Even if you don’t make your own pastry that often, this recipe is so simple that it’s worth the extra effort. The topping could also be tropical fruit or roasted rhubarb, just make sure whatever you use it’s generously piled high.
This peach trifle roll is a Christmas winner! It combines all the components of a trifle – custard, cream, fruit, jelly and sherry – rolled into a soft vanilla sponge that can be prepared ahead of time.
Try something new with your Christmas fruit mince this year with Nici Wickes’ Christmas shortcake. A sweet, crumbly crust is filled with her mum’s ever-reliable mincemeat recipe, and makes a gorgeous gift for friends and family.
With zingy raspberries and chunks of white chocolate, all you need is a glass of bubbles to make this the most delicious start to Christmas Day. Start on the dough a day ahead to result in beautifully light brioche.
Making a tub of creamy, homemade ice cream doesn’t come any easier than this! You don't even need an ice cream maker for this recipe - simply combine all the divine ingredients and let the freezer do the rest of the work.
These dainty little strawberry sponge sandwiches are divine! The only problem is, it’s very easy to eat a lot of them - which makes them perfect for dinner parties so they can be gobbled up quickly by your guests.
Strawberries and pistachios are great friends, and this deliciously moist cake is a fantastic way to highlight the duo. The gluten-free delight is also high in protein, so it makes a dessert that is as filling as it is tasty!
This platter is a great way to enjoy quality, lean venison as a starter or with other barbecue meats and salads. The salsa is packed with herbs and the hummus adds a lovely creaminess, creating a dish bursting with flavours and texture.
This butterflied lamb leg works well as a casual lunch paired with a salad or with some vegetables or rice for a more substantial evening meal. It tastes incredible when rubbed in some Moroccan-inspired spices.
This loaf is perfect for anyone craving a spot of weekend baking, as it does equally well both as a breakfast option (toasted and slathered in butter) or a sweet snack beside a cuppa. Plus, it's free of both gluten and dairy!
Save money by turning cheap ice cream into incredible gourmet flavours by buying a two-litre tub of ice cream and creating never-ending flavours from the most wonderful combinations. Here are two of our favourites.
You'd be hard pressed to find a homemade meatballs recipe that's quicker or easier to make than this one! Pinch the ground meat out of sausages to create meatballs that taste just as good as if you'd made them from scratch.
These are the only scones to make if you’re after a recipe that’s super-charged with cheese. The recipe comes from Nici Wickes’ mum’s local café, but they’ve adjusted the recipe by adding chives for extra zing!
This Nici Wickes blue cheese loaf is like a giant muffin, all fluffy and cheesy and studded with pieces of sweet pear. It's so easy to pull together - making it a fantastic recipe to have up your sleeve for any unexpected guests.