Darker evenings and chilly weather are the first sign that Halloween is on the way. As well as dusting off our witch’s hat and digging out our fancy dress cauldron,…

Pumpkin preserve

If you’ve made Halloween lanterns have you been left with lots of pumpkin to use up? Cookery editor Sue McMahon has a retro recipe suggestion we know you’re going to…

Spare ribs

This simple spare ribs recipe was made as a spooky Halloween treat. Perfect for parties, they work just as well as a meal if your family love ribs

Bloody Mary Soup

This Bloody Mary soup is just the trick for a grown-up Halloween treat. So simple to make, it's the perfect savoury option for your Halloween party

Witches' Broomsticks

Why not try our breadsticks with a twist? These witches' broomsticks make a great Halloween treat for any Halloween party. They're also great for serving with soup

Halloween cake pops

Cake on a stick! Great party food for children and adults, this cake pop recipe is decorated for Halloween, but you can pipe the icing to suit the occasion

Give your biscuits a Halloween feel by decorating them to look like mini pumpkins. These crunchy ginger biscuits taste great too!

Pumpkin Pasta

Pumpkins are not just for making halloween lanterns! Use to make a tasty pumpkin sauce with added pancetta chunks, parmesan cheese and sage and stir into tagliatelle pasta. An easy…

Halloween rice

Kids' food can be healthy and fun to make. Get them involved when you rustle up this tomato risotto, which is great for Halloween!

Spooky cookies

They're creepy, they're kooky, they're easy almond cookies! The kids will love making these biscuits - at Halloween or any time