Lunch Box Recipe - Tortilla Samosas

One of the favourite recipes from our Lunch Box Recipe book is these fast and easy baked samosas, using ready-made flour tortillas. They're the perfect lunch box idea.

How to Make Damson Plum Paste

This plum paste recipe makes beautiful homemade gifts and is great to have to hand as a fruit cheese for platters. The spicy flavour is nicer than quince paste with cheese.

How to Make Lemon Lime & Bitters

Make your own lemon lime and bitters cordial concentrate with just five ingredients. A long lasting and versatile syrup to have on hand for non-alcoholic drinks.

How to Make Perfect Potato Gnocchi

Have you ever made potato gnocchi that is stodgy, gluey, or tasteless?  Learn our simple tricks that make the best gnocchi recipe - light, fluffy and full of flavour.

Make Dhal Makhani - The Best Vegetarian Dhal

If you're after hearty plant based food, this spicy creamy lentil dhal recipe delivers a very satisfying meal. You probably have the two main ingredients already.

Would the Real Caesar Salad & Dressing, please stand up?

Join us on a journey to find the best Caesar salad recipe and how to make homemade Caesar dressing and the classic chicken Caesar salad recipe. Tips on growing Romaine lettuces and Vegan Caesar recipe.

Spiced Cherry Semifreddo - Holiday Dessert

This easy make-ahead frozen cherry ice cream dessert is a show stopper and so simple to make.

Proper Old Fashioned Ginger Beer Recipe

Old fashioned ginger beer bugs are something many of us remember from our childhood, and although you can google recipes for making ginger beer that involve yeast, that is not the ginger beer that I remember from mine. Proper ginger beer takes time and makes funny noises as it blips away on the bench.

Make Your Own Potato & Vege Chips At Home

Chips, or crisps as they are sometimes called, are back on the menu. Now that we've grown-up and obtained sophisticated palates we have some very good chippies on offer. But, much as we love them they still best enjoyed in moderation. Being relatively high in salt and fat, fifteen chips is an adult recommended serving. Sounds a little too moderate for me, so here's how to make them yourself with a fraction of the salt and oil. Use them as a cracker alternative with cheese and dips too.

Dry Your Own Kelp Flakes At Home

Seaweed is abundant in minerals and proteins that we need for good health and those goodies are all bundled up in a form that our bodies find easy to absorb. So why are so many of us squeamish when it comes to harvesting and drying it ourselves? Maybe we just need to know how? Read on to find out how simple it is to enjoy some of our ocean's bounty on the dinner table.

Making Clarified Butter or Ghee

Here's a special post for all you butter lovers. Not content with just spreading it on your toast? Clarifying it means you can cook with it too. You've probably heard the term 'Clarified Butter' but what does that mean exactly? Read on to find out how to clarify your own at home in a few simple steps, so you can make everything better with a bit of butter.

The Sex Life of Asparagus

Home-grown asparagus isn't just a crop, it's a relationship. An asparagus bed can last for up to 20 years so it's worthwhile doing a bit of research before you make your bed and have them lay in it. Learn about choosing plants and how best to grow them. 
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