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Clotted cream and strawberry ice cream recipe

Prep time: 15 minsFreezing time: 8 hoursIngredients2 large free-range eggs125g caster sugar2 x 227g tub of Rodda's Cornish Clotted Cream250ml full-fat milk250f British strawberries, hulled and halvedMethodWhisk the eggs in...

Introducing the modern 'beauty miracle': Our pick of the best BB creams

Combining skincare and make-up, BB creams are the beauty products du jour. The ‘beauty miracles’ boast a multitude of functions - protecting the skin from sun, while moisturising, nourishing and...

Practical beauty: Makeup allergies

If you have sensitive skin, it can be an expensive business trying out different brands and products to find out which work best for you. So we've put together a...

Panna cotta with strawberry compote

Ingredients (makes 10) 3 gelatine leaves 1 vanilla pod 1ltr/1¾ pt double cream 135g/4¾oz caster sugar For the compote 250g/9oz strawberries, rinsed and hulled 100g/4oz caster sugar MethodPut the gelatine...

Purple sprouting broccoli with anchovies and cream

Ingredients (serves 2) 150g purple sprouting broccoli 100ml single cream 1 tbs red wine vinegar 6 anchovies 1 red chilli, finely sliced Method Steam or boil the broccoli until tender...

Passion fruit crème brulee

Ingredients (makes 4) 3 large passion fruit60g caster sugar3 egg yolks30ml milk300ml double cream (I use a 284ml tub normally and add a splash more milk)Demerera or caster sugar for...

Strawberry and Cream Cake

INGREDIENTS 75g/3oz Trex, at room temperature, plus extra for greasing 125g/4½oz self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder Pinch of salt 115g/4¼oz caster sugar 2 eggs 3 tbsp milk ½ tsp...

Pink Scotch drink

Ingredients 50ml Monkey Shoulder 20ml Cream 20ml Milk 4-5 Raspberries 10ml crème de Framboise Teaspoon of Honey MethodShake all the ingredients with ice and strain over cubed ice in a...

The cat who got the cream

Have you ever got home from the supermarket and spent hours trying to whip cream that just wouldn’t thicken only to realise it’s single cream? Use this to remember it...

Strawberry Milkshake

Independent 3 oz semi-skimmed milk 6 oz of good quality Vanilla Ice Cream 2 oz of Whipped Cream to top 5-6 Large Strawberries One Maraschino Cherry MethodBlend milk with 5-6...

Rhubarb mess

Ingredients (serves two)For the meringues 2 egg whites 60g muscavado sugar 60g caster sugarFor the rhubarb 150g rhubarb 1 tsp sugar 30ml water 100ml double creamThis quantity will make more...

Creamy passion fruit delight

Ingredients (Serves 4) 1 x 142ml carton St Ivel Double Cream 4 meringue nests 1 ripe mango, peeled, stone removed, and flesh diced 2 passion fruit Sprigs of fresh mint...

Ingredient of the week: Sprouts

Is there any vegetable which epitomises Christmas like the humble Brussels sprout? Done well, it is a delight, and deserves better than being relegated to appearing on the table once...

Complexion perfection: Take care with concealer to protect skin from lines

The skin under the eye is the thinnest on the face and therefore the most prone to 'mechanical' lines – those created by repeated actions, such as frowning. Tugging or...

Elizabeth Arden gives Eight Hour Cream a retro twist

It's not just the Chinese Olympics that are making the most of the most auspicious of dates – the eighth of the eighth, '08. Elizabeth Arden is also celebrating, with...

Undo under-eye botch

If you've over-done the under-eye concealer, resulting in make-up that looks cracked and caked-on, then dip a cotton bud in eye cream – not gel, which contains more water. Dab...



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