good-to-know-recipes

Roast butternut and feta tartlets

Dinner party menu starter would make a great lunch or snack too. Easily made from a ready-rolled sheet of puff pastry, topped with butternut squash and feta cheese

Blueberry frangipane tart

A perfect summer fruit dessert of fresh blueberries encased in a sweet almond filling on a buttery shortcrust pastry, serve warm with cream

Rhubarb granita with lavender tuiles

Sweet yet tart, and wonderfully refreshing, this light dessert is the perfect way to end a summer meal. The delicate lavender biscuit adds an unusual, and delicious, touch

Wedded bliss biscuits

Gorgeous little biscuits in the shape of a bride and groom - make them for your Royal Wedding party, or as part of a wedding buffet for someone you know

Passionate prawns

Planning a Royal Wedding celebration party with family and friends? Tuck into these delicious prawns with a chilli jam dip, so quick and simple to make. This would also make…

Mini bagels

Mini bagels, split and the halves spread with mayonnaise and various fresh salady toppings. Great food for a party, wedding buffet or afternoon tea

Queen of hearts tarts

Celebrate with the Royal Wedding this bank holiday and try these savoury tarts with flamed-roasted peppers, goat's cheese and sweet cherry tomatoes on a crisp pastry base

Yeasty buns made easy by using a pizza-base mix, with a filling of butter, sugar and cinnamon and a sugary glaze. Great for afternoon tea, especially at Easter, or kids'…

Buttery brioche

Get in the spring spirit or celebrate Easter with this tasty buttery Brioche. The light bread is perfect for afternoon tea or a nice snack

Homemade biscuits always taste better than bought, and they're really easy to make, too. Present these pretty ones in a basket wrapped with some cellophane (or in a cardboard egg…

Hot cross buns

Everyone loves hot cross buns at Easter. Make them extra special this Easter by making your own malted hot cross buns

Easter passion cake

A delicious and moist cake especially decorated for Easter. The icing and filling is of creamy mascarpone cheese and tangy lemon curd. This is a real treat for the whole…

Basic cupcakes

Everyone needs a good basic cupcake recipe to create the perfect cupcakes. These plain cupcakes can be decorated with our perfect cupcake buttercream to create beautiful cupcakes perfect for any…

Red snapper with tomato sauce

A great fish recipe for the whole family. This fried red snapper has a borlotti beans and salsa verde sauce. The herb topping adds a tangy flavour to the rich…

Sardines and orange salad

Entice yourself away from cooking cod by cooking these delicious and healthy sardines. Serve with a fennel and orange salad and potatoes

Spring scallops

Cast your net wider and try different fish, other than cod, salmon and tuna, for quick meals. This fast, easy and fresh recipe using scallops teams them with carrot and…

Cheesy dabs in a pan

These tasty fish, coated in a delicious Parmesan and sage mix, only need pan-frying for a minute each side - so they're perfect for a quick, easy supper

Sea bass with couscous

A really quick and easy fish recipe using fresh or frozen sea bass fillets, on a bed of couscous with broccoli, pine nuts, lemon and mint.

Fast fish burger

Pan-fry this quick and simple burger for a great healthy meal. Made with succulent white fish mixed with parsley, capers and lemon zest, this is sure to be hit with…