate is essential for the long Easter weekend, but it doesn’t have to come in egg form. Philippa Davis’ chocolate and orange Easter chiffon cake requires extra time and care…

Eggs florentine

Keep things simple for a weekend brunch at home with eggs florentine – a delicious, and non-meaty, take on eggs benedict. And don’t skip the home-made hollandaise sauce. It makes…