Double Chocolate Walnut Biscotti

These crunchy hard cookies are perfect for dunking in coffee, tea or hot chocolate. Biscotti mean ‘twice cooked’- the secret of their crunch! Preparation time: 35 minutes; Cooking time: 45 …

Cinnamon Cookies (Polvorones de Canela)

Polvorones are small shortbread biscuits. They may be flavoured with cinnamon or orange and  are often made with peanuts. They are great with Mexican hot chocolate. Preparation time: 20 minutes; …

Omelette Arnold Bennett

Contriving to be creamy and fluffy at the same time, this smoked haddock soufflé omelette is delicious. No wonder the author Arnold Bennett loved it so much. Preparation time: 2 …

Warm Dressed Salad with Poached Eggs

Soft poached eggs, chilli, hot croutons and cool, crisp salad leaves make a lively and unusual combination. This simple salad is perfect for a mid-week supper.  Preparation time: 2—3 minutes; …

Cauliflower with Egg and Lemon

Although cauliflower has shrugged off its image as the vegetable most people love to hate, it still needs a bit of a makeover now and then. Preparation time: 2—3 minutes; …

Pineapple Baked Alaska

No matter how many times you make this classic pudding, you’ll always marvel at how the ice cream stays cold under its meringue jacket, even after its encounter with a …