Fermenting is a fantastic way to preserve food and it’s also beneficial for our health, specifically our digestion and gut. People all over the world have been fermenting food for thousands of years. Pickles, sauerkraut, kimchi, kefir, kombucha, miso – there’s a whole world of fermented foods out there.
Fresh, homemade pasta is easier to make than you think! Here, our friends at Lunch Lady have all you need to make gorgeous pasta from scratch, including three twists to help add a burst of colour to your plate – perfect for getting kids cooking.
This month, we’re looking at making the perfect percolated coffee, and how to use a bain-marie. Once you’ve got these two skills under your belt, you can put them into practice with this incredible chocolate and coffee cake (which just happens to be gluten free).
Chocolate cake is an old-school classic that everyone should have a go at. Super-light sponge decorated simply with cream and seasonal fruit, this version is an epic – but easy – bake that always hits the spot.
Everyone loves a really good carbonara, and Gennaro’s classic recipe is one of the most popular recipes on our site. Here are four tips to help you master a first-class carbonara every single time (without using any cream!), along with a few ideas for gorgeous extra flavour combos.
Tomatoes are a fantastic ingredient to grow yourself, and you can get great results in small spaces, or indoors. Nothing beats the smell of toms ripening on the vine, and the difference in flavour between a homegrown tomato and a standard shop-bought one is out of this world!