Special occasions

Although the menu for Christmas Day is pretty well mapped out, Christmas Eve can be a good time to experiment with something a little different. Why not try a beautifully flaky vegan m’hanncha pie, or an epic porchetta with herby stuffing and the crispiest crackling? Go on, give it a go – it’s Christmas! VEGAN Read the full article…

If you’re looking for an alternative to traditional Christmas desserts, we’ve got loads of ideas for special dishes that really make an impact. From refreshing sorbets to blow-out trifles, there’s loads of tasty inspiration below. WINTER BOMBE Jamie loves this frozen classic. It’s a sort of cross between a summer pud and an Arctic roll, Read the full article…

With a bounty of regional, seasonal ingredients to choose from, St George’s Day is a lovely time to celebrate the best recipes from Newcastle to Penzance. TOAD IN THE HOLE Amazing crispy sausages and fluffy Yorkshire puds, Jamie’s version of this gorgeous recipe separates out the elements so you end up with a family-style, tear-and-share Read the full article…

Whether you’re cooking for two, or feeding a crowd of friends and family, these vegan Easter recipes are guaranteed to impress even the strictest carnivore. Vegan shepherd’s pie Made with lentils, sweet potato and chickpeas, this rich, hearty and easy shepherd’s pie is a really homely classic. Serve with seasonal greens and a hunk of Read the full article…

Our collection of stunning vegan chocolate Easter recipes includes dreamy desserts, pretty gifts and a gorgeous bake to share. Vegan brownies Gooey, nutty and seriously chocolaty, these vegan brownies are a total joy to eat. Serve at the end of Easter lunch, or parcel up a batch and give to friends and family. MORE: The Read the full article…

Follow the steps below for the perfect stout-spiked cake, then finish off with shiny white sour-cream icing for the full Guinness effect. Cheers! INGREDIENTS 100g unsalted butter, plus extra for greasing 75g dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids) 200ml Guinness, plus extra for the icing 200g plain flour 20g cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 Read the full article…

We’ve pulled together our favourites for St Patrick’s Day (17 March), from stews and pie to smoked fish and potato cakes. Enjoy! Happy Pear’s Irish stew with root veg Irish brothers David and Stephen have created a nourishing veggie stew and kale colcannon mash recipe. Hearty root veg and lentils make this a super-satisfying dish Read the full article…

Make Valentine’s Day one to remember this year, with these romantic recipes for two. Wicked Champagne cocktail Start your meal in style with a vibrant pink cocktail. This recipe uses pomegranates, which are in season right now, but you’ll also get amazing results from puréed peaches or even strawberries come summertime. Grilled scallops Ready in Read the full article…