Gorgeous tomatoes, earthy beetroot and super-fresh runner beans are all at their best in July. Make the most of them with our delicious recipes.
When the full heat of summer hits, there’s nothing better than a super-juicy watermelon to cool down. And, in fact, when the British weather has a wobble, there’s nothing better than a joyful watermelon to re-conjure the spirit of summer! So, no matter what colour the skies, tuck into these glorious watermelon dishes and feel a burst of sunshine.
There are all sorts of clever tricks to achieve perfect fish on the barbecue – we’re talking melt-in-the-mouth flakes with a gorgeous smoky flavour and perfectly crispy skin. So next time you’re lighting the coals, make sure you put fish on the menu and use our five top tips to really impress your guests.
This Sunday, 18 June, is Father’s Day – the perfect opportunity to spoil your old man with his favourite food. We’ve got recipes to help you keep him happy from dawn until dusk, with big-hitters like Jamie’s insanity burger and a classic Old Fashioned cocktail all included.
Plan ahead for a full week of balanced, nutritious meals, and eat well all the way from Monday to Sunday. With our delicious, healthy recipes you’re getting all the goodness, without any of the guilt!
We often hear that the secret to a long and healthy life could lie in ‘the Mediterranean diet’, but what does that actually mean? And how can we borrow some of the secrets from France, Italy, Spain and Greece for a little sunny boost when the British weather turns temperamental?
The days are getting warmer, nights are getting shorter and soon markets will be fit-to-burst with gorgeous summer produce. Cooking with what’s in season is an absolute joy in June, so we’re championing a few seasonal stars and showing you some of the best ways to enjoy them.
Using recipes that are simple, fresh and light is the key to keeping your cool when hosting a summer dinner party. Even if you can’t eat alfresco, there are plenty of dishes that will bring fresh summer flavours to your table in no time at all.
Flour is an invaluable ingredient with so many uses in the kitchen. It’s essential for everything from sponge cakes to flaky pastry, golden batters or for thickening sauces. Different flours behave in different ways, so here’s our guide for getting the most from your flour.